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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 […]

Microsoft Lumia 435 Dual SIM now available in India for INR 5,999

The new Dual SIM Lumia 435 announced last year with Microsoft’s budget Smartphones is now available for sale at online stores for INR 5,399 or USD 100 approximately. The company is providing 500MB or free 2G/3G data for first 2 […]

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India launches a Digital Locker System

The Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY) of the Govt of India, has launched a new Digital Locker System named e-locker which will let the users store their important documents like birth certificate, university documents, voter ID card, pan […]

Bing and Cortana Bring you Live Updates From Cricket World Cup 2015

As the cricket world cup was nearing, Bing team in Hyderabad (India) had been working to bring you live updates from all the matches. The updates will not only include scores but time-table of matches and progress of your favorite […]

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 […]