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Still use Yahoo Messenger? Here’s what’s new in its Windows and Mac update

Friday, July 29, 2016 | More »

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If you are a fan of Yahoo Messenger and use the service on Mac or Windows, then there is good news for you—Yahoo has updated the desktop app for the messenger. Last December, Yahoo had brought to life its erstwhile messenger by launching a mobile app in an attempt to revive the service. Yahoo, whi...

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Google brings new Chromecast, Chromecast audio to India

Technology giant Google on Wednesday launched its new Chromecast and Chromecast Audio devices in India at Rs 3,399 each, more than six months after their global rollout. Chromecast is a dongle that allows streaming of audio and video content on a high-definition television or audio system via WiFi o...

20 April, 2016 | More »

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Microsoft releases ‘refined’ Windows, revs up developers

Microsoft Corp released a test version of its Windows 8.1 software on Wednesday, bringing back the “start” button and adding a host of features it hopes will appeal to users, while spurring developers into writing more applications for it. The updated Windows, which was signaled at the e...

27 June, 2013 | More »

Microsoft kept PC partners in dark about Surface

Microsoft Corp kept its personal computer partners largely in the dark about its plans to launch a competing tablet computer, with some long-time collaborators learning of the new gadget only days before its unveiling, according to people with knowledge of the matter. The secrecy that shrouded the S...

20 June, 2012 | More »

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Microsoft Eyes Tablet Lift Via Barnes & Noble Deal

Microsoft Corp is jumping into the fast-growing e-books market by investing $605 million over five years in Barnes & Noble Inc’s Nook e-reader and college business, as it looks to unlock Amazon.com and Apple Inc’s grip on the exploding tablet computer market. The move comes just six ...

1 May, 2012 | More »

Windows Platform Fails To Curb Nokia’s Slide

Smartphone sales at Nokia dropped by almost a third in the fourth quarter as initial sales of the key Windows Phone platform failed to counter a slide in shipments of its older operating system. However, the sharp decline was not as bad as analysts had predicted, even if the initial relief bounce fa...

27 January, 2012 | More »

Microsoft Windows Fizzles As PC Fears Loom

Sales of Microsoft Corp’s flagship Windows software disappointed for the third straight quarter, taking the gloss off better-than-expected earnings that were aided by an unusually low tax rate. The results failed to excite a market already wary about growth prospects for the company and PC in...

22 July, 2011 | More »

Work Begun On First Windows Nokia Phones: Elop

Work has begun on the first Nokia Oyj smartphones based on Microsoft Corp software following the partnership announced by the companies last month, Nokia Chief Executive Stephen Elop told Reuters. Elop was recruited last year to rescue Nokia from increasing irrelevance at the high end of the market ...

20 March, 2011 | More »