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Facebook provides free Internet in India

Facebook tied up with Reliance communications to provide free Internet in India. Reliance communications says the initiative by Facebook also includes a total of 33 free websites under different categories, mostly education, health and social networking. People who are using […]

Micromax become India’s largest smartphone supplier

To everyone’s surprise Micromax, the budget Smartphone maker outshined Samsung to become India’s largest smartphone supplier. Korean company Samsung has been the leading Smartphone supplier in India for last many years, but the booming budget phone maker Micromax’s Smartphone sale […]

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Microsoft to share Windows OS source code with Indian Army

In a development that may come as a surprise to many, Microsoft has agreed to share the source code for the Windows operating system, with the Indian Army. The Indian Army has been facing several cyber attacks in the recent […]

Xbox 360 gets a price cut; 19% lower in India

Just after announcing a $100 discount on Surface Pro 3, Microsoft has cut Xbox 360’s price by 19% in India. It has also launched the 500GB version of Xbox with the announcement. Microsoft is now eyeing the game market in […]

IIT Bombay to produce World’s Cheapest Netbook

In what started as an ambitious project to provide remote students with virtual classrooms, some 30 years ago, India has been roping in different manufacturers as well as has been researching on its own (in its IT Institutes) for a […]

BSNL and Microsoft To Provide Free Internet Across India

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has proposed providing 2500 cities and towns across India with free WiFi connectivity. The project will cost some seven thousand Indian rupees. The projects has gotten the nod of Modi cabinet (the current Indian […]

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India blocks PasteBin, Vimeo and 30 other sites

The orders of India’s DoT have blocked 32 websites in India. The list includes some very popular websites like Vimeo, Pastebin, Dailymotion, Github and many others. The issue is reported mainly by the users using BSNL, Hathway and Vodafone network. […]

Microsoft India planning free Internet using White Space technology

Aiming to widen internet reach in rural India, Microsoft India is planning to provide free internet using White Space technology. Microsoft wants to take last mile internet connectivity to remote parts of India. For this, Microsoft has proposed the telecom […]

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Google forms Indian Language Internet Alliance

Penetration of Internet in recent years in India has been good but still remains distant from best. Language support comes across as the main barrier in this progress. To overcome it, Google on Monday announced alliance with industry partners to […]

Google eyes $1 billion revenue from India in FY15

The Internet exposes space of infinite opportunity and smart companies like Google know to make better use of it. The search engine giant, sources say is eyeing a $1 billion (Rs 6,000 crore) revenue mark from India in the year […]

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IIT launches free online tech courses for students, powered by Google India

Google, the Internet giant, is now engaged in the educational field. Google joined hands with the reputed IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) and NPTEL (National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning) to provide free online tech courses for students. The courses […]

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Microsoft India releases Guardian Windows Phone security app for women

Microsoft India today embraced womankind in its long list of useful apps by releasing an excellent security app for women. The newly launched app named “Guardian” is specially designed for women and includes more safety features and capabilities than any […]

Google India Launches ‘Helping Women Get Online Campaign’

Indian Women are known worldwide for expressing different traits. They are graceful and elegant, adept at balancing work and home. They are go-getters and personify motherhood. But most of them are not, digitally literate.  To overcome this deficiency too, and […]

Microsoft sets up CityNext in India

The pairing of Indian IT firms TCS or Tata Consultancy Services and Wipro with the software giant, Microsoft has led to the birth of CityNext initiative in India. The initiative will enable city residents and city leaders to use technology […]

100 Indian Monuments to be seen on Google Street View

Google has recently initiated the project of making around 100 monuments of India to be accessed on Street View. That means, anyone with an Internet connection, can easily get a 360 degree panoramic view of these 100 cultural structures and […]

Nokia Lumia 1020 launches in India

One of the most awaited Nokia Smartphones; Nokia Lumia 1020 is finally launched in India today. The Finnish mobile phone will hit the market shelves by October 11, this year. The new flagship Smartphone from Nokia will be available in […]

Become a Windows U Crew member – Campaign for Windows 8.1 !

You might have tested your IQ (Intelligence Quotient) and EQ (Emotional Quotient) many times, but Microsoft now introduces a new term TechQ (Technology Quotient) for its users.  With some attractive prizes and gifts Microsoft is looking for talented young minds […]

Google joins hand with Spice to open an Android Nation store in India

Google has finally realized the importance of Indian middle class population and its growing acceptance to the Smartphones. According to a report, Google is planning to enter the Indian retail market with physical stores called Android Nation in partnership with Spice […]

India is the 5th most tracked country by the US intelligence, reveals PRISM

News about the US intelligence agency using tech giants like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Yahoo, Facebook and more to spy on private information of users around the world continues to make rounds. The surveillance program, codenamed PRISM which provides the National […]

Microsoft India announces appointment of Karan Bajwa as Managing Director

Microsoft India has announced the appointment of Karan Bajwa as the new Managing Director of its sales and marketing group (SMSG) in the country. Karan Bajwa is currently the head of the enterprise business in India. The present Managing Director Sanket […]

Why is Bill Gates coming to India – 3 reasons!

Bill Gates is certainly a man who believes in changing the world for better. His frequent visits to India and the initiatives he has taken for the development of the poor and the underprivileged have certainly contributed in their struggle […]

BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 Regional Rounds Start Tomorrow

Kochi Startup village, India’s first telecom technology incubator will host the regional round of the prestigious BizSpark India Startup Challenge, starting tomorrow. Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 is an event organized by Microsoft for identifying and promoting promising startups. […]

Samsung promotes awkward Gangnam Style video at S4 India launch

Samsung India thought of adding style to its Samsung S4 launch event in the country, but instead became the laughing stock of the town thanks to its efforts for promoting its new flagship smartphone during the launch. UPDATE: I stand […]

Nokia announces the launch of Lumia 720, Lumia 520 in India

Having announced a slew of affordable Windows Phone 8 devices around the world, Nokia India today announced the launch of its two smartphones, Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 for the Indian territory. The Lumia 520 is powered by a 1GHz dual-core processor […]

Google Business Photos Program Launched in India

Google Business Photos Program is a Google Maps project that allows users to see inside any hotel store or a business establishment. The idea behind this project being that the consumer would be in a better position to take decisions […]

Microsoft launches DigiGirlz program for School Girls in India

In an attempt to inspire and support high school girls in India to take up careers in science and engineering, the software giant – Microsoft has made available, the 12 year old  DigiGirlz program in India. DigiGirlz is no new […]