Pharma firms seek to jointly address quality concerns

The Indian Pharmaceutical Alliance (IPA), an umbrella body of domestic generic drug makers, is preparing data integrity guidelines for companies that have come under fire from the US Food and Drugs Administration (USFDA). The association also plans to measure and benchmark quality of Indian companies with global peers and track its progress. This was announced […]

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Google Helps Offer Vastly Faster Internet in Cuba

Google is opening a cutting-edge online technology center at the studio of one of Cuba’s most famous artists, offering free Internet at speeds nearly 70 times faster than those now available to the Cuban public. President Barack Obama says Google’s efforts in Cuba are part of a wider plan to improve access to the Internet […]

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How real businesses are using machine learning

Lukas BiewaldCRUNCH NETWORK CONTRIBUTOR Lukas Biewald is the CEO of CrowdFlower. How to join the network There is no question that machine learning is at the top of the hype curve. And, of course, the backlash is already in full force: I’ve heard that old joke “Machine learning is like teenage sex; everyone is talking […]

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Tata arm is L1 bidder for Navy’s radar project

Sukaran Singh, CEO, TASL Ads by Google Ramco HR Solution – Comprehensive HR Solution With Hire-Retire Features. Learn More! ramco.com/HR-Solution Competitors question the offer MUMBAI, MARCH 18:   Nova Integrated Systems, a subsidiary of Tata Advanced Systems Ltd, has emerged the lowest bidder for the Surface Surveillance Radar (SSR) project of the Indian Navy. TASL had […]

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Airbus procurement crosses $500-m mark in India

MUMBAI, MARCH 7:   The Airbus Group has produced over $500 million worth of aero-structures, components, materials, and services in India last year. The defence and aerospace company said that it has set its sights on achieving a $2-billion aggregate value of procurement from India by 2020, covering both civil and defence. According to a statement […]

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Tatas may throw open truck racing to other companies

Aditya BedreR Ramakrishnan, Senior Vice President, Product Planning & Strategy and Customer Value Creation. Ads by Google Ramco HR Solution – Comprehensive HR Solution With Hire-Retire Features. Learn More! ramco.com/HR-Solution Company also keen on taking T1 overseas and increasing its India frequency MUMBAI, MARCH 18:   As Tata Motors gears up for the third season of […]

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Airbus plans $40-m pilot training centre

Srinivasan Dwarakanath, President, Airbus Division in India Ads by Google Ramco HR Solution – Comprehensive HR Solution With Hire-Retire Features. Learn More! ramco.com/HR-Solution Delhi centre will train 8,000 pilots and 2,000 maintenance engineers over 10 years HYDERABAD, MARCH 18:   Aerospace major Airbus on Friday announced plans to set up a pilot and maintenance training centre […]

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Bharti Airtel edging out competition

Bharti Airtel’s Rs 4,428-crore deal with Videocon Telecom, which will give it five megahertz (MHz) of spectrum each in the six circles of Bihar, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh (east), Uttar Pradesh (west) and Gujarat in the 1,800-MHz band and valid till 2032, is positive. Idea Cellular had signed a deal in November 2015 with […]

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Reliance to launch Jio by Dec, set to kick off pricing war

Mukesh Ambani is set to launch his much-delayed telecom business under the brand name Reliance Jio by December. In what could cause some anxiety to Jio’s competitors, the Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) chairman & managing director said the price of the 4G smartphones could be less than Rs 4,000, and voice and data services could […]

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Reliance Jio plans Wi-Fi deals with state, local authorities

Reliance Jio Infocomm (RJIL), a subsidiary of Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries, plans to enter into agreements with various state and local authorities to offer Wi-Fi services. It has launched trial Wi-Fi hot spots across India, the company stated, while announcing Reliance Industries’ results for the fourth quarter of 2014-15. Last year, the company had announced […]

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