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Thursday, October 02, 2014
Microsoft announces Windows 10, skips version 9 to emphasize advances

Microsoft announces Windows 10, skips version 9 to emphasize advances

Microsoft Corp announced its 'Windows 10' operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward unifying the way people work on tablets, phones and traditional computers. The next version of Microsoft's flagship product, which still runs the vast majority of personal computers and is used by 1.5 billion customers....more
Today’s headlines
Microsoft to set up cloud data centre in India
Microsoft will offer its commercial and cloud services- Azure and Office 365 from local data centres in India by the end of 2015, chief executive Satya Nadella said here on Tuesday. Calling cloud a "$2 trillion opportunity", Nadella said the company will.... more
Intellian FB500 approved for Inmarsat XpressLink
Inmarsat (LSE:ISAT.L), the leading provider of global mobile satellite Communications services, today announced that Intellian, a leading global provider of stabilised satellite antenna systems, has been selected to deliver XpressLink services.... more
Google Inks Agreement with Andhra Pradesh for State's IT Vision
Google India yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh government to support AP Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu's vision of transforming the state of Andhra Pradesh to 'Digital AP'. Under the pact, Google India would.... more
UTStarcom meets with Secretary Telecom (Government of India) to discuss growth of broadband in India
Meeting took place with Secretary Telecom Mr. Rakesh Garg at his office in Sanchar Bhavan and it was attended by high level team from UTStarcom : CEO (Mr. William Wong ), CFO (Mr.Xu Min), Special Advisor (Mr.Shalin Shah), VP Operations.... more
Alibaba leads global equity capital markets treasure hunt
Global equity capital markets returned with a vengeance in 2014 as bankers, investors and companies led a charge that culminated spectacularly in Alibaba, the biggest share listing ever. Worldwide equity capital market (ECM) deals, from flotations to rights.... more
BlackBerry Passport preview: Overpriced and awkward to use
Some mobile phone retailers have threatened to boycott Apple's much-awaited iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models after their expected pre-Diwali launch because they are miffed that the iPhone 5S is being offered at heavily discounted prices on popular.... more
Huawei launches Honor 6 smartphone in India with octa-core CPU for Rs 19999
The Chine handset giant Huawei, on Monday has launched its latest Honor 6 smartphone under its Honor series for Rs. 19,999. The Huawei Honor 6 will be exclusively available via e-commerce website, Flipkart starting October 6..... more
Gionee launches CTRL V4S Android smartphone in India for Rs 9999 with HotKnot feature
The Chinese smartphone maker Gionee, on Monday launches the CTRL V4S Android smartphone in India for Rs. 9,999. ” I am delighted to present our consumers with our latest product, the Gionee CTRL V4S. We have introduced this for discerning.... more
Legal & Patents
China approves iPhone 6 sale after Apple addresses security concerns
The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple Inc reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which US agencies can access users' data.... more
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