Breaking News
Home » Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

Exodus continues at Flipkart, CFO Sanjay Baweja resigns

NEW DELHI/ BENGALURU: High-level exits continue at e-commerce giant Flipkart. Its chief financial officer (CFO) Sanjay Baweja has put in his papers. Baweja, former CFO at Tata Communications, had joined Flipkart about two years ago and was spearheading financial initiatives, including fund-raising, for the Bengaluru-based company . Baweja’s exit follows that of Flipkart’s legal head Rajinder Sharma, who quit in ... Read More »

Facebook’s first employee in India, MD Kirthiga Reddy steps down

Facebook India’s Managing Director, Kirthiga Reddy, on Friday announced that she is quiting from her current position to relocate to Facebook’s headquarters at Menlo Park, California. Kirthiga Reddy joined Facebook in 2010 as its first employee in India. According to an update on her Facebook page Reddy said she would be relocating to the United States in the next 6-12 months. ... Read More »

Android’s smart lock detects when you carry your phone

Google is adding a feature to Android’s smart lock that could significantly cut down on the number of times users need to enter a passcode to unlock their phones while they are out and about. On-body detection uses the accelerometer in the phone to detect when it’s being held or carried. If enabled, the feature requires a passcode the first ... Read More »

Apple’s growth story in China

SAN FRANCISCO: People in China are not only making coveted Apple gadgets, they are snapping them up as the booming nation becomes a top market for the trend-setting California company. Aftershocks of blockbuster Apple earnings powered by demand for iPhones in China echoed in rising stock markets on Wednesday. Demand was “mind-boggling” in China, where revenue for the quarter was ... Read More »

Indian American’s Bloom Box promises to light up American homes

An India-born rocket scientist is all set to unveil a natural gas-fuelled cell box that promises to provide abundant, cheap, clean electricity to light up most American households within the next 10 years. K.R. Sridhar, 49, founder of the Silicon Valley clean tech start-up Bloom Energy, will bring out his invention at a big press event Wednesday in San Jose, ... Read More »