Khan, who studied at IIT, Mumbai, Cornell and the Massachusetts Insitute of Technology – but never completed a course in any of these prestigious institutes – is a maverick with a mission in his book that was launched in the capital last week.
What did the outsourcing company do next? Well, it did some outsourcing of its own.Based in Gurgaon, iYogi Technical Services Ltd is handing out some of its own global work to partner companies in India because it has turned its learnings into an automation tool. Narayanan Madhavan writes,
For Facebook Inc’s CEO Mark Zuckerburg, the honeymoon has begun in his personal life. And it has ended on Wall Street. Narayanan Madhavan
Facebook is all dressed up to list on the Nasdaq on Friday. And dressed-up is just the right word for the anticipated third-largest initial public offer (IPO) in US history because it seems less like a financial event to be watched by sober investors looking for future gains and more like a teenagers’ party, writes Narayanan Madhavan. Mark Zuckerberg and the order of the Nasdaq
Imagine you are in a café when you get a Facebook notification on your mobile handset about a friend posting photos from a party — and you log in to put a ‘Like’ mark on it.
Facebook, it seems, is the new Google as it readies for an expected filing of papers for its much awaited IPO, which is expected to value the company at $100 billion as the social networking giant founded by Mark Zuckerburg moves to shed 10% stakes to raise $10 billion. N Madhavan
As president of global sales and business development, Nikesh Arora, 42, is leading customer service and revenue operations in Google Inc, which he joined in 2004.
Next Monday could be tough for Nikesh Arora, if market indications are true. They say social networking site Facebook is out to launch its own “Gmail killer” and that could be a new challenge for the No. 4 man in Google Inc, which, on last call, was the unofficial God of the Silicon Valley.
Choosing a smartphone is like landing a spouse: friendly advice can confuse you writes Madhavan Narayanan.
I am done with writing that the cellphone is now a computer.
Search may be a difficult thing for Carol Bartz, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Yahoo Inc, but soul-searching clearly is not. Eleven months into the Yahoo board after a failed buyout bid for the portal company by Microsoft catapaulted her to the top of the Internet media company in a management shuffle, she is clear about what her company is and what is not, reports Narayanan Madhavan.
Microchip maker AMD is trying to level the playing field in government contracts in its traditional battle with market leader Intel Corp and is looking for a regime in which competition would be actively encouraged, its Chief Executive Officer Dirk Meyer says.
As the fourth big man in Internet search giant Google Inc after founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin and CEO Eric Schmidt, Nikesh Arora, a graduate of the Varanasi-based BHUIT, is peering into the future of the revolutionary medium. Narayanan Madhavan
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ISRO Chairman G Madhavan Nair will be conferred with the KR Narayanan award-2008 at a function in Kochi on September four.
“So why you not as famous as Mark Zuckerburg?” I ask Beerud Sheth, tongue firmly in cheek. Pat comes the reply: “Because in India, the approach is firangi, not tirangi”, writes Narayanan Madhavan.
Global computing giant IBM launched a "cloud computing" centre in Bangalore, putting the country on the world map in an emerging area that takes IT one step closer to being a utility service, reports Narayanan Madhavan.
Facebook took a new colour on Friday when a network group was launched to rally relief for flood victims in remote Bihar. Narayanan Madhavan reports.
The emerging victory prospects of the BJP in Karnataka elections has raised a cautious note of cheer in the IT industry, reports Narayanan Madhavan.
Google Inc launches the site aiming to be a traffic generator for everyone from media companies seeking new markets to small-time music bands seeking global glory. Narayanan Madhavan
If Ford Motor Company epitomized the 20th Century powerhouse, Google, with its customisable pages, and Apple, herald a new customer-centric culture, writes Narayanan Madhavan.