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Published on January 27, 2010

Author: kumar271087



Current Affairs : Current Affairs Information Technology Topics to be discussed : Topics to be discussed Technologies Out sourcing New technologies : New technologies Microsoft surface technology Microsoft bing Google operating system Android mobile os Microsoft surface : Microsoft surface Microsoft Surface is a multi-touch product from Microsoft . Developed as a software and hardware combi nation technology that allows a user, or multiple users. Manipulate digital content by the use of gesture recognition. This could involve the motion of hands or physical objects Microsoft surface : Microsoft surface Microsoft Surface : Microsoft Surface Microsoft Bing : Bing (formerly Live Search, Windows Live Search, and MSN Search) is the current web search engine (advertised as a "decision engine") from Microsoft. Unveiled by Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on May 28, 2009 at the All Things Digital conference in San Diego. Went fully online on June 3, 2009, with a preview version released on June 1, 2009. By August 2009, Bing had gained 9.3 percent of the United States Internet search market. Microsoft Bing Microsoft Bing : Microsoft Bing Google operating system : Google Chrome OS is an operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications.  Announced on July 7, 2009. Chrome OS is set to have a publicly available stable release during the second half of 2010. The operating system is based on Linux and targets specifically designed hardware.  The user interface takes a minimalistic approach, resembling that of the  Chrome web browser. Because the browser will be the only application residing on the device, Google Chrome OS is aimed at users who spend most of their computer time on the Internet. Google operating system Google operating sytem : Google operating sytem Google OS Desktop Gadgets Google OS Appearance : Google OS Appearance Android mobile platform : Android is a mobile operating system running on the Linux kernel. Initially developed by Android Inc., a firm later purchased by Google, and lately by the Open Handset Alliance. It allows developers to write managed code in the Java language, controlling the device via Google-developed Java libraries. The unveiling of the Android distribution on 5 November 2007 was announced with the founding of the Open Handset Alliance, a consortium of 47 hardware, software, and telecom companies devoted to advancing open standards for mobile devices.  Google released most of the Android code under the Apache License, a free software and open source license. Android mobile platform Android mobile platform : Android mobile platform Outsourcing : Outsourcing in the information technology field has two meanings.  One is to commission the development of an application to another organization, usually a company that specializes in the development of this type of application. The other is to hire the services of another company to manage all or parts of the services that otherwise would be rendered by an IT unit of the organization. The latter concept might not include development of new applications. Outsourcing Outsourcing : Reasons for outsourcing Cost savings Focus on core business improve quality Reduce time to market commodiffication Risk management Tax benefit Outsourcing Critisims of outsourcing Quality Risks Quality of service Language skills Public opinion Staff turnover Qualifications of outsourcers Thank you : Thank you

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