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  • Microsoft gives MSN a new look, adds ability to sync across devices September 8, 2014

    New York: Microsoft is giving its MSN news service a crisper look, new lifestyle tools and seamless syncing across devices. The company says the revamped site fits in with Microsoft's overall strategy of making mobile phones and Internetbased services priorities as its traditional businesses Windows and Office software installed on...
  • Microsoft axes freelancers, contract writers at MSN September 13, 2013

    Seattle: Microsoft is laying off dozens of contract and freelance writers from its MSN news and entertainment portal as the giant software company seeks to reshape itself as a devices and services company. A spokesperson for the company confirmed the layoffs but declined to specify the number or comment further. A...
  • News 360: Shiv Sena slams Shobhaa De's tweet on statehood for Mumbai July 31, 2013

    In the light of Andhra Pradesh's division, the Mumbaibased writer hinted that Mumbai could fancy itself becoming an independent entity. ...
  • Microsoft introduces new MSN for Windows 8 October 2, 2012

    Seattle: Microsoft is launching its own news operation as part of its newlook MSN website when Windows 8 launches later this month. The world's largest software company is making a "big, multimillion dollar investment" to create a "decentsized media operation," said Bob Visse, general manager, MSN Product Management Group. Microsoft sold its...
  • Microsoft launching news operation, new MSN October 2, 2012

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp is launching its own news operation as part of its newlook MSN website when Windows 8 launches later this month. The world's largest software company is making a "big, multimillion dollar investment" to create a "decentsized media operation," said Bob Visse, general manager, MSN Product Management Group. Microsoft sold...
  • Raj Thackeray asks people to stop paying toll tax July 25, 2012

    Mumbai: MNS chief Raj Thackeray on Tuesday asked people to stop paying toll tax unless the government explained where the money went, prompting MNS workers to vandalize several toll booths outside Mumbai. Speaking to media persons in Mumbai, Thackeray renewed his attack on the toll collection policy of the Congressled Maharashtra...
  • MSN messenger app for Windows Phone announced July 21, 2012

    Mumbai: Microsoft has released the official MSN Messenger app for the Window Phone platform. It currently is available only in China region and we are hopeful that it will be released for rest of the world too. The Windows Phone devices did surprise everyone with the lack of any native instant...
  • MSN adds new feature to take Internet's pulse February 16, 2012

    San Francisco: Microsoft is hooking up MSN.com with a hipper sidekick to broaden its appeal and stay on top of the Internet's hottest topics. The trendtracking service, called "msnNOW," tunes into the buzz by sifting through millions of Internet searches and links circulating among the hordes on Facebook and Twitter. The...
  • Microsoft restores Hotmail after glitch January 4, 2011

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp's Hotmail service, the world's most-used online email system, is back to normal operations on Monday after some users over the weekend lost access to emails or found them transferred to a deleted mail folder. The world's largest software company, which has more than 360 million Hotmail users, said...
  • Hotmail users complain of missing e-mails January 3, 2011

    London: Web giant MSN is facing a barrage of complaints from Hotmail users who claim that some e-mails have been deleted from their accounts. A number of users resorted to forums to vent out their frustration after they logged into their accounts to find empty inboxes and missing folders. It is unclear...
  • Police prohibits Raj from giving speeches till Sep 30 September 4, 2008

    Mumbai: The Mumbai police on Thursday sent a notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray prohibiting him from giving speeches till September 30. The notice sent to Thackeray has directed him to abstain from making speeches till the end of this month. The notice was sent following the recent Marathi...
  • In 4 yrs, Google runs out of Answers November 30, 2006

    San Francisco: Google has finally run out answers. Four years after the high-pitched launch of its fee-based Answers service, Google has announced its closure, apparently due to its failure to catch on with the web users. "Google is a company fueled by innovation, which to us means trying lots of new...
  • 'Blogs' the latest buzz word on web November 28, 2006

    Bangalore: Blogs are the most happening thing on the internet these days. That's what an MSN survey of 1,000 people discovered. An MSN India survey of 1000 people shows that 14 percent of online users blog. And most of them (around 87 percent) spend up to 5 hours a week blogging....
  • MSN India launches language portals September 22, 2006

    New Delhi: MSN India on Friday celebrated its sixth anniversary by launching regional language portals in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam, besides making considerable changes to its India homepage. The company also unveiled Windows Live Messenger in these five languages and introduced Windows Live Domains....