NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Dell Technologies on December 6 announced that it has met its target of positively impacting two million beneficiaries in India through the Mobile Solar Community Hubs launched last year and is set to expand the program

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - To diversify its global supply chain and move manufacturing out of China, Apple has informed its component suppliers of its preference to source batteries for the upcoming iPhone 16 from Indian factories, a media report said

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Courier delivery services giant FedEx on December 5 inaugurated its first-ever advanced capability community hub in Hyderabad, making a significant investment of $100 million in the city’s tech landscape. The FedEx ACC is envisioned as a hub

WASHINGTON DC (ANI) - US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo and Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal discussed future collaboration on supply chains, workforce development, and other sectors. The two leaders held discussions during a virtual US-India CEO Forum

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Indian American businessman and co-founder of Sun Microsystems, Vinod Khosla has backed Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy's suggestion that India's youth must work 70 hours every week to improve the country's overall work productivity. Responding to

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Fresh details have emerged in Sam Altman’s ousting from OpenAI, with a new report claiming that the company’s old board deliberately excluded Microsoft after initially voting to expel Altman as CEO. The New Yorker reported that

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Contract manufacturer Foxconn plans to invest $1.54 billion in India, as the country doubles down on local manufacturing. In a stock exchange filing, Foxconn said that the investment will help it fulfill “operational needs.” The company, however, did

LAS VEGAS, NV (IANS) - The friendly government policies and timely investments have given a much-needed boost to startups in the aerospace sector compared to other countries and the country is ripe for tremendous growth in the space industry over

The proprietary products include a range of strong and durable items such as plastic bags, straws, cups, and utensils. By REENA RATHORE INGLEWOOD, CA - As the world continues to find ways to beat plastic pollution that is contaminating the environment, new

DALLAS, TX (IANS) - Indian tech giant TCS has been asked by a jury in Dallas, Texas Federal court, to pay $210 million to US IT Services Firm DXC (formerly CSC) for alleged misappropriation of source code to develop TCS

KOLKATA, (IANS) - Uber will now run buses in Kolkata jointly with the West Bengal transport department. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) in this regard was signed between Uber and the transport department here on November 22. According to an Uber spokesman,

TiE President Manjusha, Dharati, and Board Members on stage during the felicitation ceremony. India-West News Desk NEW YORK, NY - TiE New York (TiE NY), marked its 25th anniversary with a series of prestigious events that showcased its commitment to fostering entrepreneurship,

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - In what looks like the final twist in the OpenAI saga, Sam Altman on November 22 said he is returning to the ChatGPT developing company with a new board and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s support. In

Photo: @sama SAN FRANCISCO, CA - (IANS) Putting an end to the high-voltage drama that started last November 17, Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella on November 20 announced to hire former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman to

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (ANI) - US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on November 15, hosted a welcome reception for world leaders attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit. Biden in his remarks, said he hoped the assembled leaders

SEATTLE, WA (IANS) - Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella on November 15 stayed glued to the screens all night, just like millions of other fans, to witness India's win against New Zealand in the nail-biting ICC Men's ODI World

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Lina Khan, the Chair of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), recently shared that she has successfully used OpenAI's ChatGPT to contest a medical bill. Khan, known for her criticism of big tech firms and advocacy

FREMONT, CA (IANS) - Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on November 14 visited Tesla’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facility here, at a time when the India is reportedly considering a request from Elon Musk-run electric car company to lower tariffs for imported

BENGALURU, (IANS) - In a global first, Amazon has launched its last-mile fleet program in India with 100 per cent electric vehicles (EVs), that will help more than 300 delivery service partners (DSP) to make customer deliveries with zero tailpipe

COLOMBO (IANS) - The US had joined the Adani Group with a half a billion dollar loan to build a new deep water shipping container terminal at the in strategic Colombo Port in the race against China’s acquisition of part

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Leading flexible workspace provider WeWork, once valued at $47 billion, has filed for bankruptcy in the US and Canada. The company was valued at just $45 million last week. WeWork and certain of its entities filed

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Tata owned Air India has entered an interline partnership with Alaska Airlines which will allow fliers to avail seamless connections from New York JFK, Newark- New Jersey, Washington DC, Chicago, San Francisco, and Vancouver gateways to

CUPERTINO, CA (IANS) - Apple has achieved an all-time revenue record in India in the September quarter, said CEO Tim Cook, adding that there is a lot of headroom to grow in the country where “a lot of people are

NEW DELHI (ANI) - US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti on November 1 held a meeting with the Chairman of the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, John T Chambers and the President and CEO of the USISP Forum, Dr Mukesh Aghi,

India-West Staff Reporter AUSTIN, TX - The University of Texas at Austin's McCombs School of Business has named Kumar Singirikonda, a resident of Dallas, to its Advisory Board. The Advisory Board composed of accomplished professionals, alumni, and industry leaders provides insights and

MUMBAI (IANS) - Tata-owned Air India has deployed its newly inducted Boeing 777 aircraft to all three US destinations it serves non-stop -- Mumbai-New York JFK Airport, Newark Liberty Airport, and San Francisco. The airline spokesperson said that for the first

