Windows 10 to launch this summer in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world

SHENZHEN, China — March 18, 2015 — At the Windows Hardware Engineering Community (WinHEC) summit on Wednesday, Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows, Microsoft Corp., announced that Windows 10 will launch in 190 countries and 111 languages around the world this summer. Myerson also announced a diverse collection of strategic partnerships and initiatives with leading global companies across the greater China region, including Lenovo, Tencent and Qihu 360. These partnerships will enable Read more [...]

iPhone 6 & iPhone 6 Plus Arrive in 36 More Countries and Territories This Month

CUPERTINO, California—October 13, 2014—Apple® today announced that iPhone® 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, the biggest advancements in iPhone history, will arrive in 36 additional countries and territories across Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Latin America and Africa by the end of October. iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will be available in a total of 69 countries and territories by the end of the month and are on track to be available in more than 115 countries by the end of the Read more [...]

Apple Watch Available in Nine Countries on April 24

SAN FRANCISCO—March 9, 2015—Apple® today announced that Apple Watch™, its most personal device yet and the newest innovative addition to Apple’s ecosystem, will be available on Friday, April 24 to customers in Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, the UK and the US. Apple Watch is an incredibly accurate timepiece, an intimate and immediate communication device and a groundbreaking health and fitness companion. Highly customizable for personal expression, Read more [...]

Digital divergence: Microsoft poll shows striking differences in attitudes toward technology between Internet users in developing and developed countries

DAVOS, Switzerland — Jan. 19, 2015 — A survey of Internet users around the world conducted by Microsoft Corp. shows an overwhelming majority believes personal technology is making the world a better place to live and has vastly improved how they shop, work, learn and generally get things done. There are nonetheless notable differences in certain attitudes toward personal technology between developed and developing economies. Developing countries express widespread enthusiasm about the benefits Read more [...]

Meritor Employees to Support 19 Charities in Nine Countries on Fourth Annual Global Service Day

TROY, Mich., March 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When 14-year-old John and his mother, a cancer patient, showed up at The Salvation Army Family Life Resource Centre (FLRC) in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, they were escaping an abusive relationship. "For my mom to actually seek help was a huge step, and it shows just how badly she needed it," said John. "When she did, people were there to help."   People like John and his mother are the reason Meritor, Inc.'s (NYSE: MTOR) Women's Business Resource Group Read more [...]

Which Expensive Countries Are Getting More Affordable?

Good news for travelers: The U.S. dollar has increased in value over the last year, rising nearly 10 percent against the euro since January. More good news (at least for Americans): Currencies in many typically expensive places are getting weaker. While currencies always fluctuate, the drop in the euro and the strengthening of the dollar is “a condition that analysts believe will persist for at least the next year given Europe’s economic challenges,” says Sam Chandan, chief economist Read more [...]

National Geographic Traveler’s Custom Editorial Supplement and Guidebook on Philadelphia Makers Scene Will Publish in 8 Countries

LONDON (Nov. 3, 2014)—National Geographic Traveler magazine announced today at the World Travel Market in London the creation of a 10-page editorial project that celebrates the unique people of Philadelphia, centering on a culture of makers and doers. The feature, which will appear in the magazine’s December/January issue, will profile 12 “Philadelphia Originals” — from restaurateurs and jewelry makers to mural artists and purveyors of local craft beers — all of whom share the passion Read more [...]