IIMC considers Civil Service rules for staff: No criticism of govt, dissent

The Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), the premier Central institution for journalism education, is considering whether to adopt Central Civil Services (CCS) Rules — meant for government employees — for its faculty members for disciplinary cases. The IIMC’s Executive Council (EC) will discuss this in its meeting on Friday, according to an agenda note. […]

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Astrology as a Service Shows How Tech Is Disrupting Everything

Chandan Tiwari is the founder of Vedic Rishi, an astrology-technology services provider with an API anyone can plug into an app or website to provide users with horoscopes, predictions, and astrological calculations. Tiwari, an engineer who started the company while still in college, comes from a family of astrologers, and talks glibly about bringing together […]

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Apple Reportedly in Talks to Launch Money-Transfer Service

Apple Inc has held talks with payments industry partners about launching a money-transfer service, technology news website Recode reported on Thursday. The service will allow iPhone owners to transfer money digitally to other iPhone users, Recode reported, citing sources familiar with the talks. Apple will announce the new service later this year, one source told […]

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AT&T Expands SMB Remote Tech Support Service From PCs to Servers

Dallas (PRESS RELEASE – May 13, 2011) – Building on the success of the popular AT&T Tech Support 360 service, which provides remote IT support for small and mid-size business PCs, AT&T announced recently the availability of remote IT support for SMB computer servers as well. With the new service – AT&T Tech Support 360 […]

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Samsung Pay Adds Russia, Malaysia and Thailand to Mobile Payment Service

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (KRX:005930) recently announced a new partnership with Russian bank Sberbank to bring its Samsung Pay service to three more countries: Russia, Malaysia and Thailand. The new partnership offers opportunities for small businesses here in the U.S. too. Samsung Pay Mobile Payment System Samsung Pay is a mobile payment system launched last […]

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Can Twitter Become the Next Big Customer Service Channel?

Twitter Inc is seeking revenue outside traditional advertising sales by helping companies develop customer service channels on its platform, according to its most senior executive in Latin America, a testing ground for the new strategy. Guilherme Ribenboim said in an interview on Friday that features launched this week give businesses more ways to automate customer […]

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Facebook Free Basics Internet Service May Be Launched in the US

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook is said to launch a Free Basics like app in the US US version of Free Basics would target low-income and rural Americans Free Basics was banned in India in February this year Facebook has been in talks for months with US government officials and wireless carriers with an eye toward unveiling an American […]

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