Microsoft to infuse its AI capabilities across industries

Shweta Sharma

Tech giant Microsoft plans to build artificial intelligence into all of its applications, a report in Indo-Asian News Service ....

20 July, 2018

How Microsoft's focus on cloud, partnerships is paying off

Reuters

In the elevator industry, breakdowns are bad for business. So when Thyssenkrupp North America needed help predicting when to ....

19 July, 2018
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Amazon rivals Walmart and Microsoft to work together on AI, cloud tech

Reuters

Retail giant Walmart Inc said on Tuesday it entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft Corp for wider use of ....

17 July, 2018

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial recognition technology to prevent abuse

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft Corp has called for government regulation for facial recognition software, saying such artificial intelligence technology ....

16 July, 2018

Microsoft fires fresh salvo in enterprise chat battle with Slack

Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Thursday introduced a free tier of its workplace collaboration software Teams to better compete against ....

13 July, 2018

Mozilla developing fifth internet browser it says is not for oldies

Shweta Sharma

Mozilla, the company behind the open-source browser Firefox, is developing its fifth browser to target the younger generation ....

10 July, 2018
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Global market for public safety-related IoT to hit $2 bn by 2023: Report

Shweta Sharma

With Internet of Things (IoT) increasingly being deployed for public safety purposes, the size of the global market is estimated ....

6 July, 2018

WeChat's owner Tencent expands India play with cloud entry

Shweta Sharma

Tencent Holdings, which owns China's top social media app WeChat, is all set to bring its cloud service to India, The Economic ....

3 July, 2018

This tech giant too was in the race to buy coding platform GitHub

Anirban Ghoshal

Redmond-headquartered Microsoft was not the only contender to acquire software development platform GitHub for $7.5 million, a ....

28 June, 2018

Ad-tech unicorn InMobi may power ads for Microsoft's search engine Bing

Anand J

Tech giant Microsoft may rope in Indian ad-tech unicorn InMobi to power advertisements on its search engine Bing as it looks to ....

28 June, 2018
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SoftBank-backed InMobi ties up with Microsoft for AI-based marketing insights

Reuters

Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it will partner with India-based mobile ad tech company InMobi, seeking to provide Azure cloud ....

26 June, 2018

Why Microsoft and EY are bringing blockchain to the gaming industry

Shweta Sharma

Professional services firm EY and tech giant Microsoft have joined hands to launch an enterprise blockchain network for ....

22 June, 2018

Microsoft acquires AI startup Bonsai to boost deep reinforcement learning capabilities

Anand J

Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence startup Bonsai to beef up its deep reinforcement learning capabilities, the company ....

21 June, 2018

Microsoft tech may help Walmart counter Amazon's automated grocery store

Reuters

Microsoft Corp is working on technology that would eliminate cashiers and checkout lines from stores, in a nascent challenge to ....

14 June, 2018

This Gurugram-based startup makes software development as easy as ordering pizza

Anirban Ghoshal

San Francisco- and Gurugram-based Engineer.ai has launched a software development platform in partnership with Microsoft in India, ....

11 June, 2018

Inside Microsoft's ambitious plan to build underwater data centres

Anirban Ghoshal

Data centres are now going under water. Tech giant Microsoft says it is leveraging technology from submarines and working with ....

8 June, 2018

Microsoft adds IoT capabilities to Windows, launches conference room displays

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft has released a new Windows-based IoT (Internet of Things) service as well as conference ....

7 June, 2018

Microsoft's talking camera app for visually impaired users now reads rupee notes

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft’s talking camera app for the visually impaired can now detect Indian currency notes and narrate denominations ....

6 June, 2018

Niti Aayog report captures potential of AI in healthcare, other sectors

Anirban Ghoshal

The central government’s top policy think tank, Niti Aayog, has identified five areas -- healthcare, agriculture, education, ....

5 June, 2018

Microsoft to add tools to GitHub, but vows to keep open-source site independent

Anirban Ghoshal

Microsoft said the tech giant plans to bring its developer tools and services to the recently acquired coding website GitHub, ....

5 June, 2018

Microsoft to buy coding platform GitHub for $7.5 bn

Reuters

Microsoft Corp said on Monday it would buy privately-held coding website GitHub Inc for $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal ....

4 June, 2018