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Microsoft Discriminated Against Women in Pay, Promotions: US Lawsuit

Microsoft Corp on Wednesday was hit with a proposed class action lawsuit in U.S. court claiming its policy of ranking employees to determine pay and promotions led to discrimination against women. The lawsuit was filed in federal court in Seattle, Washington by former technician Katherine Moussouris, who claims she was passed over for promotions given to less-qualified men and was ... Read More »

Microsoft Names Brad Smith President and Chief Legal Officer

Microsoft has given longtime executive Brad Smith the title of president, as the company continues its transition to a new generation of leadership. Smith’s full title will be president and chief legal officer. He has been Microsoft’s general counsel since 2002 and became an executive vice president in 2011. CEO Satya Nadella announced the appointment in an email Friday to ... Read More »

Micromax Canvas Laptab Now Shipping With Windows 10 at Rs. 14,999

Micromax on Friday announced its first Windows 2-in-1 device, the Canvas Laptab, will now ship preloaded with Windows 10 – making the laptop-tablet hybrid the company’s first Windows 10 device. The price remains the same as launch, at Rs. 14,999. First launched back in April this year, the Micromax Canvas Laptab (Review) with Windows 10 features the exact same specifications ... Read More »

Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 Laptop With Windows 8.1 Launched at Rs. 1,15,999

Looking for a high-end laptop? You might want to check out Asus’s ZenBook Pro UX501 which has just been launched in India. The highlight of the Taiwanese company’s flagship laptop is its 4K display, new SSD storage, and top-of-the-line processor and graphics cards. The ZenBook Pro UX501 is available in India through Flipkart and Asus exclusive stores at a price ... Read More »

Alcatel OneTouch Watch Launched in India at Rs. 7,999

Alcatel OneTouch has launched its Watch in India at Rs. 7,999. The Alcatel OneTouch Watch is now available to buy via Flipkart. Launched initially at CES this year, the highlight of the new wearable from Alcatel OneTouch is it is compatible with both Android and iOS devices. NDTV Gadgets had spent some time with the Watch at CES and it ... Read More »

AMD Spins Off Graphics Division Into Radeon Technology Group

AMD has spun off its graphics chip division into a separate business called Radeon Technology Group. The move comes nine years after the company bought graphics unit mammoth ATI in 2006. The California-based semiconductor company said that the split doesn’t have an impact on its financials. The company says that the separation would foster gaming and virtual reality opportunities at ... Read More »

New Apple TV Comes With 2GB of RAM

Apple, parallel to iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus and iPad Pro launch, unveiled its latest Apple TV model, starting at $149. The company’s Apple TV specifications page revealed that the set-top box features an A8 SoC and will be available in 32GB and 64GB storage variants. Furthermore, the home entertainment system supports full-HD resolution displays, Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 10/100Mbps Ethernet, USB ... Read More »

OS X El Capitan to Be Available as a Free Download on September 30

Apple at its Wednesday event revealed several new products apart from announcing release dates for iOS 9, watchOS 2, and OS X El Capitan. While the mobile and watch operating systems will release on September 16, OS X El Capitan will release on September 30. Available via the Mac App Store, it will be a free download for users. (Also ... Read More »

Apple watchOS 2 to Release September 16, New Watch Sport Models Launched

Apple on Wednesday announced its OS update for its Apple Watch devices, watchOS 2, will be available as a free update to all Apple Watch users starting September 16, the same day when iOS 9 starts seeding to compatible devices. Additionally, Apple at its keynote on Wednesday also revealed the new Apple Watch Hermes collection which includes new leather bands ... Read More »

To Keep Winning Customers, Apple Breaks Its Own Taboos

As it nears a size and scope never before approached by a technology company, Apple is doing things its executives said it never would. Apple’s co-founder, Steve Jobs, once announced that using a stylus with a computing device was passé. But guess what? The company is now offering a stylus, called Apple Pencil, for $100 (roughly Rs. 6,700). And in ... Read More »