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Avaya Pune holds Techathon 2014 at its Pune R&D Centre

Avaya has just put out a press release concerning Avaya Techathon 2014 Event Held at its Pune R&D Centre, essentially a PR event focusing on Avaya’s technology. The idea was to showcase Avaya’s portfolio of solutions and innovative technology to … Continue reading

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Free computer education for people with disabilities in Pune by NAWPC/Snehankit

DNA Pune reports that the National Association for the Welfare of Physically Challenged, and an NGO called Snehankit have created a place where people with disabilities can get free computer education. Details: Located in Annabhau Sathe Vidyalaya on Kumthekar Road … Continue reading

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Pune builders save water through technology: chemical curing of concrete; waste water treatment plants

DNA has an interesting article about how Pune builders are adopting technology to save water For example: Pune-based Gera Developments announced that in light of the deficient rainfall, the company would shift from water-based curing to chemical curing for their … Continue reading

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MIT, Wharton using Yellowdig (‘Reddit for classrooms’) – co-founded by Pune’s @Jaju

Here’s a quick note on Yellowdig, a startup founded by Shaunak Roy of Philadelphia, and Ravindra Jaju of Pune, which is being used by students and professors in MIT and Wharton – like ‘Reddit for the classroom’ Excerpts: Nearly 300 … Continue reading

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DR and BCM Software Provider Perpetuuiti expands its R&D lab in Pune

CIOL and other news sources point out that Business Continuity Management and Disaster Recover Software Provider Perpetuuiti is expanding its R&D lab in Pune. It has managed to steal away senior storage industry people from Pune’s established storage companies like … Continue reading

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Pune’s Rolocule unveils award winning game Dance Party – convert iPhone+Apple TV into a Wii

Pune based gaming company Rolocule recently unveiled a new iPhone / Apple TV based game Dance Party, which won the Silver Edison Award for best innovation in the Entertainment category at the recent 2014 Edison Awards in San Francisco. Basically, … Continue reading

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Mannara Technologies expands operations in Pune – to target SME software market

Business Standard reports that Mannara Technologies is expanding operations in Pune Here are the details: Mannara Technologies, a data management and business intelligence solutions and services company, today announced the setting up of its technology centre in Pune. The new … Continue reading

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University of Pune gets Rs 3-crore aid to set up solar lab

The Times of India is reporting that the University of Pune has received a Rs 3-crore grant from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to set up a solar lab in its School of Energy Studies. Excerpts from the … Continue reading

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Xpanxion (which has a dev center in Pune) acquired by UST-Global

Xpanxion, a software services company with a significant presence in Pune has been acquired by UST-Global a software services providers for Global 100 companies. Here are some excerpts from the press release: “Xpanxion focuses on developing its technology services in … Continue reading

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Quick Heal IPO may get delayed – Livemint

LiveMint is reporting that the previously announced Quick Heal IPO may get delayed to next Year. Excerpts from the article: Pune-based security software firm Quick Heal Technologies Pvt. Ltd expects its initial public offering (IPO) to be delayed to July … Continue reading

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