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Bitcoin Trading Made Easy Via Zebpay

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Zebpay, a revolutionary mobile application has been announced in India. This is the first bitcoin mobile application wallet of the country paving the future of money. It intends to make bitcoins accessible to everybody. This app helps users easily buy, store, send and spend bitcoin through mobile numbers. Zebpay eliminates the intricacies of using bitcoin, as the users need not understand the complex bitcoin addresses, have wallet backups or be apprehensive about losing bitcoins.

Saurabh Agrawal, JT-CEO, Zebpay commented, “Ever since one of our founding partner Mahin, paused the trading of bitcoin through, he was planning to launch it in a bigger and better way. Considering the penetration of smart phones and mobile commerce, we visualized that an application for the bitcoin currency would be the ideal future of money and thereafter Zebpay was born. We realized the potential that Bitcoin technology had, to bring financial freedom to billions of people in the world. With this vision, we are proud to announce the launch of Zebpay app in India.”

HTC Desire 820s Dual Sim Launched
HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, has announced the India launch of the new HTC Desire 820s dual sim, a stylish and feature packed device that raises the bar for mid-range smartphones. The HTC Desire 820s dual sim delivers more of what you love including the ability to enjoy an immersive 13.97 cm (5.5”) wide screen multi-media experience and capture amazing photos through its 8 megapixel front facing and 13 megapixel main cameras.
Enjoy your favourite movies, music and games, in high definition on a 13.97 cm (5.5”) HD screen and at exceptional speeds with the 1.7 GHz Octa-Core processor. The HTC Desire 820s dual sim also features HTC’s signature BoomSound front facing speakers for an extraordinary listening experience with outstanding sound quality.

“Our customers are gradually looking for bigger screens, faster processors, network speeds and outstanding battery life. They are creating and consuming rich video content and want greater freedom to personalise their smartphones. We know they love the flexibility that comes with expandable memory,” said Faisal Siddiqui, President, South Asia, HTC. 

Uber Aims To Create Jobs For Women
Uber has announced that it will create 50,000 jobs for women in India by 2020. As a first step towards this goal, the company is embarking on a pilot partnership with iCare Life to train, certify and create hundreds of jobs for women in India on the Uber platform in 2015.
‘We are so thrilled to partner with Uber on this initiative, because we believe in creating sustainable economic and employment opportunities for women from resource-poor communities in India. This goes a long way in motivating and empowering more women to receive training so they can embark on a rewarding career and become financially independent” said Revathi Roy, Senior Associate Vice President of iCare and an industry pioneer in this sector.

IIM Calcutta Announces Launch Of EPBM Programme
Hughes Global Education India Ltd (HGEIL) on Thursday (12 March) announced the launch and opening of admission to the Executive Programme in Business Management (EPBM) by the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta. Delivered over the Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning platform by the eminent faculty of IIM Calcutta, this programme offers working executives comprehensive learning through lectures and real world case studies including addresses by senior executives from the corporate world.
The unique Hughes Interactive Onsite Learning Platform, offered by HGEIL provides a live, interactive capability where participants in any part of the country can listen and discuss questions directly with IIM Calcutta faculty members, cutting across geographical constraints. The programme is designed to equip the managers and professionals with diverse perspectives, leadership styles, and the skills required to lead their organizations in the liberalized and deregulated business environments.

Oxford Polaris Digital Academy Programme
Polaris Consulting & Services, Ltd, an innovator in digital transformation for enterprises around the world, and Saïd Business School, University of Oxford announced the launch of a new executive education programme called the Oxford Polaris Digital Academy.

The collaboration will educate executives across industries on how to thrive in today’s complex world of digital transformation. Saïd Business School, will help assess, discuss and debate key challenges facing leaders and the impact this will have on international business.

Manoj Kumar Takes Over As MD, Ricoh India
Manoj Kumar has been elevated as the new Managing Director of Ricoh India. He has been associated with the company since 1995 and has held various senior management positions in the organization since then. He takes up this role from Mr. Tetsuya (Ted) Takano who has been with Ricoh India Ltd. since March, 2011.

Manoj Kumar previously was serving as an Executive Vice President & CEO, Ricoh India. His total work experience spanning about three decades is enriched with varied responsibilities in the fields of Finance, Business Operations & Strategic Planning, which he has shouldered from time to time.
Micromax 4K UHD Range Announced
Micromax has announced the launch of its first 4K Ultra High Definition Television range. With over 8 million pixels, the users are guaranteed breathtaking vivid details. The range will be exclusively available on Flipkart in 42-inch and 49-inch variants, priced reasonably at Rs 39,990 and Rs 49,990 respectively.

Commenting on the launch, Rajesh Agarwal, Co-Founder, Micromax Informatics said, “It is our constant endeavor to bring alive the best experience and connectivity through our multiple screens. Today, we are revolutionizing the home entertainment experience with the launch of our first 4K-UHD television range. The new range targets the consumers who want a larger than life experience and desire to access smart android content on a bigger, sharper, crystal clear screen. We are committed to grow this category further and consolidate our position in the television segment in India.”