Microsoft picks Chromium for new browser to replace Edge: Reports

Shweta Sharma

Redmond based software giant Microsoft is working on a new browser that will be based on Chromium in a bid to compete with Google’s ....

6 December, 2018

Large Indian cos may take a $10-mn hit from cyberattacks: Microsoft study

Shweta Sharma

A large organisation in India incurs an economic loss of $10.3 million on average from cyberattacks whereas a mid-sized organisation ....

6 December, 2018
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Microsoft opens up its machine learning cloud platform to developers

Anand J

US software company Microsoft has opened up its cloud platform, Azure Machine Learning service, to developers and data scientists ....

5 December, 2018

Exclusive: IBM cloud head for South Asia joins Apple India

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant IBM Corp's director and head of cloud business in India and South Asia has joined iPhone maker Apple Inc.'s ....

23 November, 2018

Piramal Glass adopts Microsoft's Azure IoT to boost operational efficiency

Anand J

Indian conglomerate Piramal group’s glass-making unit has adopted Microsoft Corp’s Azure internet of things platform ....

21 November, 2018

Cisco, AWS team up to help businesses create apps in the cloud

Anirban Ghoshal

US-headquartered network services provider Cisco has partnered with Amazon's cloud computing unit Amazon Web Services to offer ....

9 November, 2018
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Will the $34-bn Red Hat buyout boost IBM’s cloud business?

Anirban Ghoshal

Armonk-headquartered IT services company IBM on Sunday said that it was in the process of acquiring open-source enterprise software ....

30 October, 2018

LinkedIn India’s net profit, revenue rise in FY18

Anirban Ghoshal

The Indian unit of LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned networking platform for professionals, reported an increase in both net profit ....

29 October, 2018

IBM to buy Red Hat for $34 bn to boost cloud computing business

Reuters

IBM Corp said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire U.S. software company Red Hat Inc for $34 billion, including debt, as it seeks ....

29 October, 2018

IBM, SAP lead cloud-based enterprise AI platform market: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant IBM Corp and business-software maker SAP AG lead the cloud-based enterprise artificial intelligence (AI) platforms ....

18 October, 2018
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Fewer Indians falling prey to tech support scams in 2018: Microsoft survey

Shweta Sharma

A study by technology firm Microsoft revealed that 68% of the people surveyed in India this year experienced tech support scams ....

17 October, 2018

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, who helped fuel PC revolution, passes away

Reuters

Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start ....

16 October, 2018

Australian firm Perlin tests decentralised cloud, aims to challenge AWS and others

Anirban Ghoshal

Australian firm Perlin said it has launched the test version of a decentralised cloud network, which will provide services using ....

9 October, 2018

Microsoft to trial cloud service that will enable game streaming across devices

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft is working on a new cloud service that will let users stream games across devices such as consoles, personal ....

9 October, 2018

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn acquires employee survey firm Glint for $400 mn

Anirban Ghoshal

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn, the social media network for professionals, has acquired employee surveying company Glint for about ....

9 October, 2018

Hyderabad to host Qualcomm’s largest innovation hub outside US

Anand J

US-headquartered chipmaker Qualcomm will invest Rs 3,000 crore (around $405 million at current exchange rates) to expand its research ....

8 October, 2018

Microsoft's AI projects in India are helping reduce energy loss, protect biodiversity

Anirban Ghoshal

India is contributing in a big way to Microsoft’s efforts to use emerging technologies for saving the environment as part ....

4 October, 2018

Oracle cloud head steps down after 'extended leave'

Anirban Ghoshal

Thomas Kurian, cloud head of business software maker Oracle Corp., has resigned from his position after his division dismayed ....

1 October, 2018

Microsoft releases Office 2019, promises AI updates for cloud version of suite

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft has released the latest version of its productivity software suite, Microsoft Office, for Windows and Mac. The tech ....

26 September, 2018

Microsoft launches $40-mn project to use AI for humanitarian causes

Shweta Sharma

Technology giant Microsoft has announced a $40 million (Rs 290 crore) programme which will focus on using artificial intelligence ....

25 September, 2018

Microsoft, Nasscom, govt launch programme to train women in cybersecurity

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft India, infotech lobby group Nasscom, and the central government have launched a three-year programme to train 1,000 ....

25 September, 2018