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Kodak to slash 200 more jobs

Kodak said that it plans to stop selling consumer inkjet printers and will eliminate 200 more jobs than previously projected as it requested more time to submit its framework for emerging from bankruptcy protection.

The Rochester, NY-based company, which filed for bankruptcy protection in January, wants the court to extend the exclusivity period for the filing of its plan until February 28. After the exclusivity period expires, creditors may file competing plans.

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.

Google India MD Rajan Anandan, Says: Google employees are fundamentally nuts

'Fundamentally, we are nuts'...That's how Rajan Anandan sums up his description of the typicalGoogler. Over a video call, the Google India MD's excitement and energy shines through as he takes Team ET through the whys and hows of people management in Googlistan. And for the record, Anandan and his team of nutty Googlers will be taking the top slot — for the third time. 

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