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  • Vishal Sikka hints at 'transformation' in Infosys 07-07-2014 09:36 PM

    New Delhi: A month ahead of taking over as Infosys CEO, Vishal Sikka has hinted at "transformation" to bring back the lost glory to the over US dollar 8 billion entity. Prepped to assume the new role, Sikka on Monday in a blog post said that a company's "transformation" is...
  • 'Ek Villain' mints Rs 50.70 crore in three days of its release 30-06-2014 04:36 PM

    Mumbai: The three-day box office collections indicate that movie buffs are loving "Ek Villain". The Balaji Motion Pictures' latest offering has set the cash registers ringing ever since it hit the screens June 27. "Ek Villain" has so far collected Rs. 50.70 crore (Friday Rs. 16.72 crore, Saturday Rs. 16.54...
  • West Bengal: Mamata attacks BJP, Left over killing of jute mill CEO 15-06-2014 06:56 PM

    Kolkata: Condemning the killing of a CEO of a jute mill allegedly by workers in Hooghly district, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday alleged that it was an act of the "CPI(M) and BJP goons". "It is very unfortunate. I heard that the unions of the CPI-M and...
  • West Bengal: Jute mill workers beat CEO to death 15-06-2014 04:21 PM

    Hooghly: In a tragic incident, the workers of a jute mill in West Bengal's Hooghly beat their CEO to death. The workers were angry with the CEO, SK Maheshwari and pelted stones at him and beat him with iron rods. The factory's General Manager and Chief Security Officer were also...
  • Murthy makes way for Sikka at Infosys 14-06-2014 11:07 PM

    Bangalore: One of India's most revolutionary entrepreneurs NR Narayan Murthy on Saturday got up to take charge of his last annual general meeting at Infosys. The hall was hush with memories and expectations. Murthy, S Gopalakrishnan and S D Shibulal were all stepping down from their executive roles at Infosys....
  • Infosys CEO to work out of US; travel frequently to Bangalore 12-06-2014 09:06 PM

    Bangalore: Vishal Sikka scored two firsts when Infosys named him its next chief operating officer and managing director. Sikka is the first person outside the group of founders appointed to the position in the company's three decade-old history. He'll also be the first to operate out of California and will...
  • WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum takes a dig at Apple for 'copying' features 03-06-2014 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: Apple previewed a spate of new features in its upcoming iOS 8 software at the annual developers conference in San Francisco on Monday, and quite a few of them appeared to be borrowed or copied from existing services. The Cupertino giant appears to have lifted a few of...
  • Apple says has sold over 800 million iOS devices 03-06-2014 12:19 PM

    San Francisco: Apple Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook, opening the iPhone maker's annual developers' conference on Monday, said the iPhone maker has sold more than 800 million mobile devices. Some 130 million customers bought their first Apple mobile device in the past 12 months, Cook said. Developers converged on the...
  • No immediate plans to launch Twitter in China: CEO 29-05-2014 02:25 PM

    Washington: Twitter hopes to eventually find a way to launch a service in China but has no immediate plans in the country, chief executive Dick Costolo said Wednesday. Costolo told the Code Conference that the messaging service is in the "very beginning stages of conversations about what it would look...
  • AP court rejects bail plea of Amway India CEO William Pinckney 28-05-2014 07:46 PM

    Hyderabad: A local court in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh today rejected the bail petition moved by Amway India CEO William Scott Pinckney, arrested in connection with a criminal case filed against the direct selling company. The court while rejecting the bail plea, allowed police to take him into five-day...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg ordered to appear in court in Iran 27-05-2014 06:39 PM

    Tehran: A judge in southern Iran has ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp violate their privacy, semiofficial news agency ISNA reported today. It quoted Ruhollah Momen Nasab, an official with the paramilitary Basij...
  • Intel CEO looks to amateur inventors for wearable innovations 18-05-2014 01:08 PM

    San Mateo: Intel Corp's Chief Executive Officer Brian Krzanich mingled with electronics buffs at Silicon Valley's annual maker mecca on Saturday as the chipmaker looks to amateur inventors to inspire a new wave of smart clothing. With sales of smartphones losing steam, technology companies including Intel believe that wearable computing...
  • LS polls: Rajasthan CEO for swift declaration of election results 12-05-2014 06:19 PM

    Rajasthan Chief Electoral Officer A K Jain on Monday asked District Election Officers/District Collectors to prepare for swift and accurate declaration of Lok Sabha poll results on May 16. Counting related preparations be completed at all centres amid unprecedented security arrangements, the CEO told the District Election Officers during a...
  • Watch: Rajeev Suri speaks on his new role as Nokia CEO 29-04-2014 10:33 AM

