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Yahoo!, Microsoft and AOL create ad partnership


November 10th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Recognizing Google's dominant presence in the Internet market, Yahoo!, Microsoft Corp. and AOL on Wednesday announced joint advertisement agreements to boost the process of buying and selling ... Read more...

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Apple to US government: change mindset of defeat


August 4th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 4 (IANS) Cash-rich Apple can offer many tips to the debt-ridden US government in financial management, says the Wall Street Journal, not the least being overcoming the ... Read more...

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Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion


May 10th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Microsoft Corp. Tuesday announced it would buy Skype Global for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition ever, a media report said.The deal will give Microsoft a ... Read more...

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Microsoft appoints new marketing head


April 7th, 2011 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 7 (IANS) Microsoft Corp. has appointed Chris Capossela as its chief marketing officer, responsible for the software giant's marketing, advertising and corporate communications.Capossela will replace Mich Mathews, ... Read more...

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Time Person Of The Year 2010 Award Goes To Marc Zuckerberg!


December 16th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CEO of popular social networking site Facebook has added yet another feather to his cap of achievements. Marc Zuckerberg who shot to global fame after ... Read more...

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Novell To Be Acquired By Attachmate For $2.2 Billion


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Novell Inc. has consented to be acquired by Attachmate Corp. for $2.2 billion, which has terminated a strategic appraisal of eight months that had been ... Read more...

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Jobs with the best perks


October 25th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With jobs disappearing fast, it makes people wonder if perks still exist. Well to start with, they still exist but the bad news is that they ... Read more...

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Microsoft sues Motorola over Android phones


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 2 (IANS) Microsoft Corp has filed a lawsuit against Motorola, saying the smartphone maker had infringed on nine patents in its Android-based devices.The nine patents that Motorola allegedly ... Read more...

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Holiday, thin office turnout on Ayodhya judgment day (Lead)


September 30th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Offices in and around the national capital saw a thin turnout Thursday as many companies had declared a half-day ahead of the Ayodhya land dispute verdict. ... Read more...

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Holiday, thin attendance in offices ahead of Ayodhya verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Attendance in a host of offices was thin in and around India's national capital with most managements declaring Thursday a half-day, ahead of the Ayodhya land ... Read more...

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Microsoft will focus on product line: Ballmer


May 27th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft Corp will focus on developing its product line and plans to release revamped operating system for mobile phones by the year-end, Chief Executive Steve ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches Office 2010 for global customers


May 13th, 2010 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 13 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft Corp. has rolled out its latest version of application software, Office 2010, for customers across the world. The company also announced Wednesday the release of ... 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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Microsoft to launch Office 2010 for Indian users in June


March 18th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Global software giant Microsoft Corp will launch the latest version of its popular application suite MS Office 2010 for Indian users in June, a top official said ... Read more...

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Intel profits boom as PC sales surge worldwide


January 15th, 2010 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Jan 15 (DPA) Intel reported net income of $2.3 billion Thursday for the fourth quarter, a staggering 875-percent rise over the same period a year ago. The world's dominant maker of ... Read more...

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Slump sinks US H-1B visa programme


October 30th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 30 (IANS) For the first time since 2003, the US H-1B visa programme coveted by Indian IT professionals is on track to leave thousands of spots unfilled amid America's worst ... Read more...

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XBox Live Update: For A Better Gaming Experience


August 11th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
The buzz around the gaming world right now is XBox Live Updates. Connoisseurs of gaming and XBox are already conversant with XBox Live and now there is a update taking place which ... Read more...

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Razorfish: Sold To Publicis Groupe By Microsoft


August 10th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
Razorfish, which is one of the biggest interactive agencies of the world and was acquired by Microsoft in August 2007, will now be bought by the Publicis Groupe SA of France. Publicis ... Read more...

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Microsoft profits decline


July 24th, 2009 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 24 (DPA) Software giant Microsoft Corp has reported sales of $13.1 billion for the latest quarter, well below Wall Street expectations of more than $14 billion. The PC market has ... Read more...

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Businessman slapped Rs.1 mn fine for pirating software


July 21st, 2009 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Counterfeiting licensed software products of global giants Microsoft Corp and Adobe Systems proved costly for a businessman here as the Delhi High Court Tuesday asked him ... Read more...

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Bharat Sanchar Nigam ties up with Microsoft


June 23rd, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) State-run telecom operator Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) Tuesday announced a long term partnership with Microsoft Corp to offer software solutions to its customers. The first ... Read more...

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Microsoft found guilty in South Korea anti-trust case


June 11th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 11 (DPA) A South Korean court Thursday found US software giant Microsoft Corp guilty of violating anti-trust regulations, but dismissed compensation demands by two rival South Korean companies. The Seoul district ... Read more...

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Government joins hands with Microsoft to curb internet threats


April 29th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) and software giant Microsoft Corp Wednesday jointly launched a website 'secureyourpc.in', which will provide vital information to internet users on ... Read more...

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Microsoft seeks fewer H-1B visas in recedssion-hit US


April 2nd, 2009 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 2 (IANS) With the hiring of foreign talent facing heightened scrutiny and the threat of greater restrictions in the US, Microsoft Corp has filed substantially fewer applications for ... Read more...

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IBM cutting 5,000 jobs in US, shifting them to India (Lead)


March 26th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 26 (IANS) International Business Machines (IBM) Corp. plans to lay off about 5,000 US employees, with many of the jobs being transferred to India, a media report said Thursday. The technology ... Read more...

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Microsoft set to unveil Internet Explorer 8


March 19th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Redmond, March 19 (IANS) After two beta tests and a soft release, Microsoft Corp is all set to officially launch its latest internet browser Thursday night. The company will launch ... Read more...

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US stocks tumble on weak economic data


January 23rd, 2009 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 23 (Xinhua) US stocks tumbled Thursday as disappointing economic data of housing and unemployment and corporate earnings report weighed on the market. Technology shares plunged as Microsoft Corp.'s quarterly ... Read more...

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Bill Gates hopes Obama will deliver on healthcare commitments


November 6th, 2008 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 6 (ANI): Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. and the champion of global health issues such as AIDS, said he hopes that the US President-elect Barack Obama will ... Read more...

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Microsofts latest browsers porn mode shields your smutty sites surfs


August 28th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): The latest version of Microsoft Corp.''s Internet browser includes a piece of software that lets you surf the Web without a trace of what you checked out.The ... Read more...

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Microsoft reorganizes its online services


July 24th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
DPANew York, July 24 (DPA) Microsoft Corp. was to reorganize its online services to try to increase focus on its Internet business as the head of its online division was set to ... Read more...

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China denies plans for Microsoft monopoly investigation


June 19th, 2008 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 19 (DPA) China Thursday denied it was investigating the US software firm Microsoft Corp for possible violations of a new anti-monopoly law. The State Intellectual Property Office said a report ... Read more...

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Industry ready to join hands with engineering colleges


May 31st, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Indian industry leaders agreed to forge partnership with educational institutions to upgrade engineering education and research in the country to counter talent crunch. They were speaking at a ... Read more...

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Microsoft withdraws bid to by Yahoo


May 4th, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by admin
Washington , May 4 (ANI): Microsoft Corp. has withdrawn its 42.3 billion dollar bid to buy Yahoo Inc.The decision to walk away was taken late on Saturday after negotiations between ... Read more...

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Microsoft close to making hostile bid for Yahoo!


May 2nd, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
New York, May 2 (IANS) Microsoft Corp was expected to go for a hostile bid to acquire Yahoo Inc., with an announcement likely Friday, the Wall Street Journal has reported. But the ... Read more...

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