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July 30, 2015 12:17 AM Microsoft rolls out Win 10 OS

NEW DELHI: Microsoft launched the latest upgrade to its Windows operating system on Wednesday and threw it open for tablets and PCs. Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade to those using the Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 operating system. The new Microsoft OS comes almost three years after the launch of Windows 8, and will be available in 190 countries 18

July 29, 2015 8:55 PM Xbox Live is down again as some gamers have difficulty logging on (update)

Updated at 2:00 p.m. Pacific time on Wednesday, July 29: The problem has spread, and it is affecting a wide number of gamers at this time on both Xbox One and Xbox 360. Last night and early this morning, it was PlayStation Network that was having troubles. Today, it’s Xbox Live. Microsoft’s online gaming infrastructure is running into errors and keeping 15

July 29, 2015 5:04 PM India will have to wait for Microsoft’s Cortana

Windows users in India will have to wait for some more time for voice-activated digital assistant 'Cortana' as Microsoft is updating the software with "strong" local content. Windows users in India will have to wait for some more time for voice-activated digital assistant ‘Cortana’ as Microsoft is updating the software with “strong” local content 6

July 29, 2015 11:25 AM Windows 10: 10 features and issues to consider

People whose computers run on Windows 7 or Windows 8 can expect to receive notices on their desktops starting Wednesday that they can upgrade to Windows 10. Upgrading to the newest Microsoft operating system is free to those users who make the move within the next year. For everyone else, it’s about $120. In the wake of Windows 8, which almost nobody 26

July 29, 2015 10:38 AM Microsoft launches Windows 10 in India

NEW DELHI: Microsoft has announced that Windows 10, Microsoft's new operating system, will be available starting today as a free upgrade or with new PCs and tablets. The phone version of the OS will arrive at a later time. Windows 10 includes features such as Cortana, Microsoft's voice-based smart assistant, an Xbox app for gaming and a Microsoft Edge, a new web browser 28

July 29, 2015 6:37 AM Microsoft starts rolling out Windows 10 operating system

TOKYO: Microsoft Corporation began rolling out its new operating Windows 10 system in Japan on Wednesday. It has began with members here registering with its "Insider" programme among the first to receive the free upgrade. Replete with a redesigned web browser called Edge and Cortana, a Siri-like voice activated assistant, Microsoft is looking to recapture 20

July 29, 2015 6:31 AM Microsoft launches Windows 10: 10 things to know about its features

Microsoft has begun rolling out its new operating system Windows 10 around the world, including India, with a host of new features to lure back consumers who gave up on Windows for mobile devices. The technology giant’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella will have the Windows 10 launch party in Kenya. “Arrived in Kenya to celebrate @Windows 10 launch with fans & learn 19

July 28, 2015 11:03 PM Will Windows 10 prove a winner for Microsoft?

The world's most used operating system has made it into double figures. Windows 10 is destined to change the way millions of us interact with our computers and gives Microsoft's chief executive, Satya Nadella, the opportunity to steer the company in a new direction. He describes the OS as "Windows as a Service", which means he plans to release improvements 32

July 26, 2015 10:47 PM China to lift fifteen year video game console ban in good news for gamers

A ban on the making and selling of video game consoles in China will be lifted after fifteen years. Both domestic and foreign video game console makers can now operate anywhere in the country – meaning good news for Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation. This means video game console giants such as Microsoft and Sony can make and sell their respective 14

July 25, 2015 8:23 AM With Windows 10, Microsoft aims to reboot connections

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft is aiming to build lasting relationships with Windows 10, the operating system to be launched on Wednesday and seen as critical to reviving the fortunes of the once-dominant tech giant. For the first time, Microsoft is making a major new version of Windows available free as an upgrade to anyone using either of the prior two generations 20