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The World’s Most Valuable Brands 2017: Facebook, Amazon And Google Are Challenging Apple

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The Forbes' list of world's most valuable brands 2017 is out and, with not much of surprise, most of the brands have retained their position, albeit some of them have witnessed a jaw-dropping rise in their brand value in 2017.Market cap, revenue and profitability - these are all metrics we use to measure the success of a company. While these are...

Microsoft Makes Outlook for Mac More Adorable With New Google Calendar And Contacts Update

Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been actively targeting Apple Mac users for a couple of years now. To pump up its efforts Microsoft has rolled up few new premium features for Outlook for Mac. Till now, these features were reserved only for Outlook.com, Office 365 and Exchange email address. Going further Mac users can sync their Google Calendar and Contact with Outlook.The...

Google Android Is Set To Overtake Microsoft Windows OS First Time In the History

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The increasing penetration of smartphones and internet have helped Google Android to get an edge over the Microsoft Windows OS which has been dominating the PC market for long. According to a new report published by Statcounter, as of February of 2017, Google Android has captured 37.4% of the total market share of OS in terms of internet usage,...

Microsoft Is Shutting Down Its Social Network Socl

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Despite the growing number of internet users worldwide, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has not been able to taste the success with any of its internet venture so far. Adding to the list is Microsoft's very own social network Socl (pronounced Social), which is reportedly shutting down next week. The company has decided to pull down the curtains on Socl on March 15,...

Microsoft Says Internet Users In India Need to Be More Digitally Civilized [STUDY]

The exploded adoption of the Internet, and social media has helped people to voice their opinion and reach to a wider set of audience. On the flip side, however, people are getting more vocal and adamant with their opinions and views to a level of hurting others' sentiments and self-respect. The apathy is, India, the world's second largest country by the...

Few Interesting Facts About Paul Allen: The ‘Idea Man’ Who Co-founded Microsoft

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“Any crusade requires optimism and the ambition to aim high.” Paul Allen and Bill Gates can be regarded as the two faces of the same coin; Paul despite being a recluse, is famous for his squandering lifestyle and parties while Bill practices a sober lifestyle. The ever enthusiast, Paul met Bill Gates while they were studying at Lakeside School in Seattle. Gates a Harvard dropout...

Microsoft Reveals What’s Next With LinkedIn After Acquisition

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Back in June, Dazeinfo had released a report stating that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) had acquired LinkedIn at a whopping price of $26.2 billion. This was the costliest acquisition by Microsoft, overshadowing the $19 billion purchase of Whatsapp by Facebook. The deal was slated to get closed by the end of the year.The company planned on integrating LinkedIn's Sales Navigator tool for salespeople...

Facebook and Google Voted As The Best Tech Companies to Work in 2017

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Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) has once again regained its lost glory among employees as the company is back on the top position after 3 years in the list of Best Places to Work in 2017 under Tech category.Glassdoor, world's leading job search and evaluation platform, recently released the list of Best Places to Work in 2017 in the US, based...

Can Microsoft’s Upcoming Phone Help Windows Phone OS Rise From the Ashes?

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Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has been struggling with its Windows phone for a very long time. They made several failed efforts to grab a sizable chunk of the smartphone market by riding on the back of its flagship devices like Nokia Lumia series and the latest HP Elite X3. However, Android and iOS devices continue to rule the market. According...

Microsoft And Google To Provide Email In Indian Languages: A Boon To 80% Indians

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The wait for having your email address in an Indian language might well be over soon. Major tech players, Microsoft and Google along with indigenous service provider Rediff, may soon allow its users to sign up their email in Indian languages. In a meeting last month, the Indian Government urged the top tech behemoths including Microsoft and Google to provide...

Times and Technology: Should Microsoft Look to Rebrand Itself?

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Microsoft. A name that is familiar to one and all, a brand that is known well beyond the reaches of most Silicon Valley companies. However despite the immense brand recognition that Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) commands in the realms of technology, and beyond; they have never been able to become synchronous with a product or action.While Windows has been dominant...

5 Powerful Ways LinkedIn Acquisition Can Change Microsoft Dynamics CRM

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A week ago, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) took a big step and made LinkedIn shareholders pretty happy by announcing the acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. As one of the shareholders secretly confided to me, he’d had high hopes when he’d invested in the IPO, but seeing the growth - or lack of it - in the past couple of...

Does Microsoft’s $26.2 Billion Splurge On LinkedIn Make Sense? A Tear Down Analysis !

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The tech world as of late has been rife with news of mergers and acquisitions. While some like the $67 billion Dell-EMC merger has been desperate bids to survive in a rapidly evolving industry, others like Facebook's $19 billion investment in acquiring WhatsApp had been a plan for expansion in the future. Today, however, we have an interesting story...

Reading Into The Microsoft Acquisition of LinkedIn !

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The software giant Microsoft yesterday announced its decision to buy LinkedIn, the world’s leading professional networking site, for $26.2 billion, or $196 per share, in cash. The acquisition which has already been approved by the boards of both the companies still needs to go through the regulatory approval process by LinkedIn shareholders and regulators.The LinkedIn shares which had closed...

Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn: A $26 Bln Investment With An Eye on $315 Bln Market

Microsoft Acquires LinkedIn
The Windows behemoth, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT), is set to strengthen its social media presence with the acquisition of LinkedIn for $26.2 billion. Microsoft is reportedly buying LinkedIn for $196 per share. The deal is slated to be completed by the end of the year and is the costliest acquisition by Microsoft till date overshadowing the $19 billion dollars that...

Xiaomi Gets A Ticket To the US And Europe By Buying 1500 Patents from Microsoft

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The once top-notch Chinese smartphone gladiator, Xiaomi, is apparently struggling to keep its sales growth intact, especially after its global smartphone market share in the last few quarters. The case with Microsoft whose smartphones never saw a boost in sales is even worst. The consequence; both the companies have entered into an agreement which will mutually benefit both the tech...

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