Microsoft offers tech courses to Indian academia

Original post by NYDaily News  Bangalore, Oct 21 — World’s largest software major, Microsoft Corporation is offering its new education programme to the Indian academia for capacity building through faculty and making students more employable. “Our new education programme will help academic institutions across the country with relevant topics, partner with us for technology innovation […]

Kalaari Capital raises $150 m toinvest in technology firms

Original post by The Hind Business Line Kalaari Capital Partners II, a venture capital fund formed by the founders of IndoUS Venture Partners (IUVP), has raised $150 million to invest in the Indian market. Kalaari Capital has already made several investments in companies including Hands Free Networks, Lapis, Magzter, Mettl, Simplilearn, Urban Ladder, Vyome and Zivame. The […]

TechMeetups Bangalore: Java lecture by Bill la Forge

“High-Throughput Java Actors for Vertical Scaling” by Bill la Forge Computers with multiple CPUs have become common, especially for server-side applications. But writing applications that use threads and locks that make good use of this hardware can be quite a challenge. In comparison, actor-based programming is easy but have limited throughput. We are bringing in […]

Accelerating startup growth in India

Original post by Shilpa Phadnis via The Time of India BANGALORE: Ritesh Agarwal launched, an aggregator of bed & breakfasts and serviced apartments in Delhi, in April this year. The portal facilitates guests and hosts to meet online and place bookings for different kinds of accommodation. But Agarwal soon faced challenges in scaling his hotel […]

US daily deals site Groupon may set up customer support centre in Chennai

Original post by The Economic Times BANGALORE: Groupon Inc, based in President Obama’s hometown Chicago, is testing the waters to set up a customer support centre in Chennai, ignoring the anti-outsourcing noises that have surrounded the hotly-contested presidential election in the United States. The daily deals site, which sells discount coupons of local merchants, is experimenting with the […]