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  • Sneak peek: Microsoft Windows 10 4 hours 19 minutes ago

    Task-view button: The new task-view button on the task bar gives you one-click access to all of your running apps and programs.Start menu: The familiar Start menu is back, with some improvements, including a space you can personalise with your favorite apps, programs, people, and websites. 
Snap improvements: Working in multiple apps at once is easier and more intuitive. When you snap an app or a program, Windows suggests ways to fill the remaining space.
  • Windows 10: Seeks to offer the familiarity of Windows 7 with the benefits of Windows 8 -1002076348 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices. The company on Tuesday gave an early preview of the new Windows 10 software, which it aims...
  • Learn as if you were going to live forever: Satya Nadella to students 20 hours 20 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Live as if it's your last day, but learn as if you have to live forever, said Satya Nadella, the India-born Chief Executive of global software giant Microsoft while interacting with students on Tuesday. At an interactive event with students, Nadella, who is...
  • Microsoft to set up 3 data centres in India by the end of 2015 23 hours 22 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by 2015 as the tech giant gears for competition for the estimated $2 trillion domestic market opportunity from rival firms like Google and IBM. The US-headquartered firm said it will set up 3 data centres...
  • Live as if its your last day: Microsoft's Satya Nadella Yesterday

    Microsoft chief Satya Nadella was in Delhi on Tuesday where he said, "Live every day as its your last day. Learn every thing as it lives forever". ...
  • Windows 9: Microsoft expected to give an early look at next Windows on September 30 Yesterday

    San Francisco: Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system. Although the new software won't be formally released until next year, analysts already consider its success crucial for...
  • Windows 9: Microsoft to offer first look at new Windows on September 30 4 days ago

    Seattle: Microsoft will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system. The project, known for the past few years as "Threshold" inside the software company and "Windows 9" outside it, will likely get an entirely new...
  • Four Anurag Kashyap films that have changed the Indian cinemascape forever September 10, 2014

    He is moody, whimsical and erratic. And yet you can never have enough of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. His films are often marred by controversies and not always accepted by the audience at large, but they have always played an important part in bringing positive change to Hindi films. From realistic, hard...
  • Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board August 20, 2014

    San Francisco: Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant's board of directors. Ballmer made his decision public a month after his successor, Satya Nadella, announced unprecedented job cuts at the US technology firm as it worked to adapt to a "mobile...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella doused with a bucket of ice water August 14, 2014

    New York: Microsoft's Indiaborn CEO Satya Nadella was doused with a bucket of ice water on his head as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenged Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google cofounder Larry Page to do the same. Nadella...
  • Microsoft to merge different Windows operating systems into one July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has confirmed that it intends to merge different versions of its Windows operating systems into one. This was announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during the company's quarterly earnings call. Nadella told analysts that the company would "streamline the next version of Windows from three operating systems into...
  • Memo from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announcing the largest job cuts in the company's history July 18, 2014

    Microsoft announced on Thursday that it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 per cent of its staff. CEO Satya Nadella, who took the job in February, delivered the news to staff in a memo that Microsoft released publicly. Here's the text of that memo: From: Satya Nadella To: All...
  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs, to half the size of its recent Nokia acquisition July 17, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 per cent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The company said it will take pretax charges of $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion for...
  • Microsoft expected to announce thousands of job cuts on Thursday July 17, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp is set to cut more than 6,000 jobs in an announcement expected early Thursday, according to sources familiar with the matter, as it trims its newly acquired Nokia phone business and reshapes itself as a cloudcomputing and mobilefriendly software company. What could be the deepest job cuts in...
  • Microsoft expected to announce its biggest ever job cuts July 15, 2014

    Microsoft is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the company's plans. The reductions, expected to be announced as soon as this week, could be in the Nokia unit and...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella commits to develop Xbox platform July 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella committed to develop its Xbox gaming platform in a letter to company employees, quashing rumours that the unit might be spun off. "Microsoft will continue to vigorously innovate and delight gamers with Xbox," said Nadella in an email released by the company on its...
  • Four Indiaborn Americans honoured in US July 5, 2014

