Mid-tier IT companies may give small increment in 2013

Faced with continuing uncertainty in their largest markets, US and Europe, mid-sized technology outsourcing companies will give out tepid pay hikes and cut down on their campus hiring in 2013. Coming out of a slow year when the IT industrysaw slowing revenue growth thanks to clients being more…

Piracy website gets ‘support‘ from US government

It’s a wildly popular website laden with unlicensed songs and Hollywood movies, a prime exhibit of the digital piracy that is strangling the music industry in Asia and eroding legitimate online sales around the world. But a few clicks inside the free-to-download bonanza that has…

IT industry to create 4.4 million jobs

 IT industry would see creation of 4.4 million jobs globally by 2015 to support big data, but only one-third of the jobs will be filled because there is not enough talent, according to IT research and advisory firm Gartner. It also said the IT spending…

Obama tops Forbes power list; Sonia, Manmohan in top 20

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Sigh figure among the top 20 most powerful people on earth in the latest Forbes list that is topped by U.S. President Barack Obama, who claimed back the spot in the glow of American successes against Osama…

Hungry kya?

Humayun’s Tomb :Popular with tourists. Tourists will be pouring into Delhi for the Commonwealth Games. They will also do the ‘touristy’ thing and visit the popular monuments of the city. The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has plans to set up food kiosks at —…

It’s vuvuzela now

Vuvuzela: Sound of the World Cup.Think World Cup and you remember the noise of the vuvuzela. Now these plastic horns have found their noisy way into the Oxford Dictionary of English. Vuvuzela was voted the word of the World Cup in a survey of global…

Innovate to win

NOVATIVEARCHANA SUBRAMANIAN Four youngsters decided they needed to improvise. So they took on a suitcase and umbrella and a clothesline! read on to find out more about these everyday objects… Sometimes the things we use often – like a suitcase or the clothesline – can…