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Microsoft launches Azure Media Services update

WASHINGTON: Microsoft has launched a new update of its Azure Media Services, an audio and video streaming platform. The new update is in support for live encoding, which is now available in preview. A Microsoft spokesperson said that the new...

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Infosys to set up new incentive system

BENGALURU: Infosys plans to put in place a new incentive structure to reward its sales superstars in a bid to retain key personnel amid a scramble to win large outsourcing deals and regain industry-level growth rates, two people directly familiar...

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Honda City Gets New Variants in India

 Honda Cars India, today, launched a new trim in its Honda City range. Called the VX (O), it will be positioned above the VX grade in both petrol and diesel models. The new trim comes in new white orchid pearling...

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Audi opens technical service centre in India

NEW DELHI: German Luxury car maker Audi today opened a technical service centre in India, its first such establishment in the country.”The Audi Technical Service Centre in India will enable us to obtain deeper insight into usage patterns of our...

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World’s biggest coir trade fair begins in Kerala

ALAPPUZHA: The world’s biggest trade fair on coir and natural fibres began here today, with participation of around 170 buyers from 53 countries, including the US, Russia, Africa and many European countries. The five-day Coir Kerala 2015 at this quaint...

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Your call rates may rise 6-7p/minute: Trai chief

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India expects the aggressive bidding witnessed in the recently concluded spectrum sale to drive the costs of telcos by 12-15% as it disputes the government’s estimates that call rates will rise by just...

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India to soon have an emergency number

NEW DELHI: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has released recommendations on implementation of a single emergency number across the country. According to the recommendations on implementation of ‘Single number based Integrated Emergency Communication & Response System (IECRS), the...

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Deep dive: What is LTE?

It’s been several years since the first LTE networks came online. Now, nearly all cellular-enabled devices sold today support LTE for 4G service — sometimes even without 2G or 3G technologies supported. The first LTE-compatible phones only had a few...

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IBM forges mobile app partnership with China Telecom

International Business Machines (IBM) has struck a deal with China Telecom Corp Ltd to offer and manage corporate-grade mobile apps, the latest in a string of tie-ups with Chinese firms. Under the agreement, state-owned China Telecom will host on its servers IBM’s...

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Rambha delivers a girl baby

  Popular yester-year heroine, Rambha who married entrepreneur Indiran and settled in Canada, has given birth to a girl child at a hospital in Toronto. The pretty actress who is currently seen judging talent shows on television was a popular...

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Salary of Google’s new CFO Porat revealed

Google Inc said it would pay its new chief financial officer, Ruth Porat, more than $70 million in the next two years through a combination of restricted stock units and a biennial grant. The company hired Morgan Stanley CFO Porat...

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Infosys gives average pay hike of 6.5%

BENGALURU: Infosys has given an average salary increase of 6.5% to employees for the year starting April 1, like last year. The average increment for top performers is 9%. For onsite employees (those in customer locations such as the US),...


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