Did Satya Nadella really support illegal immigration into India?

Satya Nadella, the Indian-born CEO of Microsoft, has found himself at the center of a citizenship-related debate in India after he reportedly compared his situation in the US to that of Bangladeshi immigrants in India. However, a careful reading of Satya Nadella’s comments reveal that he did not support illegal immigration into India, but did […]

L&T partners with Microsoft to set up “Green Campuses”

L&T Technology Services, the information technology company of the L&T group, said it has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to offer a solution to lower energy bills and cost of maintenance. L&T Technology Service’s Integrated Building Energy Management Systems (iBEMS) framework will be available on Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform enabling enterprises to deploy and manage energy […]

Wipro launches file transfer service on Microsoft cloud platform

Wipro has launched a cloud-based file transfer service for enterprises. Wipro’s Managed File Transfer as a Service (MFTaaS) platform utilizes Microsoft’s cloud platform Azure. File transfer software is used by companies to move large chunks of data from one location to another in a secure manner. Typical communication applications, such as email and messenger, do […]

Microsoft Lumia 650: What’s with the 15k pricing?

Microsoft is not doing terribly well in the Indian smartphone market, or for that matter, in most smartphone markets around world. But the company continues to surprise with its pricing strategy. The latest from its stable is the Lumia 650, the successor to the rather well-recieved 630 and 640. However, going by the pricing, Microsoft seems to […]

Microsoft Lumia 950 XL India launch on Nov 30, price seen around Rs 46,000

For all practical purposes, Microsoft’s Lumia brand has been dead in the Indian market for the last six months. At present, the highest-rated phone from the company is the Lumia 930, a 3G-only phone priced at Rs 38,000 and launched more than a year ago. UPDATE: The prices of these two phones have been cut […]

Asus is No 1 in fast-growing hybrid PC market, Lenovo No 2 – Gartner

Worldwide shipments of hybrid devices will increase 70 percent this year to 21.5 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Hybrid devices will account for 12 percent of total sales of mobile PCs in 2015, rising to 26 percent in 2019, it predicted. Ultramobile is Gartner’s term for new-age computers (similar to Intel’s Ultrabook nomenclature). Within […]

Microsoft Lumia 640, XL launched at higher-than-expected prices in India

Nokia Lumia 640 and larger cousin 640 XL have been launched in India at a price of Rs 11,999 and Rs 15,799 respectively, much higher than the rumored prices. Both phones come with one year’s subscription to Office 365 suite, and the XL comes with advanced photographic software. For examples, said Microsoft, the XL actually […]

Lumia 730, 930 prices not cheap, but 830 really expensive

At long last, Microsoft has launched its 2014 line-up of phones in the mid to high segment, but the rather steep prices have disappointed a few fans. The Lumia 730 and 830 are mid-range smartphones, while the 930 is at the high end, or what Microsoft today called ‘a true flagship’. The prices, at Rs […]