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February 22, 2017 6:32 AM Satya Nadella meets PM Modi; discusses digital inclusion

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi as well as the IT Minister and discussed the company's digital inclusion programme that leverages technology for improving rural healthcare and education. The India born CEO also participated in a round table at NITI Aayog on tapping into cloud computing for good governance in the country 8

February 21, 2017 12:39 AM Flipkart ties up with Microsoft

India’s leading e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday tied up with global software giant Microsoft to use its Azure cloud platform to boost its online sales. India born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella, who made his maiden visit to Bengaluru after taking over the reins of the world’s largest software product firm in February 2014, announced this strategic 4

February 3, 2017 2:49 AM Snapchat, All Grown-Up: 5 Things We Learned From Snap's IPO Filing

When a 2014 Forbes cover featured a grinning cofounder of Snapchat, the accompanying text described CEO Evan Spiegel as "the 23-year-old who told Zuckerberg to take his $3 billion and shove it." Snapchat had just turned away Facebook's acquisition offer, which was triple the amount the social network paid for Instagram in 2012. The thing Spiegel was holding 29

February 3, 2017 12:16 AM Snap IPO: Six things we now know about Snapchat parent company

Snap is recording big net losses despite Snapchat’s 158 million daily active users Snap Inc. SNAP, +0.00% , the parent company of messaging app Snapchat, officially filed to go public Thursday. Snap, which calls itself a “camera company,” did not disclose the terms of its IPO, but did say that the stockholders who buy into the offering will not have any voting 33

February 1, 2017 7:02 PM The 10 best features coming to Windows 10

Microsoft wants to make you love your computer again. Our regularly updated list shows you the best Windows 10 features that are just around the corner. But you don't need to be a graphics professional or VR-headset owner to appreciate what the Creators Update has in store. I've just spent weeks using a preview build of Microsoft's operating system and pouring 73

January 24, 2017 8:40 AM Huawei aims for slot among top 5 smartphone makers in India

Mobile phone maker Huawei hopes to be among top five smartphone companies in the country with 10 per cent market share in value terms by end of this year. He said that the company will focus on bringing new technology at lower price points for consumers starting with Honor 6X which packs a rear dual camera in the mid-economy smartphones segment 9

January 19, 2017 11:18 AM Alibaba, Jack Ma step into global spotlight as major Olympics sponsor

DAVOS, Switzerland — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will be one of the lead sponsors of the Olympics through 2028, the company said Thursday, in what, by some estimates, could be a $600 million deal. The Chinese online shopping will be part of The Olympic Partner (TOP) program, as well as the Game’s official “Cloud Services” and “E-Commerce Platform 3

January 13, 2017 3:56 AM Monopoly Suit Against Apple's App Store Gets New Life

San Francisco: A US appeals court on Thursday revived a civil suit accusing Apple of creating a monopoly by making its App Store the only place to buy iPhone applications. The suit, initially filed in late 2011, seeks hundreds of millions of dollars in damages based on the reasoning that the lack of competition pushed app prices higher. An appellate 28

January 9, 2017 5:16 AM Best Apple iPhone Yet to Come: Tim Cook on Tenth Anniversary

The iconic Apple iPhone has completed 10 years. January 9 marks the tenth anniversary of iPhone’s blockbuster debut. At Macworld 2007 in San Francisco, Steve Jobs introduced the world to iPhone as three products in one — “a widescreen iPod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a breakthrough internet communications device.” “In the ten years 4

January 8, 2017 8:54 AM Beware, cyber bandits are getting more aggressive

Muscat: Cyber-security rhetoric may seem like fear mongering, but the escalation in threats is both real and quantifiable. These realities have been costly in some cases, while others have gone unreported and have caused mere inconveniences. But even for those that have not suffered the hundreds of millions of dollars in damages incurred by, say, Sony Pictures 25