The business secrets of Silicon Valley icon Saeed Amidi

Saeed Amidi, founder of Plug and Play, an accelerator platform in Silicon Valley, is also an angel investor and a successful entrepreneur. He was an opening Keynote speaker at CATEALYZE 2023, organized by American Tamil Entrepreneurs’ Association (ATEA). He shared his inspiring journey with the Indian American engineers, venture capitalists, and startup founders on how, and what took him from being a spoilt youngster to a Silicon Valley icon.

Indian American White House adviser on microchips steps down

Indian American Aaron ‘Ronnie’ Chatterji has stepped down as a White House coordinator at the National Economic Council (NEC), and will return to his post as a business professor at Duke University. Chatterji was appointed by President Joe Biden’s administration in September 2022 for the implementation of the CHIPS and Science Act’s historic $50 billion investment in the semiconductor industry at NEC.

WhatsApp announces feature to record and share video messages directly on chatbox

Meta chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg announced a new feature on WhatsApp, which allows users to send short video messages. Zuckerberg took to his official Facebook handle and shared a demonstration video along with a caption, “New for WhatsApp — we’re adding the ability to instantly record and share a video message in your WhatsApp chats. It’s as easy as sending a quick voice message.”

Women scientists are powering India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-3

Even though the Chandrayaan-3 mission is helmed by men, unlike the Chandrayaan-2 mission, a sizable number of women are behind the latest moon mission, said a senior official of Indian Space Research Organization. (ISRO) “There are about 54 female engineers/scientists who worked directly in the Chandrayaan-3 mission. They are associate and deputy project directors and project managers of various systems working at different centres,” a senior official of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said.