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The Future’s In The Cloud

Something big just came out of Mountain View today. It’s a cloud storage service called Google Drive. With every other company releasing cloud storage services, the end user is often confused, suffocated and most likely, when asked about cloud services, has this very expression-

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8 Seconds For Windows 8

Soon, the long waits for your PC to start are going to disappear!

In the following blink-and-you-miss-it video, Emily Wilson, the Program Manager of the Kernel Group at Microsoft shows off the faster boot times of the PC. So, take out your stopwatches and check this out-


iCloud Fueled By Microsoft

This may come as a bit of a rude shock to all the Apple FanBoys out there. And I’m so bloody glad that it will.
Apple’s latest foray into the cloud-computing arena was much hyped about. iCloud made all the iFans go “Boo-Yeah!” because their beloved company FINALLY had something to compete with Google Music & Amazon Cloud Drive.


Looking Into Windows 8

According to the Oxford dictionary, a revolution is “a forcible overthrow of a government or social order for a new system”. And Microsoft has done justice to Oxford by following their definition of a “revolution” to the tee by creating an amazing new Operating System- Windows 8.


Microsoft Says “Hello!” To VoIP

Article first published as Microsoft Says “Hello!” To VoIP on Technorati.

This has got to be one of the biggest deals of 2011. Microsoft has bought Skype for $8.5 billion in cold hard cash.

This is one of the biggest acquisitions Microsoft has made in ages. Last being, the obtainment of Greenfield Online for $486 million in August 2008. Actually, this is Microsoft’s biggest financial gamble till now. The most they have spent on acquiring a company (aQuantative) was $6 billion in May 2007. (more…)