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Aging abroad: Indians fashion their own retirement communities in the US

Jul 27, 2015

Aging abroad: Indians fashion their own retirement communities in the US

I am domesticated, broken, tamed, Arun Pancholi said. But as he speaks, his cheeks break into playful dimples. With a baseball hat stylishly cocked on his head, he looks like a mischievous middle-schooler. I am on the inside, he says with a twinkle in his eye, I am done for. #Silicon Valley #TheLongView #Florida #Aging #senior citizens #Retirement Homes
Beating Madison Square Garden: Silicon Valley plans grand reception for PM Modi

Jul 20, 2015

Beating Madison Square Garden: Silicon Valley plans grand reception for PM Modi

Representatives of Indian-American organisations held their first full-fledged preparatory meeting in Sunnyvale, California to accord a grand reception to Modi at Silicon Valley, during the September visit. #Silicon Valley #BJP #US #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Indian- Americans
E-commerce giant Flipkart hires Silicon Valley veteran Eric Lange

Jul 15, 2015

E-commerce giant Flipkart hires Silicon Valley veteran Eric Lange

Country's leading e-retailer Flipkart on Wednesday announced the joining of Eric Lange as Vice President of Product Management for its Customer Experience. #Business #Silicon Valley #India #NewsTracker #E-Commerce #Flipkart #Eric Lange
Indian-born Padmasree Warrior to step down as Chief Technology Officer at IT giant CISCO

Jun 09, 2015

Indian-born Padmasree Warrior to step down as Chief Technology Officer at IT giant CISCO

India-born Padmasree Warrior, one of Silicon Valley's high-profile female executives, has stepped down from her post of Chief Technology Officer at global IT giant Cisco after a significant restructuring of top management under incoming CEO Chuck Robbins. #Silicon Valley #IT #Cisco #CTO #Padmasree Warrior #Pankaj Patel #Chuck Robbins
Silicon Valley effect: Indians learn to 'fail fast' as tech start-up culture takes root

May 14, 2015

Silicon Valley effect: Indians learn to 'fail fast' as tech start-up culture takes root

Cheap engineering talent keeps start-ups afloat far longer than in Silicon Valley, where companies last less than two years on average. #Business #Silicon Valley #HowThisWorks #India #Start up #TaxiForSure #Fail fast
Braille printer out of Legos: 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee starts  Silicon Valley firm

Jan 21, 2015

Braille printer out of Legos: 13-year-old Shubham Banerjee starts Silicon Valley firm

Shubham then did some online research and was shocked to learn that Braille printers, also called embossers, cost at least $2,000 (Rs 123,580)--too expensive for most blind readers, especially in developing countries. #Silicon Valley #Shubham Banerjee #Legos #Braille printer
NASA teams up with Nissan to develop self-driving cars

Jan 18, 2015

NASA teams up with Nissan to develop self-driving cars

US Space agency NASA has joined hands with Japanese automaker Nissan to develop self-driving cars. #Life #US #NewsTracker #science #Nasa #Nissan #future #self-driving cars #Silicon Valley Research Center
Apple and Google  just settled the US staff poaching lawsuit for $415 mn

Jan 16, 2015

Apple and Google just settled the US staff poaching lawsuit for $415 mn

Apple, Google and two other Silicon Valley companies have agreed to pay $415 million in a second attempt to resolve a class-action lawsuit alleging they formed an illegal cartel to prevent their workers from leaving for better-paying jobs. #Silicon Valley #Google #US #Apple #Eric Schmidt #Lawsuit
US firm told pay $40,000 for underpaying Indian workers in Los Angeles

Oct 24, 2014

US firm told pay $40,000 for underpaying Indian workers in Los Angeles

An IT company in US has been ordered to pay $40,000 in back wages to 8 Indian workers who worked up to 122 hours a week and received only $1.21 an hour. #Silicon Valley #NewsTracker #IT workers #Indian workers in US
Orgies to nude parties Perks that make Apple, Facebook's egg freezing look normal

Oct 16, 2014

Orgies to nude parties Perks that make Apple, Facebook's egg freezing look normal

Facebook's initiative has been hailed by many, but perks in Silicon Valleys biggest companies is not uncommon. To keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job, companies come up with strange perks. #facebook #Silicon Valley #Company #perks #egg freezing