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Microsoft bets big on cloud, eyes new customers in India

Global technology giant Microsoft is shifting to higher gear in getting more customers on board for its cloud-based services in India as it aggressively targets new as well as existing cloud technology users.

Jul 25, 2017, 21:15 PM IST
Sextortion, sexting, revenge porn concern in India: Microsoft

Sextortion, sexting, revenge porn concern in India: Microsoft

The study noted that 77 percent Indians reported behavioural concerns like cyberbullying, trolling, online harassment, sexual solicitation, sexting, revenge porn or sextortion.

Feb 07, 2017, 20:19 PM IST
EU approves Microsoft-LinkedIn $26.2 billion deal with conditions

EU approves Microsoft-LinkedIn $26.2 billion deal with conditions

The European Union on Tuesday approved the mega USD 26.2 billion buyout of professional networking site LinkedIn by US tech giant Microsoft Corporation however with conditions that are related to fair competition.

Dec 06, 2016, 22:10 PM IST
Microsoft unveils new chat-based workspace 'Microsoft Teams'

Microsoft unveils new chat-based workspace 'Microsoft Teams'

US tech giant Microsoft has unveiled a new chat-based workspace "Microsoft Teams" that brings together people, conversations, content and the tools that teams need to collaborate.

Nov 03, 2016, 16:04 PM IST
Microsoft releases Windows 10 'fix-it' update

Microsoft releases Windows 10 'fix-it' update

Six days after Microsoft received reports of a cumulative update that failed to install on some computers, the company has now released a "fix-it" tool.

Oct 06, 2016, 23:35 PM IST
Microsoft using AI to empower people, transform world: Satya Nadella

Microsoft using AI to empower people, transform world: Satya Nadella

 India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said his company is not pursuing Artificial Intelligence (AI) to beat humans at games but to empower people and organisations "to solve the most pressing problems" of society and economy to make the world a better place.

Sep 27, 2016, 14:08 PM IST
When Microsoft almost bought Yahoo for $45 billion!

When Microsoft almost bought Yahoo for $45 billion!

US telecom giant Verizon Communications has agreed to buy the once internet king Yahoo for a 'meagre' USD 4.8 billion putting the company's 20 year reign as an independent entity to an end.

Jul 28, 2016, 20:59 PM IST

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn. Watch complete news story of Top 5 Headlines for getting detailed updates!

Jun 14, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
LinkedIn buy biggest acquisition since I became CEO: Satya Nadella

LinkedIn buy biggest acquisition since I became CEO: Satya Nadella

The USD 26.2-billion deal, which is the largest in the history of the Redmond-based firm, will help "reinvent productivity and business processes", Nadella said in an e-mail to employees.

Jun 13, 2016, 23:00 PM IST
Microsoft-LinkedIn $26.2 billion deal: 10 things you must know!

Microsoft-LinkedIn $26.2 billion deal: 10 things you must know!

In one of the biggest deal in the technology world, Microsoft Corporation on Monday announced that it would acquire professional social networking site LinkedIn at $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion.

Jun 13, 2016, 19:15 PM IST
Watch Video: Satya Nadella and Jeff Weiner on Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn

Watch Video: Satya Nadella and Jeff Weiner on Microsoft acquiring LinkedIn

US tech giant Microsoft Corporation on Monday announced it was acquiring professional social networking site LinkedIn at $196 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion.

Jun 13, 2016, 18:55 PM IST
Microsoft Corporation to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

Microsoft Corporation to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

LinkedIn will, however, retain its distinct brand, culture and independence while Jeff Weiner will remain CEO of LinkedIn, reporting to Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft.

Jun 13, 2016, 18:26 PM IST
Microsoft to trim smartphone business, plans to cut 1,850 jobs

Microsoft to trim smartphone business, plans to cut 1,850 jobs

Microsoft Corp said on Wednesday it will trim down its smartphone business by cutting 1,850 jobs, most of them in Finland, and write down $950 million from the operation.

May 25, 2016, 16:30 PM IST
Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer to be crowned top web browser

Google Chrome overtakes Internet Explorer to be crowned top web browser

According to NetMarketShare, Google Chrome had 41.7 percent of desktop browser share in April, narrowly ahead of Internet Explorer which had a share of 41.4 percent.

May 03, 2016, 22:06 PM IST
Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft sues US government over data requests

Microsoft Corp has sued the US government for the right to tell its customers when a federal agency is looking at their emails, the latest in a series of clashes over privacy between the technology industry and Washington.

Apr 14, 2016, 22:31 PM IST

Microsoft offers first major endorsement of new EU-US data pact

Microsoft became on Monday the first major U.S. tech company to say it would transfer users` information to the United States using a new transatlantic commercial data pact and would resolve any disputes with European privacy watchdogs.

Apr 11, 2016, 22:09 PM IST
Toyota, Microsoft to collaborate on connected-car technology

Toyota, Microsoft to collaborate on connected-car technology

Japanese carmaker Toyota on Tuesday announced it will collaborate with US tech giant Microsoft to improve services for cars connected to the internet in the future.

Apr 05, 2016, 19:45 PM IST
Microsoft's Windows 10 reaches 270 million users, no mobile numbers

Microsoft's Windows 10 reaches 270 million users, no mobile numbers

The number, announced by executive Terry Myerson at Microsoft`s annual gathering for developers in San Francisco, represents a solid start for Windows 10 after the tepid reaction to its predecessor, Windows 8. 

Mar 31, 2016, 00:03 AM IST
Infosys to collaborate with Microsoft on analytics solutions

Infosys to collaborate with Microsoft on analytics solutions

IT major Infosys Tuesday announced that it will collaborate with Microsoft Corp to deploy advanced analytics solutions to support healthcare organisations in their digital transformation.

Mar 01, 2016, 20:45 PM IST
Bill Gates backs FBI in iPhone spat: Report

Bill Gates backs FBI in iPhone spat: Report

Microsoft founder Bill Gates is backing the FBI in its standoff with Apple over unlocking an iPhone in the probe of last year`s deadly San Bernardino attacks, the Financial Times reported Tuesday.

Feb 23, 2016, 17:13 PM IST