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Plash Digital Labs Launches ‘PLASH’ – A Personalized News and Content Discovery Platform with Applications for Windows 8.1 Tablets and PCs
Plash Digital Labs today announced the launch of PLASH, a news and content aggregator platform which caters to the entire stakeholder chain – from publishing houses to consumers. The cloud-based platform indexes and curates content from multiple sources which include traditional sources like newspapers and magazines, to new media such as blogs and social media Business Wire India

WIPRO, HCL and DELL are Officially CIO CHOICE 2014 Earned Brands
More than 1200 IT heads voted for the top brands of ICT industry in CIO Choice 2014 voting survey. Results were announced in the glamorous red carpet night celebration attended by the top 300 CIOs pan India. KPMG is the knowledge partner for CIO CHOICE 2014   36 top category brands from India were selected as the top ICT vendors that got CIO Choice title recognition for 2014 Business Wire India

Thuraya Launches SatSleeve for Android
Thuraya Telecommunications Company, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, today launched the latest edition of the Thuraya SatSleeve designed for Android-based smartphones Business Wire India

Bank of America Reports Fourth-quarter 2013 Net Income of $3.4 Billion, or $0.29 per Diluted Share, on Revenue of $21.7 Billion(A)
Bank of America Corporation today reported net income of $3.4 billion, or $0.29 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2013, compared to $732 million, or $0.03 per diluted share in the year-ago period. Revenue, net of interest expense, on an FTE basisA rose 15 percent from the fourth quarter of 2012 to $21.7 billion. Business Wire India India Limited Schedules Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2013 Earnings Results Conference Call for January 23, 2014 India Limited (Nasdaq: REDF), one of the premier worldwide online providers of news, information, communication, entertainment, mobile and shopping services, will release its results for the Third Quarter Ended December 31, 2013 at 8:30 am ET ( 5:30 am Pacific Time / 7:00 pm India Time)  on Thursday, January 23, 2014.   In conjunction with this release, Rediff Business Wire India

M G George Muthoot Honoured with the Kerala State Business Excellence Award and GJTCI Excellence Award
Mr. M.G George Muthoot, Chairman, Muthoot Group, was recently honoured with two prestigious awards - Kerala State Business Excellence Award and Gem & Jewellery Trade Council of India Excellence Award Business Wire India

Aurus Network Launches ‘’ - An Online Coaching Platform for CA Students to Prepare from India’s Top Teachers
-- Allows students from across the country to attend live and on-demand classes of their favorite profs while sitting at home, using regular internet connection -- Classes of popular teachers for CA exam from Delhi, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai available online at www.superprofs Business Wire India

Catalyst Study Reveals India’s “High Potential” Women in Technology Aim High But Earn Less, Get Fewer Opportunities for Advancement Than Men
High-potential women in India’s thriving technology sector begin their careers as equals with men, with similar aspirations to the highest levels including that of CEO, according to a new Catalyst report Business Wire India

WNS Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Earnings
WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM)** services, today announced results for the 2014 fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2013.   Highlights – Fiscal Third Quarter 2014: GAAP Financials Revenue of $127.1 million, up 5.8% from $120.2 million in Q3 of last year and up 3.3% from $123 Business Wire India

Applications Invited to the INK Fellows Program 2014
INK, a physical and digital platform for sharing innovative ideas, today announced that it is inviting applications for the INK Fellows Program for 2014. The initiative aims to identify a multi-disciplinary group of 20 young path-breakers capable of bringing about a positive change in not just their respective domain of work, but also the potential of permeating the change to the society at large Business Wire India

ASIS to Organize “Meet the Principal” Lecture Tour in the Major Cities of the Country
Anglo Schools International Services (ASIS) - a new federation of British Boarding Schools, is organizing a “Meet the Principal” Lecture Tour in eight major cities within the country from January 20th – February 5th, 2014 Business Wire India

Stallion Oilfield Services Ltd. Resolves Fine with Williams County, ND
Stallion Oilfield Services Ltd. announced today that the Williams County Commission formally approved a settlement agreement, reducing the previously announced fine of $2.6 million to $26,000 in connection with Stallion's temporary housing on its property in Williams County, ND Business Wire India

i2c Provides Prepaid Processing Services to CardFlex Japan
i2c, Inc., a global provider of cloud prepaid processing and emerging commerce solutions, today announced that it is partnering with CardFlex Japan, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tay Two Corporation (TYO: 7610) and licensee of CardFlex, Inc., and Shinsei Bank to launch a new prepaid card in Japan Business Wire India

Toshiba and Westinghouse Take Next Steps Toward Building Three AP1000(R) Nuclear Reactors in UK with NuGen
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that it has reached agreements with GDF SUEZ of France and Iberdrola of Spain to take a 60% stake in NuGeneration Limited, the UK-based nuclear energy company which plans to develop nuclear power plants at the Moorside site in West Cumbria, Northwest England. Business Wire India

Japan Smart City Portal Transmits Specific Content and Results of Front-Line Operational Experiments
The Japan Smart City Portal (JSCP) is a website transmitting information in English, Chinese, and Japanese on the latest trends relating to next-generation energy and social operational experiments being promoted in four regions in Japan (Yokohama, Toyota, Keihanna [Kyoto], and Kitakyushu) toward the realization of smart cities and smart communities Business Wire India

KCI Negative Pressure Wound Therapy with Instillation Supplement Published in International Wound Journal
Kinetic Concepts, Inc. announced today the publication of a supplement, recently released in the International Wound Journal (IWJ), which outlines current wound care challenges and practices and presents evidence and clinical experience related to use of V.A.C Business Wire India

Binatone Launches Advanced Digital Baby Monitors
BINATONE a leading consumer electronics brand and an Official Licensee for Motorola Digital Baby Monitors, Pet monitors and Home Security products announced today the launch of Baby Monitors in 3 different variants: Motorola Digital Audio Baby Monitor, Motorola Digital Video Baby Monitor and Motorola Blink 1 Remote Digital Video Baby Monitor Business Wire India

QNB Group: Financial Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2013
QNB Group, the World’s Strongest Bank and the leading bank in the Middle East and North Africa, continued to record robust growth in profitability, with Net Profit for 2013 amounting to QR9.5 billion (USD2.6 billion), up by 13.7% compared to 2012 Business Wire India

SHM Shipcare Exhibits its New Range Indigenously - Built High Speed FRP Boats at Petrotech 2014
Headquartered in Mumbai, SHM Shipcare recently participated as the crystal sponsor of PetroTech 2014. Petro Tech 2014 is a biennial international oil and gas conference that enables experts of the industry; to discuss and understand the challenges and the opportunities in the segment Business Wire India

BOARD International extends its state-of-the-art BI solution to mobile users
BOARD International, a leading global software provider is proud to announce the release of BOARD Mobile, the mobile version of the market’s only fully integrated Business Intelligence and Corporate Performance Management solution. Business Wire India

BOARD International strengthens its BI & CPM offering for large enterprises with the release of BOARD 8.1
BOARD International, a leading global software provider, is proud to announce the release of BOARD 8.1, the latest version of the market’s only fully integrated Business Intelligence (BI) and Corporate Performance Management (CPM) solution. Business Wire India

Quintiles Receives Technology Security Award from IDG’s CSO Magazine
Quintiles announced today that it has been named to the 2014 CSO40 by IDG's CSO magazine for the second year in a row, recognizing its “Trusted Cloud Services Model” which extends internal security controls to cloud service providers. Business Wire India

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