"Microsoft is doing good work in India. In particular, we have appreciated their initiative for digital inclusion in village, the Harisal pilot project in Maharashtra where they brought in technology and connectivity for digital health and digital education...," Prasad said after the 30-minute meeting.
The US tech giant yesterday said profits rose 3.6 percent in the second fiscal quarter to USD 5.2 billion, while revenues edged up one percent to USD 24 billion.
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was a class act throughout the negotiations, but at the end of the day it came down to dollars and cents, said Weiner.Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff was a class act throughout the negotiations, but at the end of the day it came down to dollars and cents, said Weiner.
Over two out of five Indian parents would like to do their children's job, but only 26 per cent think they would perform well at it, a LinkedIn global study today said.
As part of the MoU, LinkedIn's 'Placements' product will be adopted by all Indian colleges affiliated with All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the company said in a release issued here.
Vertical networks with a focus on single profession are posing a challenge to generic ones, including LinkedIn, as highly-skilled professionals along with recruiters are flocking to these networks, experts say.
Indian IT companies need to pivot to the cloud technology to stay ahead of the curve -- that's the advice to the likes of Wipro and Infosys from Adobe's Shantanu Narayen.
Emerging from the meeting Javadekar said it was fruitful discussion adding that the ministry is open to good ideas.
Jeff Weiner, Chief Executive of the social network for professionals, who met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, said that he is most excited about stimulating and reinforcing entrepreneurship, creating economic opportunities and ensuring people have skills for the jobs that are present and will be created.
Despite having billions under their kitty, big corporates in India or elsewhere struggle against startup. Here are 10 reasons why.
In the country‘s fledgling but growing taxi market, cab aggregators and carpooling companies are increasingly putting in place checks to ensure safety of their customers.
The US-based firm counts India has its second largest userbase after the home market with 37 million members.
The draft rules bar officers from making "criticism of government" on television, social media or any other communication application by any means, including a "caricature".
Job seekers seek detailed information about their prospective employers as more than half of the country's professionals look at the company's website before applying for a job, says a survey
E-commerce platform Flipkart, which has been reeling under high level exits and markdowns, tops LinkedIn's "Top Attractors" list. But the company has seen a series of top level exits over the last two years.
Nearly 50 per cent professionals in the country are ready to forgo a top position with high salary for flexible working arrangements, says a LinkedIn survey.
Looking for the right fit, HR managers are increasingly turning to social media, which is proving to be a potent tool for recruiters as well as job seekers, says a report
Out of the total 29 states and 7 UTs, as many as 19 have gross state domestic product less than the Microsoft-LinkedIn deal size.
"Big deals don't work," said Roger McNamee, a career tech investor, who co-founded private equity firms Silver Lake and Elevation Partners, in an interview Monday on CNBC. "It's going to be hard to get the value out of this that I think they plan to get."
Speaking to CNBC, Microsoft chief Satya Nadella said that deal will bring together the world‘s leading professionals with leading professional network.
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter accounts appeared to have been briefly compromised by hackers and in some cases were also defaced
EarlySalary.com, an NBFC, offers unsecured loans of up to Rs 1 lakh to salaried professionals, especially first-time applicants who find it hard to find lenders willing to disburse quick loans or even issue a credit card.
Reiterating LinkedIn's commitment to India, the company has moved to a new 250,000 sq feet office in Bengaluru that can house 800 staffers.
A seven-member internal team was set up to investigate the drivers' complaints in November, and its findings are the basis of a lawsuit filed by Uber accusing Ola of a campaign to disrupt its business and poach its drivers, said the source.
The buzz that Google Inc may move back to the Chinese mainland became louder this week after the Internet giant's numerous job postings appeared on social media.