Microsoft will spend $5 bn to spur IoT innovation

Anirban Ghoshal

Redmond-headquartered tech giant Microsoft will invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next four ....

5 April, 2018

Microsoft Ventures to set up office in India; to invest in IoT, blockchain

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft has decided to reorient the strategy of its venture capital arm by setting up a new office ....

29 March, 2018

Microsoft to set up data centres in Middle East amid cloud war with Amazon 

Anirban Ghoshal

In a bid to step up its game against Jeff Bezos-led Amazon's cloud subsidiary Amazon Web Services (AWS), Satya Nadella-led ....

15 March, 2018

SMBs can boost cash flows by adopting cloud tech: Microsoft study

Anirban Ghoshal

Cloud technology can help small and medium businesses (SMBs) improve their cash flows by 308%, a report in The Press Trust of ....

12 March, 2018

Microsoft’s AI network to help Apollo Hospitals in early detection of heart diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

Expanding its artificial intelligence capabilities, Redmond-headquartered Microsoft has tied up with Chennai-based Apollo Hospitals ....

12 March, 2018

McAfee extends cloud security solution to Microsoft's Azure platform

Anirban Ghoshal

US-based digital security company McAfee is extending its cloud security platform to protect Satya Nadella-led Microsoft's ....

7 March, 2018

Microsoft floats $500 mn startup programme

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft is launching a programme named Microsoft for Startups to offer technology access and go-to-market and community ....

15 February, 2018

What's inside Aadhaar-linked Skype Lite?

Disha Sharma

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 ....

23 February, 2017

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

Binu Paul

Home-grown ecommerce major Flipkart is in talks with a bunch of investors to raise a significantly large round of investment as ....

22 February, 2017

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

Manu P Toms

Global technology leader Microsoft and India's top e-commerce firm Flipkart have announced a broad collaboration under which, ....

20 February, 2017

Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 bn

Arti Singh

Microsoft Corp has agreed to acquire LinkedIn Corp for $26.2 billion in a deal that will combine the world's biggest software ....

13 June, 2016

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

Team TC

Indian entrepreneurs and startups who believe they have a business idea that can be applied globally will have a chance to present ....

30 April, 2016

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 ....

27 September, 2015

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

Team TC

Technology giant Microsoft Corporation has gone in for an organisational overhaul involving the departure of former Nokia chief ....

18 June, 2015

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

Priyanka Sahay

Microsoft's commercial cloud services Azure and Office 365 will be powered by the company's local data centres in India by the ....

1 October, 2014

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 ....

17 July, 2014

Why engineers make great CEOs

Yasser Al-Saleh

Corporate titans leading Australia's top 50 companies are as likely to have degrees in engineering as commerce or economics, a ....

24 April, 2014

Why Microsoft is still speculative

Adam Hartung

"Hope springs eternal in the human breast" (Alexander Pope) As it does for most investors.  People do not like to accept the ....

2 April, 2014

Microsoft's Nadella reshuffles senior ranks


Microsoft Corp on Monday named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive ....

1 April, 2014

Satya Nadella may unveil Microsoft Office for iPad next week


Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27, a ....

18 March, 2014

Challenges ahead as Satya Nadella gets to steer Microsoft in new age


Microsoft Corp is betting a mix of old and young blood will revive the aging technology pioneer, but new Chief Executive Officer ....

5 February, 2014