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  • Google ships a 'big pile of... code,' says Microsoft as it accelerates its attack on Android 6 hours 28 minutes ago

    New Delhi: In a scathing attack at Google's Android update plans, Microsoft Windows chief said that the search engine merely updates the codes without doing much about the users' devices. Speaking during a keynote appearance at Microsoft's Ignite conference in Chicago, the Microsoft OS chief Terry Myerson said, "Google ships a...
  • Results of Odisha Matriculation Examination-2015 to be declared today 6 hours 35 minutes ago

    Cuttack: Results of Odisha Matriculation Examination-2015 conducted by the State Board of Secondary Education (BSE) would be published on Wednesday. This was stated by the Board president Prof D P Nanda on Monday. Result booklets would be sold at 33 centres across the State, including four at Cuttack and two at Bhubaneswar....
  • Windows 10 includes the middle finger emoji, becomes first platform to let users flip the bird 9 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Windows 10 is bringing a lot of eyebrow raising changes. After killing the Internet Explorer and the Media Centre, Microsoft is being courageous enough to bring onboard a middle finger emoji, and that's not all. Emojipedia noticed this symbol, one of the Unicode 7.0 emojis and named quite articulately,...
  • The Muppets to feature opposite YouTube stars in special online videos Yesterday

    Los Angeles: It's time to play the music. It's time to light the lights. It's time to stream the video. The Muppets are appearing in skits and other online videos with several YouTube stars, including Mike Tompkins, Lindsey Stirling, Elliott Morgan and John and Hank Green. The videos were filmed on location...
  • Microsoft kills Windows Media Centre in Windows 10 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Along with the Internet Explorer, another feature from the older Microsoft operating system that won't make it to the successive Windows 10 is the Windows Media Centre. Microsoft has confirmed that its Windows Media Centre will rest in a grave as soon as the new OS goes live....
  • NASA's 10-engine electric plane completes flight test 2 days ago

    Washington: NASA has developed and successfully flight tested a battery-powered plane with 10 engines that can take off and land like a helicopter and fly efficiently like an aircraft. The Greased Lightning or GL-10 prototype successfully transitioned from hover to wing-borne flight during several test flights, NASA said. "We have a couple...
  • Watch: How to port Android apps to Windows 10 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft recently announced that Android and iOS app developers would be able to port their apps to its upcoming Windows 10 OS, much to the delight of Windows Phone users who often felt the absence of certain apps on their semi-restricted platform. In order to demonstrate how easy...
  • Microsoft: Windows 10 for phones won't launch this summer 3 days ago

    New Delhi: Windows Phone users will have to wait a little longer for Microsoft's latest Windows 10 software update to arrive on their smartphones. The upcoming OS for PCs is lined up for a summer release, however, its version for mobile devices will take a tad longer than expected. Microsoft's Joe...
  • Microsoft Edge, the successor to Internet Explorer, will be the new default browser in Windows 10 6 days ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has revealed the name of its upcoming Windows 10 default Web browser, which will not be Project Spartan, but Microsoft Edge. The anticipated Windows 10 operating system is expected to bring in a lot of changes, including the replacement of the outdated Internet Explorer. A report on The...
  • Android, iOS apps will also run on Windows 10 phones 6 days ago

    San Francisco: Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones. In a major strategy shift, a top executive told an audience of...
  • Jharkhand Board Class 10 and 12 exams results to be declared today April 27, 2015

    Students of Jharkhand who took the class 10th examination in March 2015 will get to know their results on Monday, April 27. Jharkhand Academic Council, Ranchi is likely to declare the Class 10th result at around 4 pm in the presence of departmental minister Nara Yadav and Assembly Speaker Dinesh...
  • WhatsApp voice calling launched for BlackBerry 10 April 26, 2015

    New Delhi: WhatsApp has officially extended its recently launched voice calling feature to BlackBerry 10. The voice calling feature was introduced to Android platform in March and this month, it was rolled out to iOS users. After BlackBerry 10, Windows Phone users are touted to be the next. The feature...
  • 10 years later, YouTube is a hit but is it profitable? April 24, 2015

    Washington: Ten years after its launch, YouTube has become a household name for online video but faces an array of rivals in the market and lingering questions about its business model. The first video uploaded April 23, 2005 - an 18-second clip of co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo...
  • 10 years of YouTube: Facebook emerges as a video-sharing threat April 24, 2015

    It's 10 years since the first clip ('Me at the Zoo') was uploaded on YouTube, and the service - now owned by Google - has dominated online video-sharing ever since. But for how long? Facebook said on Wednesday that its users were watching 4 billion videos a day, compared with 3 billion...
  • YouTube turns 10: Watch the first YouTube video ever uploaded April 23, 2015

