Microsoft eyes India's cloud computing market with plans for 3 data centres
Microsoft will partner corporates, government and entrepreneurs to avail of a "$2 trillion opportunity" in India, its CEO Satya Nadella says
India, US chart future course of strategic partnership
The US-India vision statement takes the partnership between the two countries beyond commerce and technology to combating terrorist threats across the world and responding expeditiously to humanitarian disasters and crises
Yahoo likely to reap $11 bn in potential break-up
Activist investor Starboard had proposed that Yahoo sell its stakes in Alibaba Group Holding and Yahoo Japan and merge with advertising rival AOL Inc to reward investors who had been losing confidence in CEO Marissa Mayer's ability to create value with her acquisitions
RBI keeps rates unchanged, tightens liquidity
The central bank has reduced the liquidity provided to banks under the export credit refinance facility from 32 per cent of eligible export credit outstanding to 15 per cent with effect from 10 October 2014
MOM Mangalyaan sends pics of Martian dust storm
The orbiter will keep moving in an elliptical path for at least six months with its instruments sending their gleanings back to ISRO
Scientists engineer antibiotics to catch up in race against drug resistance
Souped-up antibiotics effectively attack persister cells that are responsible for making bacteria resistant to new drugs
 
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  Research examines consumers' sense of "deservingness"
  Devoted customers have high expectations of special treatment, even in contexts where they shouldn't, finds a study by Rebecca Walker Reczek, associate professor of marketing at The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business
  Corporates and the Parliament
  Discussing the synergies between the finance minister's Budget speech and the prime minister's Independence Day address, retired IAS officer Vivek Agnihotri, who was a former secretary to government of India, and secretary-general, Rajya Sabha, marvels at the speed of implementation of decisions by the new government
  A journey to Gifted
  Journalist and writer Sudha Menon and VR Ferose talk to Swetha Amit about  Gifted, their book on the inspiring achievements of differently-abled individuals who have overcome their challenges to stand out in their respective fields
  The CMO survey: social media spending high, but impact difficult to prove
  Chief marketing officers from top companies expect to spend more than ever on social media, but many remain unsure how to demonstrate its impact on their businesses, a new survey reveals
  Implication of a Yes vote on the UK's civil service
  A Yes vote would see the UK civil service face its biggest test since since the creation of the Irish Free State in 1922, says noted British social scientist, Professor Perri 6, (he changed his name from David Ashworth to Perri 6 in 1983) from School of Business and Management, Queen Mary University of London
  "Rules of the game was a tongue in cheek title": Dr Sumit Chowdhury
  Dr Sumit Chowdhury, president, Reliance JioInfocom, and author of the book Rules of the Game, and an avid marathon runner and a cyclist who has several runs and long distance cycling trips to his credit, a musician and an artist, talks to Swetha Amit about learning to manage ones career as a game
  Real estate transactions go online
  In the last couple of years, real estate sector has seen the emergence of websites as a low-cost tool to connect buyers and sellers. By Advitiya Sharma, co-founder and marketing head, housing.com
  A sandwich is a sandwich even if the filling is different
  Ashwin Sanghi, entrepreneur and novelist talks to Swetha Amit talks about his latest book, Private India which he co authored with American thriller writer James Patterson
  Do we have a Right to Service?
  Maintenance is not considered a responsibility by most governmental institutions…Be it in the case of road construction, rail services, low-income housing and much more, says well-known quality consultant Suresh Lulla, founder and mentor, Qimpro Consultants
  Don't flirt with rural marketing
  Doyen of rural communications and marketing, R V Rajan, founder, Anugrah Madison Advertising, talks to Swetha Amit about his new book Don't Flirt with Rural Marketing, and what it takes for companies to enhance their sustainability in the rural markets
  Who is running the show?
  In the days ahead the new government will face a multitude of internal contradictions, pressures from self-interest groups, and events outside its control within the country and outside, says senior journalist and political commentator Kumar Ketkar
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