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It's Raining Freebies: Akhilesh Yadav Promises Free Smartphones in UP
But there is a catch. People can apply for the free phone online now, but the phones will be delivered only in the "second half of 2017", that is after the results of the UP election is announced.
Ola Lays Off 250 Employees Over Performance Issues
Ola which recently fired 700 employees (after shutting down TaxiForSure) has laid off 250 more, citing performance issues.
Watching Pirated Films NOT A Crime : Bombay HC
Bombay HC has asked ISPs to drop the line “‘viewing, downloading, exhibiting or duplicating‘ a particular film is a penal offence” from the ‘error message’ and directed them to display a more generic message on URLS to be blocked for infringement of copyright.
Professor Puts His Entire Photograpy Course Online For Free
Marc Levoy, a former Stanford University Professor has put his entire digital photography course online for free, where you can learn about the history, scientific theory and real-world practice of photography.
BSNL’s Reply to Jio: Offers Unlimited Broadband at Less Than Re 1 Per GB
The state-operated BSNL from September 9, will introduce “unlimited broadband” priced at a monthly pack of Rs 249.
AskMe Employee Threatens Suicide If Salaries Are Not Given
An AskMe employee has sent an email to senior management threatening suicide if the salaries aren’t deposited within the next 5 days.
Voonik acquires Dekkoh, a styling and personalisation app
Over the last few months, the company has acqui-hired Zohraa, Picksilk, Styl, TrialKart and Getsy.
IIMs Slash CAT Score Weightage to Attract Non-Techies
Earlier, the weightage given to personal interviews was 40%, which now has gone up to 50%. The goal is to increase the diversity in the classroom, where engineers account for 90-95% of the student population.