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Over 5,000 Indian Developers in 6 Cities Acquire Deep Learning Skills, Prepare for AI Era at NVIDIA Developer Connect 2017

Business Wire IndiaNVIDIA brought together the best minds in research, academia and industry across Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai, Pune, Delhi and Bangalore 42 speaker sessions from leading experts in fields such as computer vision, sensor fusion, software development, regulation and HD mapping provide expertise NVIDIA today completed its first edition of Developer Connect 2017 in Bangalore. The six-city developer roadshow witnessed over 5,000 attendees who experienced some of the highest quality workshops and demonstrations

Flash Discount of 25 percent on all Market Research Report by Ken Research

Business Wire IndiaKen ResearchKen Research is proud to announce a year end flash discount of flat 25% on all the market research reports published by the company. The discount coupon of KENDC25 will be applicable from 21 December 2017 to 15 January 2018. The company has a repository of about 100,000 publication serving 244 countries and 326 industries.   This year end will ease the clientele in procuring valuable research report and market intelligence at a further reasonable price. This flash sale is a part of extension of

Nel ASA: Awarded $7.71 Million for Three Hydrogen Fueling Stations

Business Wire IndiaNel Hydrogen Solutions, a division of Nel ASA (Nel, OSE:NEL), has received $7.71 million in contracts for three hydrogen fueling stations. The first station will continue the success of combining Proton PEM Electrolysis with a Nel H2Station®, and follows the $8.3 million contract announced in September for Sunline Transit Agency in California. This Proton PEM Electrolysis/Nel H2Station® fueling solution will be built for NT Bene in Pärnu, Estonia and will have a hydrogen capacity greater than 400kg/day. In

“Trophées des Cartes innovantes 2017”: IDEMIA and CB Awarded for the F.CODE Biometric Payment Card

Business Wire IndiaAt the Trophées des cartes innovantes 2017 card innovation awards, e-money and payment professionals awarded the trophy for most innovative technology in the “Security - Identity - Authentication” category for the F.CODE Comfort biometric payment card to IDEMIA, the global leader in trusted identities for an increasingly digital world, and Groupement des Cartes Bancaires CB.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171220005685/en/  

Star Studded VIBGYOR Viva-9 Culminates on a High Note in Mumbai

Business Wire India(L - R) - Kavita Sahay, Vice Chairperson of VIBGYOR Group of Schools, Sandip Soparrkar, Shilpa Singh, Atika Farooqui, Vaibhav Guray, Daljeet Kaur, Rashna Todiwalla, Pranay PradhanVIBGYOR Viva a nationally renowned inter school festival, with involvement of students from all over India celebrated its 9th edition in Mumbai on December 17, 2017. Viva is designed to enrich and enlighten students by bringing alive their creativity. It provides an opportunity to the students to perform in front of a large

Kodak’s Camera-first Smartphone at 40 percent Discount on Snapdeal

Business Wire IndiaKodak SmartphoneSpecial Year-end price on 21 Megapixel camera phone with 4K video recording Available exclusively on Snapdeal for Rs 9,999 KODAK EKTRA, a photography-led smartphone will now be available exclusively on Snapdeal from 21st December, 2017 and that too at a whopping discount of over 40%.   The camera first phone blends Kodak's rich history in imaging with the latest innovations in smartphone photography, making it ideal for those with a passion for photography.   For Rs 9999, you get a solid

ABB Completes EPC Business Model Change

Business Wire IndiaPower Grids: joint venture agreement for electrical substations infrastructure project business with SNC-Lavalin signed, closing expected 2018 Industrial Automation: oil & gas EPC activities to be moved into joint venture together with Arkad; closing of transaction now expected by December 31, 2017 Robotics and Motion: turnkey full train retrofit business to be wound down Fourth quarter 2017 results expected to be impacted by approximately $150 million of operational EBITA and additionally $75

“Focusing on BJP, got us our Gujarat Election 2017 Predictions Right,” says Sujit Nair, Managing Editor, HW News Network

