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Samsung Donates Rs 3 Cr To PM’s Relief Fund

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Samsung Electronics, India’s leading electronics company, on Friday (12 September) donated Rs 3 crores to the Prime Minister's National Relief Fund to aid the relief operations in the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir.

"The Samsung team shares the concern of the people of India about the grim situation in the state of Jammu & Kashmir. The Prime Minister has declared the situation a national disaster and the need of the hour is for all of us to help in whatever way we can. This small donation is our contribution towards bringing relief to the people of the state,” said B D Park, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia.

In his letter addressed to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, B D Park said, “We at Samsung are distressed by the calamity which has struck Jammu & Kashmir. It is a matter of deep concern for us as our employees, channel partners and customers have been affected by the floods. We pray for their safety. We share the pain and grief of the affected citizens of Jammu & Kashmir. Samsung has contributed Rs. 3 crores to the Prime Minister’s Relief Fund to support the government to battle this crisis and recover from it. While we will be working in multifarious ways to support our customers, dealers and employees directly too, we deeply appreciate the commitment and leadership of the government to handle this natural disaster.”

3Pillar Global Adds Michael Lisse To Leadership Team
3Pillar Global, a leading developer of innovative software products, on Friday announced that Michael Lisse has been appointed Client Executive for Financial Services. The addition of Lisse will help 3Pillar address the demand for new, revenue-generating software products from its financial services and insurance industry clients.

As the Client Executive for Financial Services, Lisse will work closely with companies in the banking, investment management, and insurance industries that are seeking to leverage software to build profitable new business lines and enhance their customer experience.

“The increase in demand for our services from companies in the financial services and insurance industries has been steadily increasing for some time,” said Tony Orlando, EVP of Market & Client Services at 3Pillar. “Businesses in this space realize that in order to further engage with their customers and tap into new revenue opportunities, they need software products that deliver fantastic experiences. Bringing Michael onto the team will give our clients a dedicated leader that can help address their needs from concept through development, launch, and beyond.

Nimbuzz Shines At MMA Smarties 2014
Nimbuzz, one of the largest digital advertising platforms in the world, was recognized at The Smarties 2014, as the ‘Enabling Technology Company of the Year on Mobile.’ The Smarties, organized by the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), is one of the prominent industry awards, presented each year to celebrate advertising excellence within the mobile ecosystem.

Nimbuzz builds creative and personalized solutions for advertising brands looking to target the Indian mobile communication audience. Brands such as Nokia, Dabur, SAB Miller, Perfetti van Mell and Life OK!  Leveraged the platform to initiate award winning audience engagement.

Vikas Saxena, CEO, Nimbuzz, commented, “This is another significant milestone in the illustrious journey of Nimbuzz as a company. The award re-iterates our dominance in the Mobile Advertising space. Our engagement led marketing solutions have helped brands build the audience connect. I am confident that we will be able to spearhead the success of Mobile Advertising further in the years to come.

Never Miss A Game With UC Browser
UC Browser for Android, India’s most popular mobile browser, has updated its cricket service, UC Cricket, with a sweet match reminder and an optimized comment section. Now, cricket fanatics around the world can lean back and enjoy without worrying about missing their favorite games.

UC Cricket is an one-stop cricket information hub providing live scores, previews, commentaries, news, interviews, stats, photos, videos and more. It’s easily accessible with a single click on UC Browser’s home page.

To make sure you can follow a series religiously, UC Cricket provides a reminder feature that will send you a notification before every match. Simply click on the yellow bell on the right (see screenshot below) to follow your favorite match, and you will receive an alert 15 minutes before the match begins - even if you have exited UC Browser completely!