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Infosys is going to spin off its product and tools business as an independent company called Edgeworks. It has been announced that the leadership positions of CEO and COO will be held by insiders. The CEO, in fact, will be a person who previously headed the corporate planning function. In a different announcement, it was [...]

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After targeting Mukesh Ambani, Arvind Kejriwal has turned his guns on Mark Zuckerberg. The AAP leader contends that Facebook paid a ridiculously high price to purchase mobile messaging service, Whatsapp, without leaving anything for the aam aadmi. Kejriwal, along with his battalion of AAP topi sporting supporters, and key aides, Kumar Vishwas and Somnath Bharti, [...]

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Days after acquiring red hot mobile messaging service WhatsApp for $19 bn, social networking behemoth, Facebook, has gone ahead and acquired Indian politician and champion social networker, Rajiv Shukla, for a whopping $100 bn.  The deal gives Facebook access to Rajiv Shukla’s Samsung Galaxy smartphone, with its collection of the private numbers of VVIPs from [...]

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After insinuating in fancy ‘Tehelkan English’ that fascist forces are out to get him, Tarun Tejpal and his legal team have now taken recourse to abstruse scientific theory in the form of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, which postulates that the precise momentum and position of an object can never be known simultaneously, and Quantum Mechanics, [...]

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Fresh from being reinstated to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) fold, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) today declared that it would bid for the 2022 Winter Olympics. When pressed by media persons for the reason behind this latest move, the newly elected President of IOA proffered a Rahul Gandhi-esque response: “Let me put back the [...]

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Taking time off from a hectic, high-octane election run-up coverage, Indian journalists cooled their heels at tech parks in the IT City of Bangalore and took the opportunity to enhance their technical skills by writing C++ programs, along with cricket commentating legend Ravi Shastri. One such program that these guys tried was to compare 2 [...]

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After 18 hours of non stop work on his latest round of reforms, Dr Singh decided to take a break, logged on to Facebook, and discovered Facebook’s new Look Back feature. His curiosity piqued, Dr Singh decided to check his own Look Back video and inadvertently shared it on his Facebook profile. Here’s what he [...]

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Satya Nadella, the India born CEO of Microsoft, has been accused by his peers of using moribund Microsoft products such as Internet Explorer, music player Zune and other packages just to impress the Microsoft board. “Bill uses Chrome and Ballmer uses Mozilla,” said an envious colleague who was also in contention for the CEO’s post. [...]

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For once, Union Law Minister Kapil Sibal is at the receiving end of truckloads of praise and appreciation from youth all over the country after he declared that sharing of “Facebook lookback movies” would be considered a non-bailable offence under Section 66A of the Information Technology Act. Facebook’s “lookback movie” feature, which was launched to [...]

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Taking time off from a hectic, high-octane election campaign, Indian politicians cooled their heels at tech parks in the IT City of Bangalore and took the opportunity to enhance their technical skills by writing C++ programs. One such program that our netas tried was to compare 2 strings. How did their code look like? The UnReal [...]

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