Ravi Venkatesan Quits Microsoft India

The head of Microsoft India, Ravi Venkatesan has announced his resignation. This is the second time a top official has quit the software giant in the last six months. The previous top official- Rajan Anandan, who left Microsoft India, was named head of Google India operations last month. “It has been a privilege for me […]

Microsoft launches Office Web Apps in India and South East Asia

Six months since its beta launch and with more than 30 million users globally. Microsoft has finally introduced its Office Web Apps to more countries in Asia, including India, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand. Microsoft Office Apps were already launched in China, Japan, Hong Kong and South Korea last December and planned to make […]

Gmail to Provide Backup for Microsoft Exchange Users

Just as Microsoft’s Bing has made the search environment a little too crowded for Google’s tastes, Google is doing the same thing to Microsoft with office productivity tools. Thursday’s launch of Google Message Continuity reiterates…(read more) [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]

Mashable Readers Miss Being “Fans” on Facebook

In the good old days, Facebook users “became a fan” of their favorite teams, celebrities, objects, and personalities. A month and a half ago though, that all changed. Facebook Pages switched from “Become a Fan” to “Like” in order to lower the bar for users to engage and connect with brands. The change hasn’t been […]

iPod touch Edges Out Zune HD in Reader Poll

Another edition in our Faceoff Series wrapped up today, and it was a close match. We asked you to vote on two top MP3 players, the iPod touch vs. the Zune HD. The results are now in, and Apple’s iPod touch bested the Microsoft Zune HD, although both players turned in a respectable finish. The […]

Next-Gen iPhone Defeats Droid Incredible in Reader Poll

The next generation of smartphones are going to be on the market ver soon, but two will clearly dominate the discussion: the Android-based Droid Incredible by HTC and the 4th generation iPhone, whose pics have leaked out all across the web. We asked you, the readers, to choose between the next-gen iPhone and the Droid […]

Microsoft Office 2010 Ready for Release

Microsoft Office 2010 has reached the release to manufacturing (RTM) stage, marking the end of development for the popular office software. Now the software will be distributed to manufacturers, followed by businesses, retailers, and customers. In general, when a piece of software reaches the release to manufacturing stage, it is ready for mass distribution. Microsoft […]

iPad Dominates the Netbook in Reader Vote

If you’re in the market for a smaller-scale computing device, which one should you get: the netbook with its physical keyboard or the iPad, which has sold more than 450,000 units in less than a week? That was the question for this week’s Web Faceoff, our weekly poll series where we ask you, the reader, […]

Xbox LIVE Beats PlayStation Network in Reader Vote

We had a very hotly contested matchup this week in our long-running Faceoff series, with Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE going up against Sony’s PlayStation Network for favorite online console gaming service. After an astounding 35,055 votes we’re ready to declare the winner… … and Xbox LIVE takes the win! They’ll obviously get an achievement rather than […]