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Microsoft to set up data centre in India

Microsoft on Tuesday said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by 2015 as the tech giant gears for competition for the estimated USD 2 trillion domestic market opportunity from rival firms like Google and IBM. The US-headquartered firm said it will set up 3 data centres in three cities in India by the end of 2015. “Last year, our cloud business in India grew

Apple suppliers begin production of new iPad tablets

Apple Inc`s suppliers have begun manufacturing new iPad tablets in an attempt to revive flagging sales of the tablet, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter.Apple, which helped create the tablet market in 2010 with its first iPad, has seen growth plummet from 2012, as larger phones became more popular and people delayed replacing their tablets.Mass production of the iPad with a 9.7-inch (24.6-cm) screen has already started,

Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was born in San Francisco, California, on February 24, 1955, to two University of Wisconsin graduate students who gave him up for adoption. He was adopted at birth by Paul Reinhold Jobs (1922–1993) and Clara Jobs (1924–1986). The Jobs family moved from San Francisco to Mountain View, California when Jobs was five years old. The parents later adopted a daughter, Patty.Paul worked as a mechanic and a carpenter, and taught his

Google, IBM Tie Up on Chip Tech

Technology services provider IBM is teaming up with Google and a handful of other tech companies to license IBM’s Power chip technology, in an effort to attract more users. Under the alliance called OpenPower Consortium, IBM and Google – along with Israel’s chip designer Mellanox Technologies, US chipmaker Nvidia and Taiwan-based server supplier Tyan Computer – will build server, networking and storage technology based on the chips for cloud data

IBM Unveils Big Data,Cloud Enhancements

IBM has announced enhancements across its systems portfolio that is designed to help organisations adopt cloud computing as they build toward Software Defined Environments (SDE). “Cloud computing and big data analytics are playing key roles in helping organizations lower operating expenses, improve efficiencies, and increase productivity,” said Ajay Mittal, director, systems and technology group, IBM India/ South Asia. “But they’re also enabling greater and faster access to business insights, which

SAP plans to acquire ecommerce platform Hybris

In what SAP is calling an effort to deliver the next-generation ecommerce platform, the software firm has announced plans to acquire the Swiss-based omni-channel technology company hybris. SAP AG  and hybris announced that SAP plans to acquire hybris, a rapidly growing and widely recognized leader in e-commerce technology. The acquisition positions SAP to deliver the next-generation e-commerce platform, with the choice of on-premise or cloud deployment, as enterprises around the world seek to optimize the