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Microsoft completes acquisition of Nokia mobile phones

Microsoft closed on its approximately USD 7.5bn acquisition of Nokia’s hardware operations on Friday. The deal will mark the end of production of mobile phones by Nokia, which is the world’s No. 2 seller of mobile phones in the world,

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Indian companies accused by US Senator of abusing H-1B visas

Senator Richard Durbin, during a Congressional hearing on immigration reform by the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday, accused big Indian IT companies-TCS, Infosys and Wipro- of abusing the H-1B visa system. “These outsourcing firms like Infosys, Wipro, Tata and others

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Head of Microsoft’s Windows division resigns

Steven Sinofsky, the head of Microsoft’s Windows division, abruptly decided to leave the company. His departure comes just weeks after the release of Windows 8. There had been persistent rumblings about Mr. Sinofsky to be promoted to lead all Windows

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Microsoft unveils its own-brand family of tablets

Microsoft is all set to challenge Apple’s bestselling iPad with its upcoming touchscreen computers powered by Windows 8 system. The device can run standard applications such as its own Office and Photoshop and contains a choice of an Intel or

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Microsoft quarterly profits beat expectations

Microsoft’s profits in the three months to the end of March dropped slightly but the results still beat analysts’ expectations after a surprise rise in sales of its Windows operating system. The world’s largest software firm made a net profit

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