Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)


16 March, 2014: Microsoft seeks legal help in US against piracy in emerging markets Microsoft has succeeded in getting Attorneys general of states like Lousiana and Oklahoma in its efforts to secure payments from unlicensed users in China and other emerging markets. Earlier Attorneys-general did not take active interest in overseas issues concerning companies. Microsoft managedContinue reading “Latest News/Update on Microsoft (Live Blog)”

Bond Purchases to be raised by Bank of Japan as Kuroda takes over control


The newly appointed Governor Haruhiko Kuroda has begun initiatives to end 15 years of deflation by doubling the quantity of monthly bond purchases to reach 2 percent inflation within two years. As Kuroda presided over his first meeting since swearing in the office last month, the board today rationalized its asset purchase programs and temporarilyContinue reading “Bond Purchases to be raised by Bank of Japan as Kuroda takes over control”

Wholesale prices in US increases 0.2% due to higher food prices


  Wholesale prices in US have risen after a period of four months making food and pharmaceuticals dearer. The increase of 0.2 percent in producer-price index was reported by the report of Labor Department in Washington. In the median estimate survey conducted by Bloomberg assigned 74 economists projected 0.3 percent increase. Core producer costs excludingContinue reading “Wholesale prices in US increases 0.2% due to higher food prices”

Google working on “X” phone to compete with Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Smartphone breed


Motorola engineer’s are working on designing a Smartphone titled secretly as “X” phone for Google to counter Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Smartphone breed.  However, people who know of the development are saying that the project has met with an obstacle. Although Google is known for its efficient development of the web based services yet itContinue reading “Google working on “X” phone to compete with Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Smartphone breed”

Sales of Japanese cars falling in China over the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands controversy


Boycott of Japanese cars by Chinese buyers over the controversy regarding ownership of oil rich Senkaku (Diaoyu) islands may hurt domestic engineering firms and dealerships of Japanese car manufacturers in China. Japanese auto manufacturers like Toyota, Mazda, Nissan, Honda and Mitsubishi have been the worst hit due to the switching over. Sales of these companiesContinue reading “Sales of Japanese cars falling in China over the Senkaku (Diaoyu) Islands controversy”