Daily GK Update: July 30th, 2015

Cohesity launches India operation.

US-based start-up Cohesity, a technology provider of converged secondary storage solution announced the launch of its India operations. The company also announced the appointment of Google-alum Apurv Gupta as the Head of Engineering for Cohesity India.

Indigo eyes marketing ties with Qatar Airways.

Indigo, which is gearing up for an initial public offering, confirmed that it was in ‘preliminary discussions’ with Qatar Airways to explore potential marketing arrangements based on mutual interests.

GM to shut down plant in Gujarat.

With accumulated losses from India operations reaching over Rs.2,740 crore, General Motors on Wednesday said it would shut down its manufacturing plant in Gujarat to consolidate operations. The American auto maker, however, announced plans to invest $1 billion in the country, majority of which will go into its plant in Maharashtra.

Now, Windows 10 from Microsoft.

Microsoft Corporation launched its latest operating system “Windows 10”, announcing that it will be available as a free upgrade for qualifying individuals or as pre-installed software on new PCs. Companies will have to pay for their version.

Nokia launches virtual reality camera.

Finland’s Nokia, once the world’s largest phone maker, has unveiled a spherical camera designed for making 3D movies and games that can be watched and played with virtual reality headsets.