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What’s inside Aadhaar-linked Skype Lite?

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | More »

Skype Lite, the 13MB video-calling app that works flawlessly even on a slow network, could well be the answer to the woes of scores of mobile users struggling with call drops and barely-workable data speeds in India. A lighter version of Skype, the video conferencing service from Microsoft, sits lig...


Flipkart in talks to raise $1.5 bn from Microsoft, eBay and others

Home-grown ecommerce major Flipkart is in talks with a bunch of investors to raise a significantly large round of investment as the company has started seeing a renewed growth momentum under the new leadership of CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy. The firm is in discussions with global tech giant Microsoft C...

22 February, 2017 | More »


Microsoft’s India cloud plans get booster shot as Flipkart signs up

Global technology leader Microsoft and India’s top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, as a first step, the latter will use Microsoft Azure as its exclusive public cloud platform. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Flipkart group CEO Binny Bansal together an...

20 February, 2017 | More »

(From left) LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and LinkedIn chairman Reid Hoffman

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 bn

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world’s biggest software maker with the largest global online network of professionals. This is the biggest acquisition by Microsoft ever and is nearly three times as large as the deal to acquire S...

13 June, 2016 | More »


Pitch your ideas at WSJDLive Global Startup Showcase; Satya Nadella, Sheryl Sandberg to attend

Indian entrepreneurs and startups who believe they have a business idea that can be applied globally will have a chance to present it to top corporate leaders and investors this October at The Wall Street Journal’s WSJDLive tech conference in the US. WSJDLive, which is in its third year now, will ...

30 April, 2016 | More »


Microsoft to cover 500K Indian villages with low-cost broadband

Intending to become a partner in the ambitious Digital India programme, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella today said his company will take low-cost broadband technology to some five lakh villages across the country. Speaking at a dinner hosted here in the honour of visiting Prime Minister Narendra Modi, N...

27 September, 2015 | More »


Satya Nadella restructures Microsoft; former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop, three others to leave

Technology giant Microsoft Corporation has gone in for an organisational overhaul involving the departure of former Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop and three other senior executives. The move, which comes as Microsoft readies to launch Windows 10, is aimed at refreshing the company’s falter...

18 June, 2015 | More »


Microsoft’s commercial cloud services Azure, Office 365 to be powered by local data centres by 2015 end

Microsoft’s commercial cloud services Azure and Office 365 will be powered by the company’s local data centres in India by the end of 2015. What this means is that the data of Indian users will stay inside the country and it will be possible for Microsoft to provide a faster response time as...

1 October, 2014 | More »

Satya Nadella

Skype translator to help people talk in different languages

“Skype Translator” through its innovative technology would facilitate video conferencing between two people speaking in different languages, changing the nature of communication across the globe, Microsoft’s India-born CEO Satya Nadella said today. Following a live successful previ...

17 July, 2014 | More »


Why engineers make great CEOs

Corporate titans leading Australia’s top 50 companies are as likely to have degrees in engineering as commerce or economics, a LeadingCompany analysis has found. And, it’s not just Australian mining conglomerates where engineers are rising to the top. Around the world, a combination of sound eng...

24 April, 2014 | More »

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