Microsoft eyes retail, manufacturing, health sectors in India in $5 bn IoT push

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft plans to invest $5 billion into the Internet of Things globally for the next four years. ....

18 September, 2018

SRL Diagnostics to harness Microsoft's AI-based pathology solutions

Anirban Ghoshal

SRL Diagnostics on Tuesday said it is partnering Satya Nadella-led Microsoft’s India arm to adopt pathology solutions based ....

11 September, 2018
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Microsoft extends security updates for Windows 7 to 2023 — but at a cost

Shweta Sharma

Enterprise users of US software giant Microsoft’s Windows 7 operating system can now get security updates all the way till ....

11 September, 2018

Mobile marketing firm Affle buys VC-backed Vizury’s commerce business

Binu Paul

Singapore-based Affle Holdings Pte. Ltd, which provides mobile commerce and marketing solutions for consumers and businesses, ....

10 September, 2018

Escorts rolls out autonomous tractor in tie-up with Microsoft, Bosch & others

Anirban Ghoshal

Agriculture and construction equipment maker Escorts has come out with a working model of an autonomous tractor in partnership ....

7 September, 2018

Microsoft is tapping academia to improve speech recognition for 3 Indian languages

Shweta Sharma

The Indian arm of tech giant Microsoft is granting researchers access to speech data in three local languages in its quest to ....

7 September, 2018
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Microsoft selects 7 Indian organisations for AI for Earth programme

Shweta Sharma

US software giant Microsoft has selected seven Indian grantees for its $50-million AI for Earth programme, which is aimed at empowering ....

5 September, 2018

Microsoft is redesigning Skype after negative feedback from users

Shweta Sharma

Software giant Microsoft has redesigned the mobile and desktop interfaces of its video-calling service Skype after acknowledging ....

4 September, 2018

Microsoft Azure users can now tap Nvidia’s computing power for deep learning

Anirban Ghoshal

IT giant Microsoft's cloud division Azure is partnering with chipmaker Nvidia to offer virtual machines with high computational ....

30 August, 2018

Tech Mahindra, Microsoft bank on blockchain to put an end to pesky calls

Anirban Ghoshal

IT solutions provider Tech Mahindra has joined hands with tech giant Microsoft to develop a blockchain-based solution for curbing ....

27 August, 2018
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How an Indian startup stole a march over tech giants at Indic language voice game

Anirban Ghoshal

In the small but growing world of Indian entrepreneurs, Subodh Kumar’s career trajectory may sound all too common. He graduated ....

24 August, 2018

US tech giants to intensify efforts against India’s data localisation norms

Reuters

U.S. technology giants plan to intensify lobbying efforts against stringent Indian data localisation requirements, which they ....

20 August, 2018

Apollo Hospitals is using Microsoft's AI program to detect heart diseases

Anirban Ghoshal

Apollo Hospitals, one of the country’s largest hospital chains, said on Friday that it had started using an artificial intelligence ....

17 August, 2018

India will have 50 bn digital identities in 5 years: LoginRadius CEO Rakesh Soni

Binu Paul

LoginRadius, a cloud-based customer identity management platform, raised $17 million last month in a Series A funding round from ....

14 August, 2018

CBSE partners Microsoft India for digital encryption of Class X, XII question papers

Shweta Sharma

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has partnered tech giant Microsoft India for encryption, two-step verification, ....

13 August, 2018

Developing markets more positive about AI’s effect on employment rate: Study

Shweta Sharma

Despite concerns about job displacement by artificial intelligence peppering general discourse these days, developing economies ....

13 August, 2018

How Microsoft plans to make its blockchain offerings more secure

Shweta Sharma

Microsoft has published two new patent applications which suggest that the technology giant is considering the use of trusted ....

13 August, 2018

What’s behind Microsoft Azure’s new Ethereum-based feature

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has added a new Ethereum-based feature called Proof-of-Authority (PoA) to its Azure cloud platform as ....

8 August, 2018

Cloud data may have to be stored in India but payment firms may get a breather

Reuters

A panel working on the Indian government’s cloud computing policy wants data generated in India to be stored within the ....

6 August, 2018

What is BSE's AI-powered Ask Motabhai chatbot all about?

Shweta Sharma

For stock market investors, trawling through the vast amount of data about a company before deciding to put money into it can ....

2 August, 2018

Amazon dominated IaaS public cloud market in 2017: Gartner

Shweta Sharma

US-headquartered Amazon dominated the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) space in 2017 as the global market grew 29.5% last year ....

1 August, 2018