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From Schwarzenegger to Trump: IT stays a Thriller

Pratima H INDIA: When the world of technology resembles a Cheyenne Mountain, you can’t blame it

SVKM entrusts SAP to upskill students and boost staff productivity

MUMBAI, INDIA: Sri Vile Parle Kelavani Mandal (SVKM) has collaborated with SAP Education to provide certified SAP training courses as supplement to the curriculum. It has also implemented SAP SuccessFactors to effectively manage its expanding faculty and staff count. has

Oracle partners ICT Academy of Tamil Nadu to train 45,000 students in the state

NEW DELHI, INDIA: During a recent visit to India, Oracle CEO Safra Catz said the company would expand its educational partnerships to another 1,000 institutions with a goal of reaching 500,000 students annually. In line with that commitment, Oracle and

Microsoft to power citizen services in Punjab with cloud & mobile tech

CHANDIGARH, INDIA: The Government of Punjab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Microsoft India to use cloud computing infrastructure for better facilities in education, agriculture and healthcare for citizens. Microsoft India will work with the government to support

Tally Education partners with APSSDC

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Tally Education (TEPL) has joined hands with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation (APSSDC) to launch a skill training program on computerized accounting through Tally ERP 9. The joint initiative will deliver instructor-led training through a unique

Tackling school dropout scenario with predictive analytics

Girish Kurudi Talking to a friend of mine who until recently owned about 7 percent of his company and was seriously thinking of holding onto his investments. He observed that the company was prospering and that he could hold on

World’s first 100 Gbps research network connected

BENGALURU, INDIA: The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) has deployed the world’s first 100-Gigabit per second (Gbps) Research and Education (R&E) network link between Asia and the United States, as a part of Pacific Wave. Pacific Wave,

Google looks to bring more skilled developers from India on Android

BANGALORE, INDIA: The promise of Android app market in India is huge, given the sheer growth in the Android smartphones user base in the country and the incremental Internet traffic from mobile platforms as well as the staggering amount of

DU permits Skype Viva For PhD students; mandates plagiarism check

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  Scholars pursuing PhD at Delhi University (DU) can now appear for their viva through Skype or other modes of video conferencing. The DU has also made it mandatory that the thesis submitted by the PhD scholars pass

Jadavpur University to start analytics & research program

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Genpact Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with one of India’s premier universities, Jadavpur University. With this MoU, the two organizations have agreed to work together to develop an Analytics & Research program as part

Creating skilled talent will determine the success of smart cities

Kabir Chadha Honorable Prime Minster Narendra Modi recently announced his government’s vision to set up 100 smart cities across the country. Since then a race has been on to land on the listof cities that the ministry of urban development

iProf brings skill training and vocational courses too

NEW DELHI, INDIA: iProf an m-learning marketplace app – ‘My study buddy’ has expanded its portfolio by introducing skill training and vocational courses for the Indian education sector. The launch of these courses is aimed at communicating the significance of skilling,

Learning English gets easier with this mobile app!

BANGALORE, INDIA: To allow the flexibility of learning anywhere, anytime, online English learning courses provider, Leap Learning Solutions, has extended its offering to the mobile platform through EnglishLeap Android app. The app enables a user to improve his/her English in a fun and

Hyatt Hotels press a new online bell

CHICAGO, USA: Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Hyatt Hotels Foundation announced that Hyatt is developing a new, multi-year partnership with Khan Academy, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing free access to world-class education online. This partnership represents the first time that Khan

‘Make in India’ won’t happen until we revisit the philosophy of education

Faisal Kawoosa ‘Make in India’ is not just about manufacturing and enabling India to become a manufacturing economy. It’s about a paradigm shift in our approach, mindset and execution. ‘Make in India’ is futuristic too. We should expect very little

Stuck with math or science questions? This app will help you

NEW DELHI, INDIA: To help school students to clear their doubts in Mathematics and Science through detailed video tutorials, Class 21A has come up with a distinctive application termed “doubtnut”. The idea behind the application is to solve doubts that

The tech capital of India is the highest investor in smart buildings

BANGALORE, INDIA: A new survey of 2,000 buildings across India by Honeywell and research-specialist IMRB International shows that government, building owners and service providers need to invest more in smart building technologies. While the country’s airports and hotels are leading

IIM-B joins the digital wagon with edX

BANGALORE, INDIA: The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) shares in an update that it now provides the opportunity to all the deserving talent through IIMBx – a platform to offer free Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) through edX –

Gurgaon’s ITM University introducing master’s degree course in cyber security

NEW DELHI, INDIA:  ITM University, Gurgaon has become the first University of Delhi- NCR to introduce specialization in Cyber Security in M.Tech course for Computer Science. The admissions for the course are ongoing and the new session will begin from

Pay fee online with PayUMoney in Punjab

NEW DELHI, INDIA: PayUMoney, an online payment solution by PayU India has tied up with educational institutes as their preferred payment gateway partner in Punjab, for a cashless transaction. These Institutes include Punjab Technical University, Punjabi University, Thapar University, Chitkara