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Microsoft launches AI digital labs in India, to train 1.5 lakh students

As part of the three-year programme, Microsoft will support the select institutions with infrastructure, curriculum and content, access to cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI) services as well as developer support, Microsoft said in a statement.

Jun 14, 2019, 10:10 AM IST

Microsoft brings 'Game Pass' service to Windows 10

The company is promising a new, "curated library" with more than 100 titles from various third-party developers including Bethesda, Deep Silver, Devolver Digital, Paradox Interactive and Sega, Engadget reported on Thursday.

May 31, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

AI to double innovation rate in India by 2021: Study

While only one-third of organisations in India have embarked on their AI journeys, those companies that have adopted this technology expect it to increase their competitiveness by 2.3 times in 2021, said the study that surveyed 200 business leaders and 202 workers in the country.

May 28, 2019, 10:45 AM IST

Microsoft unveils its own Blockchain-based service

Instead of supporting cryptocurrency transactions, Azure Blockchain Service will let businesses develop their applications on its Cloud-based platform.

May 06, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

Microsoft valuation crosses $1 trillion; powered by Windows revenue, cloud business

Under Chief Executive Satya Nadella, the company has spent the past five years shifting from reliance on its once-dominant Windows operating system to selling cloud-based services.

Apr 25, 2019, 06:52 AM IST

Microsoft quietly releases 'Surface Book 2' model

The refreshed "Surface Book 2" model comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB internal storage.

Apr 01, 2019, 13:23 PM IST

Microsoft rolls out anti-virus software to MacOS

Defender is currently built into Windows 10, offering anti-virus protection by default.

Mar 22, 2019, 12:29 PM IST

Microsoft sues Foxconn parent company for missing patent-licensing payments

It remains unclear what products were covered under the agreement.

Mar 11, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

Microsoft introduces HoloLens 2, AI camera for developers

Microsoft also announced two new Azure mixed reality services to help developers and businesses build cross-platform.

Feb 25, 2019, 11:50 AM IST

Microsoft workers ask Nadella to scrap US Army HoloLens contract

A group of Microsoft workers has written a letter to CEO Satya Nadella and President Brad Smith, asking them to cancel a controversial contract with the US Army.

Feb 23, 2019, 10:22 AM IST

LinkedIn starts showing trending stories of the day

The Microsoft-owned professional networking platform said each of these top stories is curated by the LinkedIn editorial team.

Feb 18, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

Microsoft Office 365 now available on Apple Mac

Apple said users can purchase a subscription for Office 365 from within the apps.

Jan 25, 2019, 13:48 PM IST

Microsoft says Bing search engine blocked in China

A search performed on Bing`s China website - - from within mainland China directs the user to a page that says the server cannot be reached.

Jan 24, 2019, 09:08 AM IST

Microsoft not in favour of restricting cross-border data flows

Dhakad added that local laws will also need to be interoperable with global standards or contracts that protect personal data regardless of its location.

Jan 18, 2019, 10:29 AM IST

Walgreens joins Microsoft to transform health care delivery

The companies have committed to a multi-year research and development (R&D) investment to build health care solutions, improve health outcomes and lower the cost of care.

Jan 16, 2019, 11:30 AM IST

Not possible to remove child porn content due to end-to-end encryption technology, WhatsApp tells SC

In today's hearing, Internet giants agreed that child pornography needs to be stamped out.

Dec 06, 2018, 22:36 PM IST

Microsoft may release foldable smartphone in 2019

Andromeda could be a bit larger that the "pocketable" design seen in the patents.

Dec 03, 2018, 16:46 PM IST

Microsoft's stock market value overtakes Apple for the first time in 8 years

Apple`s market capitalisation overtook Microsoft`s in 2010 as Microsoft struggled with slow demand for personal computers, due in part to the explosion of smartphones like the iPhone. 

Dec 02, 2018, 10:53 AM IST

Microsoft's beta Android launcher has digital health feature

The new beta version is available for testers on Google Play Store and should be rolling out to all users in the coming weeks.

Nov 22, 2018, 15:11 PM IST

Microsoft turns off ads in Windows 10 email app

The beta version of the company's Mail client for Windows 10 was found pushing ads right at the top of the inbox.

Nov 19, 2018, 12:53 PM IST