Microsoft brings AI to small farmers in India, sharpens focus on healthcare

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led Microsoft has started working on smart farming and smart healthcare projects in India in co-ordination with ....

21 January, 2019

Microsoft venture arm bets on health-tech startup Innovaccer in debut India deal

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft’s corporate venture fund, M12, has backed health-tech startup Innovaccer in its first India investment. The ....

16 January, 2019
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Microsoft to end support for Windows 7 in 2020, users may be forced to upgrade

Anirban Ghoshal

If you are a Windows 7 user, Satya Nadella-led software-maker Microsoft just gave you a deadline of a year. In a blog post, ....

16 January, 2019

Microsoft president Brad Smith lists out 10 biggest challenges facing tech in 2019

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft president Brad Smith revealed some of the biggest tech issues of 2019 in a blog post such as privacy and fake news. "Another ....

14 January, 2019

Microsoft joins hands with retail chain Kroger for connected grocery stores

Shweta Sharma

American grocery retailer Kroger has partnered with US-based tech giant Microsoft where it will use the latter’s Azure cloud ....

9 January, 2019

Flashback 2018: Deep-tech B2B space finally gets its poster boys

Anand J

Until recently, Indian deep-tech startups weren't considered ready to offer their products and services to enterprises. But ....

31 December, 2018
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Flashback 2018: How AI and ML went well and truly mainstream

Anirban Ghoshal

Artificial intelligence and machine learning became popular buzzwords in 2018, thanks in large part to companies adopting the ....

27 December, 2018

Flashback 2018: IT services hit refresh as enterprises eye digital transformation

Anand J

When a $25-billion multinational staffing company decided to embark on a digital transformation drive around 18 months ago, it ....

24 December, 2018

LinkedIn hires former Saavn managing director as India head

Anirban Ghoshal

Microsoft Corp-owned professional networking company LinkedIn has appointed Mahesh Narayanan, former managing director at music ....

21 December, 2018

Microsoft launches first Cloud Hub programme for educational institutions in India

Anirban Ghoshal

Redmond-headquartered IT products and services company Microsoft is launching its Cloud Hub programme for higher educational institutions ....

21 December, 2018
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Facebook says user permission was a condition for preferential data access

Reuters

Facebook Inc said it did not give some companies access to people's data without their permission, after the New York Times ....

19 December, 2018

HPE’s Tom Bradicich wants to do for cloud what he did for computers years ago

Anand J

Decades ago at IBM, Tom Bradicich used the metaphorical shrink rays to zap monstrously large computers to an impressively compact ....

18 December, 2018

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

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

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