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Archive for July, 2011.

eduVARTA – SMS-based education/jobs info-service for rural college students

eduVARTA is a new eduVARTA provides informational SMS updates to rural and semi-urban college students with a focus on educational, jobs, and skills information. The idea is to empower students, and increase the opportunities they get, in terms of more education, employment and self-employment opportunities. eduVARTA hopes to reach 5 lakhs rural and semi-urban college […]

New York Times profiles Pune’s PARI Robotics

In an article that talks about how manufacturing companies have led to a surge of exports of sophisticated products out of India, the New York Times has picked Pune’s PARI Robotics as an example of companies that are leading the way in exporting high value products out of India (as opposed to our traditional export […]

Why you should register to attend Python Conference Pune (Sept 2011) right now

Disclaimer: I am one of the organizers of PyCon India 2011. I’m doing this as a volunteer to further the cause of Python and software development activities in India and Pune. Neither I nor PuneTech gain anything financially from promoting this activity. PyCon India, the International Python Conference that happens in India every year, will […]

PuneChips Event: PCI Express Architecture and Applications for FPGAs – July 30

PuneChips invites everybody to a talk on PCI Express Architecture and Applications for FPGAs by Kiran Puranik, a Principal Architect at Xilinx. This talk will be on 30 July, 10:30am, at the Venture Center, NCL Innovation Park, Pashan Road. Abstract Modern FPGA devices offer great advantages for designers of industrial imaging, networking, automation and control, […]

GizmoMeet: An event for all gadget fans in Pune

Annkur writes: Organized across India by OnlyGizmos.com, GizmoMeet is one of its kind meetup for gadget lovers. Over 250 technology enthusiasts have attended our meetups in Delhi and Mumbai. Coming saturday We look forward to meet you over some coffee at Cafe 1730, Koregaon Park (5.30OM-8:30PM). So here we give you a sneak peek in […]

Event Report: Java 7 Launch Event in Pune

(This article by guest writer Amit Naik, an architect at BMC Software, Pune, is a report of the Java 7 Launch event that happened in Pune last weekend.) Harshad Oak started things off by pointing out that Java has a bit of ups & downs in the past couple of years. Hopefully Java 7 will […]

Interview with Mahendra Palsule – Editor at TechMeme

(Mahendra Palsule is one of Pune’s most well-known people in the technology news / social web space in the world today due to his role as Editor at TechMeme, which is one of the most influential technology news websites. BlogAdda has a great interview of Mahendra where they cover his blogging, his work, personal life […]

Award winning PK Clean Technologies converts waste plastic to fuel in Pune

PK Clean Technologies, a US-based company, but whose 10000 sq.ft. pilot plant is in Pune, has just won the 3rd prize in a Business Plan Competition for environment-friendly technologies held at Rice University, Texas, USA. PK Clean has also 4 other prizes this year, including MIT’s Clean Energy Prize in 2011, and is in the […]

EVENT SHIFTED: Java 7 Launch Event moved to Symbiosis Vishwabhavan, 16 July, 5pm

Note, the Java 7 Launch event on 16th July has been shifted to Symbiosis Vishwabhavan (the main Symbiosis on SB Road (the one with the statue of R.K. Laxman’s common man)). The timings have also changed slightly. The new timings are 5pm-7pm. Everything else remains the same – Chuk-Munn Lee will be speaking. And there […]

We are Number #1! (For “Pune Technology” search on Google)

From almost the day we started PuneTech, one of our desires has been to build a site that is the top search result on Google for the search Pune Technology. Today, we are proud to report that, as far as we can tell, PuneTech has the top 2 results for this search. For the last […]