Microsoft spent $10 billion in its most recent quarter on share buybacks and dividends, up more than 30 per cent from the year before.
AWS earlier this year sought ‘preliminary injunction’ from the court to temporarily block Microsoft from starting work on the JEDI project.
The Pentagon selected Microsoft and AWS, cloud computing arm of Amazon, as two finalists for its $10 billion cloud contract, as the earlier contender Oracle missed the bus.
Nadella received a $1 million base salary jump and an increase in stocks.
Thousands of Indians are working at some top American tech firms that are run by Indian-origin CEOs like Satya Nadella at Microsoft, Sundar Pichai at Google and Shantanu Narayen at Adobe, among others.
The programme, ‘Intelligent Cloud Hub’, covers institutes including BITS Pilani, SRM Institute of Science and Technology and Trident Academy of Technology among others.
In a video, Double Fine founder Tim Schafer said that “nothing about us is going to change at all” after the acquisition.
A listing for the MateBook X Pro mysteriously disappeared over the weekend and searching for any Huawei hardware shows no results at the Microsoft Store.
The training will revolve around technologies including data science, Machine Learning (ML), Cloud and data engineering among others.
According to Kenichiro Yoshida, President and CEO of Sony, PlayStation itself came about through the integration of creativity and technology.
San Francisco: In an attempt to augment employee skills, Microsoft has announced a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled feature for Word that would suggest rewrites for complex sentences along with other necessary edits to make sure language being used is gender inclusive. Explaing the in a blog-post on Tuesday the company[Read More…]
San Francisco: Joining the Blockchain bandwagon, Microsoft has unveiled fully-managed Azure Blockchain Service that would simplify the formation, management and governance so that businesses can focus on workflow logic and application development. Instead of supporting cryptocurrency transactions, Azure Blockchain Service will let businesses develop their applications on its Cloud-based platform.[Read More…]
San Francisco: Following his insensitive comments on subjects like sexuality and racism, “Minecraft” game developer Marcus Persson has been excluded by Microsoft to be part of the game’s 10-year anniversary, the media reported. As part of Microsoft’s decision, Persson would not take part in a press event at the “Minecraft”[Read More…]
San Francisco: Microsoft has acquired San Diego-based software company Express Logic, that makes software for Internet of Things (IoT) devices, to accelerate IoT development for billions of devices at scale. With this acquisition, Microsoft said late Thursday it will unlock access to billions of new connected endpoints, grow the number[Read More…]
San Francisco: Microsoft has alerted some of its webmail users of possible hacker attacks that could access their email accounts illegally, media reports said. In an email notification to some affected users on Saturday, Microsoft said it became aware of an issue involving unauthorised access to some customers’ web-based email[Read More…]
San Francisco: Citing cases and raising concerns of discrimination in career advancements and sexual harassment against women within the company, Microsoft employees had a much-needed meeting with the CEO, Satya Nadella. Roughly 100 to 150 employees attended the meeting with Nadella in person on Thursday while others watched via live-stream.[Read More…]
Facebook would end support for Windows phone by April 30, 2019
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San Francisco: Microsoft has updated its computer vision app for the visually challenged people with an option to explore photos by touching them. The new feature in the “Seeing AI” iOS app enables users to tap their finger to an image on a touch-screen to hear a description of objects[Read More…]
San Francisco: Microsoft on Thursday said that its Windows 10 operating system (OS) is now running on more than 800 million active devices worldwide, one step closer to its goal of 1 billion Windows 10 users. “Thank you to all our customers and partners for helping us achieve 800 million[Read More…]
San Francisco: Microsoft is testing a feature that would allow users to create spreadsheets using visual data and mixing Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Office 365 through smartphone cameras. According to Microsoft, the “insert data from picture” option would allow users to scan a receipt or table-type information into Excel. Scanning[Read More…]
Mumbai: Aiming to nurture and grow an ecosystem of tech-enabled start-ups focused on social and environmental issues, Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of a new social entrepreneur accelerator programme in India and France next month. The programme named Microsoft-Ashoka Accelerator is in partnership with Ashoka Foundation, a global non-profit[Read More…]
Barcelona: Microsoft has introduced its mixed reality headset HoloLens 2 which promises to be more immersive and comfortable. HoloLens 2 will initially be available for $3,500 in the US, Japan, China, Germany, Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Australia and New Zealand, the company announced at the ongoing 2019 Mobile World Congress[Read More…]
San Francisco: Replacing the currently existing “MyOffice” app on Windows 10, Microsoft is rolling out a new free pre-installed “Office” app for users without an Office 365 subscription requirement. “MyOffice” app allows users to access and use their Office 365 — Microsoft’s subscription services with programmes including Word, PowerPoint, Excel[Read More…]
Kolkata: IIM Calcutta, one of the premier B-Schools of the country, has achieved 100 per cent placement on the first day, a statement from the institute said here. In all, 123 companies from diverse sectors participated in the placement process for the 54th batch of the institute’s flagship Post-Graduate Programme[Read More…]