"I think what is happening is sad ... I think it ''s just bad. If anything I would love to see a Bangladeshi immigrant who comes to India and creates the next unicorn in India, or becomes the CEO of Infosys, that should be the aspiration. If I had to sort of mirror what happened to me in the US, I hope that ''s what happens in India, " Nadella told Buzzfeed. Read in Tamil, Malayalam
Technology startups in the US have a favourite place to start the innings: garages. In India, garages are a luxury as they come with expensive bungalows so a tiny meeting room with a couple of chairs is considered a godsend among the fraternity.This is exactly what Madhav Sheth a distributor for Samsung mobile phones in the past , and now the CEO of Realme that is billed as the fastest growing tech lifestyle brand in India was given in May 2018 to create some ripples in an already crowded market.
It takes a special type of person to become the partner of a high powered tech executive: From long weeks at work to intense stress, the spouses of CEOs have probably seen it all. Like most other industries, many of the top executives in tech are partnered up. Not all of them are married ndash; Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey and Apple CEO Tim Cook appear to be single, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an on again, off again relationship with singer Grimes, and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is newly divorced and back in the dating game.
In 2017, it emerged Gates was donating 64 million Microsoft shares, worth about $4.6 billion, which reduced his stake to just over 1 percent. Since its launch, the 64 year old has poured money into the philanthropic charity he runs with his wife, the Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, which helps to eradicate disease and improve healthcare in developing nations.On the rich list, he is second only to Amazon''s Jeff Bezos. So, after distilling his Microsoft stake and donating billions to charity, it begs the question: how on earth is Gates maintaining that vast fortune?
Some might snicker when Byton CEO Daniel Kircher called the M Byte EV ;the first smart device on wheels,; but not the people attending this show. Of the vehicle introductions and concept cars, all were electrified - EVs or plug in hybrids - with no gas engine only vehicles introduced.Here are some highlights from the car and car tech part of CES 2020.
Khichdi is one of the most popular dishes that every Indian is familiar with and is widely used in all parts of the country. Ola has transformed the ;humble Khichdi; into a healthy, versatile and exciting meal that is not only healthy but also appeals to the palate, ;said Pranay Jivrajka, CEO of Ola Foods.The ridesharing app currently offers 16 Khichdi variants. Inspired by the rich flavors available in different parts of India, the Ola Khichdi Experiment menu includes Tadkewali Dal Khichdi, Mumbai Paav Bhaji Khichdi, Langarwali Dal Khichdi, Bengali Panch Phoran Khichdi and Palak Paneer Khichdi.
If you crave a piping hot khichdi this winter, Ola has a surprise for you. With its new Khichdi Experiment, the ride hailing app has given a spin to the ultimate 'desi comfort food'. After months of experiments in its kitchens, Ola has reinvented India''s most loved dish in a never seen before avatar.Khichdi is one of the most popular dishes that every Indian is familiar with and is widely consumed across all parts of the country. Ola has redefined the "humble khichdi into a wholesome, versatile and exciting meal that is not only healthy but appealing to the taste buds," said Pranay Jivrajka, CEO, Ola Foods.
Right away, the packaging screams 90;s toy line, in all the best ways. Bright colors, awesome key art featuring Xenomorphs crawling all over the box, giant window on the front so you can see the figures, marine, and accessories included, and even diorama pieces. Even the description on the back of the box when you read it, you can hear that 90;s voiceover guy in your head.
New Delhi: Taking another step towards monetising and making all its apps WhatsApp, Messenger and Instagram into one unified experience for billions of users, the social networking giant has added 'WhatsApp from Facebook' for new users on its instant messaging platform in the New Year.Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed his plans last year to integrate its chat services WhatsApp, Messenger and photo sharing app Instagram to let their users message each other across platforms.
NextMind is developing a brain computer interface that translates signals from the visual cortex into digital commands. We tried NextMind s device, which lets you input commands into computers and AR VR headsets with your visual attention. Eventually, the Paris based startup wants to let you do the same with your visual imagination. We spoke with NextMind CEO Sid Kouider ahead of CES 2020, where his company is unveiling a dev kit shipping to select developers and partners this month for $399. After the early access period, a second limited run (waitlist) of dev kits will begin shipping in Q2 2020.NextMind is part of a growing number of startups building noninvasive neural interfaces that rely on machine learning algorithms. In September 2019, Facebook acquired Ctrl labs, which was developing an electromyography wristband that translates musculoneural signals into machine interpretable commands. NextMind is also developing a noninvasive device, but it s an electroencephalogram (EEG) worn on the back of your head, where your brain s visual cortex is located.
