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Microsoft profit beats expectations on strong cloud demand

Microsoft profit beats expectations on strong cloud demand

Microsoft on Thursday reported strong fourth-quarter earnings on the back of its fast-growing cloud computing business, stoking optimism that the once-stagnant company has found a new groove.

Microsoft to cut up to 4,000 jobs, mostly outside US

Microsoft to cut up to 4,000 jobs, mostly outside US

Technology giant Microsoft is undertaking a major reorganisation in its sales and marketing units that will likely see the company cutting about 4,000 jobs from its workforce, mostly outside the US.

Microsoft set to fire thousands of sales and marketing staff: Reports

Microsoft set to fire thousands of sales and marketing staff: Reports

Microsoft is planning layoffs as it refocuses its sales force on making the software colossus a pivotal part of businesses relying on cloud computing, according to media reports.

Modi's US visit: PM to discuss job creation with top American CEOs

Modi's US visit: PM to discuss job creation with top American CEOs

Job creation in India will be a key agenda when Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets top American CEOs of global giants like Walmart, Apple and Caterpillar this Sunday during his visit to the US.

Citrix Cloud services on Microsoft Azure helping firms transform: Nadella

Citrix Cloud services on Microsoft Azure helping firms transform: Nadella

Microsoft and Citrix have partnered for over 25 years on remote desktop devices and have nearly 230,000 joint customers and millions of users that rely on their joint solutions.
 

AI can play key role in good governance: Microsoft official

AI can play key role in good governance: Microsoft official

Artificial intelligence or AI as it is called in cyber parlance, and believed to be the next big thing in information and technology, can play key role in good governance, a senior Microsoft official has said.

Microsoft is successful because it gives back to communities: Nadella

Nadella stressed on creating local opportunities in the countries where a company operates.

Kansas killing: No place for senseless violence, says Satya Nadella

Kansas killing: No place for senseless violence, says Satya Nadella

Microsoft’s India-born chief Satya Nadella on Saturday asserted that there is no place for “senseless violence” and bigotry in the society as he condemned the killing of an Indian techie in a shooting incident in the US.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella condemns Indian engineer's killing in Kansas

A 51-year-old US Navy veteran opened fire, killing Srinivas Kuchibhotla.

I benefited from USA’s enlightened immigration policy: Satya Nadella

I benefited from USA’s enlightened immigration policy: Satya Nadella

On issue of Donald Trump's immigration policies, Nadella said that the US stands for diversity as it's the 'land of immigrants.'

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneurial energy

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite'; applauds India for phenomenal entrepreneurial energy

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday announced the integration of Skype and Aadhaar to launch the 'Skype Lite' for low speed mobile internet connections.

Microsoft unveils 'Made for India' Skype Lite app

Microsoft unveils 'Made for India' Skype Lite app

Microsoft on Wednesday launched Skype Lite. It's an exclusive "Made for India" app to provide seamless experience in messaging, audio and video calling even at lower bandwidths.

Satya Nadella meets PM, IT minister; discusses digital inclusion

Satya Nadella meets PM, IT minister; discusses digital inclusion

The India born CEO also participated in a round table at NITI Aayog on tapping into cloud computing for good governance in the country.

Entrepreneurial energy in India is tremendous: Nadella

Entrepreneurial energy in India is tremendous: Nadella

India is probably one of the places in the world where the entrepreneurial energy is able to scale up, not just start, Microsoft's India-born chief Satya Nadella on Monday said.

Microsoft-Flikpkart announce strategic tie-up

Microsoft-Flikpkart announce strategic tie-up

IT giant Microsoft today announced a 'strategic partnership' with Flipkart, wherein as a first step, the online retailer will adopt Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to join the Board of Starbucks

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to join the Board of Starbucks

Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella has been nominated to join the Board of Starbucks for his "invaluable insight" in international operations and distribution as the global coffee giant focusses on global growth and innovation.

Microsoft may cut 700 jobs this month: Report

Microsoft may cut 700 jobs this month: Report

As part of its previous announcement regarding offloading 2,850 employees by June 2017, Microsoft may soon cut 700 jobs during its earnings call on January 26, media reports said on Friday.

Know which 4 India-born CEOs are on Fortune Businessperson of the Year list

Know which 4 India-born CEOs are on Fortune Businessperson of the Year list

Four leading India-born CEOs including Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Mastercard's Ajay Banga who delivered big in taking their companies ahead have featured in Fortune's Businessperson of the Year list topped by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg.

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.

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella takes home $17.7 million pay

Microsoft chief Satya Nadella takes home $17.7 million pay

Nadella, who is betting on technologies like cloud computing and artificial intelligence to steer the software major's growth, had a compensation of USD 18.3 million in the year ended June 2015.