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Microsoft to acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 bn

Monday, June 13, 2016 | More »

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


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 »

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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 »


Why Microsoft is still speculative

“Hope springs eternal in the human breast” (Alexander Pope) As it does for most investors.  People do not like to accept the notion that a business will lose relevancy, and its value will fall.  Especially really big companies that are household brand names.  Investors, like customers, prefer...

2 April, 2014 | More »


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 Satya Nadella’s first management shakeups. In a public email, the world’s largest software maker promoted Scott Guthrie to head of the cloud and enterprise group,...

1 April, 2014 | More »


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 source familiar with the event told Reuters, and use his first big press appearance to launch the company’s most profitable product in a version compatible with A...

18 March, 2014 | More »

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