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  • After Steve Jobs and Mark Zuckerberg, who could be the next wax techie at Madame Tussauds? 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Madame Tussauds- a place where the statues of legends are immortalized in wax, is seeking to add to its collection another techie after Apple founder Steve Jobs and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. In order to zero in on whom to wax-up next in its tech leaders' collection, the museum...
  • Bill Gates, explains in a paragraph, the difference between him and Steve Jobs April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Bill Gates- who founded one of the world's most valuable company, Microsoft, and Steve Jobs- one who created one of the world's most valuable brands, Apple, have been noted as two individuals who are an institution in themselves when it comes to technology. But what does the software...
  • Railways caution against false job promises April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Acknowledging cases of many youngsters being cheated with false promises of jobs, Railway Ministry has stepped up efforts to make the public aware of such fraudulent activities and also initiated action against those involved in them. It has come to notice that some unscrupulous elements have cheated and...
  • On 40th anniversary week, Microsoft axes another hundred of positions April 5, 2015

    New Delhi: As part of the final stages of the 18,000 layoffs announced by Microsoft last year, the software company has made another round of job cuts this week. The company turned 40 yesterday and a company representative confirmed that the layoffs have indeed been carried out at the software...
  • Watch: This video explains why you're more successful than Steve Jobs, at this moment April 3, 2015

    Did you know that you have achieved more than Steve Jobs has... This year. Because, well, he is dead and you're alive and pretty much anything you did is an achievement compared to a rotting corpse.This 'College Humor' video shows us to what level we fall just to increase our...
  • Read: Extended excerpts from 'Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader' March 25, 2015

    A new biography of the Apple co-founder Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader has been released and is stirring up many new discussions on the man and reigniting old ones. The new book by Brent Schlender and Rick Tetzeli, includes some revelations hitherto...
  • Superheroes doing day jobs with their superpowers would be just plain weird March 22, 2015

    Superheroes are mostly good at their job of saving the world from crazy supervillains. But imagine what would happen if all the supervillains were ultimately defeated and that Earth was at peace. The superheroes would probably have to get day jobs.These illustrations by Maggcom show us which superhero fits the...
  • New bio reveals Disney CEO kept Steve Jobs' cancer a secret for three years March 22, 2015

    San Francisco: Walt Disney Co CEO Bob Iger learned that Steve Jobs' cancer had returned less than an hour before Disney announced it was buying Jobs' Pixar studio in 2006, and Iger kept the Apple co-founder's condition a secret for three years, according to Bloomberg, citing a new biography of...
  • Uttarakhand: Bill on job reservation for statehood agitationists withdrawn March 21, 2015

    Dehradun: Uttarakhand Assembly on Saturday withdrew a bill seeking to grant 10 per cent reservation in government jobs to statehood agitationists, who went to jail or sustained injuries during the struggle for creation of the state, on the plea that the scope of the legislation needed to be expanded. The bill...
  • Weekend Reading List: From recorrecting the myth of Steve Jobs to why news media should drop apps March 21, 2015

    The weekend's here and here are five recommended reads from the intriguing world of technology: The evolution Of Steve Jobs: Rick Tetzeli, revisits - and attempts to correct - the myth of Steve Jobs. The story of the Apple co-founder "can't be explained by a set of stereotypes that haven't changed...
  • Sharp Corp to slash more than 10 per cent of Japanese workforce: Report March 19, 2015

    Bengaluru: Sharp Corp is cutting more than 10 per cent of its Japanese workforce starting in April, according to a Nikkei report. The embattled electronics manufacturer will slash about 3,000 jobs through voluntary retirements and expects to book about 30 billion yen ($250.00 million) in retirement-related expenses for 2015, the business...
  • Watch: Rakhi Sawant confesses her love for Virat Kohli; also makes fun of Anushka Sharma's alleged lip-job March 18, 2015

    Rakhi Sawant is always a delight to watch, especially when she speaks twice before thinking. She claims that Anushka Sharma has not yet laid claim on Virat Kohli by confessing her love. And in the meanwhile she, Rakhi Sawant, openly confessed her love for Virat Kohli.She also had time to...
  • 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' - Watch a clip from the much discussed documentary March 17, 2015

    Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney's documentary Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine premiered at the film festival at SXSW that had several tech-related movies debuting. The film that examines the Apple co-founder's legacy has ignited a lot of debate and discussion since it screening.The film, according to reviews, takes a...
  • Tim Cook offered Steve Jobs his liver, Jobs had a secret plan to buy Yahoo: New biography reveals March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The impact of the man will remain for long after his passing and books on the legendary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will therefore continue to be written for long. An upcoming biography titled Becoming Steve Jobs: The Evolution of a Reckless Upstart into a Visionary Leader by Brent...
  • Uber to create 50,000 jobs for Indian women by 2020 March 12, 2015

