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Women issues at Microsoft reach CEO Satya Nadella

Women issues at Microsoft reach CEO Satya Nadella

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…]

Microsoft app lets users explore photos by touch

Microsoft app lets users explore photos by touch

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…]

Microsoft acquires Express Logic to push IoT dream

Microsoft to launch social entrepreneur accelerator programme in March

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…]

Microsoft app lets users explore photos by touch

Microsoft releases new free ‘Office’ app on Windows 10

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…]

IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

IIM Calcutta achieves 100% placement

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…]

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