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Foxconn re-employs around 3,000 ex-Nokia staff for its new unit in Andhra Pradesh

Electronics equipment maker Foxconn India has re-employed over 2,000 workers of its two closed plants near here for its assembling unit at Sri City …

Foxconn Takes over Microsoft's Feature Phone Production in Vietnam

Foxconn Electronics has announced the acquisition of Microsoft Mobile Vietnam Ltd., after purchasing it for $22 million.<p>Chief Expertise, a unit …

Foxconn wants Nokia's frozen Chennai plant, but without the hassle- Technology News, Firstpost

There has been plenty of news around China's Foxconn wanting to set up an <b>assembly plant in Navi Mumbai</b>. But Foxconn seems to want more and is also in …

Nokia-branded Android phones could launch this year

The Nokia name may get to live on with at least a couple of high-end phones reportedly set to debut in late 2016 or early 2017.<p>HMD Global, which purchased the Nokia brand from Microsoft this past May, is said to be developing two Android smartphones with a metal design and the "famous Nokia feel," …

Mobile Technology

Microsoft Confirms Nokia Feature Phone Sale to Foxconn and HMD Global

<b>The sale of the Nokia feature phone business is expected, but in an interesting twist, HMD Global and Nokia will take some of the licensing and the</b> …

Phoenix from the flames: Nokia’s coming back to mobile

Nokia is coming back, and we’re going to once again see its name on phones and tablets in the near future. Only this time Microsoft won’t be …

Mobile Devices

Nokia confirms comeback via HMD agreement, smartphones and tables to be produced by Foxconn

Nokia has announced their intent to bring back the iconic handset brand to the mobile phone and tablet markets. Under a strategic agreement covering …

Here's what Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Oprah has her book club. Mark Zuckerberg had his Year of Books. And Bill Gates has his annual reading lists — book recommendations shared each year by the Microsoft founder and philanthropist.<p>Gates' 2016 list of summertime reads, complete with an animated video describing his picks, was released …

All new Windows 10 PCs to have Trusted Platform Module 2.0 enabled by default with Redstone

When Microsoft initially introduced the concept of trusted computing via hardware enforcement of the cryptographic integrity of the operating system …

5 Ways to Create Maps in Microsoft Power BI

<b>UPDATED June 3, 2017: There have been a year’s worth of updates to Power BI since this “5 Ways” post was originally published. Please see the updated</b> …

Google was seriously afraid Microsoft would dominate the smartphone market

Today, Google owns the most widely used mobile operating system in the world, but there was a time when it was seriously concerned Microsoft would dominate the market.<p>That might seem laughable today, given Microsoft’s 1% market share compared with Google’s 80%, according to data from Gartner. But …

Microsoft recognized in Leader Quadrant of Gartner's Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems

<b>Why Microsoft for your operational database management system?</b><p>When it comes to the systems you choose for managing your data, you want performance …

Microsoft has hit $1 trillion in all-time revenue, and with more profit than Apple

He noticed the milestone while researching a post about Microsoft's tax breaks in the state of Washington.<p>Microsoft hit the milestone in its last quarter, according to the spreadsheet posted by Reifman.<p>Apple hit $1 trillion in revenue earlier, in 2015, his research shows.<p>On the other hand, when it …

Satya Nadella

latest Microsoft news, reviews, buyer's guides - Pocket-lint

Latest from Microsoft<p>UPDATE: Microsoft has pulled the Your Phone app from the Windows Store for now. According to a Microsoft spokesperson they …

Windows 10

So How Exactly Do We Get To Alpha Centauri?

The star system is 25 trillion miles away<p>The $100 million Breakthrough Starshot project, announced today by Yuri Milner, plans to use giant lasers to launch tiny spacecraft to Alpha Centauri. While using laser cannons for spacecraft propulsion might sound like science fiction, previous research …

How free Windows 10 upgrades and declining PC sales are taking a toll on Microsoft

Microsoft says Windows 10 is growing faster than any previous version, racking up 270 million active users within eight months of launch. But unlike …

Microsoft posts roadmap for coming Windows 10 business features

According to Microsoft's new Windows 10 business roadmap, new enhancements to Continuum, Passport authentication, file-level encryption and more are …

Microsoft CEO: The secret to a harmonious life is to stop obsessing over your smartphone

These include using a personal assistant (Cortana) to manage your calendar, having chat bots interact with you on the internet, and using the HoloLens virtual-reality glasses to impose a 3D virtual world onto your real world.<p>Yet when it comes to balancing work with family and personal life, the CEO …

Everything You Need to Master Microsoft Office

This week, we walked you through how to get started quickly with, make the most of, and master every app in Microsoft Office. Maybe you missed one, …

9 Crazy Body Hacks That Give You Superhuman Powers

But don't try these at home. Seriously.<p>Gamers often perform repetitive tasks to improve their character’s skill set, gain rewards, and advance to new levels. The process is known as grinding: Now, an underground movement has taken up that expression, calling themselves grinders, and they’re trying …

Would you buy an Android phone from Microsoft?

Question is: would you buy an Android phone from Microsoft? <i>Verge</i> reader Kabircheema asked the same in the Microsoft forum earlier this week. A question I think is good enough to ask all <i>Verge</i> readers right from the front page.

Microsoft's mobile OS isn't Windows -- it's Cortana

Bots are the new apps, if developers embrace them.<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella didn't mention Windows Mobile once during the opening-day Build developer conference keynote yesterday, nor did any of the other executives who took the stage. But that doesn't mean the company lacks a mobile strategy: …

Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs Of People

After great success with "Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs”, photographer Henry Carroll is back with the hotly anticipated follow-up …

Photography

5 tips for drawing a head

There's no getting away from it: drawing a head is a complex process. As with learning how to draw anything, it's a good idea at first to simplify as …

Windows 10 now shows ads on the lock screen — here’s how to kill them

By on February 25, 2016 at 1:20 pm<p>Microsoft has begun showing advertisements on the Windows 10 lock screen. The company telegraphed this move nearly …

Google Can Tell Exactly Where a Photo Was Taken

Google’s technology can already recognize objects in photos, like animals, plants, food and more. Now, the Mountain View, Calif. firm is developing …