Business Wire IndiaSujit Nair, HW News Network HW News was the only news network to have predicted 95 to 105 seats for BJP and 75 to 80 seats for Congress almost 2 months before the Gujarat elections.   Sujit Nair, Managing Editor says the brief to the research team was to talk to all stakeholders in Gujarat – the farmers, small traders, business communities, Patidaars, Hindus, OBCs, Dalits and Muslims across Gujarat to figure out why they will vote for or against BJP. This would give us the understanding of deep rooted

Smart Cities New York Partners with One Globe Forum

Business Wire IndiaSmart Cities New York, North America's leading global conference on Smart City innovation and infrastructure, partners with Salwan Media Ventures for the seventh edition of One Globe Forum, to be held on February 9 and 10, 2018, in New Delhi, India.   Smart Cities New York, scheduled for May 2018, is an annual gathering of thought leaders, to explore various challenges and opportunities facing the world's cities today. The forum encourages problem solvers to engage with urban citizens to develop the best

JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar Appoints Abhishek Rao as Director of Sales

Business Wire IndiaAbhishek Rao, Director of Sales, JW SaharJW Marriott Mumbai Sahar is proud to announce the promotion of Abhishek Rao as the Director of Sales. Prior to this elevation, Abhishek Rao was the Director of Catering Sales at the hotel and has been a part of the team since pre-opening.   In his new role, his responsibilities will include working in close liaison with the sales & revenue teams to develop goal-focused strategic plans, grow business through various segments including groups, FITs and weddings,

Rockwood Announces Advancements in Strategic Planning

Business Wire IndiaRockwood Capital, LLC (“Rockwood”), a private real estate investment management firm, today announced that Peter Falco, Senior Managing Partner and a co-founder, will transition to the role of Senior Strategic Advisor beginning in January 2018. Consistent with the firm’s succession planning, Walter Schmidt, Senior Managing Partner and a co-founder, Tyson Skillings, Managing Partner, and Peter Kaye, Managing Partner, the other current members of the firm’s Management Committee, will remain in their current

Stichting ELCO Foundation Announces Lawsuit Filed in Dutch Court for Manipulation of Benchmark Interest Rates by a Number of International…

Business Wire IndiaStichting ELCO Foundation, a Dutch foundation, has filed a lawsuit in Dutch Court on behalf of institutional investors who executed more than $300 trillion in notional transaction value and who suffered losses in connection with alleged manipulation of LIBOR, EURIBOR and TIBOR interest rates during the period of 1 January 2001 until 30 June 2011.   On behalf of eligible market participants, the Foundation is asserting claims against UBS, Rabobank, Lloyds and ICAP (“Defendants”) and is seeking declaratory

Starr Companies Appoints Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. as Chairman of Starr International Insurance Philippines Branch

Business Wire IndiaStarr Companies today announced the appointment of Ambassador Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. as chairman of Starr International Insurance Philippines Branch, a branch of Starr International Insurance (Asia) Limited, a company established and licensed to write general insurance in Hong Kong. Ambassador Cuisia will be working with local management for the strategic development and growth of the branch and other Starr entities for rapid growth in the region.   “Joey has had a long and distinguished career in both

Starr Companies Announces Appointment of Steve Blakey as President and Chief Executive Officer of Starr Insurance Holdings, Charles Dangelo…

Business Wire IndiaStarr Companies today announced the appointment of Steve Blakey as president and chief executive officer of Starr Insurance Holdings.   “We are pleased to introduce Steve as our new Company President. With over 35 years of experience, including establishing Starr’s presence in the United Kingdom and throughout Europe as well as making Starr one of the leading providers of aviation and aerospace insurance in the world, Steve is uniquely qualified to lead the company going forward,” stated Maurice R.

