Google has hired Yahoo! India's Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Prasad Bhaarat Ram as it's research and development head in the Bangalore office.
Steve Bryant reports that Google also recently hired AOL's top AIM developer and some high profile employees from Microsoft.
"Ram was appointed CTO, Bangalore by Yahoo in 2004. He was previously the CTO at Dynamax Technology, where he developed dynamic Web services composition technology. Prior to that he was general manager of Xerox Rights Management, now ContentGuard, a joint venture focused on DRM technology and controlled by Microsoft, Thomson and Time Warner," writes Steve.