‘Microsoft’ to buy ‘LinkedIn’ for $ 26 bn in an All-Cash deal !

‘Microsoft’ announced a $26.2 billion deal to acquire professional social platform ‘LinkedIn’ for $196 per share, way over its pre-announcement market value ($131.08). Jeff Weiner will stay on as CEO of LinkedIn, and will report to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. The deal was unanimously approved by both companies’ boards, and is expected to close by the …

Looking for a better Work-Life balance? These 7 cos. want you to WFH

As professionals demand work flexibility, more and more Global companies are giving employees the opportunity to ‘work from home’. There are currently 3.3 million workers in the U.S. that work from home full time and many more interested in this type of work flexibility. We bring you a list of such employee friendly companies: VMware: VMware is a …

Tryst of ethnic Indian “Chai” with Silicon valley!

Growing trend of homemade tea among desi’s in US, esp in Silicon valley, is setting new records! The love for Indian Tea (Chai) enabled Gaurav, a software engineer, to build ‘Chai machines’ – that have become so popular that if you order one today, you will only get it by 2017. Here’s a sneak peak into his tete-a-tete journey. …

‘TataCLiQ’ is the New Bird in the E-commerce space

After many major retail players such as Aditya Birla Group (ABOF), Reliance Industries (AJIO) have made way into the un-dying ‘online retail platform’, even the TATA’s have made the move with its venture called TATACLiQ. The $108-billion worth of Tata group, spent a year-and-a-half and “several hundred million dollars” to create this e-commerce website which is …

Standing Desks at Workplace is the New Phenomenon

To boost productivity amongst employees and increase their health score, many corporates are making way to a ‘standing desks’ solutions at the workplace. As a result, it also improves the companies profitability – a win win for all. No, you don’t have to stand all day long :p. Standing desks are basically adjustable workstations – those in …