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Oracle to Add 1,000 Employees in European Cloud Push

Oracle is hiring 1,000 employees in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as it expands its cloud computing services in the region. The company is looking for workers with between two to six years of experience to staff sales, management, finance, recruitment, marketing and human resources roles for its cloud computing service, Oracle said Tuesday. The Redwood, California-based company did not specify ... Read More »

Harvard University suspends admission to theatre programme due to $78,000 student debt

The theatre programme at Harvard University in Massachusetts will be suspended for the next three years, the American Repertory Theatre (ART) institute said in an email addressed to its students and alumni. The programme had already suspended admissions for one year in January 2017 after it received a “failing” grade. The US Department of Education had marked the course as ... Read More »

Rs 3,000 crore deal: IndoStar to buy stake in ICICI Home Finance

  Photo: www.shutterstock.com IndoStar Capital Finance, a non-banking finance company (NBFC) controlled by private equity firm Everstone Capital, is all set to acquire a majority stake in ICICI Home Finance at an equity valuation of Rs 3,000 crore for the ICICI Bank subsidiary.   Everstone Capital will also invest in the deal. Together IndoStar and Everstone will own two-third of the business. The remaining one-third will continue to remain ... Read More »

TCL, Vertu Partner to Manufacture 30,000 Luxury Mobile Phones

HIGHLIGHTS Vertu strikes a deal with TCL The deal is worth $40 million 30,000 Vertu phones to be made Luxury phone brand Vertu on Tuesday announced its agreement with TCL Communication which will let the former use the latter’s smartphone technology for its Vertu-branded phones. The partnership will enable Vertu and TCL to come up with a new line of ... Read More »

Brexit: Europe’s new finance rules put 83,000 U.K. jobs at risk

. The European Union is preparing the ground for a raid on one of the crown jewels of British business. The bloc proposed rules on Tuesday that would give it the power to force a large slice of London’s financial services to move out of the city after Brexit, putting at risk an estimated 83,000 jobs. Despite not using the ... Read More »

Apple needs to sell a computer with a good GPU for $1,000, not $5,000

A few months ago, Apple offered a rare near-apology for the Mac Pro. “We designed ourselves into a bit of a corner,” said Craig Federighi, which is probably the best way to say it. Apple was so focused on whether it could put workstation components into a beautiful, tiny trash can form factor, that it never bothered to ask if ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki receives over 10,000 bookings for the Ignis

Maruti Suzuki Ignis, one of the most awaited vehicles from the country’ largest automaker was finally launched on January 13. Supporting claims for its popularity, reports indicate that the automaker has already received over 10,000 bookings for Ignis, with 6,000 units being booked on the launch day itself. The Ignis is sold via the Nexa outlets in the country, which ... Read More »

D-Wave’s $15 million quantum computer runs a staggering 2,000 qubits

For D-Wave, the path to quantum computers being widely accepted is similar to the history of today’s computers. The first chips came more than 30 years ago, and Microsoft’s Basic expanded the software infrastructure around PCs. Quantum computers are a new type of computer that can be significantly faster than today’s PCs. They are still decades away from replacing PCs and ... Read More »

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The advertisement for the posts will be issued in January,  2017. DU to hire 4,000 permanent teachers in 2017 RELATED STORIES Marks secured in viva-voce will determine admission into M Phil and PhD courses: JNU MEA’s new rules will make passport obtaining process hassle free ‘E-Learn Punjabi’ launched for teaching Punjabi: Punjab Education Board Shah Rukh Khan receives honorary degree ... Read More »

Ford announces 6,80,000 cars recall over front seat belt issue in North America

American automaker Ford has announced recall of around 6,80,000 units of the midsized sedans mainly from North America. The company has raised concerns over front seat belts failing to hold people in event of a crash. The recall list includes – Ford Fusion manufactured between 2013 to 2016, Lincoln MKZ manufactured between 2013 to 2015 and Mondeo cars which were ... Read More »