Microsoft halts sale of Windows 7 and 8

Priya Singh

With the launch of the latest version on Windows operating system (OS) 10 in 2015, US tech giant Microsoft has decided to halt ....

4 November, 2016

Why Microsoft is still speculative

Adam Hartung

"Hope springs eternal in the human breast" (Alexander Pope) As it does for most investors.  People do not like to accept the ....

2 April, 2014

Microsoft profit misses as Surface tablets languish; shares drop


Microsoft Corp on Thursday reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings as slow personal computer sales ate into its Windows ....

19 July, 2013

Samsung expands its tablet range, launches two Windows 8 tablets ATIV Q and ATIV Tab 3

Anand Rai

After launching the next-generation Galaxy Camera (read here for more), Samsung has gone ahead and launched two new tablets – ....

21 June, 2013

Microsoft brings back 'start' button, seeks to spur Windows sales


Microsoft Corp is bringing back the Windows "start" button, offering a stripped-down version among a slew of improvements aimed ....

31 May, 2013

Panasonic launches Toughpad tablets targeting enterprise segment; AOC enters Indian tablet market with Breeze

Anand Rai

Panasonic India has expanded its Toughpad range of tablets with the launch of two new devices called Toughpad FZ-G1 and Toughpad ....

17 April, 2013

Failure inevitable for companies who miss market shift

Adam Hartung

Microsoft needed a great Christmas season. After years of product stagnation, and a big market shift toward mobile devices from PCs, Microsoft's ....

22 January, 2013

Flipkart's app Flyte crosses 50K e-book downloads within a month

Anand Rai & Diksha Dutta

Little over a month since added e-books as a category to its digital media store Flyte, the e-com major claims that ....

4 January, 2013

Microsoft sold 40M Windows 8 licences in a month since launch


Microsoft Corp has sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in the month since the launch, according to one of the new co-heads of ....

28 November, 2012

A whole new Ballmer game

Richard Waters,

When Steve Ballmer is having fun, everybody knows it. It's not just the famously booming voice and sweatily energetic public performances. ....

20 November, 2012

Microsoft launches Windows 8 in India; upgrade starts at Rs 699

Anand Rai

Microsoft has launched Windows 8 for its customers in India (and around the world). While people purchasing new Windows 8 devices ....

31 October, 2012

Nokia hopes Windows 8 will turn the tide

Daniel Thomas

When Microsoft unveils its Windows 8 operating system for mobile phones on Monday, one company in particular will be hoping it ....

29 October, 2012

Tech focus now on Microsoft Windows 8, Surface tablet


Firm sales numbers for Microsoft Corp's Windows 8 and its new Surface tablet will not be available for three months, but it may ....

25 October, 2012

Microsoft profit slips as PCs fizzle; Windows 8 awaited


Microsoft Corp's quarterly profit fell a greater-than-expected 22 per cent, as sales of computers running its Windows operating ....

19 October, 2012

Sony Xperia Ion available for Rs 35,290; Lenovo unveils ThinkPad Tablet 2

Anand Rai

There have been some interesting developments in the gadget world over the past one week. Although Sony has not officially launched ....

13 August, 2012

Nokia in Windows talks with operators

Daniel Thomas

Nokia is considering ripping up its traditional mass marketing strategy when it unveils its new Windows 8 smartphone in the autumn, ....

23 July, 2012

Microsoft stumbles into crucial financial year


An ugly first week for Microsoft Corp's new financial year, probably its most important to date, has done little to inspire confidence ....

6 July, 2012

Microsoft to launch own Tablet; Can it compete with Apple's ipad


Microsoft Corp is gearing up to unveil its own tablet to boost its new Windows 8 operating system and counter Apple Inc's hot-selling ....

18 June, 2012

Stakes high as 'Wintel' puts all its chips on Windows 8


The world of Wintel - Microsoft, Intel and the Taiwan-based companies that build the computers their products power and run on ....

11 June, 2012

iStream Launches India's First Video App For Windows 8

Sonam Gulati

Online video service provider iStream has announced the launch of its video app for Windows 8, a free app which enables users ....

6 March, 2012

Cbazaar Develops An App For Windows 8 Store

Nandana Das

Cbazaar, an e-commerce portal dealing with Indian ethnic wear has developed an app on Windows 8. The app comes for free and can ....

2 March, 2012