Internet search giant Google Inc has approved a
handsome pay hike of 30 per cent and bonuses of
250 per cent of the base ...
 Sites such as Facebook are being used increasingly
by companies to screen candidates," said Marcus
Sandmann, Michael Pag...
 A low-cost power stingy tablet for children in rural
India that can be charged using solar energy.
 Singapore's Nanyang...
 Americans uncomfortable with U.S. government
ownership of General Motors may want to hear more:
One of those banks is th...
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Weekly news

  1. 1. Internet search giant Google Inc has approved a handsome pay hike of 30 per cent and bonuses of 250 per cent of the base salary for its top executives starting next year. Google said its four top executives - Patrick Pichette, Chief Financial Officer, Global Business Head Nikesh Arora, Engineering-and-Research Chief Alan Eustace and product chief Jonathan Rosenberg- would each see their increase in pay from USD 500,000 to USD 650,000 next year. This represents a rise of 30 per cent.
  2. 2.  Sites such as Facebook are being used increasingly by companies to screen candidates," said Marcus Sandmann, Michael Page's head of marketing for Asia Pacific. "  Sites such as Facebook are being used increasingly by companies to screen candidates," said Marcus Sandmann, Michael Page's head of marketing for Asia Pacific. "  Twitter , video-sharing sites such as YouTube and online forums or blogs are also being used to gather information about prospective employees.
  3. 3.  A low-cost power stingy tablet for children in rural India that can be charged using solar energy.  Singapore's Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Rice University are developing an electronic notepad that consumes very little energy. This device, called I-slate may soon allow some of the estimated 100 million Indian children who attend schools without electricity to have access to an electronic notepad.  A nonprofit based in Hyderabad, ViDAL is partnering with ISAID to test the first I-slates in Mohd Hussainpalli village, some 110 kilometers southwest of Hyderabad in a drought-prone area.
  4. 4.  Americans uncomfortable with U.S. government ownership of General Motors may want to hear more: One of those banks is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, one of China's four big central government banks.  Americans uncomfortable with U.S. government ownership of General Motors may want to hear more: One of those banks is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, one of China's four big central government banks.  This is the first time Chinese government banks have participated in a major U.S.-issued IPO, according to IPO tracking firm Dealogic. The banks are listed as co- managers in the offering, meaning they will sell a portion of the new shares.

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