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Microsoft scrap off Nokia X ; replace it with window phone

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 23:07

The phone is expected to launch next year.

Microsoft to focus on Windows Phone OS; Android likely casualty

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 22:01

In what could be the end of the road for Nokia X smartphones, world's largest software maker Microsoft plans to shift select products from the Android- powered range to the Windows platform as it beefs up the affordable Lumia range.

Microsoft Corporation to cut 18,000 jobs, majority from Nokia

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 18:14

Microsoft said Thursday it would slash 18,000 jobs from its global workforce over the next year, the majority from the integration of the Nokia unit acquired this year.

Users should prefer weak passwords over strong: Microsoft

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 17:52

A new research from Microsoft says, users should use weak passwords for sites that do not contain important information.

Microsoft expected to announce significant layoffs: report

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:25

Technology giant Microsoft plans to announce one of the largest layoffs in its history, the first since its India-born CEO Satya Nadella took over the company's helms and in line with big organisational changes he hinted in a company memo last week.

Microsoft expected to announce thousands of job cuts today

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:00

Many of the cuts are expected to come from the Nokia unit, which Microsoft acquired in April for USD 7.2 billion, pushing up Microsoft's headcount by a quarter to 127,000.

Microsoft partners with Cisco to modernise data centres

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 16:31

Networking solutions giant Cisco today said it has signed a multi-year agreement with software major Microsoft to modernise data centres.

Microsoft to pass Yahoo in ad revenues: Survey

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 22:52

Microsoft is expected to overtake Yahoo for the first time in digital advertising revenues, a research firm said Tuesday.

Microsoft to reinvent productivity to empower people: Nadella

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 11:17

With its "mobile-first, cloud- first world" concept, Microsoft aims to reinvent productivity to empower every person and organisation on the planet, company's CEO Satya Nadella said on Monday.

Microsoft expected to announce job cuts this week: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 09:15

The reductions, expected to be announced as soon as this week, could be in the Nokia unit and the parts of Microsoft that overlap with that business, as well as in marketing and engineering.

Looking into unauthorised digital certificates issue: Govt

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 17:39

The government today said it is looking into the matter raised by tech giants Google and Microsoft which have said that the National Informatics Centre (NIC) has issued unauthorised digital certificates.

Billionaire trio unite for US immigration reform

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 14:58

Three of the world`s richest men Bill Gates, Warren Buffett and Sheldon Adelson put aside their political differences to unite in scathing condemnation of US lawmakers` failure to implement immigration reform.