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Microsoft Announces Lumia 540 Dual Sim In India

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Microsoft Devices on Friday (15 May) announced pre booking on its power-packed smartphone, the Microsoft Lumia 540 Dual SIM. Blending exceptional design and great imaging quality, the Lumia 540 is a stylish, mid-range smartphone that delivers high-end performance in a compact package. The device can also be upgraded to Windows 10 when the service becomes available later this year. 
Starting May 15, consumers can pre book their Lumia 540 and avail exciting offers. Consumers can walk into key retail partner stores in different cities across the country to avail the pre booking offer.

The Lumia 540 Dual SIM features the latest Windows Phone 8.1 innovations and boasts a 5-inch HD display and crafted design details. The device also enables better mobile experiences, such as taking wide-angle selfies that fit in more of the action, thanks to the front-facing 5 megapixel camera.

Google Launches New Chrome Devices
Google India on Friday (15 May) announced the launch of range of new, affordable Chromebooks for India, as well as the launch of Chromebooks for Education and Chrome OS for Businesses.

While launching the new range, Smita Hashim, Global Product Manager, Chrome OS said, “When we introduced Chromebooks four years ago, we wanted to build a laptop for the way people use computers today ­always  fast, easy to use, and  secure  by  default.  Since launching Chromebooks in India, we’ve been working to ensure that Chromebooks work in an environment where connectivity can be spotty, and many people’s first experiences with technology are through a phone rather than a laptop.”

Huawei Upgradesv Its Power-Fi Data Card
Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider global leader in datacards, on Friday introduced a new feature- In-built Wi-Fi range extender to its existing range of Power-Fi 3G datacard category. Wi-Fi range extender will act like a Wi-Fi signal booster which can pick up the Wi-Fi signal from user homer router and boost it to provide better connectivity in areas which have very poor signal. This new feature will be available on the Power-fi data cards- E 8221 and E8231.

Unveiling this new feature, P. Sanjeev, Director -Sales(Devices Business) at Huawei India said “Huawei is a leader in the data card market which is a proof of our commitment towards providing our customers with superior innovations, enabling high speed connectivity. Today, there has been a phenomenal rise in the consumption of multimedia content on the web which needs high speed internet connectivity. Through this feature, users will be able to enhance their Wi-Fi signals and do much more on the Internet. We believe that this latest innovation will give consumers more value and is a step towards Huawei’s effort to provide more products and more features to Indian consumers.”

Convergys To Host Job Fair In Chandigarh
Convergys Corporation, a global leader in customer management and the first US Business Process Management (BPM) company in India, is hosting a job fair in Chandigarh. The two-day job fair will be on May 16 and 17 at The Toy Hotel, Sector 34A, Chandigarh. It is open for both college graduates and professionals. Jobseekers can walk-in and visit anytime between 11:00 am to 6:00 pm on both days.

“We are excited to organize this job fair in Chandigarh as it is an important area with highly talented individuals. We are looking for quality talent who would like to become world-class service professionals supporting global Fortune 500 brands, and can work from our Contact Centers in the National Capital Region,” said Rajiv Dutta, Director for Talent Acquisition for Convergys India and China.

Hitachi Data Systems Unveils Powerful Solutions
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd, on Friday announced a leap forward in its technology leadership for delivering software-defined infrastructures that enable customers to simplify IT and free data from traditional hardware and location constraints, making it more accessible for all existing and new analytics-driven workloads. These new and enhanced offerings have been designed to help customers achieve greater levels of information access through virtualized, hyper-converged and scale-out platforms that are built to accelerate the journey to IT as a service (ITaaS) through application-led, software-defined architectures.

“The fundamentals of IT are changing. Whether it is the adoption of ‘third platform’ technologies and striking the proper balance among the different modes of IT, or the ongoing move to providing IT as a service, there is real change taking place, all while our customers are trying to move to ITaaS,” said Vivekanand Venugopal, VP and GM, Hitachi Data Systems, India.

Snapdeal Intrdocues Snapdeal Care
To support social causes and create a stronger corporate conscience, Snapdeal on Friday announced the launch of Snapdeal Care programme. The programme enables customers to make a donation to a NGO of their choice, by selecting products for them while shopping online. Snapdeal will manage the complete process, ensuring that the products are delivered to the chosen organization.

Talking about the Snapdeal Care Platform Kunal Bahl, Co-founder and CEO, Snapdeal said “We have been working to create life changing experiences for our buyers and sellers. We are now expanding our eco system to touch the lives of more people across the country including the less fortunate. With Snapdeal Care, our customers can now make a difference to someone’s life with just a couple of clicks. Through this initiative, we want to spread the message that even a small contribution by anyone can make a difference and bring a smile to somebody’s face.”

Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi Ranked 7th Best
Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, one of Europe’s premier universities, has been ranked number 7 in the world of  Business and Management studies by QS World University Rankings 2015. The 113 year old University has moved up a notch compared to its ranking in 2014. MISB Bocconi is the only off shore venture by the University in India.

Expressing great pride on the achievement, Mr. Alessandro Guiliani, MD, MISB Bocconi said, “We are very proud of this achevement, which is a testament of the constant strive to excel  in the last 113 years of our history.  This reputed ranking will give further recognition  in India too, where we have set up the first foreign business school strongly believing in the potential of the country and  its talent”.

Xerox Increases Automation With New Versant 80 Press
To meet the demands of today’s printing professionals Xerox has introduced the Versant 80 Press with solutions that meet a wide range of needs: with more quality, faster performance and better results.

Commenting on the launch, Balaji Rajagopalan, Executive Director, Technology, Channels & International Distributor Operations, Xerox India said, “We are excited to launch the Versant 80 in the Indian market. This device has the capabilities of producing high end applications faster and on more media types. Customers today are demanding that the presses are able to handle multiple media types and this machine has the capability to do exactly the same. With the Versant 80 one has greater choices and easier color availability. One can just select a spot color and it hits it right on – the first time. We believe that this device will revolutionize the color printing industry and cater to a wide array of our customer needs.”