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Engineering R&D to create 1 million jobs by 2020: Nasscom

Indian offshore engineering research and development (ER&D) services market is expected to reach $37-45 billion by 2020 and create over one million jobs, software industry body Nasscom said today.

This exponential growth is a result of flexible business models, short product life cycles and decreasing time to market, Nasscom President Som Mittal said at the two-day Engineering Summit 2012 at Pune.

Madras high court order leaves many IIT students 'hired-but-jobless'

Rajesh Mane (name changed), an M Tech student from IIT-Bombay who had bagged a lucrative job in petroleum PSU in December 2011, is still awaiting his appointment letter. Eight months after celebrating his breakthrough, he has no idea when he can start work. In fact, he is clueless if he even has a job.

Few women in core team: Google’s worry

At Google, data is king. Now the company is using data to figure out if it can anoint a few queens.

The company hopes its famous algorithms can solve one of the most vexing problems facing Silicon Valley: how to recruit and retain more women. Google has generally been considered a place where women have thrived, but it wants to figure out how to compete even more vigorously for the relatively few women working in technology.

Brain, an Important part of Human Body which provides confidence

If there would be one thing that medical science would consider for research. That would be
none other than brain. As it is most interesting part of human body. But beyond all these reasons
there are yet many facts unexplored about brain. Cerebrum, Cerebellum, Medulla and heavy
abundance of Neuron that makes one most intellectually powerful part of human body and that
is Brain. Neuron is a special cell in the human body that communicates nerve impulse. All these
Neuron communicates with medium of electric signals within. Once we face an incidence, may

IBM going to hire more salesmen

International Business Machines's decade long shift to higher-margin software sales helped the company overcome a slowdown in technology spending last quarter and boost its full-year earnings forecast.
Excluding some items, profit will increase to at least $15.10 a share this year, up from a previous forecast of $15, IBM said on Thursday in a statement. Analysts had predicted $15.06 on average, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. Earnings were $3.51 in the quarter, topping the $3.43 average estimate, even as sales declined.

Yahoo's New CEO Marissa Mayer gets $70 million pay package

New Yahoo Chief Executive Marissa Mayer's compensation package could total more than $70 million in salary, bonuses, restricted stock and stock options over five years, according to a regulatory filing made by the company Thursday.
Mayer's pay package is made up of $1 million in annual salary, as much as $2 million in an annual bonus, and $42 million in stock options and other awards, as well as $14 million in "make whole restricted options" for forfeiture of compensation from Google.