Microsoft news

New CEO Nadella pushes data culture at Microsoft

Nadella made his latest appearance to boost Tuesday's launch of SQL Server 2014.

Apr 16, 2014, 10:08 AM IST

Microsoft to make Live Tiles more interactive

Live tiles are the foundation of the Windows OS and these tiles allow users to take a glance at information without entering the app itself.

Apr 14, 2014, 10:55 AM IST

Microsoft sued over browser miscue that led to $731 mn EU fine

The legal action is the first to emerge from a humiliating episode for Microsoft, which the software company has never fully explained and has accounted for only as a "technical error."

Apr 12, 2014, 11:17 AM IST

Mobile devices uninteresting without cloud: Satya Nadella

Microsoft yesterday unveiled its Office suite for Apple's iPad, hinting at the firm's growing stress on mobile apps.

Mar 28, 2014, 17:33 PM IST

Microsoft's CEO may unveil Office for iPad on March 27: Source

Nadella, who replaced longtime CEO Steve Ballmer earlier this year, will address the media and industry executives in San Francisco on March 27.

Mar 18, 2014, 09:13 AM IST

Microsoft unveils low-cost Office 365 Personal

Microsoft has released a new version of Office suite-Office 365 Personal. This is a cheaper subscription service option.

Mar 14, 2014, 20:48 PM IST

Microsoft to introduce social, machine learning to Office 365

When these technologies are integrated into the Office suite later this year, social collaboration would become more of a centerpiece of the tightly integrated suite.

Mar 04, 2014, 20:41 PM IST

Friends elated at Satya Nadella's elevation as Microsoft CEO

Parents, relatives and friends of Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella are elated after the news of his elevation as Microsoft's CEO broke here, Tuesday evening, even as neighbours gathered at Nadella's posh Banjara Hills residence here to congratulate his parents.

Feb 04, 2014, 22:59 PM IST

Microsoft more 'trusted' than Apple: Study

According to a study conducted by Forrester, true rankings about brands across four criterions, trusted, remarkable, unmistakable, and essential, was measured.

Jan 13, 2014, 13:11 PM IST

Apple, Microsoft may 'merge' in next 5-10 years

Money Map Press ' Keith Fitz-Gerald in his interview with Fox Business' Stuart Varney said that if one looks at what the world wants and what it needs, there is no option but to continue with technology and the tech market is going to be good in the near future.

Dec 10, 2013, 23:36 PM IST

Microsoft assures international business customers on spying

"We are committing contractually to not turning it over without litigating that issue," Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith said in an interview.

Dec 06, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Microsoft beats expectations with 17% profit surge in Q3

Profits at the technology giant were up 17 percent from the same period last year.

Oct 25, 2013, 18:53 PM IST

Outgoing Microsoft CEO spells out biggest regrets

Ballmer said that he regretted the period in the 2000s when the company was so focused on developing Windows that they weren’t able to redeploy talent to the new device called the phone.

Sep 21, 2013, 18:11 PM IST

Microsoft announces $40 bn share buyback

The tech giant, which has seen its stock stagnate in recent years, also said it was increasing its dividend by 22 percent to 28 cents a share.

Sep 17, 2013, 21:28 PM IST

Microsoft develops 3D touchscreen

According to the report, Microsoft said that the device can have both medical and gaming uses.

Jul 03, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Microsoft discloses law enforcement requests for user data

In its report, the company said Microsoft and Skype had received in 2012 a total of 75,378 "criminal law enforcement requests" for customer information, which potentially impacted 137,424 accounts.

Mar 23, 2013, 10:48 AM IST