MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) — Sitting in a kitchen stocked with free food, a handful of 20-something Google summer interns weigh their favorite perks, but where to begin? With bikes, buses, massages, swimming pools, dance classes, nap pods, parties and access to their tech heroes, it's a very long list. "Unlimited sparkling water?" someone says.
BENGALURU: Flipkart is making two top technology hires from the Silicon Valley -, Yahoo's VP for analytics Eric Lange and Amazon's Dan Rawson from its fulfilment business, - as India's biggest ecommerce company continues to build a technology war chest for competing better with Amazon and Snapdeal. According to two people directly familiar with the development, both Lange and Dan could move to Bengaluru, reporting to Flipkart's chief product officer Punit Soni. "Soni is building his team A, there will be more talent coming from the Valley," said a person.
Oracle Corp. (ORCL) has offered a job to Mark Hurd, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Co. (HPQ) who resigned amid a scandal involving inaccurate expense receipts related to a female contractor, according to a Reuters source familiar with the situation.
Anand Chandrasekaran quit as Snapdeal's chief product officer yesterday, joining the growing tribe of top Silicon Valley hires leaving Indian unicorns within one year of joining the company. This is in sharp contrast to last year when the top US talent were leaving globally iconic US tech companies like Google, Disney to move base to India and join fast-growing Internet companies like Flipkart, Snapdeal and Zomato with matching salaries in dollar terms.
Hewlett-Packard chief executive Mark Hurd resigned Friday amid an inquiry into sexual harassment, the blue-chip computer firm said."Chief Executive Officer and President Mark Hurd has decided with the board of directors to resign his positions effective immediately," the company said in a statement.HP had brought in outside counsel to investigate allegations that Hurd had violated HP's sexual harassment policy in his dealings with a former contractor.The probe found that Hurd had not broken harassment rules, but was in breech of "HP's standards of business conduct."