Category Archives: Microsoft

Microsoft will support Windows 10 mobile till January 2018

Unlike iOS and Android, Microsoft offers just one version for a longer period of time along with regular updates and newer builds for users. Microsoft has now confirmed that they will provide support to Windows 10 mobile till the end of 2017 for all users. According to Microsoft, the company will make updates available for the operating system, including

Windows 10 Reaches 14 Million Installs

Windows 10 upgrade

Microsoft’s new operating system, Windows 10, launched on Wednesday and is currently rolling out in phases. It now appears the first phase was a big one, as Microsoft says on its official blog that Windows 10 has now been installed on 14 million devices. Many more upgrades are still to come. “We still have many

Windows 10 Home edition priced at Rs 7,999 and Windows 10 Pro will sell for Rs 14,999 in India

Window 10 Desktop

It is known to all that Microsoft’s Windows 10 is a free upgrade but what a few might have missed is that the upgrade only comes free to those who run genuine copies of Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1. But if you are on an older Windows OS, such as Windows XP or Windows Vista,

You can’t turn off automatic updates in windows 10

Window 10 Desktop

Microsoft will force Windows 10 Home users to download and install updates to its operating system without any options to turn them off. A final version of the OS, distributed to testers this week, contains a clause in the end user license agreement (EULA) that reveals Windows 10 users will receive “automatic updates without any

Microsoft’s bold ambitions for future

Satya Nadella

Underscoring three bold ambitions for Microsoft, the tech giant’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella today said the company will focus on personal computing, reinvention of productivity and business process and building an intelligent cloud platform. Nadella, 47, was addressing over 12,000 Microsoft partners, senior company executives, technology experts and analysts during the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference

Microsoft Windows 10 Launch: worldwide celebrations

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Microsoft has announced plans for a celebratory debut of Windows 10 in 13 cities around the world, including Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, Beijing, New Delhi, Dubai, Nairobi, Berlin, Johannesburg, Madrid, London, São Paulo, and New York City.

Microsoft announces Azure Data Catalog

window Azure Data Catalog

Microsoft is introducing Azure Data Catalog. Still in preview, it’s a cloud tool for registering and finding data repositories registered by companies.

When a data set is registered, the company can assign it metadata and descriptors. As users discover the data, they can add their own tags or descriptions to help future users find it.

Microsoft’s Westminster: Developers can now port from iOS, Android to Windows 10

Microsoft isn’t leaving any stone unturned to ensure that is meets its target of 1 billion downloads of Windows 10. To ensure that a substantial number of apps are found on Windows 10, Microsoft has now announced Project Westminster. In a post on the Windows blog, Kiril Seksenov, and Engineer on the Microsoft Edge Web

Microsoft to cut 7,800 jobs; writes off $7.6 billion in Nokia deal

In a major restructuring of its mobile devices business, US tech giant Microsoft on Wednesday said it is writing off US $7.6 billion it spent on acquiring Nokia and will cut 7,800 jobs, but was silent on India impact. “I want to update you on decisions impacting our phone business… We anticipate that these changes,

Uber hires 100 Microsoft Bing engineers

Bing Map

Uber hire 100 Microsoft Bing data collection engineers on board to help build Uber’s mapping network. The ridesharing network is also acquiring unnamed assets from Microsoft to help jumpstart its efforts. Microsoft and Uber have confirmed the deal to TechCrunch, but have not discussed the terms. Uber has been trying earnestly of late to build