Professor Emeritus Fernando Corbató, Inventor of Password, dies at 93

Computer pioneer Fernando Corbato, who first used passwords to safeguard user accounts, has died aged 93. Dr Corbato introduced the fundamental security measure while developing ways that permit more people to use a computer at the same time. He developed a method, known as time-sharing that divided the processing power of a computer so it […]

47,800 New Jobs by Financial Services in First Half of Fiscal Year 2019: Survey

The financial services area is probably going to add 47,800 new jobs in the first half of this fiscal year following increasing concentrate on lending by banks and NBFC’s, according to a survey. Despite the difficulties seen in NBFCs, the financial services sector has shown a positive outlook in terms of hiring. A very important […]

Improvement in Job Market in 5 Years, Majority Indians Proclaim: Survey

Nearly 68 per cent operating professionals from industries like IT/ITES, health care and pharmaceutical company, consumer retail, BFSI and skilled services sectors feel that the job market has improved considerably over the last 5 years, a new survey aforesaid on Tuesday. For sixty-six per cent of male staff and sixty per cent women staff, the […]

Walmart Appoints Suresh Kumar, Google and Amazon Veteran as CTO and CDO

Walmart has appointed a Google and Amazon veteran Suresh Kumar to a newly elevated Chief Technology Officer and Chief Development Officer Role, reporting directly to President and CEO Doug McMillon. He will join the company on July 8. The CTO role was previously held by Jeremy King who left the company in March this year […]

Yuvraj Singh Announces Retirement

India’s swashbuckling all-rounder Yuvraj Singh declared his call to retire from all types of cricket on Monday (June 10). In nearly 20 years at the best level, since his ODI debut against Kenya in 2000, Yuvraj featured in 40 Tests, 304 ODIs and 58 T20Is, whereas additionally taking part in a crucial role in India’s […]

Hiring Activity stays Positive This Fiscal, Survey Says

Hiring activity is probably going to stay steady in 2019-20 as corporations will concentrate on replacement hiring followed by new recruitments, providing opportunities for freshers, according to a survey. nearly 58 per cent employers have a positive outlook on hiring, whereas only 10 per cent of employers said layoffs are on the cards, according to […]

India to Stand against Global E-Commerce Rules at G-20 Meet

India will maintain its stance of not being a part of the e-commerce negotiations to frame international rules on digital trade at the forthcoming meeting of the G-20 countries on June 8-9 in Japan. India has opposed world rules on e-commerce and conjointly the plurilateral discussions among 77 countries, the conflict that these discussions are […]

Hiring Activity in April Sees 16% Growth: Survey

New Delhi: Hiring activity grew by 16 per cent in April compared to a year-ago amount, primarily led by the IT sector that registered a 39 per cent growth, according to a report. As per the survey of a job portal, hiring activity for April 2019 stood at 2,477 that is 16 per cent higher […]

Companies Prioritize Soft Skills in Candidates: LinkedIn Report

With the rise of automation and artificial intelligence in the job market, 92 per cent of global hiring managers agrees that candidates with soft skills are increasingly important to the success of a company. According to LinkedIn annual Global Talent Trends 2019 report, four key trends — soft skills, work flexibility, anti-harassment, and pay transparency […]

Candy Crush Saga Founder, Riccardo Zacconi steps down as CEO

Riccardo Zacconi – CEO of King, which is the developer of the famous mobile game app, Candy Crush Saga, is stepping down of his rank, said a supervisory filing of parent organisation Activision Blizzard. Co-founder of King, owned by Activision Blizzard, will become the chairman, the Financial Times announced on Sunday. Italian businessman Zacconi, who […]