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Five Indian Americans among Forbes 400 richest


September 20th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Five Indian-Americans figure in the Forbes magazine's annual list of the richest people in America with Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates retaining his top spot with ... Read more...

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Bill Gates offers help to promote table tennis in US


August 1st, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) plans to work with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates to promote table tennis in the US, ITTF President Adham Sharara said.The ... Read more...

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Microsoft offers free trial of Windows 8


March 1st, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Microsoft gave reviewers and the public their first taste of its revolutionary new operating system Windows 8, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.Windows 8 will run on ... Read more...

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Sonia, Manmohan among 20 most powerful in world: Forbes


November 3rd, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 3 (IANS) India's Congress party president Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh figured among Forbes' list of world's 70 most powerful people in 2011 as US ... Read more...

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Australian woman may become richest in world


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Gina Rinehart, an Australian business woman who inherited a debt-ridden mining company from her father 20 years ago, is predicted to become the world's richest ... Read more...

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‘Gates took credit for my ideas’: Microsoft founder Paul Allen


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has described his bizarre working relationship with Chairman Bill Gates, and claims it was him, not Gates, who had visionary ideas for the company.Allen, ... Read more...

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Microsoft co-founder says his book is tech history, not revenge against Gates


April 16th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has said that his upcoming book 'Idea Man' is technology history, not a criticism of Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates.During an interview, Allen defended his ... Read more...

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Bill Gates discusses polio, other health related issues in Pakistan with Zardari


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill Gates has discussed health related issues in Pakistan with President Asif Ali Zardari, particularly the progress made on the polio eradication campaign in the country.Gates ... Read more...

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Bill Gates buys stake in Mexican company


March 18th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 18 (IANS/EFE) Microsoft chairman Bill Gates has acquired a 14.7 percent stake in a Mexican company, the largest Coca-Cola bottler in Latin America.The firm, Femsa, confirmed that ... Read more...

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Fifty Indians on Forbes’ global billionaire club


March 10th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Fifty Indians, including L.N. Mittal, the Ambani brothers and Azim Premji, have made it to the Forbes list of World Billionaires 2011, as Indians Chinese, ... Read more...

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Chinese Vice Premier Li met with Microsoft’s Bill Gates to strengthen cooperation


September 29th, 2010 - 1:57 am ICT by BNO News
BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) – Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday met with Microsoft Corporation Chairman Bill Gates in order to strengthen cooperation between the software giant and China, the state-run ... Read more...

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Toshiba, Bill Gates to develop advanced nuclear reactor (Lead)


March 23rd, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 23 (DPA) Toshiba Corp and Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates are to work to develop an advanced nuclear reactor, the Japanese company said Tuesday. Its statement confirmed a report earlier Tuesday ... Read more...

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Toshiba, Bill Gates to develop advanced nuclear reactor


March 23rd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 23 (DPA) Toshiba Corp and Microsoft Corp chairman Bill Gates are to work together to develop an advanced nuclear reactor, the Nikkei business daily reported Tuesday without citing sources. The joint ... Read more...

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Two-thirds of Americans trust Obama


April 15th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 15 (ANI): Two-thirds Americans fully trust President Barack Obama's ability to take right decision for the problems faced by the United States, according to a poll.Just three months into ... Read more...

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Melinda Gates hopes hubby Bills charitable works will show world his huge heart


December 26th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 26 (ANI): Microsoft chairman Bill Gates wife, Melinda, hopes that her husbands charitable works will show the world the more caring side of her entrepreneur husband. It may be worthwhile ... Read more...

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FCC approve to use white space


November 5th, 2008 - 1:02 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
Voted 5-0 on Tuesday, FCC agree to introduced "white spaces" to the public. This is the big step for public interest groups and technology companies including Google, HP and Microsoft opening up the ... Read more...

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Microsoft calls on Seinfeld to boost Windows


August 22nd, 2008 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 22 (DPA) Microsoft is to pay comedian Jerry Seinfeld $10 million to star in a $300-million advertising campaign for its Windows Vista operating system.The campaign, which is one of ... Read more...

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Microsoft working on hiking computing penetration in India


August 12th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 12 (IANS) Microsoft, the world's largest software developer, is now focusing on developing innovative tools to expand computing penetration in India and other emerging markets, a top company official said ... Read more...

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Saina stuns fourth seed Wang; one step from medal rounds(Second lead)


August 11th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) Saina Nehwal may well prove to be the dark horse in the Indian Olympic contingent. The shy 18-year-old from Hyderabad pulled off the biggest upset of ... Read more...

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Microsoft chairman Bill Gates set to log out


June 27th, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Seattle, June 27 (DPA) Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates was set Friday for his last day of full-time work at Microsoft - the company he founded 33 years ago on a hunch that ... Read more...

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Microsoft signals end of the mouse with touch-screen Windows


May 29th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (ANI): Microsoft is aiming to end the days of the keyboard-mouse combination with its touch-based user interface that will debut as part of Windows 7, the next version ... Read more...

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Microsoft offers rebates to boost its search engine use


May 22nd, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 22 (IANS) With its share of the Internet search market in steady decline and its pursuit of an alliance with Yahoo! in doubt, Microsoft is taking a new approach ... Read more...

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H-1B professional visas creating jobs in US: study


March 14th, 2008 - 12:51 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 14 (IANS) American businesses are finding it hard to fill skilled positions even as H-1B visas that bring in foreign professionals, including a large number from India, are ... Read more...

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Bill Gates seeks more H-1 B visas for foreign engineers


March 13th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 13 (IANS) Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates has again urged the US Congress to let more engineers from India and other parts of the world work in the country ... Read more...

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Bill Gates predicts touch, vision and speech interfaces for PCs in five years


January 7th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by admin
London, January 7 (ANI): Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates says that people will see a sea change in the way they interact with computers in the coming five years.According to him, more ... Read more...

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