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Hindustan Zinc’s Contribution towards Green Environment

Awareness Session on Green Buildings at Hindustan Zinc – Yashad Bhawan – The only CII-IGBC Platinum Green Rated Building in Rajasthan Hindustan Zinc, a Vedanta group company, is India’s only and the World’s second Largest Integrated Producer of Zinc-Lead-Silver. An environment friendly company, Hindustan Zinc is the key initiator in adopting green technologies. Last year, company had set a benchmark ... Read More »

4 Beauty Habits That Are A Total Waste of Your Time

Looking beautiful takes work, and more importantly, it takes time. For some, it takes a lot of time, and if you’re like me, you’ll get frustrated when all that time you put in rewards you with a pimple, blotchiness or an oily t-zone. It’s maddening. Well, I decided to get serious about saving time on my beauty regime recently, and ... Read More »

Female Workers Sue Google for Gender Discrimination

Three former Google employees have filed a class-action suit against the company alleging that it systematically channels female staff members into job levels and ladders with lower pay and fewer opportunities for advancement. Kelly Ellis, a former Google software engineer, Holly Pease, an ex-Google network manager, and Kelli Wisuri, who was a sales communications specialist and brand “evangelist,” filed their ... Read More »

Katadata completes second phase funding with investment from EMOF, others

Indonesia’s economics and business online media firm Katadata has recently completed its second phase of funding with investment coming from Emerging Media Opportunity Fund I, L.P. (EMOF) and leading financial analyst Lin Che Wei. EMOF is managed by Media Development Investment Fund (MDIF), a New York-based non-profit organization that has provided US$163 million to finance more than 100 independent media ... Read More »

Marcventures Holdings Inc to merge with two other mining firms

Philippines’ nickel miner Marcventures Holding Inc is merging with two miners Asia Pilot Mining Philippines Corp. (APMPC) and BrightGreen Resources Holding Inc. (BHI) in a deal valued at US$22.1 million (P1.125 billion). The company plans to issue a total of 1.125 billion shares priced at P1.00 apiece, comprising of 675 million shares for APMPC shareholders, and 450 million shares for ... Read More »

Transforming Manufacturing with Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is starting to fundamentally change the way some big companies operate and this is especially true for manufacturing.In gaining benefits from the IoT, industrial manufacturers are far ahead of other major global industries. Companies with the greatest revenue increases from IoT initiatives reinvented their business models rather than just mobilizing them. They reimagined their businesses ... Read More »

Apple Joins Bain in Bid for Toshiba’s Chip Business

Apple has joined a consortium of companies led by the investment firm Bain Capital in a revised [$18 billion] last-ditch offer for Toshiba’s chip unit. Toshiba is the world’s second largest producer of Nand memory chips, which are used in smartphones and computers. A deal may be crucial for Apple in keeping down prices of components for its iPhone, as ... Read More »

Expedia Taps Its CFO To Fill Vacated CEO Spot

Expedia is staying in house for its next chief executive, picking Mark Okerstrom for the top spot after Dara Khosrowshahi was tapped to lead embattled ride-hailing behemoth Uber Technologies. Okerstrom, Expedia’s chief financial officer and executive vice president of operations since 2011, joined the online-travel company in 2006. In a call with reporters Wednesday afternoon, Okerstrom said he plans “largely ... Read More »