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Skype bringing free group video calling to Android, iOS and Windows Mobile

Group video calling has been available for Skype business customers for a while now, but to celebrate Skype’s tenth birthday on Tuesday, Microsoft announced it is bringing the feature to Skype mobile apps for free. The rollout doesn’t have a time line attached, but you can sign upnow for a sneak preview of the new […]

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Dashlane Password Manager 4.0 gets major design overhaul and adds five new languages

Dashlane Password Manager 4.0 has received a complete visual overhaul that is now consistent across Android, iOS, OSX and Windows. The update adds support for five new languages and makes it even easier to change your password on sites that have been hacked. The improved “Password Changer” means you don’t even need to visit the […]

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Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps get new sharing options and much more in latest update

Microsoft has just sent out sizable updates to its Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications on Android, bringing a bevy of new productivity features to each app. All three applications are getting more sharing options, which will allow you to share documents using WeChat and QQ apps, as well as easier sign-up methods for folks who have […]

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Microsoft Experiments With Showing Network Speed Test Results on Bing

You may no longer need to download SpeedTest app on your smartphone to assess how good your Internet connection is. Microsoft has embedded what appears to be similar technology into its Bingsearch engine, and is allowing users to initiate the feature by simply searching for “speedtest” or “speed test.” Discovered by user Kabir Cheema on […]

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India Funding Roundup: SavvyMob, Melorra, Lumiere, Fashionablyin

The first week of the year saw two early stage VC firms – Unicorn India Ventures and Endiya Partners – make the first closes of their funds. Our latest funding roundup has seen early stage and seed investments in startups engaged in last-minute hotel bookings, online jewellery, organic produce, and fashion. SavvyMob Bengaluru-based last minute […]

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SAP’s 2015 Operating Profit Hits Record on Licence Renewals

SAP, Europe’s largest software company, on Tuesday reported record annual operating profits, driven both by year-end software licence renewals and customers’ converting to newer cloud-based software. Fourth-quarter operating profit, excluding special items, rose to EUR 2.28 billion (roughly Rs. 16,516 crores) from EUR 2.13 billion in the same period a year earlier. SAP said the […]

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Ancient Meteorite Found in Australia Offers Window Into Early Solar System

On the 27th of November, a network of high-tech cameras glimpsed it falling from the sky: a shining meteorite zipping through the earth’s atmosphere and landing somewhere in the Australian outback. The journey was visible for about six seconds, a long exposure for such an event. By New Year’s Eve, planetary scientist Phil Bland and […]

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Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 8 on Tuesday

If your computer is still running Windows 8, it is time for you to upgrade to a newer version. Alongside several versions of Internet Explorer Web browser (IE10 or below), the three-year-old desktop operating system will also hit its end of support on Tuesday. Users on Windows 8 will receive the last security patch update […]

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The New Way Police Are Surveilling You: Software That Calculates Your Threat ‘Score’

While officers raced to a recent 911 call about a man threatening his ex-girlfriend, a police operator in headquarters consulted software that scored the suspect’s potential for violence the way a bank might run a credit report. The program scoured billions of data points including arrest reports, property records, commercial databases, deep Web searches and […]

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Microsoft is doubling down on car tech as Google and Apple creep up

Microsoft is thinking through all the fun things you’ll be doing in your car as automobiles gradually become autonomous and drive themselves. And the company is showcasing some of its ideas and technology at CES this week. For instance, Harman, which makes car navigation and entertainment systems, will be adding Microsoft Office 365 software to […]