Microsoft brings group video calling support to Skype Lite users
Just in time for Diwali, one of India’s most important festivals, Microsoft announced that they are bringing Group Video Calling to Skype Lite users in India. Similar to the Group Video Calling feature which we already enjo...
Amazon announces Alexa and the All-New Echo products in India
Amazon today announced that they are bringing their Alexa voice assistant to Indian market. Tens of thousands of third party developers around the world are creating skills for Alexa. To serve Indian customers, Amazon has worked w...
Now Facebook wants your blood too (and that’s a good thing)
by Sean Chan
Facebook wants to know who your location, your relationship status, who your friends and family are, your baby pictures and now they are even after your blood. In this case, however, giving the social networking giant a bit more i...
Microsoft has a really good SMS client for Android, but it’s only limited to India
Believe it or not, Microsoft actually builds a really good SMS client for Android. The company’s Garage lab built a good-looking and smart app for SMS that you probably never heard of. It’s called SMS Organizer, and it...
Microsoft is using AI to track down health problems in India
by Sean Chan
Microsoft is making use of artificial intelligence to advance healthcare in India. Redmond is teaming up with the state of Telangana in India where the company will be using its artificial intelligence technology to provide health...
Microsoft signs MoU with National Independent Schools Alliance in India for enhanced learning experiences
Microsoft has signed a MoU with National Independent Schools Alliance to offer Microsoft Aspire School Program (MASP) Pro Suite to teachers and students. MASP Suite empowers K12 education by providing access to an integrated set ...
Indian government wants Microsoft to offer Windows 10 upgrades at a lower price for the entire country
Following the recent ransomware attacks, the Indian government is pressing Microsoft to offer upgrades to Windows 10 at a lower price for the entire country. On Friday, Reuters reported that the Indian government has been in talks...
Amazon announces third annual Prime Day, will offer hundreds of thousands of deals
Amazon today announced that its third annual Prime Day will be held on Tuesday, July 11. Prime Day will offer hundreds of thousands of deals exclusively for Prime members around the world. Amazon is also expanding Prime Day to 13 ...
India’s BankChain consortium selects Microsoft Azure as their exclusive cloud provider
BankChain is a platform for banks in India to explore, build, and implement blockchain solutions. The BankChain consortium now includes 20 members that include State Bank of India (SBI), ICICI Bank, DCB Bank, Kotak Bank, Bank of B...
Microsoft Bing makes it easier to find best doctors in India
Practo is a popular online service in India that enables users to find and book appointments with doctors and consult them online. Microsoft has now partnered with Practo to integrate doctor information directly into the Bing sear...