    New York: Four Indiaborn Americans were recognised for their contributions to the US along with 36 other people in the annual Great Immigrants tribute in New York on the American independence day. The July 4 event was sponsored by the Carnegie Corporation, a foundation started by Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish immigrant...
  • Workers fear uncertain future as UP Stock Exchange fails to comply with Sebi guidelines June 23, 2014

    As the UP Stock Exchange faces the risk of derecognition for not being able to comply with Sebi guidelines, workers at the 30yearold bourse say they are looking at an uncertain future. According to Sebi regulations a bourse not having a minimum turnover of Rs 1,000 crore and a networth of...
  • ExAndhra player Satya Prasad appointed Team India manager for Bangladesh tour May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Andhra Pradesh Ranji Trophy player and member of the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) Satya Prasad Yachendra was on Friday appointed as the manager of the Indian team touring Bangladesh in midJune. ACA president Subba Rao, honorary general secretary Ganga Raju and memebers of the state association congratulated Satya...
  • Microsoft shows off realtime Skype translator May 28, 2014

    Rancho Palso Verdes: Microsoft Corp showed off a test version of a realtime, spokenword translation service for Skype calls on Tuesday, the first time the world's largest software company has demonstrated the breakthrough technology publicly in the United States. Skype Translator, as it is currently called, allows speakers in different languages...
  • Can Microsoft Surface Pro 3 give Apple's iPad and MacBook Air a run for their money? May 21, 2014

    New York: Microsoft bills its new Surface tablet computer as a laptop replacement and it means it this time. The Surface Pro 3 will have a screen measuring 12 inches diagonally, up from 10.6 inches in the previous model. The Pro 3 is 32 percent thinner and 12 percent lighter...
  • Surface Pro 3: Microsoft unveils new lighter, larger Surface Pro with a 12inch display at $799 onwards May 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled a larger but lighter version of its Surface Pro tablet, Surface Pro 3, as it ramps up efforts to make an impact on the mobile computing market and counter the popularity of Apple's iPad and MacBook Air laptop. The Surface Pro 3, which has a...
  • Satya Nadella risks a rough patch with new Surface tablets May 16, 2014

    New York: Satya Nadella has enjoyed a fairly smooth ride in his first 100 days as Microsoft chief executive, but he risks hitting a rough patch next week when he unveils the latest models of the tepidly received Surface tablet. Investors have lapped up Nadella's "mobile first, cloud first" strategy to...
  • Masaba Gupta roped in by women's cricket league for a fashionable makeover for their apparel April 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Young designer Masaba Gupta has been roped in by Women's International Cricket League (WICL) to bring a twist of fashion and design into women's cricket apparel. Her design label Masaba will be associated with WICL as the official sporting apparel design partner. "Bringing Masaba in to design women's playing...
  • Congress Indore candidate Satya Narayan Patel richest contender in MP April 18, 2014

    Congress nominee from Indore constituency in Madhya Pradesh, Satya Narayan Patel with assets totalling over Rs 69 crore is the richest candidate in the fray for the third phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held in the state on April 24. An analysis of affidavits filed by various candidates done...
  • New CEO Satya Nadella seeks to push Microsoft toward mobile, cloud computing April 16, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company. Nadella, who took the helm in February, is seeking to push Microsoft further toward mobile...
  • How Microsoft is changing April 7, 2014

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's calming, collegial style stands in stark contrast to the blustery, passionate, rally-the-troops approach employed by Microsoft's previous CEO, Steve Ballmer. The difference between the two is also quite evident from what they wear. ...
  • To challenge Android, Microsoft offers Windows for free on phones, tablets April 3, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc's free Android platform. Microsoft's move, announced at its annual developers...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reshuffles senior ranks April 2, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups. In a public email, the world's largest software maker promoted Scott Guthrie to head of the cloud and enterprise group, the $20 billion division that...