Chandu Siramdas aims for Fremont council position

The real estate pro aims to address citizens’ concerns about crime, traffic problems, housing and schools while maintaining the growing city’s unique identity   Ritu Jha   Chandrakala ‘Chandu’ Siramdas, a city council candidate from the newly established District 1 in Fremont, California, says her priorities are public safety, traffic congestion, transportation and affordable housing. According […]

The Disruptive Potential of Blockchain in Media and Entertainment

Damodar Sahu   Blockchain is currently one of the most widely discussed and hyped technologies. Many readers are familiar with Blockchain as the underlying enabling technology developed for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, provides this summary in his book on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. “In essence, […]

Women discuss profit, survival at silicon valley event

Among other things The India Business & Professional Women conference covered networking, sexual assault and health issues   Ritu Jha   Young women entrepreneurs of Indian origin showed up in strong numbers for the 20th Indian Business & Professional Women conference, held September 9 in Milpitas, California. The discussions in the conference, relying this year on […]

Blockchain – The Future of Everything

Damodar Sahu   Many readers are familiar with Blockchain as the underlying enabling technology developed for Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency. Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum, provides this summary in his book on the Fourth Industrial Revolution. In essence, blockchain is a shared, programmable, cryptographically secure and therefore trusted ledger which […]

Women play starring role in DC film fest

Directors Boney Kapoor and Zoya Akhtar, and actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jhanvi Kapoor honored at the event focusing on independent cinema   indica News Bureau   “Nothing is more powerful than an idea whose time has come. It is the time for women’s empowerment.”   That was Frank Islam, an Indian-American IT entrepreneur, philanthropist and […]

Spotlight on US-India biz at Berkeley Haas conference

The matters discussed included trade wars, IPR, red tape, privacy and innovation Ritu Jha More than 250 people, including academics, executives, entrepreneurs, researchers and students attended the third-US-India Conference, held September 7 at the Hass School of Business, UC Berkeley, California. The daylong conference built around the theme “A transforming India: tapping growth opportunities” discussed […]