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Microsoft EDU Live Tonight to Launch Windows Cloud OS

Microsoft is expected to launch its Windows cloud OS at its Microsoft EDU event today, Tuesday, May 2, 2017, besides launching a new laptop to compete with Apple’s MacBook and Google’s Chromebook laptops. The highly-expected launch of Windows 10 Cloud operating system, aimed at low-end education segment will be the rival of Chromebook from Google. The Microsoft EDU event will ...

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Microsoft Quietly Ditches Bitcoin

More than a year after allowing people to pay money into their accounts using bitcoins, Microsoft has quetly removed the Bitcoin, the virtual currency, top up option saying it is no longer redeemable. Microsoft note said:“You can no longer redeem bitcoin into your Microsoft account. Existing balances in your account will still be available for purchases from Microsoft Store, but ...

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Hyderabad Animation, Gaming Incubation Centre Awaits Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella for Launch

Hyderabad on Saturday launched the Rs.8-crore STPI building called Innovation in Multimedia, Animation, Gaming & Entertainment (IMAGE) that can house 232 startups in its 30,000 square feet area to serve as incubation centre for future potential software area. Built by the Telangana government the IMAGE building awaits one the city’s highly successful IT person, Satya Nadealla, CEO of Microsoft, to ...

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Paladion CEO at ‘Microsoft Future Unleashed’

As Microsoft celebrates 25 years of success in India with its CEO flying down to give keynote address today in Mumbai, the event will see top speakers from the Indian IT industry including managed security service provider (MSSP) Paladion’s CEO Rajat Mohanty, among others. The ‘Microsoft Future Unleashed’ will focus on ‘Risk management in Omni Channel Era’. “It is anticipated ...

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What to Expect from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s ‘Future Unleashed’ Speech?

Close on the heels of the visit of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, India will have one of its own jewels in IT world – Satya Nadella, Microsoft CEO – visiting Mumbai to unleash ‘Microsoft’s Future’. Microsoft has committed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the Silicon Valley that it would work towards making Internet accessible to 5 lakh villages ...

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Microsoft and Google to Dismiss Patent Battles

Microsoft and Google have agreed to dismiss their entire pending patent lawsuit against each other. There were about 20 different lawsuits in Germany and the United States involving issues as varied as mobile phones, wireless networking, video decoding and other technologies, reported by The New York Times Also, cases included Motorola Mobility (the smartphone maker that Google sold last year ...

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WATCH: Google Reveals ‘Doodle’ Style New Logo

Google has seen a lot of changes over the past 17 years, from the range of products to the evolution of their look and feel. However, this doodle is not a special one-day change. This brand new logo is a permanent change. These changes were made because Google said in a blog-post that, people are interacting with Google product across ...

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Google CEO: Sundar Pichai Takes Over as Larry Page Gives Way

Indian-born Sundar Pichai named as new CEO of Google. The search giant as part of a surprise corporate overhaul saw the company forming a new parent company called Alphabet Inc. A native of Chennai, Pichai, 43, was born and schooled in Chennai. He also captained his school’s cricket team. Later he joined Indian Institute of Technology in Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur). ...

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Satya Nadella Drives Microsoft Job Cuts Further to 7800 This Year

Microsoft said it would sack 7,800 staff and write off a $7.6 billion in restructuring its flagging mobile business. Last year, it had cut 18,000 jobs. Out of $7.6 billion on mobile business restructuring, the company has paid $7.3 billion to acquire Nokia’s phone business in April 2014. Being an ancient behemoth, it has failed to gain tractions still in ...

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Microsoft Windows 10 to Bid Good-Bye to Passwords Forever?

Microsoft Windows 10, to be released next month may do away with passwords, a chronic problem for many people despite its security angle. Instead the Windows 10 may feature other modes of identity, including the FIDO or fast Identity Online standards for users to sing in. While biometric sign in is not ruled out, the Fido may create a “universal ...

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Move Over Nokia, It’s ‘Microsoft Priority’ Now as First Re-Branded Store Opens in Chennai

Microsoft unlocked ‘Nokia Priority’ store which is re-branded Microsoft’s first Priority Reseller in Chennai on Wednesday, in a move to effect rebranding the new acquisition of the Finland-based Nokia handset business for $7.2 billion deal. “We are launching the first Microsoft Priority Reseller Store in Chennai today. In India itself it is a big change for us, which we are trying to ...

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Windows 10 Available in 190 Countries Now, Microsoft Upbeat

The new operating system of Windows 10 is now available for free download across 190 countries from July 29, Microsoft said in a statement. The Microsoft unveiled a strategy in the early period of this year by announcing that the users of windows 7 and 8.1 can have free customization to its latest operating system. Microsoft seeks to attract more ...

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Rumour: Silent Hills Game to be Xbox One Exclusive, Microsoft in Talks with Konami

Here’s an interesting rumour surfaced in the gaming world: Silent Hills, the cancelled survivor horror video game, will be available on Xbox One at this year’s Electronic Entertainment Expo. We should tell you that this is just a rumour and no official word has been heard so far. YouTube channel The Know stated citing an anonymous source within Microsoft confirmed ...

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Blackberry Buyout: Microsoft, Xiaomi and Others Consider Possible Acquisition

  Blackberry is once again in the news for possible acquisition. The Canada-based telecommunication had showed profitability from December 2014 to February 2015 following its recent corporate restructuring. The DigiTimes reported that Microsoft, Xiaomi, Lenovo, Huawei and other Chinese handset vendors are being named as possible investors. The Chinese companies are planning to expand their business in the US and ...

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Microsoft Celebrates 25th Anniversary of Solitaire with Global Tournament Starting June

As Solitaire, Windows much-loved card game, celebrates 25th anniversary on Monday, Microsoft announced it will be holding global tournament in June. This news will surely thrill those who have been ardent fans of this classic game. “It was 25 years ago that Microsoft Solitaire debuted on Windows, and to honor the decades of fun it’s given us all, we’re celebrating ...

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Meet Shubham Banerjee, Indian-Origin Teenager at Microsoft to Make Braille Printer

Shubham Baneerjee, who at 12 invented affordable Braille printer, has joined hands with tech giant Microsoft to incorporate his invention in Windows OS which will make the visually-impaired gain easy access to it. The technology giant invited 13-year-old Banerjee, a student in Santa Clara, California, to display his Braigo 2.0 printer at a tech fair organised by the company in ...

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Microsoft Lumia 430 Dual SIM Smartphone Launched, Priced Rs. 5299

Microsoft has launched its latest Lumia 430 dual SIM smartphone that works on its Windows 8.1 operating system (OS) aimed at attracting the youngsters to its Windows family smartphones. To make it popular and appealing to the youth, the tech giant has launched “Knockout on Wheels” van that will visit 200 cities in India to provide a hands-on experience to ...

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Windows 10 Set for Release for PCs First This Summer

The slated release of the next version of Windows this sumer is going to be free for update in all versions of Windows 7 and above and even pirated versions will be allowed to update to the new Windows 10 version. Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore recently said that the new release would start “in the summer and increases throughout the fall”, ...

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EU Verdict Today: Will Google Face Truth Over Search Engine Results?

The European Union has cracked its whip against Google for monopoly practices in its search engine results, after a prolonged five-year investigation into the company. The EU, which took similar action against Microsoft 10 years ago, has begun its probe into Google monopoly practices or anti-competitive behaviour following complaints from Microsoft, Tripadvisor, Streetmap and others. Google owns 90% of searche ...

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