Oriano Solar completes 40 MWac solar power plant for First Solar in India

Business Wire IndiaFirst Solar (India) and Oriano Solar team on successful commissioning of 40 MWac solar PV power plantMumbai based, solar energy EPC firm, Oriano Solar has successfully completed two 20 megawatt (MW)ac photovoltaic (PV) power plants, totally 40 MWac for First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) in the state of Karnataka, in Gadag and Belagavi districts respectively. Oriano Solar’s scope was turnkey EPC of the two projects, which are designed to collectively generate approximately 82.83MWh/annum of solar energy under

P.I. Works and Turkcell Won the “Leading Contribution to SON” Award at 2017 Self Organizing Networks World, London

Business Wire IndiaThe 8th annual Self-Organising Networks (SON) World was held in London on 16-18 October 2017. The event is the foremost gathering for the network optimization industry and mobile operators. In recognition of the successful automated network optimization project, Turkcell and P.I. Works received the “Leading Contribution to SON” award.   Turkcell deployed P.I. Works uSON, the award winning centralized SON platform, to automate the most critical network management activities with significant impact on

All Media Baltics to Deliver Top-quality TV Reception via SES Video

Business Wire IndiaAll Media Baltics’ Pay TV subscribers will be able to enjoy the broadcaster’s channel package in HD quality, including its original premium TV channels, at 5 degrees East, following a multi-year capacity agreement announced by SES.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171218006201/en/  
All Media Baltics to Deliver Top-quality TV Reception via SES Video
Under the agreement, All Media Baltics will use several transponders of

Four Points by Sheraton Brings in Mandap Pop Up 2.0

Business Wire IndiaFour Points by Sheraton commenced 'Mandap Pop-up 2.0' Pop-up showcased unique tents such as cabanas, dinner under the night sky, bougainvillea by eminent designers like Jasleen, Swati, Abhinav Bhagat etc. The event witnessed a footfall of 300 couples In an attempt to help Delhiites decide for their Big day, Four Points by Sheraton, Delhi Airport recently commenced ‘Mandap Pop-up 2.0’. It brings together eminent and best designers of India such as Kaveri Abhishek, Abhinav Bhagat, Jasleen, Manvir, Swati and

QFPay and United Brands (UBPAY) Form Joint Venture to Redefine the Mobile Payment Landscape Across the UAE

Business Wire IndiaQFPay, the leading global mobile payment technology and big data solution company from China, today announced a joint venture with United Brands (UBPAY), a Dubai-based Payment Service Provider (PSP), to redefine the mobile payment landscape across the United Arab Emirates by offering secure mobile payment services and solutions to local merchants which target the growing number of Chinese and Asian tourists in the region.   This press release features multimedia. View the full release here:

Visit Northeastindia.com for your Daily Fix of Regional and National News

Business Wire IndiaNortheastindia.com strives to be the region's voice, offering news, views and latest updates fused with sports, lifestyle, politics and more. Get your fill of regional and national happenings every single day if you are on the lookout for finding the latest regional news from all across the Seven Sisters covering politics, government developments, projects, announcements, opinions, cultural events and lots more. That’s not all; you can also look forward to getting your regular dose of national news and


Business Wire IndiaIndia’s Biggest Organic Trade Fair witnesses an overwhelming response! Attendance by 10000 + visitors over three daysThe ninth edition of BIOFACH INDIA together with INDIA ORGANIC 2017 concluded at India Expo Mart Limited (IEML), Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR on 11 November 2017 with a resounding success. The three-day exhibition witnessed an overwhelming response from around 10000 visitors which included trade visitors, delegates as well as farmer groups from India and all over the world. For the first time

TrakInvest has Moved to Blockchain and Launched its own Cryptocurrency – the TRAK Token

Business Wire IndiaBobby Bhatia, Founder and CEO, TrakInvestTrakInvest, the virtual social trading platform and a fast growing ed-tech firm has moved to Blockchain and launched its own Cryptocurrency. The company plans to raise USD 30 million capital through the company’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO) to fuel its product and geographical extension. Details of this ICO project are available on www.trakInvest.ai. While the financial industry has witnessed greater push towards a diversity of cryptocurrencies recently, TrakInvest

NatureFresh Sampoorna Chakki Atta Promotes Food Security with #NoKhaaliPet Campaign

