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Category Archives: Money Matters

I am not a big Starbucks fan but today afternoon I was a little bored and I thought I would go for a walk and have a coffee at Starbucks on the way. I had a Chai Tea Latte and including the tip the total came around to $4. I found it a little bit […]

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April 7, 2010 Money Matters, Personal, Rant
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As I wrote recently, Infosys is very concerned about the increasing salaries of its mid-level employees. But an article in IndiaTimes reports that: The directors of the country’s second largest IT company, Infosys, saw an 81 per cent jump in their cash compensation in the fiscal year 2007-08. According to the company’s annual report, the […]

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June 2, 2008 India, IT News, Money Matters, Salary
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I had heard about this news before but couldn’t find any sources online to confirm it. So here it is. Faced with imminent recession in the United States, Indian IT services companies with major exposure to the North American markets are likely to cut the onsite allowances of employees deployed at clients’ offices abroad by […]

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February 25, 2008 India, IT News, Money Matters
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Payscale has published a report of the the survey they did on salary for IT people in Bangalore. See it here.

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December 26, 2007 Bangalore, IT News, Money Matters, Salary
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Freshers Home provides a list of salaries for freshers working for major IT companies in India. According to the list, Google pays the highest for freshers (INR 12,00,000/annum) followed by T-Mobile (INR 8,00,000/annum) and Microsoft (INR 7,80,000/annum). Amazon and Trilogy shares the fourth place at INR 7,50,00. A notable thing is that the biggies of […]

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November 16, 2007 Interesting, IT News, Money Matters, Salary
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Here is something thats very interesting. While there is a lot of clamoring everywhere regarding H1-B system bringing down the pay scale for tech employees, a study found out that the pay for technology professionals are approaching an all-time high. Based on data compiled from 75 Yoh field offices and 5,000 technology professionals contracted in […]

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October 29, 2007 Interesting, IT News, Money Matters
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According to CNN Money, the most expensive city in the world in Moscow, Russia. It kepts its #1 spot from last year. The #2 spot is for London, United Kingdom which moved up from the #5 spot last year. Seoul, Tokyo, and HongKong take up #3, #4 and #5 spots respectively. What is unbelievable is […]

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September 12, 2007 Interesting, Money Matters, News
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