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Microsoft unveils "Surface" Tablets

Microsoft launched a family of tablets named Surface, built on Windows 8 to compete with Apple’s iPad The touch-screen tablet is company’s 1st major venture into computer hardware It is designed to function as a PC with attachable keyboard cover and as a Television watching platform The Surface will be available in two versions, a ..

‘Blu-Fi’ installed at Banglore’s Railway Station

In collaboration with RailTel and Telibrahma, the Bangalore Division of the South western Railway (SWR) has launched “BluFi” services in the City Railway station. BluFi: (Bluetooth + WiFi) An unparalleled compounding of Bluetooth application and Wi-Fi connectivity. Via simply switching on Bluetooth on their mobile phones BluFi will permit passengers to receive a host of ..

‘Aakash’: World’s cheapest tablet PC launched in New-Delhi

‘Akash’: World’s cheapest Tablet PC Aakash was launched in New Delhi. It will aid in bridging the digital divide in the country. The tablet costs about $40 but it will be slowly brought down to nearly $10. A component of the Government’s National Mission on Education’s Sakshat Project, Aakash aims to link all higher education ..

Google to Acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings

Recently, Google announced that it would acquire Motorola Mobility Holdings, the cell phone business that was split from Motorola, for $40 a share in cash. The deal is worth $12.5 billion. This acquisition is Google’s largest ever and is 63% above the closing price of Motorola Mobility shares on day of announcement. Motorola manufactures phones ..

India Roads Congress (IRC)

The India Roads Congress (IRC) is the oldest and most important representative technical body of highway engineers in India. The growth of highway engineering as a profession owes much to the IRC which has completed seventy three years of its existence. It can be claimed that the development of roads in the country has been ..

News Today News Today : January 7, 2010

Awards / HonorsFirst Sports Inventor of IndiaSports Inventor was an event organized by NEO cricket and Intel, in Mumbai to make available a platform to innovative minds to present their ideas on a technology that would change the face of sports.In the grand finale of this event Manish Sahu from Mumbai was awarded India’s First ..

News Today : India World Business July 27, 2009

July 27, 2009: India’s projected online populationJuly 27, 2009 : Maximum Tourists come from US July 24, 2009: India is number 1 in remittance flow: World BankJuly 24, 2009 : Number of hungry people to swell to record 1 billion : FAOJuly 23, 2009 : India Ranks 5 in Largest Foreign Reserves: July 23, 2009 ..