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Microsoft Quietly Ditches Bitcoin

More than a year after allowing people to pay money into their accounts using bitcoins, Microsoft has quetly removed the Bitcoin, the virtual currency, top up option saying it is no longer redeemable. Microsoft note said:“You can no longer redeem bitcoin into your Microsoft account. Existing balances in your account will still be available for purchases from Microsoft Store, but ...

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Microsoft Releases Public Preview of Office 365, Features, Specs, Download Links

Apart from the Windows 10, the Microsoft Office 2016 Preview has been offred for download for both subscibers of Office 365 and non-subscribers in both home and enterprise versions. Microsoft said the Microsoft Office 2016 provides real-time editing and co-authoring of documents in its new release and is likely to add it to its apps for the first time. The ...

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Apollo Doctor Develops OncoCollect Software for Standardising Cancer Treatment in India

In its pursuit to develop medical software nearer to track ongoing treatment of patients, Apollo Hospitals Oncology department under Dr Ramesh Nimmagadda has developed a cancer tracking software called OncoCollect. The software helps doctors to keep track of their patients and their response to treatment for cancer, in line with similar software developed recently to track tuberculosis (TB). [See: New TB ...

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Twitter Buys Bangalore-based ZipDial

A Bangalore-based mobile-based ad software firm ZipDial said on its website that it was taken over by social media giant Twitter. The deal was reportedly in the range of Rs.200 crore ($35 to 40 million) but neither of the companies have confirmed the deal amount. Confirming the M&A deal, Twitter Director Rishi Jaitley said, “India is one of the fastest ...

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CES 2015: Nvidia Launches Tegra X1 Drive computers for Auto-Piloted Cars

Nvidia has launched its Tegra X1 powered Drive computers for auto-piloted cars, one computers-Drive PX, for developing auto-pilot capabilities, and another Drive CX, for advanced cockpit systems. Th vision of the future was presented in the first public demo of NVIDIA DRIVE PX by Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang, kicking off the International Consumer Electronics Show. “When you’re done with dinner, ...

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Indian-origin girl makes PowerPoint presentation fun via online tutorial

If the mere thought of making PowerPoint presentations leaves you bored, then turn to these free, user-friendly online tutorials, courtesy a 10-year-old Indian-origin girl and probably the world’s youngest teacher of online software tutorials. Teaming up with her father and entrepreneur Rajesh Kalra, Arkshya has brought the otherwise dull PowerPoint software to life with mind-blowing, three-dimensional (3D) tricks. Together, the ...

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FIFA World Cup: Beware of Scammers, Spoofs, E-mail Virus Offering Free Tickets

Now that the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil is just three days far, the entire online world is going gaga over the event and not letting themselves behind, many scammers have kicked off efforts to target fans with spurious offers. Global software firm Symantec has cautioned that it has already identified several World Cup scams, including: • Emails promoting ...

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