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Computer researcher Larry Tesler passes away

Larry Tesler was a great computer researcher, who was famous for his innovations of short-cuts in computers including the commands of cut/copy & paste, find & replace etc. He started working in Silicon Valley in the early 1960s and was associated with several major technological firms including Xerox Palo Alto Research Center, Amazon and Yahoo. ..

‘Future India’ lecture series for students begins on 10th January

The Government of India’s autonomous body CSIR: Council of Scientific and Industrial Research’s constituent laboratory in Mysore -Central Food Technology Research Institute (CSIR-CFTRI) will be organizing ‘FUTURE INDIA’ lecture series beginning on Friday, 10th January 2020 under which lectures for students will be delivered by eminent scientists and technologists. CFTRI Mysore under the aegis of ..

Don Valentine, founder of Sequoia Capital passes away

Don Valentine (87), an American venture capitalist who founded Sequoia Capital, has passed away in Woodside, Calif. Valentine spent nearly 40 years working in Silicon Valley, and Sequoia Capital is widely credited with cementing California’s Bay Area as the tech powerhouse it is today.

Indian-American woman elected as Mayor of Californian city

In a first, an Indian-American woman, Savita Vaidhyanathan has been elected as the new Mayor of the key Californian city of Cupertino. She is an MBA and has previously worked as a high school Math teacher, an officer in a commercial bank and also in non-profit management. Cupertino is known worldwide for its Apple headquarters. According to ..