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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 […]

LinkedIn

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 […]

CloudFlare

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 […]

Surface Pro 4 is now available in India

After 4 months of its release in the US, the 2-in-1 convertible tablet Microsoft Surface Pro 4 in finally available in India. Post its launch last year; this hybrid device has sparked off a race among PC makers to introduce […]

Facebook caught in a tight spot after Net Neutrality victory in India

Net Neutrality scored a big win in India recently, leaving Facebook licking its wounds as the social network moves to get is controversial “Free Basic” platform up and running. Net Neutrality wins in India According to the latest report, the […]

Microsoft India is inviting applications Research Fellow Program

If you are pursuing the doctoral education in computer science and related areas from any Indian university, Microsoft Research India PhD Fellowships will support you. Microsoft India is now inviting applications for their Research Fellowship Program 2016. MSR has a […]

Google offers Free, High-Speed Wi-Fi to Railway Commuters in India

A study reveals, more than the combined population of the whole of Australia travel daily via Indian Railways in India. As such, Indian Railways have become a lifeline of India. People spend more time at stations looking for the ways […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Tablet Price in India, to be Rs. 67,999

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 tablet will hit the Indian market in January 2016, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. During his keynote speech at Microsoft Future Unleashed event in Mumbai, CEO Nadella recently announced the availability of this much-awaited device. According […]

Microsoft invites Insiders to help build the next Windows 10 device

Microsoft is striving hard to unite its community and foster the Windows ecosystem by inviting its users and taking input from them. The company had recently invited some of its Insiders for the Lumia launch party and now some of […]

Cortana for Windows 10 will be available in India from November 10th

Cortana has been one of the main highlights for Windows 10 and Microsoft delighted us by natively incorporating Cortana in Windows 10. However, Cortana was available in select regions, which means some of the countries including India couldn’t use the […]

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Office 365 Local Datacenters in India are now functional

Microsoft has finally translated a plan into reality. The software giant will offer Office 365 services in India via the local datacenters in three new regions West India in Mumbai, South India in Chennai, Central India in Pune. When Microsoft […]

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WhatsApp, Google Hangouts messages under Govt of India scanner

Invoking national security concerns, the department of Communications and Information technology, Government of India, has drafted a National Encryption Policy that demands the citizens to maintain a copy of all the messages sent via encrypted messaging services such as WhatsApp, […]

Indian Government moves forward towards replacing Windows with BOSS OS

News is that the operating system BOSS (Bharat Operating System Solution) may soon replace Microsoft Windows in government offices in India. There will be a meeting this week to discuss this and other uses of BOSS. In the meeting, Home […]

Micromax launches Canvas LapTab with Windows 10 at INR 14,999

Micromax the Indian computer manufacturer today announced the latest Windows 10 version of its Canvas LapTab atINR 14,999. While the basic features and specifications are kept same, the company has relaunched the device with the updated operating system today. It […]

Microsoft moves to regain mobile market share in India

Microsoft’s mobile market share in India is taking a nosedive ever since it bought Nokia’s hardware division. This is no doubt an enormous problem, which is why the company is taking steps to bring it to an end.  The company […]

Surface Tablets

Microsoft Surface Tablets could debut in India soon

Microsoft’s Surface Tablets could soon debut in India as the company looks to gain leverage of selling devices with upcoming OS Windows 10. Not available in India yet, the company offers 2 models – Surface 3 and Surface Pro 3 […]

Splendo PC-on-a-stick from iBall and Microsoft launched

Microsoft India, in partnership with iBall, announced the launch of iBall Splendo. The compact Splendo PC-on-a-stick device is affordable runs Windows 8.1. iBall is an Indian electronic manufacturer. Splendo when connected to TV via HDMI, converts it to a fully […]