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27 Jul 2018


Indian students win Microsoft award for anti-fake medicine app

Three students from the RV College of Engineering, Bengaluru, have won a special award from Microsoft, along with $15,000 in prize money, for designing an app, "Drugsafe", that can identify fake medicines.

10 Jul 2018


Microsoft announces new, more affordable Surface Go tablet-PC

Microsoft, in a bid to get back into the tablet game, is introducing a cheaper variant of its hugely popular Surface series tablet-PCs.

07 Jul 2018


Petition to save Microsoft's unannounced foldable Surface smartphone

Even though recent reports suggested that Microsoft's much-rumored foldable Surface smartphone, codenamed Andromeda, will be pocket-sized and might release this year itself, a new set of reports now claim that the product is likely to be shelved altogether.

01 Jul 2018


Microsoft's upcoming foldable Surface smartphone will be "pocketable"

Reports suggest that Microsoft's much-rumored foldable Surface smartphone, codenamed Andromeda, will be pocket-sized.

27 Jun 2018


Truecaller for Android gets a new Block section

Truecaller, one of the most popular caller identification apps, got a new update that lets you easily manage your block list.

24 Jun 2018


#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier public institutes offering the best engineering and technology education in India.

22 Jun 2018


Microsoft launches a centralized news-aggregator app, Microsoft News

Microsoft has launched a news app for iOS and Android called Microsoft News.

17 Jun 2018


WhatsApp and Microsoft are planning a 'real' Windows app

According to reports, WhatsApp is working with Microsoft to develop a proper Windows app.

Microsoft's SwiftKey integration in Windows reveals the future of laptops

Two years after buying the popular keyboard app SwiftKey, Microsoft is finally bringing it to Windows.

Microsoft's AI app for the blind can identify Indian currency

Microsoft research project, Seeing AI - an app designed for the blind and for people with low vision - has been upgraded and can now identify Indian currency, using Artificial Intelligence.

04 Jun 2018


Microsoft acquires GitHub: Is this the end of open-source software?

Microsoft has acquired world's largest open-source code repository website, GitHub for a whopping $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal.

02 Jun 2018

Idea Cellular

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 business news

Here comes your daily business news wrap, have a 'byte'.

25 May 2018


Get your CBSE Class-12 results delivered to inbox; here's how

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is likely to announce results for Class 12 examinations. tomorrow, May 26.

19 May 2018


Mumbai, Bengaluru get new co-working spaces

Mumbai and Bengaluru have gotten more co-working spaces, courtesy WeWork.

13 May 2018


Motorola and Microsoft file patents for foldable smartphones

In the race to develop a foldable smartphone, Lenovo-owned Motorola and Microsoft have filed separate patents to register their innovation.

08 May 2018


Bill Gates appreciates Bachchan's polio eradication efforts; megastar says thanks

Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently reveling in the success of his latest release '102 Not Out', was in a for a pleasant surprise when Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates heaped praises on him on Twitter.

04 May 2018


Technology can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth: Bill Gates

The use of technology coupled with bold decisions can help India leapfrog into inclusive growth and improve the quality of health and education, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has said.

03 May 2018


India's Aadhaar doesn't pose any privacy issue: Bill Gates

India's Aadhaar technology doesn't pose any privacy issue as it's just a bio-ID verification scheme, Microsoft founder Bill Gates said.

30 Apr 2018


Everything you should know about the big Windows 10 update

Microsoft has released the latest version of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets called Windows 10 April 2018 update.

01 Apr 2018


Microsoft Ventures to fund Indian tech start-ups

Global-tech major Microsoft is looking at investing in Indian tech start-ups through its venture-funding arm "Microsoft Ventures".

30 Mar 2018


Microsoft to ban offensive language, content on Skype, Xbox

Microsoft has updated its Services Agreement under which it reserves the right to penalize or ban users for "offensive language" and "inappropriate content" across its products like Skype, Xbox and even Office.

25 Mar 2018


Bengaluru: Microsoft to hold first-of-its-kind AI summit on Mar 28

Tech giant Microsoft will host 'AI for All' summit in Bengaluru on March 28 to exhibit use cases of artificial intelligence (AI) across sectors.

17 Mar 2018

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft wants you to use Edge-browser, nevermind what you want

Microsoft has released two new test-build versions of its Windows 10 operating system which feature a major change regarding the company's Edge browser.

06 Mar 2018


With Bengaluru facility, Microsoft announces first India solar energy deal

Helping India do its part for preventing climate change, tech giant Microsoft on Tuesday announced its first renewable energy deal in the country.

05 Mar 2018


Microsoft optimizes Skype for low-end Android phones

Microsoft is rolling out an updated version of Skype that is optimized for low-end Android smartphones.

04 Mar 2018

Elon Musk

Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment

When it comes to technology, I am a believer. However, there is a big difference in believing and being blind.

24 Feb 2018


Xiaomi, Microsoft sign MoU to collaborate on AI tech, hardware

Microsoft and Xiaomi have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to work collaboratively in the fields of cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), and hardware.

24 Feb 2018


Who are the 10 highest-paid CEOs in tech industry?

We all know how hard it's to be a CEO. The Chief Executives, especially those at large companies, have more responsibility on their shoulders and also face greater pressures.

22 Feb 2018


Microsoft launches email address support for 15 Indian languages

Microsoft has rolled out support for making email addresses in 15 Indian languages.

28 Jan 2018


Dr. Mathew Varghese is Bill Gates' real-life hero

With his hammer, measuring tape, and a goniometer to measure angles precisely, orthopaedic expert Dr. Mathew Varghese looks more like a carpenter than a doctor.

24 Jan 2018


Google v/s Microsoft: Who will win the K-12 education market?

Google currently dominates the American laptop market for K-12 education with its low-cost Chromebooks.

31 Dec 2017


#ThatWas2017: Biggest technologies that died in 2017

2017 saw the development and introduction of some wonderful new technologies.

23 Dec 2017


Magic Leap: $2 billion in funding, product still not interesting!

After raising about $2 billion in the last four years, augmented-reality company Magic Leap finally has a product to show.

05 Dec 2017

South Korea

What is the status of placements at IITs this year?

With the placement season on at the Indian Institutes of Technology, international firms are reportedly in an "aggressive recruitment mode", intensifying the war for talent at the premier engineering institutes.

01 Dec 2017


Microsoft, Uber and more lure IITians with massive packages

If reports are to be believed, this year's placement session at the IITs is going to see intense competition among top companies for winning over the best talents.

14 Nov 2017


LinkedIn launches AI-powered 'Resume Assistant' to help users create CVs

LinkedIn recently launched a new AI-powered tool called Resume Assistant to help you import the platform's professional information into Microsoft Word and write CVs easily.

07 Nov 2017


Knowing Satya Nadella beyond Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was recently in India.