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Satya Nadella is all praise for digitisation in India including Aadhaar, India Stack and the entrepreneurial spirit

Satya Nadella, in his book <i>Hit Refresh</i>, which was launched at the Microsoft Ignite conference has <b>praised digital interventions in India</b> for societal …

4 Time Management Tips that Involve a Little Investment of Time

You have probably heard the old adage of unclear origin: It takes money to make money. Substitute the word "time," and the saying applies to time …

Time Management

Alphabet earnings shows just how much Google's 'other bets' are losing

The newly-minted Alphabet (made up of Google proper and the variety of ventures that make up the "Other Bets" the company is involved in) has just released its first full quarter of financial data under its new structure. At a high level, Alphabet continued the growth that Google has seen over the …

Alphabet reports $21.33 billion in revenue, 99% from core Google business

Today marks Google’s first earnings report as Alphabet (GOOG), revealing $21.33 billion in revenue and $8.67 earnings per share for the fourth 2015 quarter. Google, now a subsidiary of Alphabet, drove about 99 percent of the company’s total revenue, or $21.178 billion.<p>Analysts expected $20.77 …

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Uber Unveils Design Concept For Its New, 420,000 Square-Foot Headquarters In SF

Images detailing the design of Uber’s giant new San Francisco corporate headquarters have emerged, showing what the new, two-building corporate campus should look like when it opens up in a few years. Occupying San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood, the new buildings should offer up more than …

As Apple opens up with iOS 8, Google needs to give Android users a reason to stay

All of a sudden, Android is no longer the only flexible mobile operating system on the market.<p>With iOS 8, announced at Apple’s WWDC keynote on Monday, the iPhone maker has made great strides towards opening up its platform. Now your apps can actually exchange data with each other. Third-party apps …

Apple’s next hardware will move beyond phones and tablets

If the Apple software announcements earlier this week seemed mild or even dull to some, it's because Apple's big news always comes in hardware. Though CEO Tim Cook's Worldwide Developer Conference keynote didn't hint at what new devices are coming, what seems clear is that Apple is looking to grow …

Why The Microsoft Surface Just Died Last Week

Would I purchase the Microsoft Surface? Not anymore. And I’m not sure that you should either.<p>I’m looking for a new laptop and the Surface has been one of the top contenders. I like it a lot. And although a slow seller for Microsoft it’s been gaining in popularity and many reviewers have given it …

Which phones do world leaders use?

For years, the well-connected world leader would use nothing but a BlackBerry to get their email on the move – and it is still Barack Obama's phone of choice. He uses a model specially enhanced by the US National Security Agency. But the news earlier this month that the White House Communications …

Why Apple chooses Imagination for its GPUs

Last month Apple announced that it had extended its multi-year, multi-use license agreement with Imagination Technologies that gives Apple access to Imagination’s range of current and future PowerVR GPUs. Without a doubt Apple is Imagination’s biggest mobile customer, however Apple isn’t its only …

Who is Satya Nadella - Microsoft's 'next CEO'?

Following months of uncertainty over Microsoft's next CEO, veteran staff member Satya Nadella has emerged as the most likely contender. But who exactly is he?<p>Satya Nadella is currently executive vice president of the cloud and enterprise group, a role he was promoted to in July last year by …

Apple met with FDA, reportedly working on 'Healthbook' for iOS 8

Some of Apple's top executives met with officials from the US Food and Drug Administration last month, something that — together with new software rumors — could signal a new direction for the company's upcoming products. Apple's senior vice president of operations Jeff Williams, as well as the …

Apple CEO Tim Cook Heads to Ireland to Visit Government Officials, Company Facilities

Apple CEO Tim Cook is currently in Ireland visiting the company's facilities in Cork and preparing to meet with government officials this afternoon, according to a report from <i>TheJournal.ie</i>. The specific reason for Cook's visit is unknown, but Apple has maintained a significant presence in the …

Can there be a Microsoft without Bill Gates?

The answer is yes, of course. This multi-billion-dollar juggernaut will roll along regardless of who’s chairing the board. The bigger question is …

Siri co-creator: 'don't hold your breath' for the AI in 'Her'

Only a few people are truly qualified to evaluate the technological merits of Samantha, Joaquin Phoenix's A.I. co-star in Spike Jonze's film <i>Her.</i> One of these people is most certainly Dag Kittlaus, co-creator of Siri. In an op-ed for <i>Variety</i>, he asks "Can Siri catch up?"<p>"Maybe," he says, "but don't …

Jobs Biographer Walter Isaacson: 'Execution is What Really Matters,' Apple is the Best

Earlier this month, Walter Isaacson, the man who wrote the best-selling biography of Steve Jobs, garnered some attention when he told a CNBC interviewer that the "greatest innovation today" was coming from Google, not Apple.<p>Yesterday, Isaacson did an interview with <i>Bloomberg TV</i>, where he clarified …

This is What Happens When You Teach Machines the Power of Natural Selection

Psychopathic machines? Lethal AI? These are the concepts we should be thinking about when we talk about the benefits of self-improving software. An …

Apple Said To Be Focusing On Health With iOS 8 And iWatch, Following Exec Meeting With FDA

Apple’s plans for iOS 8 focus on redefining health tracking via mobile devices, according to a new report from 9to5Mac, which has a terrific track record when it comes to rumors it has sourced itself. The report details a new marquee application coming in iOS 8 called “Healthbook” that monitors all …

Twitter acquires over 900 patents from IBM after infringement dispute

Like many other tech companies, Twitter has decided to buy some of IBM’s patents rather than go to court.<p>Just days before Twitter’s IPO last November, IBM claimed that Twitter was infringing on three of its patents. And while it sounded like Twitter was gearing up to defend itself, IBM announced …

Box Said To Have Filed For IPO, Could Go Public As Early As April

Cloud-based storage company Box is said to have filed an IPO, according to an initial report from Quartz, later followed up by confirmations from The Wall Street Journal and Forbes. It did so quietly, filing the paperwork recently (possibly at the beginning of this week), according to the reports, …

It's Not Just You: Gmail Is Slow

Google is experiencing a glitch with Gmail that's causing the web mail service to slow down for some users. Although it's not nearly as far-reaching …

Microsoft thought to be preparing to appoint Satya Nadella as CEO

Microsoft is close to appointing a replacement for long-time CEO Steve Ballmer and may even be considering ousting co-founder Bill Gates as chairman, according to reports.<p>The man tipped to take over from Ballmer is Satya Nadella, head of the company's cloud computing division and enterprise …

Microsoft simplifies OneNote site ahead of ‘Office Online’ rollout

Microsoft is refreshing its OneNote site today as part of a broader plan to rebrand its online Office apps. The new onenote.com site has a refreshed design, but more importantly it now makes OneNote a lot easier to use on the web. Previously, OneNote users had to navigate through folders on …

Aereo sells out in New York ahead of Super Bowl, Olympics

Aereo, the online TV startup headed to the Supreme Court later this year, has run out of capacity for new members in New York, where the service launched in 2012.<p>Chief Executive Chet Kanojia confirmed a report by DSL Reports on Twitter.<p>Aereo, backed by IAC Chairman Barry Diller, offers a …