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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 […]

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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 […]

Microsoft launches online store on Snapdeal

Microsoft and Snapdeal announced today the launch of the official online Microsoft Store on Snapdeal site. Customers in India can now buy range of Microsoft products from this online store on Snapdeal. Snapdeal is India’s one of the largest e-commerce […]

Microsoft India MD R&D lost his office for a day during Giving Campaign

Anil Bhansali, MD R&D at Microsoft India lost his office for a day in an auction. In an interesting auction at MSIDC, Phani Chiruvolu, Hyderabad-based principal software engineer got a chance to use MD R&D’s office for a day. Microsoft believes […]

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State of Net Neutrality in India – What lies ahead!

It is not simply about money. It is about more money by hidden means. What is Net Neutrality in the first place, what is the state of Net Neutrality in India and why is there so much tension among Internet users […]

Microsoft India completes 25 years

Microsoft India completed 25 years. The company first established a small office at Hyderabad, India in 1990. It was initially supported heavily by the Redmond based headquarters until Microsoft India found itself functioning closely with the Indian government as well […]

Microsoft Ventures launches Accelerator Plus & Scale Up programs for Startups

Microsoft Ventures in India has announced the launch of two new accelerator programs for startups during an event in Bangalore where it unveiled its Summer 2015 batch.  The newly announced accelerator programs named Accelerator Plus and Scale Up will focus […]

Airtel partners with AWS to offer cloud computing services

Indian telecom major Bharti Airtel announced that it is partnering with Amazon Web Services of Amazon.com Inc, a US-based Internet company. The partnership would help Airtel’s enterprise customers across the world to leverage the power of AWS Direct Connect to […]

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Microsoft launches Cloud Accelerator Programme for Indian Enterprises

Microsoft today announced the launch of Cloud Accelerator Programme for Indian enterprises and government at 2015 Microsoft Azure Conference in Pune, India. The new programme will facilitate the enterprises and government organizations to adopt the Microsoft Azure and Office 365 […]

Exchange Nokia Asha for Lumia 435 with Microsoft Smart Exchange Offer

Microsoft India has announced an exciting deal for its customers by announcing Smart Exchange Offer – where one can exchange Nokia Asha for Lumia 435 at a discounted price. The new Lumia 435 is a brand new smartphone launched by […]

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Google India is calling teenagers to become Web Rangers

The Google Web Rangers contest is now open for Indians. Google is calling teenagers from across the country to get a complete training on the safe use of internet. Furthermore, the contenders will also get the training to create their […]