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Apple vs Netflix: Why turf wars are flaring in big tech

Apple is taking on Netflix. Facebook is edging into Amazon's sphere with its e-commerce plans. Google, which has already challenged Amazon and Microsoft in cloud computing, is launching an online game service that could undercut the lucrative game-console business at Microsoft and Sony.

‘Marginal impact of Microsoft’s global layoffs on India’

In India, Microsoft employs around 8,000 people, but there are no indications whether there will be any large-scale job losses in India.


Microsoft to lay off thousands of employees: Report

Many news organisations around the world had reported the scheduled lay offs about two days ago, being done to enhance cloud-services related operations of Microsoft Corp on a global scale. The job cuts would be the most important in the the sales arm in years, sources say.

Microsoft's Nadella banks on LinkedIn data to challenge Salesforce

Microsoft Corp is rolling out upgrades to its sales software that integrates data from LinkedIn,an initiative for building specialized business software.

Microsoft sells off street-mapping service to Uber, digital ad biz to AOL

Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber

Stop sex-determination contents on websites, SC urges govt

The bench then listed the matter for hearing on December 15, saying, “Be that as it may, a legal solution has to be arrived at.”


Handset deal with Microsoft Corporation to close on April 25: Nokia

However, future of Nokia's Chennai plant, which employs 6,600 staff, still uncertain.

Microsoft warns XP users to ‘move on’

“We have seen a spike in migration in the last 18 months during which about 25 per cent of users made the switchover,” added Amrish Goyal.

Microsoft plans to update Windows

Windows 8 and its 8.1 update were designed for a touch environment.

Steve Ballmer's retirement: Microsoft rank and file unsettled but optimistic about change

Ballmer announced his retirement within a year,sending shares soaring.