Technology

Google Career Certificates Offer Associate Android Developer For Entre Level Jobs

Enrolment for Google Career Certificates has already started and those interested in enhancing their skills in data analytics, project management and user experience (UX) design can enroll their names for the course.

What is Google course about?

The technology giant is trying to bridge the skills gap in India with these certificates. The objective of the course is to help employers upskill their workforce. Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google and Alphabet Inc. discussed the idea of bridging the skills gap in a blog post on March 11.

What is the skills gap?

Businesses are embracing digital technology especially post-covid period but they are facing difficulties in finding the right candidates. Also, they simply can’t replace their entire workforce. Google found that the businesses will need reskilling their employees by 2025 and this gap will increase, if the training of the employees and jobseekers isn’t started at the earliest.

What is the advantage of Google certificates?

Google’s data shows that 82% of graduates have been benefitted with the certificate courses. They got huge benefits in the form of getting a raise, finding new jobs and starting … Read the rest

Joe Biden Opens His Doors For Indian IT Professionals

US President Joe Biden rescinded the three policy memos about foreign workers on visas like H-1B due. Taken by previous Trump government, the decisions put severe restrictions on the Indian IT professionals and others seeking employment in the US.

What were those decisions?

On June 17, 2020, the Trump government rescinded two prior policy memoranda by issuing a Policy Memorandum 602-0114. The policies rescinded were:

• Determining Employer-Employee Relationship for Adjudication of H-1B Petitions, Including Third-Party Site Placements issued on January 8, 2010

• Contracts and Itineraries Requirements for H-1B Petitions Involving Third-Party Worksites,” issued on February 22, 2018

On February 3, 2021, Trump government issued another Policy Memorandum 602-0142.1 to do away with PM-602-0142. This policy memo was rescission of the December 22, 2000 Guidance memo on H1B computer related positions issued on March 31, 2017.

US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) said that both the memos would apply to any pending or new [H-1B Petitions], including motions on and appeals of revocations and denials of H-1B classification.

What is the current stage of US visa applications?

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Google Doodle Shows Prof Rao Placing A Satellite In Its Orbit On His Birthday

Renowned Indian professor and scientist Udupi Ramachandra Rao popularly known as “India’s Satellite Man” turns 89 today. And Google is celebrating his birthday with a Doodle to highlight the commendable work done by Professor Rao, who died in 2017.

Life of Udupi Ramachandra Rao

Born in Karnataka on 10th March 1932, Prof Rao started his work as a protégé of Dr Vikram Sarabhai, the father of India’s space program. After completing his doctorate, Prof Rao joined NASA as a professor and conducted experiments on Pioneer and Explorer space probes.

In 1966, Prof Rao returned to India to work on an extensive high energy astronomy program at the Physical Research Laboratory. In 1972, he spearheaded India’s satellite program. Also, he was instrumental in developing and supervising over 20 satellites including India’s first satellite – Aryabhata. In 1975, India launched its first satellite that transformed the rural landscape of the country by boosting communication and meteorological services.

His biggest contribution to the nation

Development of Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) technology is the biggest contribution of Prof Rao in the field of space research. PSLV has launched … Read the rest

PUBG Mobile 1.3 Targets Android Users Only

Tencent gifted the world the latest update for PUBG Mobile to patch version 1.3 during anniversary celebrations of the royal game. The new updates include a new gun and a vehicle and the developers have promised many new events throughout the season.

What are the rumors about the latest update?

The buzz around the update was that it could include Karakin, a map from PUBG PC, but it isn’t provided with the latest update. Instead, there’s a new game-in mode within Erangel map known as Hundred Rhythms Mode. The new PUBG Mobile updates will be available to download from 9th March.

What is PUBG Mobile?

PUBG Mobile is a battle royal game hugely popular among people of all ages throughout the globe. But its biggest advantage is that the developers continuously work on new features and release them with new updates to boost the immersive experience of the players. The game is based on PUBG PC but the good thing is that players can access some of the core elements of the game in PUBG Mobile.

How to install the latest PUBG Mobile update?

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US Will Raise $600 Billion For India’s Energy Needs

Biden administration is committed to helping India with funding and technical knowhow to achieve its energy target, according to John Kerry, the special presidential envoy for climate. India will produce about 450 gigawatts of renewable power by 2030 at a cost of USD 600 billion.

How is US helping India in achieving is energy targets?

John Kerry said that US had set up a consortium of several countries willing to help India with funding and technology to achieve the ambitious goal. Kerry made the remark of India’s efforts towards the goal of renewable energy and the transition it needs to achieve the goal during a virtual Fireside Chat with former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz at IHS CERAWeek, the world’s premier energy conference.

How will US help India in funding USD 600 billion?

Kerry said that he had been working with major investment houses and asset managers in their country to try to determine how much private sector capital could be directed in the right place so that they could make that transition faster. He further said that India was dedicated on the idea of creating … Read the rest

Record Sales Of ₹ 3.10 crore Car Lamborghini Urus In India

The Lamborghini Urus became the fastest selling car in the uber-luxury segment in India. Automobili Lamborghini recently added 100th unit to its sale order. Launched in January 2018, Urus is the most affordable Lamborghini model in India.

How 100 sales came for Lamborghini?

The first Urus was sold in September but the sale of the car increased in the coming months as the company sold 50 units in the coming year. Lamborghini continued its journey to sell more Urus even during pandemic time. It sold another 50 units in less than 18 months including the lockdown period. The Italian brand is now looking at 2021 and it hopes adding more sales to its already ascending sales-graph.

Talk to Sharad Agarwal, Head of Lamborghini India

Sharad Agarwal said that they always knew that Urus would be a game changer for them. Urus came with dynamics of a sports car but it also provided the versatility of a SUV. And the company new that Urus was the right design and answer to the congestion on Indian roads. Shard Agarwal has many expectations from 2021 when he said … Read the rest