    New Delhi: US-based mobile cab-booking company Uber announced on Thursday its commitment to create 50,000 jobs for women in India by 2020 in a bid to empower women. And for this mission, the company has embarked on a pilot partnership with iCare Life, a social enterprise to train, certify and create...
  • Maharashtra government does away with 5 per cent job quota for Muslims March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Muslims will not get the five per cent reservations in Maharashtra government jobs as announced by the erstwhile Congress-NCP government just before Assembly polls last year, it was officially announced on Wednesday. "An ordinance to this effect (providing a five per cent job quota) lapsed on December 23 last...
  • No eye contact biggest mistake during job interview: Survey March 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Most of the employers within five minutes of an interview can figure out if a candidate is fit for the job and majority of them consider failing to make eye contact as the biggest body language mistake made by the applicant, says a survey. According to the survey...
  • Union Budget 2015: ASSOCHAM demands inclusive economic growth and comprehensive jobs creation February 25, 2015

    New Delhi: The MSME sector employs nearly 10 crore people and accounts for over 95 per cent of the total number of industrial enterprises. It contributes about 45 per cent of the manufacturing output and 37.5 per cent of the GDP while accounting for 40 per cent of the total...
  • Twitter can help you find a job. Here's how February 25, 2015

    London: Twitter is no longer just a plain micro-blogging site but can now also become your new job hunting ground. Twitter seems keen to position itself as a resource for job seekers. According to a Twitter survey, 77 per cent of polled British Twitter users think the service could help them...
  • Apple to spend 1.25 billion pounds on two new data centres in Europe February 23, 2015

    Bengaluru-Apple said it would spend 1.25 billion pounds to build two data centres in Europe that would be entirely powered by renewable energy and create hundreds of jobs. The company said the centres, in Ireland and Denmark, will power Apple's online services, including the iTunes Store, App Store, iMessage, Maps and...
  • Robots may even replace techies who program them: Researchers February 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Researchers have warned that robots may even replace coders, the very people who program these machines to perform tasks, in the near future. The researchers -- Boston University's Seth Benzell, Laurence Kotlikoff, and Guillermo LaGarda, and Columbia University's Jeffrey Sachs -- have proposed that even software developers could face...
  • Online hiring rises 11 per cent in January February 10, 2015

    New Delhi: Online hiring activity grew by 11 per cent in January this year, with the IT/Telecom sector emerging as the top employment generator during the month, says a report. According to a report by TimesJobs, this is the first time since 2012 that online hiring has increased for three...
  • Government fires employee who skipped work for 24 years January 8, 2015

    New Delhi: AK Verma, an executive engineer at the Central Public Works Department, was fired after last appearing for work in December 1990. "He went on seeking extension of leave, which was not sanctioned, and defied directions to report to work," the government said in a statement on Thursday. Even after an...
  • Steve Jobs biopic: Katherine Waterston to play the role of Apple founder's partner December 24, 2014

    Los Angeles: Actress Katherine Waterston will play Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' longtime girlfriend and the mother of his first child in the upcoming biopic, to be directed by Danny Boyle. Waterston will be seen in the role of Chrisnann Brennan. The length of her role is uncertain but it is said...
  • IIT Kharagpur bags maximum jobs compared to other IITs December 21, 2014

    Kolkata: As the first phase of placements drew to a close, IIT Kharagpur students have got the maximum number of jobs as compared to other IITs, institute officials said on Sunday. The first phase of placements, which ended on Saturday, witnessed a growth of around 10 per cent with 1,100-plus job...
  • Google Glass will fail, smartwatches disappointing, Apple no longer a pioneer: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak December 19, 2014

    Sydney: Steve Wozniak says he is no fan of smartwatches and believes Google Glass will fail as he cautioned not to expect the company he co-founded, Apple, to always lead the way into new technologies. The American, who quit Apple in 1987 - 12 years after creating the technology giant with...
  • Original Apple computer sells for $365,000 at New York auction December 12, 2014

    New York: A fully operational Apple computer that company co-founder Steve Jobs sold out of his parents' garage in 1976 for $600 sold for $365,000 at Christie's on Thursday. The Ricketts Apple-1 Personal Computer, named after its original owner Charles Ricketts, is the only known surviving Apple-1 documented as having been...
  • Ebay plans to cut thousands of jobs next year: Report December 11, 2014

    Bengaluru: Online retailer eBay is mulling over a plan to cut thousands of jobs early next year, as it readies to spin off its PayPal unit, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the company's thinking. "We are focused on running the business and setting eBay and PayPal up...
  • Three years after his death, Steve Jobs gives video testimony in Apple trial December 6, 2014

    New York: Three years after the tech world mourned his passing, Apple mastermind Steve Jobs was back from the dead giving posthumous testimony in a video at a US antitrust trial. Jurors in an Oakland court have been submerged since the beginning of the week in a debate over whether consumers...