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Microsoft eyes opportunities in China’s push for innovation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) China's efforts to be a global innovation leader offers opportunities to foreign companies like Microsoft, a senior executive of the software giant said."We're committed to ... Read more...

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Facebook buys AOL patents from Microsoft


April 24th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 24 (IANS) Facebook will buy a portion of AOL patents from Microsoft for $550 million, it was announced Monday. The software giant had bought the patents ... Read more...

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Microsoft quarterly earnings top estimates


April 20th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Microsoft Thursday reported a modest revenue increase and profit decline in its quarterly earnings with numbers still topping analysts' estimates. For the quarter ending March ... Read more...

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Deficient rainfall data wipes out intra-day gains of Sensex (Roundup)


July 14th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) A day after the three terror blasts in India's commercial capital, Indian equities markets closed on a flat note Thursday, giving up its intra-day gains ... Read more...

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Admired abroad, ridiculed at home: Karnataka’s dubious distinction (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 27th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 27 (IANS) From being a well-governed state, proud of its capital Bangalore hailed world over as an IT powerhouse, Karnataka is now being tagged as the "most ... Read more...

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BCCI in talks with Infosys to prepare injury-database of players


June 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) Concerned at the rising number of injuries to players, the Indian cricket board is in talks with software giant Infosys to prepare an exhaustive injury-database.Board ... Read more...

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Windows 8 for PCs, tablets next year


May 24th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) Microsoft will ship Windows 8 for desktop computers and tablets next year and the updated Windows Phone 7 will have 500 new features.Microsoft CEO Steve ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas open music school


April 21st, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) American hip hop band Black Eyed Peas have opened a special school in New York for local teenagers to learn how to use music and video ... Read more...

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Apple gizmos facing from S. Korean challengers


April 20th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): Software giant Apple may have revolutionised the world with its must-have gizmos, but there's a rising threat from the Far East.South Korea's Samsung and HTC from Taiwan ... Read more...

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Sensex soars led by auto, IT stocks (Second Lead, correcting HCL quarterly data)


April 20th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets soared Wednesday, while broader indices held on to gains after IT stocks rose buoyed by software giant HCL ... Read more...

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Sensex slips from intra-day highs, broader markets up (Lead)


April 20th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slipped from intra-day highs Wednesday, while broader indices held on to gains after IT stocks rose buoyed by ... Read more...

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US Supreme Court hears Microsoft appeal on Word patent


April 18th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 18 (IANS) The US Supreme Court begins hearing Monday Microsoft's appeal in the Word infringement case in which the software giant was held guilty of violating a patent ... 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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900m Internet Explorer users at risk as Microsoft warns of security flaw


February 1st, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Microsoft has warned that the 900 million users of its Internet Explorer web browser are at risk of having their computers hijacked and their personal information stolen by ... Read more...

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Microsoft to invest around $2.5 billion in Indonesia


January 22nd, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Microsoft on Friday announced that it will invest around $2.5 billion in Indonesia to develop cloud-computing systems, the Jakarta Globe reported.Sutanto Hartono, CEO of Microsoft Indonesia, said ... Read more...

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Yahoo Inc Lays Off 600 Employees


December 15th, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yahoo Inc. - the noted web mail and search service provider confirmed on Tuesday that it is about to reduce its existing workforce by 4 percent. ... Read more...

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US supreme court to hear Microsoft appeal on Word patent


December 1st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 1 (IANS) The US supreme court has agreed to hear Microsoft's appeal in the Word infringement case in which the software giant was held guilty of violating a ... Read more...

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Microsoft unveils Window Phone 7, derides rival devices


November 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 9 (IANS) As its Windows Phone 7 hit the US market Monday, Microsoft launched a unique campaign to dent Apple's iPhone and Google Android system by playing up ... Read more...

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Oracle acquires Art Technology Group for $1 billion


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) -- Oracle Corporation on Tuesday announced that it has agreed to acquire Art Technology Group, Inc. (ATG) for $1 billion, a move that will surely expand the software ... Read more...

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Ray Ozzie Quitting Microsoft After 5 Years Of Joining


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ray Ozzie who is considered as the successor of Bill Gates as the chief software architect in Microsoft is all set to bid adieu to the ... Read more...

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Microsoft Slate With Windows Will Be Available By Christmas


October 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Slate tablets running on Windows Operating Systems are likely to be unveiled by Christmas this year, promised Michael Ballmer, the CEO of ... Read more...

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Wipro appoints Sid Nair as Chief Sales and Operations Officer for USA, Canada


October 1st, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Oct.1 (ANI-Business Wire India): Software giant Wipro Technologies has appointed Sid Nair as the company's Chief Sales and Operations Officer for USA and Canada.In his new role, Sid will focus ... 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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Shweeb wins Google’s innovation contest


September 28th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shweeb came into prominence in the summer of last year as a breath taking tourist fantasy vehicle. It’s a single rail system, which is made up of bubbles ... Read more...

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Bill Gates will not leave a fortune for his kids


September 20th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): Bill Gates, one of history's wealthiest individual has revealed that he will not leave his fortune to his kids as it would not be good for kids or ... Read more...

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Halo Reach Grosses $200 Million In 24 Hours


September 17th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microsoft the Redmond based software giant is now on cloud 9. It has released the fist public beta of the much awaited Internet Explorer 9 browser ... Read more...

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Mark Hurd Joins Oracle, HP Sues Him


September 8th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Company seemed to have landed himself in another trouble. The former CEO resigned from his post after 5 years as the ... Read more...

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Microsoft takes Word patent battle to US apex court


August 31st, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 31 (IANS) Microsoft, which lost its patent battle over Word processing software to a tiny Toronto firm i4i Inc. and was ordered to pay $290 million in damages ... Read more...

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Unfazed by row, Anand plays chess with 40 mathematicians


August 24th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 24 (IANS) Unfazed by the row over his nationality, world chess champion Viswanathan Anand Tuesday played chess against 40 maths wizards simultaneously at the ongoing International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) ... Read more...

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Kolkata gets its first cyber crime police station


August 24th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Tuesday inaugurated Kolkata's first cyber crime police station set up with technical support from software giant Infosys Technologies. Speaking on the occasion, the ... Read more...

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IE 9 Public Beta Ready For Release, But Can It Beat Google Chrome?


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The web browser war is going to get more intense with time and a major showdown is expected in September. A special event named Beauty of ... Read more...

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Facebook Microsoft Tie Gets Deeper Now!


August 19th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development that has sent waves in the tech industry, Microsoft, the Redmond based software giant has incorporated Facebook in its popular Windows Live ... Read more...

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Rosemary Port’s Case Revisited In Carla Franklin’s Complaint


August 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Carla Franklin controversy heats up, people all over the world are reminded of the Rosemary port controversy that saw Google face the heat year. ... Read more...

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Microsoft issues emergency flaw fix


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 3 (DPA) Microsoft issued an emergency patch Monday to correct a critical Windows bug that had allowed attackers to gain control of infected machines via program shortcuts. Microsoft usually issues ... Read more...

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SAP Acquires Sybase To Give Oracle A Run For Its Money


May 13th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a latest development that has sent waves in the software industry, Germany-based software giant SAP AG is going to take over California based Sybase. The ... Read more...

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