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Microsoft releases Fall Creators Update for over 500 mn devices

Microsoft releases Fall Creators Update for over 500 mn devices

Also known as "Windows 10 Version 1709", this iteration of Windows 10 brings changes to the overall design and usability of Windows 10.

Oct 18, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
What's India's most 'authentic' brand? You might want to Google it

What's India's most 'authentic' brand? You might want to Google it

In India, Google is followed by Microsoft, Amazon.com, Maruti Suzuki and Apple.

Oct 17, 2017, 13:58 PM IST
Microsoft fixes Wi-Fi protocol flaw, Google to roll out patch

Microsoft fixes Wi-Fi protocol flaw, Google to roll out patch

Currently, over a third of Android phones are vulnerable to a simpler form of the attack.

Oct 17, 2017, 13:56 PM IST

Microsoft to rejig Outlook designs for Mac, Windows

Meanwhile, the left navigation panel will include easy access to folders across multiple accounts.

Oct 16, 2017, 19:11 PM IST

Amazon, Microsoft launch deep learning platform

The partnership will allow people to summon Cortana using Alexa, and vice versa, by the end of the year. 

Oct 13, 2017, 12:25 PM IST
Microsoft to bring digital assistant Cortana in Skype

Microsoft to bring digital assistant Cortana in Skype

Users will be able to start a private chat with Microsoft Cortana in Skype and the assistant will give them quick suggestions while responding to text chats.

Oct 11, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
Microsoft, GE sign pact on new wind project in Ireland

Microsoft, GE sign pact on new wind project in Ireland

Microsoft will purchase 100 percent of the wind energy from its new, 37-megawatt Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry, Ireland.

Oct 10, 2017, 10:54 AM IST
Windows phones dead, Microsoft finally admits

Windows phones dead, Microsoft finally admits

According to media reports, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has confirmed that Microsoft will "make more phones, but they will not look like phones that are there today."

Oct 09, 2017, 16:02 PM IST
Microsoft acquires virtual reality platform AltspaceVR

Microsoft acquires virtual reality platform AltspaceVR

According to him, on October 17, Windows Mixed Reality fans can enjoy more than 20,000 apps in the Microsoft Store.

Oct 04, 2017, 10:25 AM IST
Mumbai to have three Google cloud zones by December

Mumbai to have three Google cloud zones by December

The infrastructure will render core services catering to computing, storage, big data and networking, he said.

Sep 28, 2017, 19:14 PM IST
As CEO Nadella immediately put his mark on Microsoft: Bill Gates

As CEO Nadella immediately put his mark on Microsoft: Bill Gates

The book 'Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone', authored by 50-year-old Nadella, who is only the third-ever CEO of Microsoft, hit the stores this week.

Sep 27, 2017, 13:13 PM IST
Satya Nadella once surrendered his Green card for love

Satya Nadella once surrendered his Green card for love

This was because his wife Anu was not able to join him in Seattle, due to the existing US law that a Green Card holder if he marries, his/her spouse visa is rejected.

Sep 26, 2017, 20:46 PM IST

Microsoft, Facebook lay 6,598 km Internet cable across Atlantic

The companies announced the completion of the highest capacity subsea cable `Marea` (tide) that delivers 16 million times faster Internet than an average home web connection, Microsoft wrote in a blog post.

Sep 26, 2017, 11:30 AM IST

IBM outranks Microsoft as top Blockchain technology leader

For a layman, a blockchain can serve as "an open, distributed ledger that can efficiently record transactions between two parties".

Sep 19, 2017, 12:42 PM IST
Microsoft Pix camera app lets you scan documents better

Microsoft Pix camera app lets you scan documents better

From the beginning, `Pix` app used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to choose and optimise photographs and apply a range of filters.

Sep 15, 2017, 15:20 PM IST
Satya Nadella pens book on Microsoft journey, future tech challenges

Satya Nadella pens book on Microsoft journey, future tech challenges

The book, titled 'Hit Refresh' and co-authored by Greg Shaw and Jill Tracie Nichols, will go on sale globally on September 26.

Sep 08, 2017, 19:57 PM IST
Apple, Google, Microsoft vow to fight for employees hit by Donald Trump's move

Apple, Google, Microsoft vow to fight for employees hit by Donald Trump's move

US tech giants have pledged to stand by their employees after the Trump administration scrapped an amnesty programme that granted work permits to immigrants 

Sep 06, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Windows 10 'Fall Creators Update' coming on October 17

Windows 10 'Fall Creators Update' coming on October 17

According to Microsoft website, the update will also have `Timeline` feature that will let users "jump back in time to find what they were working on, whether it was two hours or two months ago".

Sep 01, 2017, 19:38 PM IST
Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with October Windows 10 update

Microsoft pushes AR/VR features with October Windows 10 update

Microsoft is set to update its flagship operating system to enable the latest generation of Windows 10 hardware devices and software to tap augmented and virtual reality, among a range of new features, executives said on Friday.

Sep 01, 2017, 19:05 PM IST
Satya Nadella criticises Trump's stance to end DACA

Satya Nadella criticises Trump's stance to end DACA

Microsoft itself has hired 27 DACA beneficiaries.

Sep 01, 2017, 15:56 PM IST