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Microsoft Office 2013 customer preview released.


July 18, San Francisco: On July 16, Microsoft released a free trial of the next version of Office in an edition of “Customer Preview” freely downloaded by anyone (individuals as professionals). Office Customer Preview comes in several versions of Click-to-Run, which do not reference to the name “Office 2013”. Office 365 Family Premium Preview for […]

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Yahoo hires former google Vice President Marissa Mayer.


July 17, San Francisco: Yahoo has hired Marissa Mayer as new Group CEO. The announcement was made in line with the presentation of quarterly results of Internet pioneer group. So far, it was known primarily as one of the former collaborators of Google, even though she’s only 37 years. She began her collaboration with the […]

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Windows Phone: Nokia launches its navigation application.


July 16, San Francisco: Make it more attractive for its range of Lumia Windows Phone, Nokia has opted to develop exclusive free applications. After launching Nokia and Nokia Music Drive, Finnish announces the availability of final version of Nokia Transportation (2.1.0). As its name suggests, this is a navigation application dedicated to public transportation. Just […]

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LIC to invest Rs 60,000 cr in equities in financial year 2013


July 13, New Delhi: Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC India), India’s largest domestic institutional investor, used the sluggish market conditions in FY12 to increase its exposure to equities. The major player in insurance sector invested Rs 49,960 crore during the year as against Rs 43,224 crore in FY11, an increase of 26% year-on-year. According […]

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Infosys Q1 profit rises 33% at at Rs2,289 crore.


July 12, Mumbai: India’s second largest IT firm Infosys today reported a 32.92 per cent jump in consolidated net profit to Rs 2,289 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2012. In a filing to the BSE Infosys said that the company had posted a net profit of Rs 1,722 crore for the April-June […]

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Windows 7: Microsoft claims 630 million copies sold world wide


July 10, San francisco: According to Microsoft, 50% of companies have switched to Windows 7 which should soon overtake Windows XP to become the most widely used version. Although the most important announcement concerned the availability dates for Windows 8, Microsoft has also used its World wide Partner Conference to talk about Windows 7 and […]

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Facebook and Yahoo agree on patents, announce partnership in advertising


July 7, San Francisco: The U.S. internet group Yahoo! and the online social network Facebook announced Friday a voluntary agreement on advertising that will end their dispute over patents. “Yahoo! and Facebook have spent a definitive agreement to launch an advertising partnership designed to expand their distribution agreements, and to end all complaints under way […]

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BSE Sensex falls, Metal, Realty & IT sectors hit


July 6, Mumbai: The BSE Sensex falls 0.6 percent, while the Nifty declines 0.6 percent, led by software service exporters after monetary easing in China, the euro zone and Britain signal alarm about the global economy.Technology, oil & gas, metals and infrastructure stocks were under pressure. The 30-share benchmark index, BSE Sensex opened flat with […]

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Apple is preparing to launch a new cheaper iPad to take on Google’s Nexus 7.


July 5, Washington:  The U.S. computer group Apple is preparing to launch a new digital tablet, which would have a smaller screen than its model iPad, reports the Wall Street Journal Wednesday. “The Asian suppliers of components for Apple getting ready for mass production in September, a tablet computer whose screen is smaller than the […]

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Apple pays $60 million to settle Chinese IPad trademark.


July 2, Guangdong (China): Apple agreed to pay $ 60 million to settle its dispute over the ownership of the name iPad with a manufacturer in China, announced on Monday the High Court of Guangdong Province. Proview, a PC and display vendor now facing possible bankruptcy, however, argued that the company had never officially sold […]

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