Facebook’s 13,000 Employees to Shift to Microsoft’s Office 365

Facebook to announce shifting to Office 365 next week Facebook will use emails and calendar features Facebook at Work will be used for collaboration Facebook next week is expected to announce that its 13,000 employees will shift to Microsoft’s Office 365. The social giant has “signed a deal” to use Microsoft’s Web-based productivity suite. WSJ…

Pokemon Go Now Available to Download in UK, Germany – When is India?

Pokemon Go is now available in Germany This should result in an international release soon Some speculate a Thursday release for the game worldwide Earlier in the week we reported that Pokemon Go was slated for a worldwide release soon. It seems that Niantic and The Pokemon Company are sticking to this. Reason being, the…

Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System for Banks

A former Google engineer, whose speech recognition software is used in more than a billion Android smartphones, has launched a company that uses blockchain technology to build a new operating system for banks. Paul Taylor, a Cambridge University academic with an expertise in artificial intelligence, speech synthesis and machine learning, started working on the system,…

Pizza Hut to Soon Let You Order via Twitter, Facebook

Pizza Hut Facebook bots are available in US only WIth this move, Pizza Hut will compete against Domino’s Domino’s had last year started ordering system via Twitter Pizza Hut has announced a new social ordering platform or “chatbot” which will allow conversational ordering of pizzas and other menu items on Facebook Messenger and Twitter. The…

Pokemon Politics as Israelis, Palestinians Get in on the App

Israelis and Palestinians are increasingly being caught up in the Pokemon craze sweeping the planet but, like many things in the region, it has quickly turned political. The Israeli military and president have jumped on the popularity of the Pokemon Go game, while Palestinians have used it to highlight their lack of movement. Since its…

TSMC Sees Demand Grow in Q3 as Customers Gear Up for Holiday Sales

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co, the world’s largest contract chipmaker and an Apple Inc supplier, said it expects a third-quarter pick-up as customers stock up on chips for new launches in time for the year-end holiday season. Revenue for July-September is expected to reach between TWD 254 billion ($7.93 billion) and TWD 257 billion, up from…

New Import Rules Adversely Affecting Mobile Manufacturing, Says ICA

Mobile manufacturers have demanded roll back of new import norms that mandate companies to provide bank guarantees for availing duty concessions. They claimed that due to new import rules this fiscal, funds to the tune of Rs. 15,000 crores of mobile companies have been blocked and manufacturing in the country has become very complex. “Mobile…

Samsung Smartphone Users to Get Reliance Jio SIM With 3 Months Free Data

Samsung smartphone users can avail the Jio Preview Offer The offer provides 90 days of unlimited data, calling, and SMS After the 90-day period, users have to option to shift to regular plan Samsung and Reliance Jio have partnered to allow users of select smartphones to avail of the Jio Preview Offer. While the offer…

EU Files Fresh Antitrust Charges Against Google

The European Union filed new antitrust charges against Google on Thursday, piling pressure on the US tech giant over the alleged abuse of its market dominance. Brussels targeted the Silicon Valley firm’s advertising business, saying it had restricted some websites from displaying ads from Google’s competitors. The EU also beefed up its charge sheet in…

Skype for Linux Gets a Brand New Client

Skype’s alpha version of new client ‘not fully functional yet’ You cant make calls to previous Skype for Linux version from new client Chromebook, Linux users can now make voice calls via Web version Microsoft’s Skype on Wednesday announced a new client for Linux with an updated user interface and one that allows you to…