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Google Dives into Travel Search with $700 Million Acquisition of ITA

Google has acquired ITA, developer of the airfare search and pricing system QPX that is used by major airlines. The deal is for $700 million in cash and comes after months of rumors about Google buying ITA. Now that it’s a done deal, Google plans to move into the lucrative travel search business and compete with the likes of Bing Travel, Expedia and Kayak.

Top 50 Great Places to Work in India

As per the latest 2010 survey conducted by Great Place to Work Institute India, in partnership with The Economic Times for ‘Great Places to Work’, Top 50 companies in India have many new entries this time. Unlike few International brand names, many local & Indian based companies beaten MNCs and established itself as one of the best companies to work in India

Facebook To Invest $150 Million, To Hire 500 People in India

US-based social networking site Facebook is expected to launch its India operations from Hyderabad in less than two months. Facebook, which has more than 500 million active users worldwide, including nearly 8 million subscribers in India, reportedly plans to invest $150 million in the initial phases and recruit close to 500 people for running its India operations.

Google to challenge Facebook with new social networking service ‘Google Me’ ?

The web has erupted with a wave of rumors about a new social networking service created by web giant Google. Bloggers are saying the service (which is tentatively called "Google Me") will be in direct competition with Facebook. But is it really a rumor or Google, known for its direct competition behavior and aggressive style of promotion, is working with closed door for its upcoming portal ?

Windows 8 May Be Ready To Ship By 2012 !

Microsoft’s next version of Windows client is far enough along that the Windows team seems to have begun sharing details about its goals with Microsoft’s PC partners. A leaked slide deck — excerpts of which first appeared on the Web site of blogger Francisco Martin Garcia — don’t reveal a whole lot in terms of specific features.

Can Meena Build Another Google for India ?

Meena wants to become a computer engineer. She believes that if she works hard enough, she can build her own “big business”—maybe a Google. So she is determined to complete her schooling and earn an engineering degree. Young girls like Meena, just 16 years old but with the ambition and confidence to enter the tech world, are a rare commodity even in Silicon Valley

iPhone 4 Recall !!!

The Daily Mail reported this morning than an iPhone 4 recall is underway, but don’t believe it; the UK publication’s source was a tweet from a fake Steve Jobs Twitter account. Apple hasn’t announced any plans to recall its new phone. The Twitter account @ceoSteveJobs is a parody account — it says so in the profile bio, and even if you don’t read the bio, it should be obvious from the tweets, which include lines like “Be careful not to leave your #iPhone4 at the Genius Bar on the way out of the store.

Firefox 3.6.4 Released: Flash No Longer Crashes Your Browser

After some delays, Mozilla has released Firefox 3.6.4, the newest version of the popular web browser. It comes with one big addition: protection against crashing due to third-party plugins, most notably Adobe Flash. The updated browser, which you can download...

Facebook May Follow Linkedin

Facebook has gone far beyond the quirky college start-up it once was, with revenue around $800 million last year and profit in the tens of millions, according to a Reuters report. But it could do a lot better, and make its critics far more comfortable, through optional premium memberships like Linkedin Business Model.

InfoSecure Consulting launches online retailer TimTara.com

Noida, India-based InfoSecure Consulting has launched TimTara.com, an online retailer that currently offers products across different categories like laptops, mobile phones, cameras, branded shirts, perfumes, watches, books, flowers and customized mugs.

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