    The 'popstar' YouTube that actually made several popstars what they are today, including Justin Bieber and Zoella, has turned 10 on Thursday. It's been 10 years since Jawed Karim - the man behind the concept of the video sharing site - uploaded the first ever video of his zoo visit on...
  • Microsoft to bring back classic Solitaire game with Windows 10 April 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft is going to make all you Solitaire lovers happy. The iconic cards game which was removed from the Windows 8 version is all set to return with the software giant's latest Windows 10 platform. The game was spotted in the preview build of the latest software, which might...
  • Windows 10 OS likely to be released in the end of July April 21, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft's highly-awaited Windows 10 OS will be released towards the end of July, the company's OEM executive has revealed. Microsoft's hardware partner, AMD, reported a loss of $180 million in its first quarter, but president and CEO, Lisa Su believes that the release of the latest operating system could...
  • Would like to back films that are considered slightly risky: Anushka Sharma April 20, 2015

    Beijing: Fresh from the success of her production debut 'NH10', actress Anushka Sharma says she is excited about her new dual role and promises to back films in future regarded as "risky". "When I read the script it was like any other film I did. It excited me so much that...
  • 10 of the coolest super powers you can ever have April 19, 2015

    Everyone at some point or the other has wanted superpowers. Heck we still want them. But superpowers is such a broad term. There are so many kinds of superpowers out there. Which one would suit you better? What would you wnat to be able to do the most? Tough choice, right?...
  • Windows 10 Phone Maps app will now also help you find things to do April 19, 2015

    New Delhi: Maps are, well, just maps. They help you find a route to your destination and gauge traffic. But, Microsoft is aiming to bring in more functionality to its mobile maps than just helping you locate places. The software giant is updating its map app, which will now be...
  • Microsoft Lumia 540: Microsoft launches affordable dual-SIM smartphone with 5-inch display, 8MP camera April 16, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched a new affordable smartphone - the Lumia 540. The dual-SIM phone carries a price tag of $150 and features a 5-inch HD (1280 x 720) display, 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, and a 5-megapixel front camera. The Lumia 540 comes with 8 GB of on-board...
  • Anushka Sharma to attend screening of 'NH10' at Beijing Film Festival April 15, 2015

    Beijing: Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma will attend the screening of her movie NH10 here in the 5th Beijing International Film Festival to be held from April 17-20. Anushka will be in Beijing on April 19 when NH10 will be screened at the festival, the Indian Embassy said in...
  • 10 posters that perfectly sum up the hypocrisy that plagues our society April 13, 2015

    Even though we live in a nation that is on its way to become more and more progressive each day, we still have a lot to learn. There is a lot of double standards still prevalent in our society which somehow manages to stop us from progressing and reaching that...
  • Dell launches Venue 10 7000 tablet with RealSense camera, 7000mAh battery for $499 April 9, 2015

    New Delhi: Dell has introduced its latest Venue 10 7000 tablet that boasts of a slimmer profile with the newest Android 5.0 Lollipop operating system. The Venue 10 7000 is 6.2mm thick and sports a 10.5-inch OLED 2560x1600 screen, a 2.3Ghz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor and comes in two...
  • Microsoft Lumia 640, Lumia 640XL now available in India for Rs 11,999 and Rs 15,799 April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: The long-anticipated Microsoft Lumia 640 and 640 XL smartphones have been launched in India today. The phones 'that help you #AchieveMore' have been priced at Rs 11,999 and Rs 15,799 respectively. The Microsoft Lumia 640 dual-SIM smartphone sports a 5-inch HD display and is packed with a 1.2 GHz...
  • Microsoft is getting closer to having its own competitor to Apple Pay April 7, 2015

    New Delhi: After Google Wallet and Apple Pay you will soon have the option of Microsoft Pay. The software giant has received approval for its payments transfer service from one state in the US, a stepping stone to the company's wider ambition of providing the service throughout. Business analyst, Faizal Khan,...
  • Maruti Suzuki's factory-fitted CNG vehicles sales up 23 per cent April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Passenger car market-leader Maruti Suzuki on Monday reported a rise of 23 per cent in sales of its factory-fitted CNG (compressed natural gas) vehicles during 2014-15. According to the company, the sales of its factory-fitted CNG vehicles stood at 62,996 units. The contribution of CNG vehicles to total sales of...
  • Microsoft Lumia 640, 640 XL budget smartphones expected to be launched in India on April 7 April 6, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft is likely to introduce its recently announced Lumia 640 and Lumia 640XL smartphones in India on April 7. The company had started sending out media invites with a tagline "Inspiration doesn't only work 9 to 5!" for its event on Tuesday. Now, Flipkart has also teased the...
  • Sunrise, music, or the highly toxic air pollution in Delhi; what takes your breath away? April 2, 2015

    This Green Peace India video brings into focus the stark difference between the figurative and the literal meaning of the question 'what takes your breath away?'While on one end people talk about the various thing that make their heart beat and what makes them feel happy, there are also the...
  • Microsoft drops the Xbox brand from new Music, Video apps for Windows 10 April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft is doing away with the prefix- Xbox- for its music and video preview apps for the latest Windows 10 operating system. Both the apps will now be renamed Music and Video to make them sound less confusing. Xbox Music and Xbox Video seemed specific to the software giant's...