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Software turns spoken English into 26 languages


March 15th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Computer giant Microsoft has reportedly created a software dubbed the "Universal Translator" that can convert English language spoken to it into 26 different languages.Frank Soong and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Microsoft raises employees pay to keep ‘top talent’ and stay ahead of competition


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:14 am ICT by ANI
Redmond (Washington State, US), Apr. 23 (ANI): Software technology giant Microsoft has announced that it has raised pay for employees to retain "top talent" in the fiercely competitive market for skilled technology ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Microsoft’s LightSpace technology to revolutionise PowerPoint


October 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Microsoft's LightSpace technology is set to take the digital world by storm - by allowing you to touch and play with light - it will ensure that slide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tens of thousands of Hotmail users victim of apparent phishing scam


April 5th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel REDMOND, WASHINGTON (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- The popular web-based email service Hotmail appears to have been targeted in a phishing scam, details first emerged on Monday. A list containing a total ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

‘Skinput’ can turn your arm into a touchscreen!


March 2nd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Annoyed with the tiny touchscreens on today's mobile devices? Well, your forearm can now solve that problem by becoming a part of a skin-based interface that effectively turns ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft and Yahoo! get approval to implement Web ad partnership


February 18th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Microsoft and Yahoo! on Thursday announced that they have received clearance for their Web ad search agreement, without restrictions, from both the U.S. Department of Justice and ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Windows Live Messenger Services and Hotmail restored after outage


February 17th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by BNO News
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Windows Live Messenger Services and its websites, including Hotmail, are back online after suffering from an hour-long outage on Tuesday afternoon. Many users, most of them ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Halo 3 ODST: An Interesting Diversion


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Redmond, Washington, Sep 22, (THAINDIANS NEWS) Halo is already an established and popular franchise among game lovers. Today, on September 22, Halo 3 OSDT, an expansion pack of the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Microsoft Rages War Against Apple By Cherry Picking Apple Store Employees


September 22nd, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Redmond, Washington, Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microsoft retail stores will soon be setting its base up, and the company has openly announced that they will be setting up their stores ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Critical security patches for Windows issued today


August 13th, 2009 - 1:28 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Software giant Microsoft today issued updates to plug at least 19 security holes in its various Windows operating systems and other software.The patches fix dangerous flaws in Windows 2000, XP, Vista, Windows ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Microsoft, Yahoo join forces to challenge Google (Third Lead, changing dateline)


July 29th, 2009 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 29 (IANS) Tech giants Microsoft and Yahoo reached a long-awaited partnership Wednesday in a bid to challenge Google, which holds a 65 percent market share in online search.Under ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Yahoo, Microsoft link up in challenge to Google (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 29 (DPA) Internet search firm Yahoo and software giant Microsoft announced Wednesday a 10-year deal in search and advertising operations in a bid to challenge the online dominance of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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...

Posted in Business |

Correct grammar way to first job (IANS Book Review)


July 10th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Book: "You're Hired: How you get that job and keep it too"; Author: Nasha Fitter; Publisher: Penguin India-Books; Price: Rs.199Applying for jobs, but don't seem to hear back from prospective ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Surfing the net for medical advice can turn you into a cyberchondriac


November 27th, 2008 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 27 (ANI): Did a morning headache followed by an Internet search on the pain made you come to the conclusion that youve a brain tumor? Well, in that case, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Microsoft threatens Yahoo! with proxy battle


April 6th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
New York, April 6 (IANS) Microsoft Corp. has threatened Yahoo! Inc with a hostile takeover of the company if they do not agree to the offered deal within three weeks. Microsoft chief ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Six degrees of separation’ applies to Microsoft Messenger users too


March 14th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by admin
London, March 14 (ANI): A study of Microsoft Messenger users lends more force to the 'six degrees of separation' concept, an idea that we are only six steps removed from almost ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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