Perry Perrie

Perry Perrie

TCS share buyback lacks strategy, Tatas should spend on disruptive tech

Investments in new era companies can offer low cost due diligence for the Tatas, alliances for go-to-market strategy, service partnerships, acquisition targets and the likely advantage of a huge capital gain when unicorns worth a billion dollars or others emerge from strategic investments. There is an internal precedent for the …

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How the Haute Vallée became a biotech hub

In 2001, when Phil Ferneau and his partners launched a venture capital firm focused on NH startups, they met with several academics from Dartmouth College. Ferneau had been an advocate for converting academic research into viable businesses in his role as founding executive director of the Center for Private Equity …

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Gender stereotypes in computer science and engineering start at age six: study

NNA | Update: January 15, 2022 3:29 p.m. STI Washington [US], Jan 15 (ANI): A recent study by a team of international researchers found that the perception that boys are more interested than girls in computer science and engineering starts as young as six years old.The research was published in …

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How ‘Innovation’ and ‘Storytelling’ Came to Dominate Education

In the mid-1980s, two names quietly entered Indian academia. They were powerful agents of change. Over the years, they have ushered the nation into postmodern ways of speaking. In its homes and its hearts, the country at that time was still struggling to cope with the demands of modernity. The …

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New lawyers will need to master emerging technologies

Virtual communication practices adopted out of necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic are driving permanent changes in trial practice. Pandemic expedients promoted by the courts, such as the practice of virtual motions, preliminary and compliance conferences, and depositions, have proven effective and efficient and will likely be adopted as standard practices. …

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Rubber electrolytes produce cheap, reliable and safe EV batteries

Electric vehicles (EVs) require cheaper, more efficient and longer lasting batteries that won’t burst during use or pollute the environment if they are to become widely popular. Scientists at the Georgia Institute of Technology believe they have identified rubber – a common material – as a possible and beneficial alternative …

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Create a culture of mission-driven innovation

Today, consumers increasingly value authenticity and reward brands rooted in social good. But what does fostering a mission-driven corporate culture mean? What are the potential benefits and pitfalls? The recent Fast Company Agenda 2022 event featured “Leading with Purpose,” a moderated conversation between Sanjiv Yajnik, President of Financial Services at …

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U of T alum lands Google job by putting herself first

Marah Ayad believes in putting yourself first. The University of Toronto Scarborough management program alumnus is now a technical account manager at Google. She says the opportunity only arose after she quit her former full-time job at Microsoft to make time to travel. But before she could leave for South …

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New £ 1.5bn defense deal to modernize military air traffic control technology secures 150 jobs at Whiteley

Some 300 positions at Aquila’s air traffic management system have been secured, including 150 at its base in Whiteley, thanks to the agreement. Aquila has been developing advanced technology since 2014, having won the contract from the Ministry of Defense. Now, after years of hard work, it is finally operational …

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