To most people, the cities of Winnipeg, Man., and Evendale, Ohio have nothing obvious in common. What unites these communities is their roles in a thriving aviation supply chain that spans the continent while employing advanced manufacturing concepts.
MUMBAI: American plane maker Boeing Corporation today launched the Boeing India Engineering & Technology Center in Bengaluru. The centre will employ hundreds of locals who will work to support Boeing, including its information technology & data analytics, engineering, research and technology, and tests, the company said in a statement. The company did not specify how many people the centre will hire or the investment gone into the facility.
NEW DELHI: Software services major Salesforce today said it plans to add over 1,000 jobs in Hyderabad by 2020 to tap into the highly skilled technology talent in the region.
The company has also set up a new Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Hyderabad as part of its expansion plans in India.
"Salesforce plans to expand team of enterprise software engineers as well as customer success representatives in Hyderabad, establishing one of its largest engineering and customer success centres globally," Salesforce said in a statement.
BENGALURU: Global payments technology company Visa Inc today announced opening a new technology development center in the city, that will be home for 1,000 developers. The company also unveiled mVisa, a new mobile payment service that will be tested in India later this year with merchants across the Bengaluru region and with customers of few selected banks. "The technology centre here in Bengaluru, it is our second largest engineering facility outside the US... we have recruited about 400 employees in less then ten months, over time we will have nearly 1,000 employees here.
Pirean, a graduate of the Group’s Level39 technology accelerator and also its High Growth Space, has signed a five-year lease on 2,259 sq ft on the 34th floor of One Canada Square. The move will see Pirean relocate all of its operations to Canary Wharf, from both the High Growth Space and premises in Hampshire.
How does one describe Renault's attempt to crack the small car segment, currently dominated by Maruti and Hyundai? Considering its one of India's youngest car brands, the terms that crop up are suicidal, a matter of survival and even audacious.
MUMBAI: Mondelez International, the maker of Cadbury chocolates and Bournvita, will invest $15 million (about Rs 100 crore) to set up a global research, development and quality hub on the outskirts of Mumbai, according to a top executive of the company. Rob Hargrove, executive vice-president for research, development & quality (RDQ) at Mondelez, said the proposed technical centre in Thane will focus on chocolates. It will be part of the American food giant's plan to invest $65 million to develop nine global RDQ locations over the next two years.
MANILA. (Reuters) - The Philippines protested strongly on Tuesday against China's use of a water cannon on Filipino fishermen in the disputed waters of the Scarborough Shoal, a traditional fishing ground for Filipinos, warning the incident would escalate tensions.China's Chargé d'Affaires in Manila, Sun Xiangyang, was summonsed on Tuesday to "strongly protest the efforts of China to prohibit Filipino fishermen from undertaking fishing activities in the Philippines' Bajo de Masinloc", said Raul Hernandez, the foreign ministry spokesman.
VIJAYWADA: The Centre has asked states to follow the Andhra Pradesh model in laying optic fibre cable lines over electric poles to complete the BharatNet project, touted as the 'backbone for Digital India', by December 2018. BharatNet, called the National Optical Fibre Network (OFC), is aimed at providing 100 Mbps broadband connectivity to more than 2.50 lakh gram panchayats across the country.