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Chandrayaan-2 landing attempt will help India’s future missions: Former NASA astronaut

“India was trying to do something very, very difficult,” said former Nasa astronaut Jerry Linenger about the Chandrayaan-2 soft landing. The lessons learned from India’s “bold attempt” to soft land Chandrayaan-2’s Vikram module on the lunar surface will help the country during its future missions, former NASA astronaut Jerry Linenger said on Saturday. Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) plan to ... Read More »

IT Hiring To Be Slower In Future, Says Former Infosys CFO

Hiring in India’s IT sector will be slower in future, says a senior figure in the technology field, who also did not sound optimistic about the industry achieving 7-8 per cent export growth in this fiscal. Former Chief Financial Officer of Infosys, V Balakrishnan, however, appeared positive about the industry’s growth prospects next year. On his assessment of the performance ... Read More »

Former Motorola chief Rick Osterloh to move Google’s New Unified hardware group: record

  Rick Osterloh, former President of Motorola Mobility, left Lenovo final month and is now said to have rejoined Motorola’s preceding proprietor – Google. The document says that Osterloh has joined Google as Senior vp and will record to CEO Sundar Pichai. unluckily, there has been no formal declaration concerning the appointment. Re/code reports that Rick Osterloh will head a ... Read More »

Former Microsoft CEO Ballmer Does About-Face on Linux Technology

Fifteen years after calling the open-source operating system Linux a “cancer,” former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer has softened his position. Speaking on Wednesday night at a dinner hosted by Fortune magazine, Ballmer said the position was right for the time, but the threat from Linux was now “in the rearview mirror.” “The company made a ton of money ... Read More »

FarmVille Creator Zynga Taps Former EA Executive as CEO

“FarmVille” creator Zynga Inc named former Electronic Arts Inc executive Frank Gibeau as its chief executive, betting on an industry veteran to help accelerate its transition into a mobile games-focused company. Shares of Zynga, which also said founder Mark Pincus would be executive chairman, were up 8.8 percent in extended trading on Tuesday. Gibeau, who joined Zynga’s board in August ... Read More »

Jabong Appoints Former eBay India Head Muralikrishnan B as COO

Online fashion store Jabong Friday announced the appointment of Muralikrishnan B, former eBay India country manager, and senior e-commerce and consumer Internet executive, as the company’s chief operating officer. This is the fourth top-level hiring at Jabong in three months, even as Sanjeev Mohanty took over as chief executive in December 2015. “We are at an exciting phase of evolution ... Read More »