FERDINAND PI CH (1937 2019)His life was also the story of the car industry itself. As the grandson of Ferdinand Porsche, he was automotive royalty. Still only 31, he commanded the development of the Porsche 917 in a manner that set the template for what would follow: an extraordinary vision, executed with ruthless commitment, with astonishing results. At Audi, he oversaw the quattro. Then to VW, in 1993, when the company was in a parlous state; you can thank Pi ch for the platform sharing strategy that transformed its fortunes. His personal passion project, the Bugatti Veyron, gave the automotive world its Concorde moment. His near despotic management style sowed the seeds for VW s darkest hour the Dieselgate scandal was surely the product of a culture wherein failure was not an option but his legacy remains intact. JAMIE CHADWICKChadwick s been on our radar since her emergence in the 2015 British GT Championship. But 2019 s W Series proved beyond doubt what a genuine force and, yes, role model she really is. The 21 year old dominated, racking up two wins and three podium finishes in six races. Although some observers including female ones argued that a women only racing championship reinforced the gender gap, we disagree. I believe there is a massive gender imbalance in motorsport that should be redressed, W Series CEO Catherine Bond Muir told TG. In 2020, the W series expands to eight races, and it ll award FIA super license points. And as Chadwick notes, it s grabbed the attention of women s sport in general. I ve been on shortlists for awards that no one in motorsport would previously have got their name onto.
Kalanick, who was forced out as Uber CEO and eventually replaced by Dara Khosrowshahi through shareholder action, with support of the board, in 2017, has been in the process of selling off his considerable ownership stake in the company through successive sales of his shares. Just last week, Kalanick sold around $383 million in shares and reduced his overall stake to less than 10%, per an SEC filing.UPDATE 7:35 AM PT: In fact, it looks like Kalanick has actually sold all his remaining stock, with the SEC filings to show up on the web likely after the Christmas holiday, per the FT.
According to a report by PTI, Arunvir Singh, CEO YEIDA said, "A thousand hectare land was allotted to Jaypee Sports Limited, an affiliate of Jaypee group, in YEIDA''s special economic zone. Jaypee Sports Limited has been defaulting on payments to YEIDA and not completing projects promised to buyers.Singh added that the embattled business group has defaulted payment of over #8377; 500 crore. The Jaypee group has sub leased plots to 11 builders on the allocated land and had taken about #8377; 2000 crore separately from home buyers in 10 projects but not delivered it. In light of the violation of lease deeds, the board decided to cancel the allotment of the land. However, the authorities are working to save the interests of the home buyers and third parties involved that had invested in the projects in this land parcel.
PlayGiga was founded in 2013 and received Series A funding from Adara Ventures, according to Crunchbase. In May, CEO Javier Polo wrote on MCV Develop that the startup has been working with telcos to create streaming game technology for 5G, which will help tech companies to reach more mobile gamers. It also developed a gaming as a service platform, using Intel s Visual Cloud platform, that will enable telcos and communication service providers to offer streaming games to their customers.The acquisition of PlayGiga follows Facebook s announcement last month that it has agreed to buy Beat Games, developer of popular virtual reality title Beat Saber.
Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro phones are expected to launch next year, and CEO Richard Yu has even confirmed that they will be unveiled in March 2020. Now, leak based renders of the phones have been shared, and they show the phones off from all sides. The renders of the Huawei P40 and Huawei P40 Pro do not show whether they has a hole punch display or not, but the rectangular camera module at the back is seen. The phones will not support 3.5mm audio jack, and it should support an in display fingerprint sensor.
During a recent podcast, Fidelity Digital Assets CEO Tom Jessup provided some insight regarding the venture s future plans in 2020. Currently, the institutional focused firm only offers support for Bitcoin. During the next year however, Jessup intends to change that.Fidelity Digital Assets was established in early 2019. The venture was created by Fidelity Investments one of the world s largest financial services provider with 70 years of experience, more than $7 trillion in client assets under management, and over 1.3 million trades processed each day.