Business Wire India#NoKhaaliPet Campaign of NatureFresh Sampoorna Chakki AttaOn the occasion of Human Rights Day, NatureFresh Sampoorna Chakki Atta, one of the fastest growing atta brands in the country from Cargill in India, promotes Food Security with its new brand campaign #NoKhaaliPet. Food security as per Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is defined “when all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs and food preferences

An International Conference on Advanced Functional Materials (ICAFM) kicked off at RGUKT Basar in Telangana

Business Wire India(L-R) Prof. Sreekantha Babu Jonnalagadda, Dr. A. Ashok, VC - RGUKT, Smt. Ranjeev R. Acharya, Spl CS, Higher Edu, Govt. of Telangana, Prof. Apparao M. Rao and Dr. Ravi Varala, Convenor- ICAFM 2017Integration of basic and applied research on nanostructured aspects of materials is encouraged in Telangana Universities: Mrs. Ranjeev R. Acharya, IAS, Special Chief Secretary, Higher Education, Govt. of Telangana An International Advanced conference on a rare subject Functional Materials kicked off on Monday at

Phonon’s Chatbot to Help Banks, Fund Houses, Insurers and Telecom Companies with Aadhaar Linking Process

Business Wire IndiaPhonon Communications, provider of India's largest loan bot, announced the launch of a new chatbot with Aadhaar validation capabilities. "Aadhaar Bot" is an AI-powered (Artificial Intelligence) chatbot which can be integrated with websites, mobile apps, SMS campaigns and social media pages of service providers. The chatbot allows for near instant Aadhaar validation. It can be white-labelled to match company branding and can be securely hosted on either company or Phonon server. With over 50 crore mobile

Disney International HD Starts the New Year with some Great New Shows

Business Wire IndiaOver the years, Disney has continued to spread magic amongst kids and families. With their iconic characters and memorable stories, Disney has always built a connect with their audiences. Taking this a notch further, Disney has now made available world class English content specially curated for the youth, with the recently launched Disney International HD. The channel launched in India on 29th October 2017.   For the upcoming year, Disney International HD will continue to bring great content to its

ONGO Framework-empowering Enterprises and SMEs through Affordable Digital Transformation

Business Wire India(L-R) Mr. Mitesh Majithia, Director Strategy & Growth, ONGO Framework, Mr. Rama Kuppa, Founder & CEO ONGO Framework Artificial Intelligence Based Application development framework Generate Apps needed in less than 60 Min. Restructuring enterprise mobility with comprehensive rapid mobile app development framework ONGO Framework Offers Dynamic Mobile and web Based Apps to Enterprises and SMEs AI based Mobile first, Low-code or No-code development framework An app can be developed in a time that

Subway Donates Rs 1.5 Million for Under Privileged Children in India

Business Wire IndiaMr Ranjit Talwar, Subway Country Director, South Asia handing over replica of a cheque for Rs. 1.5 million to Mrs Sumedha Kailash, a founder of the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation in Gurugram. The amount was collected by Subway for welfare of underprivileged children in India on the occasion of the World Sandwich Day celebrated recentlyAs a part of the first-ever World Sandwich Day celebrations, Subway® India has donated Rs 1.5 million to Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation (KSCF) to help

Infor Named a Leader in 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software

Business Wire IndiaInfor, a leading provider of beautiful business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, announced that the company was recognized as a Leader in the Gartner 2017 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Asset Management Software for Infor EAM.   According to Gartner, "Leaders combine the characteristics of vision and thought leadership with a strong ability to execute. Leaders in the EAM market are present in a high percentage of EAM evaluations, and they win a significant number of them. They

Expedia India Rolls out New Ad Campaign to Target Indian Travelers

Business Wire India The new campaign brings alive the brand promise of Consumer Experience and discoveries Announces enhanced facilities - Zero booking fee on flights and Free cancellation on 220,000 hotels globally Expedia®, world’s largest full service online travel agency, today launched its new ad campaign for its Indian consumers themed- What a pleasant surprise! The ad conceptualized by Taproot Dentsu, aims to acquire new shoppers and customers to the site and get them to try Expedia for booking travel with enhanced
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