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98% victims of WannaCry victims were Windows 7 users

WannaCrypt has been in the news in the last week. The Ransomware has been one of the biggest in scale and has affected countries including India. Researchers were quick to point out that WannaCrypt Ransomware may have affected a large […]

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Impact of WannaCry ransomware in India

Ransomware attacks have become a growing concern for security researchers. In emerging economies like India where the government is running digital programs as flagship schemes to digitally empower society and knowledge economy, Ransomware attacks have become a grave threat. It […]

India’s CERT-In to hold Webcast on WannaCry ransomware

Now when the ransomware WannaCry is all over the social media and news highlights worldwide, it is creating a havoc among the public. Seeing the potential threat and the chaos among users, the Computer Emergency Response Team India CERT-IN has […]

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Microsoft launches Ruuh a ‘Desi’ AI Chatbot for Indians

If you are feeling lonely and looking for someone to talk with, try Ruuh, the new AI Chatbot. After testing it for more than a month, Microsoft has finally launched a new AI chatbot ‘Ruuh’. Microsoft has designed it specifically […]

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McAfee ramps up Investment in India; Now hiring more people

Antivirus software market in India has witnessed a steady growth and finds a fair percentage of adoption amongst both the consumer as well as business. The primary reason that can be attributed to the rapid rise of the persistence of this trend […]

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C-DAC India launches free Botnet Cleaning & Anti-malware products

The Centre For Development Of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), the premier R&D organization Govt. of India for carrying out R&D in IT, Electronics and Computing, has via its Cyber Swachhta Kendra (Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre), launched a bunch of […]

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Skype Lite launched in India for Low-End Android Phones

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced the launch of Skype Lite, a lighter version of their video-calling app, in India at the company’s Future Decoded conference in Mumbai. This new app is supposed to a lot less resource and graphic intensive […]

Xbox Live subscription prices in India set to be raised

Xbox Live Gold is your ticket to all the perks and services you need from Xbox Store.  As an Xbox Live Gold member, you get the most advanced multiplayer, bonus games, and exclusive member discounts in Xbox stores. The subscription […]

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Microsoft launches Windows Scoop Fans Program in India

It has been almost two years since the Windows Insider Program has been helping connect various Windows enthusiasts from all across the world. Now, Microsoft has taken it to the next level by launching a brand new program “Windows Scoop […]

Microsoft moves a step towards a fully functional road safety AI in India

With an estimated 1.25 million fatalities each year, road accidents are definitely right up there when it comes to the top causes of deaths in the world. It is particularly important to know, middle-income and low-income countries bear a disproportionate […]

KPMG and Microsoft form unique a IoT alliance in India

Auditing firm, KPMG, and Microsoft today joined hands to announce a strategic alliance over Internet Of Things (IOT), to help accelerate the digital transformation of business enterprises in the Indian market. This unique IoT Advisory will help enterprises deploy solutions that […]

Microsoft increases investment in India; opens Cybersecurity centre

Showing utmost trust in the Indian market, tech giant Microsoft has announced another round of investment – in the form of improving cyber security in the country. Microsoft India on Friday launched a full-fledged Cybersecurity Engagement Centre (CSEC) in India. Cybersecurity […]

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Indian Forest Department falls victim to Ransomware attack

Ransomware managers are exploring newer victims and the latest to fall in their trap in Indian Forest Department. In March this year, sensitive data related to accounts and finance of State Forest Department of Kerala was hacked. The data which was […]

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The Nokia 216 is Microsoft’s new feature phone

Microsoft today launched its first feature phone for 2016, the Nokia 216, at Rs. 2,495 in India. Targeted at non-tech-savvy users, the Nokia 216 lasts for 24 days on a single full charge, and can act as a great secondary […]

Microsoft Azure brings ‘Pay-As-You-Go’ feature to India

Azure is not yet a big product in India, but things could change now that Microsoft has decided to make some interesting changes to the platform to garner more users in the country. For quite some time, the Azure Pay-As-You-Go service […]

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Microsoft launches Linkedin Lite for Indian audience

Linkedin, one of the world’s biggest professional social media portals, just launched a ‘Lite’ version of their website for mobile browsing, especially targeted at the Indian market. Linkedin Lite for India Microsoft announced on Monday that this new launch was […]

Chinese investors acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program

A Chinese Consortium has decided to acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program. It’s a service that allows publishers to use the Media.net platform to create and serve ads to their customers. Advertisements from Media.net can be customized in […]

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Accessing Torrent sites in India may land you in jail now

If you visit a Torrent website in India, you might get sentenced for a period of 3 years in jail, with a fine of 3,00,000 INR. TheIndian Department of Telecommunications have been ordering a ban on torrent websites offering pirated […]

Sriram Rajamani takes over as the Managing Director for Microsoft India Labs

Microsoft has announced Sriram Rajamani as the new Managing Director for its India Labs. Sriram would be based out of Bengaluru and will be leading Microsoft India’s focus on the research, innovation, and collaboration alongside the scientific community. Sriram would […]

Anant Maheshwari to become new Microsoft India president

Anant Maheshwari, former top executive at Honeywell will soon take over as the President of Microsoft India. He has been working as India President in Honeywell and been known for his notable business leadership roles for over 12 years. Before […]

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Indian ISP sniffing and censoring CloudFlare’s traffic

A recent report is making rounds of the internet because of its headline itself. According to the report, a popular Indian ISP (Internet Service Provider), Airtel is sniffing and intercepting all unencrypted traffic going upstream from CloudFlare’s India data centers. […]

Acer launches the Predator Series of Windows computers in India

Acer has been known for Acer for its strong presence in PC gaming. The Taiwanese company launched its new Predator series in Delhi, India. The newly launched series include notebooks, desktops, monitors, and projectors optimized for gaming. ACER Predator Series […]

India to get updated Cortana, this summer

India will be getting an updated version of Cortana this summer, says Microsoft. During a session at Annual Conference Build 2016 in San Francisco, Cortana’s Group Programme Manager Marcus Ash announced that India will be among 13 nations to get […]