Protect Your Excel Spreadsheets with Passwords

There are many reasons why you would want to protect your documents using passwords. Since, most of us use Microsoft Office products for creating word files, spreadsheets, and presentations, among others, protecting our files that are created using MS Office is a very critical security need. Your Excel files could carry important and sensitive data [...]

Wall Street Journal to charge for mobile access from October 24

Wall Street Journal to charge for mobile access from October 24
Wall Street Journal has announced that their mobile services would go paid from next month.
The company would start charging for access to their services from mobile devices from October 24.
WSJ has apps for Blackberry and Apple iPhones. These apps would now require users [...]

Target to run Target.com as it ends contract with Amazon

Target to run Target.com as it ends contract with Amazon
Target has announced that they are ending their contract with Amazon.
The company would run their website Target.com from 2011.
The deal went on for a period of 10 years during which Target.com sales and order support was provided by Amazon.
The company said that they [...]

Lenovo launches Matrubhasha vernacular computing initiative in India

Lenovo launches Matrubhasha vernacular computing initiative in India
Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo has announced the launch of their Matrubhasha vernacular computing initiative in India.
The company said that this program is designed to help school going kids gain computer proficiency in their mother-tongue.
This would help them to work with computers without the knowledge of [...]

Microsoft to open owned stores

Microsoft to open owned stores
Apple has had a successful run with their own retail stores.
Now, Microsoft is going to copy that idea by opening their own branded retail stores.
The company has hired David Porter, a former DreamWorks executive for this new initiative.
Porter has been named Microsoft’s new vice president of retail [...]

IBM is the king of the patent world!

IBM is the king of the patent world!
US based tech giant IBM has made a record by receiving 4,186 U.S. patents last year.
Samsung came second with 3,515 patents in 2008.
Canon, Microsoft, and Intel were the remaining three companies in the top five.
The figures have been revealed by the IFI Patent Intelligence. [...]

Windstream announces a job cut

Windstream announces a job cut
Telecom and Internet service provider Windstream has announced that they are cutting 170 jobs from their operations.
The company said that they need to cut costs as revenues from services are declining rapidly.
Windstream spokesman David Avery said that these job cuts would include involuntary layoffs. They are hoping that [...]

Sources claim Microsoft and Yahoo met to discuss merger

Sources claim Microsoft and Yahoo met to discuss merger
Market sources are claiming that Microsoft and Yahoo officials have met for the first time after the software giant announced their bid for the internet media company.
However, this meeting was not related to any negotiation talks. Instead Microsoft is said to have presented their future plans after [...]

BMW might launch Mini Cooper in India

BMW might launch Mini Cooper in India
German automobile giant BMW already has a presence in the Indian market as they are selling models including the Series and the 5 Series.
The company is now considering launching niche products in the Indian market including the Mini Cooper here in India.
Some other models expected to be launched in [...]

Microsoft acquires Caligari for their Virtual Earth service

Microsoft acquires Caligari for their Virtual Earth service
Software giant Microsoft has announced that they are now acquiring 3D modeling software company Caligari.
This acquisition can help them expand the services provided through their Virtual Earth application which competes with Google Earth technology.
Caligari is based in Mountain View, California, and Slovakia. Their developers would now work [...]

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