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  • New York bans sex offenders from playing Pokemon Go

    New York: New York state authorities have banned registered sex offenders from downloading and playing the augmented reality game Pokemon Go citing concerns that paedophiles could use the app to find or lure victims.

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    Blackberry offers secured apps via Microsoft’s Azure platform

    New Delhi: BlackBerry on Tuesday announced that more of its secure enterprise mobility solutions will utilise the open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform Microsoft Azure to run a broad range of business apps. The move will allow enterprises to install and deploy the “Good Dynamics Secure Mobility Platform” by BlackBerry through Microsoft Azure to mobilise a broad range of business apps, including collaboration apps, ISV apps and custom-developed apps.

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    France serves notice to Mircosoft on data tracking

    Paris: France today said it had served formal notice on Microsoft to stop collecting what it deems excessive data and tracking browsing by users without their consent on civil liberty grounds.

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    Cloud growth helped Microsoft gain profit in fourth quarter

    New York: Riding on the growth in Cloud space with its Azure platform, US technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday reported a profit of $3.1 billion in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016. The company’s earnings came in at a non-GAAP revenue of $22.6 billion ($20.6 billion GAAP) and $0.69 of non-GAAP per-share profit ($0.39 GAAP) which was well above expectations, Tech Crunch reported.

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    War of the Consoles: Who will pave the way for the future of Virtual Reality?

    New Delhi: Among the myriad of games at the E3 gaming convention, Sony and Microsoft might have just initiated the biggest shakeup in the gaming industry for years to come, the introduction of Virtual Reality Consoles. Whenever these two consoles heavy heads come face to face, a war is not far behind, and who could wish for a finer battleground than E3.

  • Official Facebook app arrives on Windows 10

    New York: Technology giant Microsoft has finally got the long awaited official Facebook app for Windows that would be available for Windows 10-powered personal computers and smartphones, a media report said on Monday.

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    Microsoft acquires messaging start-up founded by Indian

    New York: Technology giant Microsoft has acquired a messaging-app developer founded by an Indian as the US-based software firm aims to strengthen its position in the emerging era of combining the power of human language with advanced machine intelligence.

  • Microsoft to buy LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

    San Francisco : Microsoft has decided to acquire professional networking website LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in an all-cash deal which is billed as one of the largest acquisitions in the social media space.

  • Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

    San Francisco: Microsoft on Monday announced to acquire professional networking website LinkedIn for $26.2 billion in an all-cash deal billed as one of the largest such acquisitions in the social media space.

  • Microsoft seeks to empower every Indian: Satya Nadella

    New Delhi : Microsoft’s focus on India is to empower every citizen and organisation so that they can perform better than their potential and achieve more for themselves and the country, the US giant’s chief executive Satya Nadella said here on Monday.

  • It’s about celebrating tech that India creates: Nadella

    New Delhi: India-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella today said developers and entrepreneurs from India are playing a key role in driving innovation — both in the country and outside — and the company wants to be the platform for creators here. Nadella, on a one-day trip to India, today met Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad as well as student developers and entrepreneurs this morning. He is scheduled to call on

  • Microsoft, Facebook to build 6,600 km subsea cable for faster internet

    San Francisco: Microsoft and Facebook have joined hands to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean that will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers.

  • Microsoft to “streamline” smartphone biz; axes 1,850 jobs

    New York: Software giant Microsoft today said it will “streamline” its smartphone hardware business that will impact up to 1,850 jobs. As a result of this, the Redmond-headquartered company will record an impairment and restructuring charge of approximately USD 950 million, of which approximately USD 200 million will relate to severance payments.

  • Facebook can help students connect better

    New York: Not just connecting you with friends, interaction with fellow students on social networking website can help you focus and study better, say researchers.

  • Microsoft, Facebook reveal they pay equal to men, women

    New York: Sending a message out to the world about bridging the gender pay gap, social networking site Facebook and technology giant Microsoft have disclosed that they pay male and female employees equally.

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