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Windows 7 to generate 2.35 lakh jobs in India

Microsoft India announced the commencement of a 16 city partner roadshow in its endeavour to get the ecosystem ready for the launch of Windows 7 in October this year.

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Windows4all.com moves to Silverlight 3.

Windows4all is an online virtual operating system. It is is a website that simulates an operating system inside your web browser. You can launch applications right away without installation.

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Windows 7 market share doubles that of Linux

StatCounter is reporing that the global desktop market share of the yet to be publicly released Windows 7 is almost double that of Linux.

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Top 100 dirty websites on the Internet.

Symantec has released a list of the Dirtiest Web Sites of Summer 2009 – the top 100 infected sites based on number of threats detected by Norton Safe Web as of August 2009.

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Microsoft India signs MOU with Maharashtra, India.

The Government of Maharashtra, India, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Microsoft India to enhance ICT adoption in schools and build the employability readiness skills of the future workforce in the state.

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Windows 7 – Known Issues.

Microsoft has released documents which provide important information you should know prior to deploying and using the Windows 7 operating system, including known issues that you may need to avoid or work around.

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Its time to uninstall Digsby.

The popular Digsby instant messenger client not only bundles half a dozen “optional” crapware applications, it’s also using your computer to crawl the web, do stock market research, and more. It’s time to uninstall.

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Bhuvan, a Google Earth Competitor to view celestial objects

Bhuvan is a revolutionary mapping application by ISRO that claims to serve images with far higher resolution than Google Earth. Bhuvan will use images taken by ISRO’s seven remote sensing satellites. View celestial objects with Bhuvan Bhuvan, an ambitious project […]

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Macbook cracks threaten to upset Apple cart

Apple is refusing to formally acknowledge a widespread design flaw in its Macbook products that could develop into a major PR disaster and spark a recall.

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Kids search for Sex, Porn & Fred … err Fred who??

Between February 2009 and July 2009, Symantec tracked a total of 3.5 million searches that were submitted by users of their OnlineFamily.Norton service. The list of search terms was ranked from those submitted most frequently to those submitted the least. […]

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Google’s next search engine: Caffeine

Google has just unveiled a “secret project” of “next-generation architecture for Google’s web search“ called Caffeine.

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Facebook Acquires FriendFeed

Facebook today announced that it has agreed to acquire FriendFeed, the innovative service for sharing online. As part of the agreement, all FriendFeed employees will join Facebook and FriendFeed’s four founders will hold senior roles on Facebook’s engineering and product […]

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Google most valuable brand; Microsoft at No. 2.

BrandZ has released its Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking. The BrandZ top 100 ranking is an authoritative ranking report about the most valuable brands in the world.

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Keyboard for Windows 7 from Microsoft Hardware

Microsoft has launched the ergonomist-approved Wireless Comfort Desktop 5000, which utilizes a Comfort Curve layout that encourages natural wrist posture with a slight six-degree curve. This new desktop set combines the Microsoft Comfort Curve keyboard layout with a soft-touch palm […]

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Facebook Is Now the Fourth Largest Site In The World

The global rise of Facebook is nothing less than astounding. In the month of June alone it gained 24 million unique visitors worldwide, compared to the month before, for a total of 340 million unique visitors worldwide. 

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Microsoft Store logo revelead.

Microsoft appears to have made up their minds on the logo for Microsoft Stores, having just filed it last week at the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

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Pricing for Windows 7 in India.

Microsoft India has confirmed to us that, “the Retail price in India, of the Full Packaged Product (FPP) Software offering of Windows 7 will be about 10-12% 30-35% lower than equivalent Windows Vista offering.” Update: The final pricing appears at […]

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Windows 7 E version for Europe scrapped.

Microsoft said late Friday that it won’t ship the Windows 7 “E” version of Windows even though Europe has yet to sign off on its revised plan. The plan calls for the company to ship Windows 7 with Internet Explorer, […]

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Seadragon.com Launched

At Seadragon.com you can share any image on the web as a zoomable photo. Simply point Seadragon.com at any image you’ve got on the web, and in no time flat, you’ve got a zoomable viewer just like this one. Share […]

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Free Windows 7 Themes & Login Screens from EMI Music.

UK music giant EMI have used Twitter to point music consumers to musicthemesfor7.com, suggesting they will become the first major media organization to launch a number of commercial-quality-yet-free theme packs and welcome screens for Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 7, […]

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EU Vista, XP users can also push IE off Windows.

The devil is in the details, so Ars digs into the nitty-gritty of Microsoft’s proposed browser ballot for European Union residents. Most EU Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 7 users will see the browser ballot screen that lets them […]

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Microsoft: Reasons to upgrade from XP to Windows 7

In response to a query from my MVP collegue Vijay : “What exactly is the incentive for users to upgrade XP to 7? Is it purely gfx? I would honestly like to know what feature 7 offers that can’t be […]