Indian IT to benefit from Barack Obama’s healthcare victory

Original post by Harsimran Julka via EconomicTimes BANGALORE: Indian information technology and back-office companies can look forward to deals worth up to $22 billion (Rs 1.2 lakhcrore) after the US Supreme Court upheld a law designed to bring about far-reaching reforms in the American healthcare sector. Some 30 million uninsured Americans are expected to buy healthcare insurance because of the reform, and […]

Google I/O Highlights That’ll Set You Straight

Original post by MICHELLE GREENLEE via Dice Last week’s Google I/O 2012 offered entertainment and technology in a big way — even beyond the live skydive broadcast over Google Hangouts On Air and the preview version of Android 4.1, which packs powerful API level functions and other features. Here’s a comprehensive recap of the event: Android 4.1 Jelly […]

Tech city in east London ‘bigger than thought’

Original post by BBC Tech city, an area around Old Street in east London which is home to number of technology firms, has more businesses and employs more people than previously thought. Previously Chancellor George Osborne, the boss of Google and others had thought the number of IT firms based in the area, also known […]

The Secret to London’s Tech Boom

Original post by RICHARD FLORIDA via The Atlantic Cities When the 2012 Olympics kick off at the end of this month, the bulk of the action will take place in East London. The area is virtually “unrecognizable from seven years ago when London celebrated its winning bid,” according to yesterday’s Boston Globe and is rapidly becoming “a new metropolitan center.” While […]

From Silicon Valley to Silicon Alley

Original post by Daniel Brunt via Yammer Following a customer meeting in New York City on December 7th, 2011, I learned that Yammer was going to establish a New York office. In Yammer years, that was an eon or two ago. At that time, I was based at headquarters in San Francisco and worked primarily with Northeast […]