CHENNAI (IANS) - Indian automotive tire maker TVS Srichakra will acquire the US-based industrial tire maker Super Grip Corporation. In a regulatory filing, TVS Srichakra said the company’s Board on October 20 had approved an overseas direct investment of $10 million for

NEW YORK, NY (IANS) - Morgan Stanley has increased the overweight stance on India as the most-preferred EM market. Relative economic/earnings growth is improving, and the macro-stability setup looks sufficient to withstand the higher real rate environment. The "DREAM" run of

Photo: uchicago.edut India-West News Desk CHICAGO, IL - Samir Mayekar, a former Deputy Mayor of Chicago and Obama administration alumni, with a track record of driving innovation and impact across the public, private and not-for-profit sectors, has been named managing director of

CHICAGO, IL (IANS) - US consumers in the hair relaxer product industry have alleged that subsidiaries of Dabur India sold and manufactured hair relaxer products that contain chemicals and that the use has caused ovarian cancer, uterine cancer, and other

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 16 virtually interacted with Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai, where they discussed Google's plan to participate in expanding the electronics manufacturing ecosystem in India. Modi appreciated Google’s partnership with HP

MUMBAI, (IANS) - The Indian rupee plunged to a 12-month low of 83.28 against the US dollar on October 16 amid rising oil prices and uncertainty in global markets due to the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. The RBI has been intervening periodically

NEW DELHI (IANS) - Air India Express is going to induct 50 new Boeing 737 MAX planes in the next 15 months. AIX Connect Managing Director Aloke Singh said. "Over the next 15 months, a total of 50 new Boeing 737

BENGALURU, (IANS) - Global semiconductor, aerospace and defense, electric vehicles, space, precision manufacturing and health tech companies from the United States have shown interest in investing over $3 billion in Karnataka. Some of the global companies are already in the process

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - An Indian American tech industry veteran and former Google executive with over 20 years of experience in product development, design, and strategy, has joined Microsoft as its corporate vice president. Aparna Chennapragada, who stepped down as chief

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Tech giants Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and others that have offices in Israel, employing thousands of workers, have condemned the unprecedented Hamas attack on Israel and promised the safety of their employees in the country. Alphabet and

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Fintech startup Synapse, backed by global VC firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) and run by CEO Sankaet Pathak, has laid off 86 people, or nearly 40 per cent of its workforce. This is the second round of

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) – The US based influencer marketing platform aspire.io said on October 2 that it has acquired Indian SaaS-based e-commerce platform Commerceup for an undisclosed sum. Twelve team members along with executive leadership of Commerceup joined Aspire’s product team to

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - ChatGPT developer OpenAI’s CEO Sam Altman has invested in an artificial intelligence (AI) startup, founded by two teenagers Aryan Sharma and Ayush Pathak. The startup Induced AI, founded this year, has raised $2.3 million in its

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - Former Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal, former policy lead Vijaya Gadde and other executives have won $1.1 million in legal fees from Elon Musk-run X Corp. Reports said on October 4 that Delaware Chancery Court Judge Kathleen St. J.

PITTSBURGH, PA (IANS) - Viatris (formerly known as Mylan Inc) has finalized two deals in India to divest its API (active pharmaceutical ingredients) and women's healthcare businesses for a combined consideration of around $1.2 billion, the healthcare company said on

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - For Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, the next 25 years are crucial as with artificial intelligence (AI), the company can do things that matter on an even larger scale. As Google looks ahead, the Indian-origin

WASHINGTON, DC (IANS) - Indian American federal judge Amit Mehta will determine the future of Google -- the technology giant that is also headed by an Indian American -- in an antitrust trial that’s currently underway in a court here. It’s

NEW DELHI, (IANS) – India said it is working towards formulating a holistic policy for critical minerals and has sought input from stakeholders on it. According to sources aware of the development, in a meeting of the inter-ministerial group (IMG) on

India-West Staff Reporter NEW YORK, NY - M.B. Patil, the Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Industries, conducted a series of meetings during their 12-day US visit aimed at attracting investment to the state. The delegation engaged with key figures from

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Leaders of Indian industry want the USA to expedite the issuance of visas to businessmen who want to visit America to explore opportunities for trade and investments. The request was made today by Indo-American Chamber of Commerce

NEW DELHI, (IANS) - Amid the quest for energy transition and ambitious net zero goals, India and the US are in talks for collaboration in the spaces of battery technologies and critical minerals, Tarun Kapoor, Advisor to the Prime Minister

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (IANS) - A Bengaluru-based techie has shared a post on X in which he mentioned encountering Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on the streets of San Francisco, while no one prepared him for the moment. Sid Puri,

 Photo: Tyson Foods Inc. India-West News Desk CHICAGO, IL Diageo, the beverage giant that makes Guinness and Johnnie Walker has appointed Sally Grimes as Chief Executive Officer, North America, effective October 1. North America is Diageo’s largest market and since fiscal 19, has grown 41%,

MUMBAI (IANS) - It was an aha moment for hundreds of Apple lovers in India on September 22 as they started receiving ‘Make in India’ iPhone 15 and even locally assembled 15 Plus at Apple Saket in New Delhi and