    Rajeev Suri speaks as he takes on the role of CEO of Nokia. Suri joined Nokia in 1995 and has held a wide range of leadership positions in the company. He is a graduate from the Manipal Institute of Technology, and will take over as Nokia CEO on May 1....
  • Who is Nokia's new CEO Rajeev Suri? 29-04-2014 10:04 AM

    New Delhi: Nokia says it has appointed Rajeev Suri to head the new company after it sold its ailing mobile phone unit to Microsoft last week. But who is Rajeev Suri? Here is everything we know about Rajeev Suri. 46-year-old Suri, born in India, has been with Nokia for almost...
  • Nokia names India-born Rajeev Suri as new CEO 29-04-2014 09:31 AM

    Helsinki: Rajeev Suri will become the new chief executive of Finnish telecommunications gear maker Nokia, the company said on Tuesday, adding that it would return an extra 1 billion euros to shareholders from the sale of its phone unit. Suri, 46, until now led Nokia Solutions and Networks, the smaller...
  • Indian-origin tech CEO Gurbaksh Chahal convicted of kicking his girlfriend 117 times, escapes jail time, ordered community service 25-04-2014 10:14 AM

    An Indian-origin tech CEO, who pleaded misdemeanor, domestic violence and battery charges, escaped without any jail time and was asked to do community service despite kicking his girlfriend 117 times, recorded in the security footage of his home, the Huffington Post reported. RadiumOne CEO Gurbaksh Chahal, 31, dodged 45 felony...
  • Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley to launch budget Obi mobiles in India 17-04-2014 02:50 PM

    John Sculley, the former chief of Apple who apparently fired the late Steve Jobs from the company in the mid-1980s, is funding a venture that aims to launch low-cost smartphones in India that will be priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 8,000. Sculley is bullish on growth in the Indian...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo's search over Google: Report 17-04-2014 11:28 AM

    Bangalore: Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favour of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo. Mayer's effort is in advanced stages, with a detailed pitch already prepared for...
  • New CEO Satya Nadella seeks to push Microsoft toward mobile, cloud computing 16-04-2014 04:11 PM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company. Nadella, who took the helm in February, is seeking to push Microsoft further toward...
  • No intention of selling handset business: BlackBerry CEO 15-04-2014 10:55 AM

    New York: BlackBerry has no plans to sell its devices business even as the Canadian smartphone maker faces losses and inventory pile up. "I want to assure you that I have no intention of selling off or abandoning this business any time soon... Our focus today is on finding a...
  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns; opposition to gay marriage drew fire 04-04-2014 09:51 AM

    San Francisco: Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said on Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's web browser because of a donation Eich made to opponents of gay marriage. The software company came under fire for appointing Eich as CEO...
  • Online dating site OkCupid urges users to boycott Firefox, protests Mozilla's new CEO's anti-gay marriage views 01-04-2014 03:41 PM

    San Francisco: OkCupid.com, the popular online dating site, called for a boycott of Mozilla Firefox to protest the world's No. 2 Web browser naming a gay marriage opponent as chief executive. OkCupid visitors who accessed the website through Firefox on Monday were told in a message to use other browsers...
  • BlackBerry plans to introduce new high-end smartphones to cater to keyboard lovers 29-03-2014 10:41 AM

    Toronto: BlackBerry Ltd plans to introduce high-end smartphones that cater to keyboard aficionados in the coming 18 months, in an effort to win back core corporate and government clients who have shunned the company's touch-screen devices. Chief Executive John Chen said in an interview that the company's engineers have designed...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to make his public debut on Thursday, may talk about Office suite for Apple's iPad 26-03-2014 11:42 AM

    Seattle: Satya Nadella, the Indian-born self-described cricket fanatic who took over as Microsoft Corp's chief executive last month, makes his public debut on Thursday and is expected to go on the offensive right away with some bold strokes. When Nadella hosts his first major press conference this week, he's likely...
  • Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to make his first China visit 17-03-2014 06:31 PM

    San Francisco: Twitter Inc CEO Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials, academics and students in his first visit to China, signaling Twitter's interest in cracking a lucrative but thorny market with 600 million Internet users. Twitter, which has been blocked by Chinese censors since 2009, described the trip as...
  • Bitcoin exchange CEO Autumn Radtke found dead in Singapore 06-03-2014 11:56 AM

    Singapore: An American CEO of a virtual currency exchange has been found dead in her home in Singapore. A police spokesman said Thursday there was no suspicion of "foul play" in the death of 28-year-old Autumn Radtke. The spokesman says Radtke was found dead in her home on February 26....
  • Aamir disappoints Mountain Man's villagers? Star India's CEO says there was never any plan to show Dashrath Manjhi in S2E1 06-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan has left people at Bihar's Gehlaur village upset as they were under impression that the second season of his show 'Satyamev Jayate' would begin with an episode on 'Mountain Man' Dashrath Manjhi. However, Star India's CEO Uday Shankar says there was never any such plan. Aamir's...