Samsung Partners MSME Ministry to Open New Technical Training Schools

Samsung India on Friday signed an MoU with the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) to open two more technical training schools and to renew the partnership for 10 existing schools being run across the country. As per the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the technology giant will open two new MSME-Samsung Technical Schools in Bengaluru and Jamshedpur, the company said in a statement. “We are committed to creating an industry-ready workforce and provide industry-oriented skills to our youth under the Skill India programme. Samsung has been a valuable…

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INTO partners with Washington State University

The partnership, which was announced last month, will see international students enrol in the pathway programme to improve their English language ability and prepare for entry into the university. Kirk Schulz, president of WSU, said enhancing international diversity across the campuses is “critically important”. “This new venture will increase the exposure of students throughout the WSU state-wide system to international perspectives” “This new venture will increase the exposure of students throughout the WSU state-wide system to international perspectives, thereby better preparing them to work in environments around the globe and…

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HeadOut partners with MetroButler to advertise events during holiday season

HeadOut, a leading mobile app for booking last-minute experiences, is teaming up with short term property manager and Airbnb concierge, MetroButler, to offer New York visitors deals on nearby attractions. Beginning December 6th, all guests staying at Airbnb properties managed by MetroButler will receive a package from HeadOut featuring exclusive offers to several iconic New York experiences including One World Observatory, Ripley’s Believe It Or Not, and Aladdin on Broadway. The promotion runs through December. With over 10,000 unique attractions, HeadOut is changing the way people experience a city by…

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New face-reading apps determine your preferences for presidents and partners

While the Moveo VR machine, first unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show earlier this year, was the flashiest part of Krush’s installation at SXSW, it was used to draw people to the company’s new emotion-reading apps (Credit: Michael Franco/Gizmag). View gallery (2 images) If you wander into the installation at SXSW sponsored by software developer Krush, you’ll be immediately taken by the elevated white pod spinning around in the center of the room beneath a black-and-white video-display ceiling. This is Moveo, Krush’s melding of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset…

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Premier Inn partners with Sabre

Sabre Corporation and Premier Inn International have entered into a strategic technology agreement under which Premier Inn will implement Sabre’s SynXis Enterprise Platform across the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia. Premier Inn International will move its hotels in the Middle East, India and Southeast Asia to Sabre’s SynXis Central Reservation and SynXis Booking Engine solutions. The UK’s largest hotel brand, Premier Inn has previously announced ambitious growth plans to increase their international presence with further developments in the pipeline and a target for 50 international hotels by 2020. “We…

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