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Microsoft makes $250,000 grant to IIIT

Microsoft Corporation India has made a $250,000 grant to the Hyderabad-based International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) for research initiatives.This grant will be used to set up a......

Indians migrated to America in the 18th century!

'We used to say two things are found everywhere: A potato and a Sikh. I think you can substitute Gujarati for the Sikh because Gujaratis are everywhere.'Historian Vinay Lal, author of The Other......

Is presence of US cos attracting terrorists to B'lore?

The presence of top American companies like Microsoft, Cisco and McKinsey in Bengaluru seem to be motivating terror groups to repeatedly target the IT city as it gives them instant publicity......

Commercial MNCs are checked, so why not religious MNCs?

Anti-conversion laws are needed since thrusting the idea of a competitive battlefield of religion onto India's pluralistic traditions can only lead to greater communal conflict, argues Sankrant......

Mangalyaan among Time's 25 best inventions of 2014

Mangalyaan has been named among the best inventions of 2014 by Time magazine which described it as a technological feat that will allow India to flex its "interplanetary muscles." "Nobody gets Mars......

Nadella in India for first holiday as Microsoft boss

For Microsoft so far, Nadella has proved a Santa Satya Nadella is in the country to spend his first Christmas with his family after taking up the top job at Microsoft. While it is largely a......

Connectivity a human right: Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg is the third American CEO visiting India in a space of 10 days - the other two were Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Amazon's Jeff Bezos. Image: Mark Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of......

Cloud services in India is a $2 trn opportunity: Nadella

Microsoft on Tuesday said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by 2015 as the tech giant gears for competition for the estimated $2 trillion domestic market......

Why Microsoft CEO Nadella was drenched with ice water

Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella was drenched with a bucket of ice water as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenged......

Maintaining Windows XP after Apr 8 may cost Rs 1,190 crore/year

As Microsoft ends support for its popular Windows XP on April 8, the overall annual maintenance bill for Indian firms with PCs running on this operating system, especially banks and financial......

Microsoft backs cricket to woo Indian employees

On a cloudless summer day, Manish Prabhu stares out at a converted soccer field thousands of miles from his native India and watches a cricket ball skip past some fielders dressed in white. It is......

  People speak for microsoft research india

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Q. India has absolutely zero percent shortage of IT talent and brains, yet in the most lucrative CONSOLE GAMING industry, such as PS3, or even PS2, or Wii- why haven't we been able to make a mark on console gaming such as ps3, wii etc via local Indian tech industry combined?
:  A. sir market of console gaming is very competitive...........Sony PS3/microsoft Xbox/Nintendo wii are fighting for market share..............i dont...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/india-has-absolutely-zero-percent-shortage-of-it-talent-and-//answers/17242881

A Moin
Q. Tatas and Birlas are the pioneers of Indian industrialization. But their management styles are contrasting. Professionals from outside the Tata group manage the Tata companies with lot of operational freedom, whereas the Birla companies follow the traditional family management style with professionals close to the families managing the show. Is Birla style of management conducive for real growth of the companies in the present context? Your views please?
A Moin:  A. Hmmmmm.....complex question sir. Well the TATA's run their show like Microsoft and the Brilla's run theirs like say - Nakajima or Daewoo. Both have...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/tatas-and-birlas-are-the-pioneers-of-indian-industrializatio/17242844/answers/16069027

Good Citizen
Q. Do you know that *India** is the richest country in the world!*
Good Citizen:  A. YES.I KNOW THAT.Wondering how? It's really amazing. It's due to Mr. G Vaidyaraj, who donated all his wealth, about which he actually did not...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/do-you-know-that-india-is-the-richest-country-in-the-world/16066894/answers/5068443

hemant kharbanda
Q. India was one of the richest countries till the time of British in the early 17th Century. Christopher Columbus was attracted by India's wealth and was looking for route to India when he discovered America by mistake. Any comment?
Hemant Kharbanda:  A. EVEN NOW.SEE THE REASON BELOW:Shock for the Nation!!! (Believe it or not) Do you know that India is the richest country in the world! Right now,...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/india-was-one-of-the-richest-countries-till-the-time-of-brit/5068295/answers/5199087

nicole nicole
Q. Whch Indian company has the highest salary scale for freshers ?
Nicole Nicole:  A. All these figures are in lakhs per annum (Indian rupees) unless otherwise mentioned. The figures indicate salaries paid for a fresh graduate within...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/whch-indian-company-has-the-highest-salary-scale-for-fresher/5199056/answers/13274111

  Web results for Microsoft Research India
13 Indian entries make the cut

Lodestar UM leads with 4 shortlists followed by Madison with 3 and Maxus with 2 entries BestMediaInfo Burea | Mumbai | January 29, 2015... ...

http://www.bestmediainfo.com/2015/01/festival-of-media-apac-2015-13-indian-entries-make-the-cut/
More Indian SMEs Riding On SMAC, Says Study

SMEs in India, just like their larger counterparts, are increasingly focusing on emerging technologies for growth such as social, mobile, analytics... ...

http://www.cxotoday.com/story/more-smes-riding-on-smac/
Apple Becomes World's Second Largest Mobile Phone Vendor in Q4 2014

BOSTON, Jan. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global mobile phone shipments grew 7 percent... ...

http://www.itnewsonline.com/prnewswire/Strategy-Analytics:-Apple-Becomes-Worlds-Second-Largest-Mobile-Phone-Vendor-in-Q4-2014/361872
Hackathons seek to tap business models that can scale up ideas into startups; catch the eye of TCS, Google, Microsoft and Wipro

BENGALURU: Two hackathons kicked off in different parts of India last weekend to address specific objectives, signifying coming of age of marathon... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/emerging-businesses/startups/hackathons-seek-to-tap-business-models-that-can-scale-up-ideas-into-startups-catch-the-eye-of-tcs-google-microsoft-and-wipro/articleshow/46048724.cms
Apple iPhone sales power record $18 billion profit

Devices giant Apple reported a net profit of $18.02 billion, or $3.06 per diluted share, compared with $13.07 billion, or $2.07 per share, a year... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/456369/apple-iphone-sales-power-record.html

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