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Apple Scoops Nokia Lumia Camera Design Engineer, Tips Hand At Next Gen Efforts

Source: Business Balla | May 9 2014, 2:07pm CDT | by Forbes

The iPhone 6 may be close at hand, with its design likely having been set long ago, but it’s becoming apparent that...
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Microsoft announces Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Cortana coming to new markets

Jul 30 2014 4:56am CDT | Source: BetaNews

Today, Microsoft announces the first major update for Windows Phone 8.1, called Update 1. It introduces new features and improvements over the version which the software giant unveiled earlier this year at Build 2014, and makes way for Cortana to arrive in new markets. In Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, Microsoft adds Live Folders, allowing users to group live tiles on the Start screen. Like the name suggests ...
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Windows Phone users -- put down those cheeseburgers and pick up a Fitbit

Jul 28 2014 7:18pm CDT | Source: BetaNews

Being a tech enthusiast is usually synonymous with being out of shape. Thinking back to the movie Revenge of the Nerds, it was clear that computer users were weaklings. As time marched on from the 80's, tech nerds went from simply being weak, to being fat too. Yes, we tech nerds like to sit in chairs and eat bad food. Of course, I'm generalizing; I am positive there are physically fit computer nerds. With that said, I have not encountered many. Thanks to the smartphone, te ...
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OPEC daily basket price closes lower
Vienna, July 31 (IANS) The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) stood at $105.21 a barrel Wednesday, against $105.44 Tuesday, according to the OPEC Secretariat. | by IANS
Ebola outbreak not a global threat: Report
London, July 31 (IANS) The deadly Ebola virus does not pose a global threat, a latest report has claimed, adding that as long as the virus continues to infect people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, there is small risk of more long-distance export of the disease. | by IANS
Getting chatty with meow chat
New York, July 31 (IANS) A new chat app is on the prowl, stalking users on social networks like a cat. | by IANS

Microsoft's Latest Ad Bashes Siri For Not Being As Smart As Its Own Virtual Assistant

Jul 28 2014 7:38am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Microsoft has been touting its new virtual assistant, Cortana, as a personal aid that learns more about you the more you interact with it. In its latest ad, the company is out to prove Cortana is much smarter and more practical than Apple's Siri. During the ad, the narrator asks a series of questions to an iPhone 5s and Nokia Lumia 635 at the same time. When he asks the phones to remind him to say "Happy Anniversa ...
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Microsoft's Q4 FY2014 earnings by the numbers

Jul 23 2014 6:26am CDT | Source: BetaNews

Microsoft has released its earnings results for the fourth fiscal quarter of the year (that is Q2 CY2014), posting revenue of $23.38 billion, gross margin of 15.79 billion and operating income of $6.48 billion. As a result, earnings per share (EPS) came in at $0.55 (below analyst expectations of $0.60). Revenue, gross margin and operating income are higher than a year before, when they reached 19.89 billion, 14.29 billion and 6.07 bil ...
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Microsoft - Nadella Continues To Appeal To Investors, Be Cautious After The Strong Momentum

Jul 23 2014 4:08am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By The Value Investor: Investors in Microsoft (MSFT) were pleased with the company's progress in its cloud-based offerings, and the recently announced job cuts which aim to stop the bleeding at the acquired Nokia business within two year's time.Given that Nadella continues to drive appeal among investors, the valuation and expectations have steadily risen in recent times. I would be a bit more cautious at these l ...
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Microsoft Should Have A Strong Finish To Fiscal 2014

Jul 22 2014 11:58am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

ByMichael Blair:Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) earnings come out tonight and the street will be alert to the trend. The stock has had a solid bull run over the past year, up over 40% from about $31 to the current level of $44 or so.CEO Satya Nadella has started to put his stamp on the company and has vision of Microsoft that is targeted at the Cloud and Mobile, two burgeoning markets where Microsoft must be releva ...
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Here's What The Buy Side Expects From Microsoft On Tuesday

Jul 22 2014 4:27am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

Microsoft Corp. (NASDAQ:MSFT) is set to report FQ4 2014 earnings after the market closes on Tuesday, July 22nd. Shares of Microsoft have steadily been advancing higher since the start of 2013 and have performed well under the stewardship of newly appointed CEO Satya Nadella. Mr. Nadella's focus on enterprise services and his background in cloud computing have investors confident that he is the right man to ...
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Short And Sweet: Microsoft Cuts 18,000 Jobs

Jul 21 2014 9:12am CDT | Source: SeekingAlpha

By Valuentum: Quick and agile - that's what new Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) memo to employees, the company revealed the largest layoffs in its corporate history, targeting the reduction of the size of its overall workforce by up to 18,000 jobs. The work toward synergies and strategic alignment on its recently-acquired Nokia (NYSE:NOK) Devices and Services operations is expected to account for 12,500 job cuts, comprising both professiona ...
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