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With $1 billion from Microsoft, an AI lab wants to mimic the brain

OpenAI hopes to build artificial general intelligence, or AGI, a machine that can do anything the human brain can do.

Microsoft to pay criminal fine to settle U.S. anti-bribery charges

Microsoft also agreed to pay nearly $16.6 million to settle related civil charges by the US Securities and Exchange Commission over its activities in Hungary, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Turkey, without admitting wrongdoing.


Microsoft cloud growth beats expectations

Microsoft's fastest-growing segment was "intelligent cloud," which includes server products and its Azure cloud computing platform. The segment's revenue was $11.4 billion, up 19 per cent from a year ago.

Microsoft data shows hackers still targeting US elections

“We have uncovered attacks specifically targeting organizations that are fundamental to democracy, Democracy-focused organizations in the United States should be particularly concerned Microsoft’s vice president for customer security & trust, wrote in his blog post.

Microsoft reports hundreds of election-related cyber probes

Microsoft did not say how many infiltration attempts were successful but noted in a blog post Wednesday that such targeting similarly occurred in the early stages of the 2016 and 2018 elections.

Microsoft warns Windows 10 users of RASMAN bug that affects VPN services

Microsoft has warned its Windows 10 users of a new issue with Remote Access Connection Manager (RASMAN) affecting Windows 10 May 2019 version 1903 update on Build 18362.207 (KB4501375).


Gates says Steve Jobs cast ‘spells’ to keep Apple from dying

Billionaire Bill Gates said that Apple’s Steve Jobs was singular in his ability to take a company “on a path to die” and turn it into the world’s most valuable -- in part by “casting spells”.

Microsoft releases redesigned Outlook web client: Adds dark mode, categories, To-Do and more

The new Microsft Outlook has a new modern design and comes with a number of handy features.

Microsoft Your Phone app: How to mirror Android phone notifications on Windows 10

Microsoft's 'Your Phone' app will now display a user's Android phone notifications on a Windows 10 PC or laptop following a recent update. Here is how you can mirror your Android phone notifications to a Windows 10 PC using Microsoft's 'Your Phone' app.

Microsoft's Bill Gates says letting Android win was his 'greatest mistake'

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates said his "greatest mistake" ever was allowing Google to successfully launch and develop the Android operating system and not creating a dominant non-Apple smartphone OS himself.

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Microsoft's Future Decoded: Top quotes from CEO Satya Nadella's speech

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella delivered the keynote address on day two of Future Decoded, touted as India’s largest digital transformation event.

iBall CompBook Excelance, Exemplaire: Windows 10, budget pricing and more

iBall's CompBook Excelance could be the cheapest Windows 10 laptop in the world at its Rs 9,999 price. Here's a look at the specs.


Microsoft Windows 10 update, chatbots, HoloLens and more at Build 2016

Here are the top announcements from Build 2016, Microsoft's annual developer conference

Apple vs FBI: Google, Facebook, Amazon and other tech giants back Tim Cook

Apple's refusal to unlock iPhone 5c of one of the San Bernardino shooters, has been backed by many tech companies in the industry.

Ringing Bells suspend Freedom 251 booking: Here are the cheapest smartphone options on Flipkart

Ringing Bells Freedom 251 has promised some exceptional specs at just Rs 251. Take a look at some of the cheapest smartphones available right now.

Microsoft Lumia 650 with Windows 10 unveiled: Price, specs and more

Microsoft has announced its latest mid-budget Windows 10 smartphone called Lumia 650. Here is verything you need to know about the smartphone.


Samsung Galaxy TabPro S: Microsoft Surface Pro 4 now has a Korean competition

Samsung Galaxy TabPro S is a 2-in-1 Windows 10 device that will compete against Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Apple iPad Pro

Mark Zuckerberg now fifth on Forbes' Billionaires list: All the other tech titans on it

Mark Zuckerberg becomes the second-wealthiest tech billionaires. Here are the others who made it to the list

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 in India: Here's everything you need to know

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 is officially launched in India at Rs 89,990 along with the older Surface Pro 3 at Rs 73,990.

Microsoft Lumia 950, Lumia 950XL: The first Windows 10 OS phones

Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL with Windows 10 OS on mobiles are finally out in India and here's a quick look at the two new smartphones.

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Microsoft Surface: The premium laptop

Surface Laptop is an ultrathin, stylish laptop from Microsoft to take on the likes of the Apple MacBook. Priced Rs 86,999 onwards, the laptop will start selling in India this August.

Microsoft Surface Book First Look Video

Which is the ultimate laptop? A lot of people might be tempted to point their fingers at a MacBook. So let me rephrase. Which is the ultimate Windows laptop? Tough one, right? With so many manufacturers in the fray, even Microsoft will not be able to tell you which one is the best. Unless they […]


Microsoft Surface Pro 4 first look video

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 has a starting price of Rs 89,990. Microsoft has also launched its older Surface Pro 3 (Core i3, 4GB RAM and 128GB SSD) at a price of Rs 73,990.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: Wish To Play Our Part In Empowering India

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Thursday echoed the sentiments of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis by saying that company’s ambition was to empower the people. Speaking at the Microsoft Future Unleashed event, the India-born CEO said there will be more computing in our lives in the coming decade. “Computing will be everywhere, but what will […]