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Over 35 Canadian firms to take part in Emerging Kerala


September 12th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Over 35 Canadian education, infrastructure, information, communication technology companies and others will be participating in the Emerging Kerala 2012 Global Connect, a three-day investor conference that ... Read more...

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CA sets up Asia innovation centre in Hyderabad


April 24th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) US software and solutions company CA Technologies has set up its Asia innovation unit at its development centre here in partnership with the International Institute ... Read more...

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Upgraded Aakash to be unveiled in May: Sibal


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 2 (IANS) Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Kapil Sibal Monday said the upgraded version of tablet PC "Aakash" will be unveiled in May."The upgraded Aakash will be fabulous. ... Read more...

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Upgraded tablet PC Aakash not to cost more: Sibal


February 20th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Monday said an upgraded version of the tablet PC "Aakash", supplied primarily to students at less than Rs.2,450 ($49) a piece, ... Read more...

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Hero Groups forays into hospitality sector


September 5th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Hero Group Monday said it had bagged a bid to develop a five-star deluxe hotel in Gurgaon."Looking at the huge growth potential and dynamic social ... Read more...

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Deloitte invites nominations for Tech Fast 50 awards


July 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Deloitte, one of the leading audit and consultancy firms, Wednesday said it has started nomination for the 7th edition of its Tech Fast 50 awards ... Read more...

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‘Kerala Model’ proposed for growth of IT in state


June 9th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 9 (IANS) A group representing over 150 IT companies in Kerala Thursday said it has submitted to the government a "Kerala Model" -- a plan that emphasises taking ... Read more...

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Facebook ‘to be worth $100b by next spring’


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Facebook's earnings are growing faster than the company had predicted in 2010, leading to speculation that it could be worth as much as 100billion dollars by next ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple criticized for poor environmental & work safety standards in China


January 21st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Chinese Institute of Public and Environmental Affairs (IPE) has accused Apple of environmental malpractices in the country.Appleā€™s subsidiary in China is accused of causing environmental ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Technology Industry News |

Are 3D films really bad for you?


January 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): There is still no scientific evidence which proves whether the eyestrain, blurred vision, dizziness, headaches or nausea reportedly caused by watching 3D content, will cause long term damage, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook Best Workplace To Be In: Says A Survey


December 17th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook - the social networking site with 550 million plus user base is hogging headlines for various reasons. While its CEO recently won the coveted Time's ... Read more...

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Facebook To Recruit 100 Employees For Dublin Operations


December 8th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Top social networking service Facebook is going to recruit 100 employees for its headquarters in Dublin. Facebook is going to invest in Ireland despite the dire ... Read more...

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Kerala, Bavaria to enhance ties in IT sector


October 15th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala and the German state of Bavaria Friday agreed to develop stronger trade ties in the information technology sector.Top officials of the two sides held talks under ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Facebook is now a $33 billion entity


August 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Facebook is now worth a whopping 33.7 billion dollars, after investors paid up to 76 dollars for a share in the company ahead of its much-hyped flotation ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

GTECH to tap Scandinavian markets


August 13th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 13 (IANS) The Group of Technology Companies (GTECH) will help small and medium IT enterprises in Kerala identify new market opportunities for growth and expand their reach, especially in Scandinavian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Intel Forecasts Enliven Wall Street, Stock Prices Soar Upwards


July 14th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leading chip maker Intel is expecting its revenue to shot up more than what in expected in the current quarter. The hike in margin is made ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Cow poo may soon power computers!


May 25th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Cow manure may soon be used as a source of energy to power data centers or Internet in the future.Hewlett-Packard has released a study called "Design of Farm ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dubai to host seventh Investing in Technology Forum


May 3rd, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 3 (IANS/WAM) The seventh Investing in Technology Forum, aimed at exploring investment opportunities in the technology sector, would be held here May 11-13. The event would be held at Dubai Silicon ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Coming soon, cars powered by dirty nappies, food scraps


March 24th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar.24 (ANI): Australia's most popular car the General Motors (GM) Holden could soon be seen running on daily household garbage, including dirty nappies and food scraps, as the car company has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerala firm wins technology magazine’s global award


January 20th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 20 (IANS) SunTec, the city-based provider of pricing and centralised billing solutions, has won a Red Herring 100 Global award, given to promising technology companies in industry innovation. It is the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ex-Security Advisor Narayanan blames China of hacking Govt. of India website


January 18th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): Former Indian Security Advisor M.K.Narayanan on Monday blamed China of hacking into Indian government department and his office.China tried to hack into Indian computers. Govt. department and my ... Read more...

