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  • Microsoft posts bigger-than-expected profits, no word on new CEO 24-01-2014 01:26 PM

    Seattle: Microsoft posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday, boosted by strong sales of its software and services for businesses, a solid holiday season for its new Xbox game console and Surface tablets, and a slightly lower tax bill. The world's largest software company did not say anything about its...
  • India test-fires nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile 07-01-2014 10:34 AM

    Balasore: India on Tuesday test-fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile, which is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1,000 kg of warheads and has a strike range of 350 km, from a test range at Chandipur near here. The test was carried out as part of a user trial by...
  • DRDO's international coming out party in Seoul features new Pragati tactical missile system

    Geek At Large |  Saurav Jha
    India's growing military industrial complex has begun to seriously look towards international markets which could be quite considerable for Indian defence wares if properly cultivated....

  • Nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile test fired from Odisha 07-10-2013 09:56 AM

    Balasore: India on Monday successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile with a strike range of 350 km from a test range at Chandipur near here. The surface-to-surface missile was test-fired from a mobile launcher in salvo mode from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at about...
  • Microsoft Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 review: Lot easier to type on than an iPad 25-09-2013 10:22 AM

    New York: Is Microsoft's Surface a tablet or a laptop? I'm not quite sure, but it is a lot easier to type on than an iPad. The software company unveiled updates to its Surface tablet computers on Monday at an event in New York, where I had a short amount...
  • Microsoft Surface 2, Surface Pro 2 tablets launched at $449, $899 24-09-2013 12:15 AM

    New York: Microsoft introduced new Surface tablets, including a professional model that allows people to use it more like a laptop or a desktop computer. The Redmond, Washington company is trying to boost its tablet business as sales of traditional desktop and laptop computers decline. The Surface Pro 2, unveiled...
  • Surface 2: Microsoft likely to launch new Surface tablet today 23-09-2013 10:41 AM

    New York: Microsoft Corp. is expected to announce new Surface tablet computers, including a version with a smaller screen to compete with Google's Nexus 7 and Apple's iPad Mini. The company has an announcement event scheduled in New York on Monday.It comes about a month before Microsoft releases an update...
  • Microsoft losing money on Surface tablets 31-07-2013 12:17 PM

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp's Surface tablets have yet to make any profit as sputtering sales have been eclipsed by advertising costs and an accounting charge, according to the software company's annual report. The two tablet models, introduced in October and February to challenge Apple Inc's popular iPad, have so far brought...
  • Microsoft shares hit by biggest sell-off since 2009 21-07-2013 10:24 AM

    Bangalore: Microsoft Corp shares fell more than 11 per cent on Friday, their biggest plunge in more than four years, a day after the software company posted dismal quarterly results due to weak demand for its latest Windows system and poor sales of its Surface tablet. The stock's selloff, from...
  • Microsoft earnings skid on Surface tablet, Windows 8 19-07-2013 12:09 PM

    Los Angeles: Less than a year after Microsoft entered the tablet computer market with the Surface, the cracks are starting to show. The software giant on Thursday booked a large write-off to its Surface RT business after it slashed prices on the tablets to stimulate demand this week. Its quarterly...
  • Microsoft slashes Surface RT tablet price by $150 16-07-2013 10:24 AM

    Los Angeles: Microsoft is slashing the price of its Surface RT tablet by $150 as it fights to increase its tiny share of the booming tablet market. The cut brings the price of the Surface RT with 32 gigabytes of memory to $349 without a cover, which also acts as...
  • Private firms may travel to lunar surface: NASA report 25-05-2013 05:08 AM

    London: A study of future human missions has indicated corporate researchers could be living on the moon by the time NASA astronauts head off to visit an asteroid in the 2020s. The study by Bigelow Aerospace, commissioned by NASA, shows "a lot of excitement and interest from various companies" for...
  • Meteoroid impact triggers bright flash on lunar surface 19-05-2013 06:53 AM

    Cape Canaveral: An automated telescope monitoring the moon has captured images of an 88-pound (40 kg) rock slamming into the lunar surface, creating a bright flash of light, NASA scientists said on Friday. The explosion on March 17, 2013 was the biggest seen since NASA began watching the moon for...
  • Microsoft rumoured to unveil second-gen Surface tablet in June 02-05-2013 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: We have been hearing for a long time that Microsoft is working on a 7-inch Surface tablet and now a new report from Digitimes has to say that the company may unveil the next-gen Surface tablets in June at its Build Developer Conference. The second-generation Surface devices reportedly...
  • Tablets with Microsoft's Windows RT see slow sales: Report 02-05-2013 11:23 AM

    New York: Microsoft is seeing slow sales of a version of Windows designed for thin and light tablets, even as the tablet market as a whole is growing, a research firm reported Wednesday. Researchers at IDC said manufacturers shipped 2,00,000 tablets running Windows RT, the special version of Windows for...
  • Odisha: IAF test fires short range missile from Chandipur 24-04-2013 08:10 PM

    Balasore: Indian Air Force on Wednesday conducted the test fire of its short range surface-to-air missile "OSA-AK" from Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, 15 km from here. "It was a routine trial carried out by the IAF to train its personnel," said a defence official. On Wednesday, three rounds...
  • Microsoft working on a 7-inch Surface tablet: Report 11-04-2013 12:29 PM

    Bangalore: Microsoft is developing a new lineup of Surface tablets, including a 7-inch version expected to go into mass production later this year, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the company's plans. Microsoft executives felt they needed to keep pace with the growing popularity of smaller tablets...
  • After Surface, Microsoft to build more devices, says CEO 15-11-2012 02:59 PM

    California: Microsoft Corp's chief executive said his company would look at more opportunities to build its own devices, after the launch of its Surface tablet last month, potentially bringing the software giant into competition with its hardware partners and opening the door to a Microsoft-branded phone. "Do I anticipate that...
  • How new Google Nexus 10 compares with rivals 15-11-2012 03:11 AM

    Washington: Google has started shipping a larger version of its Nexus tablet computer, one that comes closer to competing with Apple's full-size iPad and other tablets. Here's a look at how the Nexus 10 compares with other tablets with similar screens. Google's Nexus 10 - Price: $399 for 16 gigabytes...
  • Microsoft sued over Surface tablet storage 15-11-2012 02:32 AM

    Los Angeles: A California lawyer is suing Microsoft, claiming the Surface tablet he bought doesn't have all the storage space the company advertised. Andrew Sokolowski says he bought a Surface with 32 gigabytes of storage last week. But he quickly ran out of space after loading it with music and...