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Facebook Takes On YouTube With Its Latest Bet

on Tuesday, 13 January 2015. Posted in News

Facebook Takes On YouTube With Its Latest Bet

Facebook Takes On YouTube With Its Latest Bet
Facebook just upped the ante on its big bet on digital video—and ratcheted up the competition with Google's YouTube.
 
The social networking behemoth has bought a video compression platform called Quickfire Networks, The Wall Street Journal reported. The San Diego start-up supposedly allows users to upload and download videos with less bandwidth and without diminishing video quality.

Snapdeal Messes Up Again, Delivers Second Hand Phone

on Thursday, 08 January 2015. Posted in News

Snapdeal Messes Up Again, Delivers Second Hand Phone

Snapdeal Messes Up Again, Delivers Second Hand Phone

It seems Snapdeal is finding it tough to sort its delivery issues. Less than a month after TOI Tech reported about Snapdeal messing up an iPhone delivery order in Pune, the company has done it again.

 

10 Best Countries To Live For Software Engineers

on Tuesday, 06 January 2015. Posted in News

10 Best Countries To Live For Software Engineers

10 Best Countries To Live For Software Engineers
Have you ever wonder which country is the best to live for IT engineers?
 
Most of us would probably said – that one where they earn most. However, this is not the whole truth.
 
We prepared a list for you which presents median salary for software engineers across the top 10 countries and few more interesting statistics.

10 IT Roles That Will Be In High Demand In 2015

on Wednesday, 31 December 2014. Posted in News

10 IT Roles That Will Be In High Demand In 2015

10 IT Roles That Will Be In High Demand In 2015
The supply of highly skilled technology professionals is expected to remain below demand for the foreseeable future, especially as companies across all industries look for specialized talent in three main areas: mobile, security, and big data."
 

Trends such as cloud computing, BYOD, mobility, and virtualization have made it harder for IT teams to stay on top of threats, Robert Half said. For this reason, data security analysts, systems security administrators, network security administrators and engineers, and information systems security managers are all highly sought

5 Social Media Hiring Myths Busted

on Monday, 29 December 2014. Posted in News

5 Social Media Hiring Myths Busted

5 Social Media Hiring Myths Busted

Hiring through social media has become a common practice these days. While the usage is growing, it is important to understand that not everybody consumes it in the same way. Some assumptions and presumptions need to be checked before taking the social way…

These days technology seems to be the panacea for all ills and hiring is no exception. Arguably, the latest trend is to use social media as a hiring platform. But before logging onto the ‘www.com’ for your next hire, watch out for these loopholes, advises Mayank Chandra, managing partner, Antal International:

14 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday

on Friday, 09 January 2015. Posted in News

14 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday

14 Things Successful People Do In The First Hour Of The Workday
Successful people greet their colleagues each morning.
 
The first hour of the workday is critical, since it can affect your productivity level and mindset for the rest of the day.
 
"Successful people understand the importance of having control over their mornings and know how to use that time wisely," says Lynn Taylor, a national workplace expert and the author of "Tame Your Terrible Office Tyrant: How to Manage Childish Boss Behavior and Thrive in Your Job." "These people are able to weed out the noise in their first hour and focus on what matters."
 

2015 Tech Resolutions Of Hero Motocorp CIO

on Wednesday, 07 January 2015. Posted in News

2015 Tech Resolutions Of Hero Motocorp CIO

2015 Tech Resolutions Of Hero Motocorp CIO

Vijay Sethi, vice president and CIO, Hero MotoCorp in an exclusive interaction with Techgig.com talked about 5 of his top tech resolutions for the year 2015.

Amazon To Hire 8000 In India

on Friday, 02 January 2015. Posted in News

Amazon To Hire 8000 In India

Amazon To Hire 8000 In India

Amazon India plans to more than double its headcount in logistics and delivery space in seven months as it pushes ahead with its offer of providing shipping services to sellers registered on the e-commerce portal. 

 

10 Ways Technology Changed Lives In India

on Tuesday, 30 December 2014. Posted in News

10 Ways Technology Changed Lives In India

10 Ways Technology Changed Lives In India

Despite the troubles app-based cab companies like Uber faced last month, there's no denying that they gave us unprecedented control over our movement within the city. Plenty of other things got Uber-fied too as the instant gratification economy exploded. The smartphone became the all-in-one tool - it helped you get any wish fulfilled. Think food ordering, spa and parlour bookings, pet care, party supplies and even getting your laundry done.

How Facebook Will Change From January 2015

on Saturday, 27 December 2014. Posted in News

How Facebook Will Change From January 2015

How Facebook Will Change From January 2015

Come January, Facebook users will be breathing a sigh of relief. The company is making sure that it trims down pushed or promoted posts from company pages on a user's news feeds but businesses will bear the brunt.

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