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Intel profits boom as PC sales surge worldwide


January 15th, 2010 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 15 (DPA) Intel reported net income of $2.3 billion Thursday for the fourth quarter, a staggering 875-percent rise over the same period a year ago. The world's dominant maker of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian talent helps Silicon Valley: US think tank


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Santa Clara (California), Dec 3 (IANS) Global technology and innovation hub Silicon Valley needs "Indian talent and entrepreneurial energy" to build powerful businesses, according to a economic and policy think tank in ... Read more...

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Kerala firm wins technology magazine award


November 18th, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 18 (IANS) SunTec, the city-based provider of pricing and centralised billing solutions, has been selected as a winner of the Red Herring 100 Asia award, given to promising technology companies ... Read more...

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Adidas to make 1 euro shoes for world’s poor


November 15th, 2009 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, Nov 15 (DPA) Adidas, the German sports-shoe company, confirmed Sunday plans to make "one-euro shoes" to offer to the poor and barefoot of the world, with pilot production to begin next ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BlackBerry to offer better browser


August 30th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 30 (IANS) Browsing on your BlackBerry smart phone could soon become a much better experience. Customers have been complaining about BlackBerry's browser since the launch of Apple's iPhone which offers better ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Microsoft dethrones Google as UK’s best brand


July 15th, 2009 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 15 (ANI): Microsoft has left Google behind to grab the top spot in the list of UK's best brand.The software company, co-founded by Bill Gates, moved from second to first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘US H-1B proposal is against free trade principles’


April 24th, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, April 24 (IANS) India's software industry has opposed a US bill that seeks to make it mandatory for American companies to fill vacancies with locals before turning to skilled foreign ... Read more...

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Frustration with hi-tech gifts peaks at 11.48am on Christmas Day, finds study


December 19th, 2008 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 19 (ANI): The precise moment when peoples frustration with high-tech gifts peaks is 11.48am on Christmas Day, says a new UK research.The study, which identified the exact time that ... Read more...

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FCC approve to use white space


November 5th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Voted 5-0 on Tuesday, FCC agree to introduced "white spaces" to the public. This is the big step for public interest groups and technology companies including Google, HP and Microsoft opening up the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech, Technology Industry News |

Wall Street dips lower on higher oil prices


June 21st, 2008 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
DPA New York, June 21 (DPA) Major US stock market indices slid Friday to a three-month low, led by consumer and technology companies, as oil prices jumped and analysts said demand for electronics ... Read more...

Posted in World |

H-1B visas attract double the petitions in US


April 11th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 11 (IANS) The US authorities received about 163,000 petitions for H-1B temporary work visas for highly skilled immigrants for the fiscal year starting Oct 1, officials said Thursday. The ... Read more...

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US stocks rise on retail sales figures


April 11th, 2008 - 4:49 am ICT by admin
DPA New York, April 11 (DPA) US stock indices were up Thursday after retailer Wal-Mart reported higher monthly sales and analysts forecast improved technology earnings. Wal-Mart said sales in March climbed 0.7 percent ... Read more...

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Gujarat venture fund raises Rs.600 mn for small firms


March 29th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, March 29 (IANS) Gujarat Venture Fund Limited (GVFL) has raised Rs.600 million for its SME (small and medium enterprises) Technology Venture Fund. "The fund would be used for investing in various ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

H-1B professional visas creating jobs in US: study


March 14th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) American businesses are finding it hard to fill skilled positions even as H-1B visas that bring in foreign professionals, including a large number from India, are ... Read more...

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