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IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

Kolkata: IIM Calcutta, one of the premier B-Schools of the country, has achieved 100 per cent placement on the first day, a statement from the institute said here. In all, 123 companies from diverse sectors participated in the placement process for the 54th batch of the institute’s flagship Post-Graduate Programme[Read More…]

Tech giants must share mapping data: UK group

Tech giants must share mapping data: UK group

London, Tech giants Google, Apple and Uber must make mapping data openly available for all in order to drive innovation and economic growth, an influential Britain-based group has demanded. Making data from both the public and private sectors openly available and interoperable will mean more organisations can access data from[Read More…]

Uber lays off 435 more employees; this time from engineering and product teams

Uber to pay $5.79 mn to Washington state for data breach

San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) American ride-sharing giant Uber will pay about $5.79 million to drivers and passengers in Washington state for failing to notify them of possible leak of their personal information, Washington Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson’s office said on Wednesday. Ferguson said he will return more than[Read More…]

Expedia CEO Dara Khosrowshahi to lead Uber

Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of Expedia, has been chosen as a new head of Uber in a surprising turn after board members considered two other stalwarts of the industry. The step comes after a weekend of frantic meetings with two other candidates, Meg Whitman, chief executive of Hewlett Packard[Read More…]

Delhi: Ola, Uber pool rides might no longer be allowed

While car-pooling by app-based taxi aggregators such as Uber and Ola has cut the travelling cost of regular commuters, those in Delhi might soon face inconvenience as shared cab rides might soon be illegal.  The move is a part of the Delhi government’s soon-to-be-implemented City Taxi Scheme, which is aimed[Read More…]

Uber lays off 435 more employees; this time from engineering and product teams

Uber plans to launch flying taxi service by 2023

Online cab aggregator giant Uber has unveiled plans to tie up with plane manufacturers to develop and test a network of flying cars by 2020. Uber will run trials in Dallas in US and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Aviation companies including Embraer and Bell Helicopter have been developing[Read More…]

Uber drivers win UK legal battle over employment rights

Uber may have to grant its drivers basic employment rights such as the National Minimum Wage and holiday pay after it lost a London tribunal over the treatment of its drivers. The ride-hailing app has vowed to appeal the decision, which threatens to destabilise the company’s business model. The case[Read More…]

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