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Updated below With elections starting earlier this week, several Indian digital media companies have launched (or partnered to launch) election specific sections to track the polls, provide election trends and sentiment ... Continue_Reading
Mukund Mohan, who was  the director of Microsoft Ventures in India, will now head the venture arm’s work in US and China, apart from India ... Continue_Reading
In an unprecedented move, Microsoft has dropped licensing fees from at least two Indian manufacturers Lava and Karbonn for using its Windows Phone operating system ... Continue_Reading
Microsoft will be officially launching its latest gaming console Xbox One in India this September and more details are expected in April. ... Continue_Reading
Microsoft has received a total of 416 requests seeking details of 683 users & accounts from the Indian government during July -December 2013, the company has revealed as a part of its Law Enforcement ... Continue_Reading
Microsoft Ventures Accelerator has inducted sixteen startups for the fourth batch of its accelerator program, termed as the 2014 summer batch. The four month program started on January 22, 2014 and will end with demo ... Continue_Reading

Satya Nadella Appointed Microsoft CEO

Microsoft named 46-year-old Satya Nadella as its new CEO and assigned co-founder Bill Gates a larger role in the company as a technology adviser. ... Continue_Reading

Microsoft Reports Q2-FY14 Profits of $6.56B

In what might be the last earnings report presented under Steve Ballmer, Microsoft announced a profit of $6.56 billion, up 2.8% from $6.28 billion in the same quarter last year ... Continue_Reading
In a major relief to Nokia, Delhi High Court has finally lifted the stay order on the ownership transfer of Nokia India’s immovable assets in the country, reports The Economic Times. ... Continue_Reading
With 2013 coming to an end in less than a month, Microsoft’s search engine Bing has released its annual analysis of the most searched persons, songs, movies, sport persons, travel destinations ... Continue_Reading

Microsoft Ventures Has Not Invested In BookPad Or Praxify

Microsoft Ventures has informed Medianama that it has not invested in BookPad or Praxify, rather these two companies will be joining the accelerator’s fourth batch which is starting in January 2014. Microsoft Ventures ... Continue_Reading
“Apple is sitting on a time bomb because Indian law insists on dual authentication”, Vineet Durani, Director, Windows Phone category at Microsoft, said about the iTunes payment gateway, while discussing payments on ... Continue_Reading