Microsoft plans to extend EU data privacy rights to global customers

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft Corporation said it plans to extend the rights accorded by the European Union's new data privacy law ....

24 May, 2018

Google's Duplex isn't the only one — Microsoft's new AI bot can make calls too

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has built a new artificial intelligence-based bot-cum-digital assistant that can make calls just like Google's ....

23 May, 2018

Microsoft, Google find new security flaw in chips


Cyber security researchers have found a new security flaw that affects a broad swath of modern computing chips and is related ....

22 May, 2018

Microsoft buys AI startup to boost Cortana's conversational skills

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has acquired a US-based conversational artificial intelligence (AI) startup amid efforts to improve its virtual ....

21 May, 2018

Microsoft bares heart of green to lure conservationist cloud customers

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led Microsoft is invoking conservationism in an effort to lure more customers to its cloud business at a time when ....

18 May, 2018

Is India fast becoming a digital colony?

Mohandas Pai

The acquisition of Flipkart by Walmart means that now Indian online retail will be dominated by American companies. This is a ....

17 May, 2018

Microsoft to use AI to curb fake news on LinkedIn, Bing

Anirban Ghoshal

Satya Nadella-led tech giant Microsoft is developing artificial intelligence-programme to tackle fake news on its search platform ....

14 May, 2018

Microsoft uses custom-configured chips in different approach to AI computing

Anirban Ghoshal

Microsoft is traversing a different path to AI computing. While rivals Google, Nvidia and Facebook are using silicon chips for ....

8 May, 2018

Dell, Microsoft team up to simplify deployment of IoT solutions

Anirban Ghoshal

Dell Technologies and Microsoft have formed a partnership over Internet of Things (IoT) to simplify deployment of customers’ ....

4 May, 2018

Microsoft's new AI-powered tool aims to ward off cyberattacks on small businesses

Anirban Ghoshal

Microsoft is aiming to help small and medium enterprises ward off cyberattacks by launching a new artificial intelligence-powered ....

3 May, 2018

Google overhauls Gmail in bid to better resemble Microsoft Outlook


Alphabet Inc’s Google unveiled on Wednesday its first Gmail redesign since 2013, capping what the company says was ....

25 April, 2018

Microsoft denies auditing its partner's anti-piracy work in India


Microsoft Corp is not auditing how its partner KPMG cracks down on illegal use of Microsoft software in India, the companies said ....

24 April, 2018

Developers favour AWS, Azure over Google's cloud IoT platform: Survey

Anirban Ghoshal

Developers favour Amazon and Microsoft's cloud-based Internet of Things (IoT) platforms over Google's offering in the ....

24 April, 2018

Microsoft releases Linux-based operating system to secure IoT devices

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Microsoft has released its own version of Linux, a free open-source operating system, with an aim to secure millions ....

20 April, 2018

Microsoft scientist says firm sacrificed revenue to prevent unethical use of AI

Anirban Ghoshal

A top research scientist at Microsoft claims that the tech giant has sacrificed "significant sales" by nixing deals ....

16 April, 2018

Microsoft to review anti-piracy methods in India after govt advisor's complaint


Microsoft Corp is investigating the methods partner KPMG uses to crack down on the illegal use of its software in India, ....

13 April, 2018

Apollo Hospitals taps Microsoft’s AI to slash healthcare costs

Anirban Ghoshal

Apollo Hospitals Group on Wednesday said it was working with Microsoft to slash healthcare costs, by suffusing its products and ....

11 April, 2018

Microsoft will spend $5 bn to spur IoT innovation

Anirban Ghoshal

Redmond-headquartered tech giant Microsoft will invest $5 billion in the Internet of Things (IoT) globally over the next four ....

5 April, 2018

IBM working with banks, FMCG firms, SMEs to deploy blockchain in India: Jitan Chandanani

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) has a very different approach to blockchain. It has tried to adopt a private ....

30 March, 2018

Google is secretly working on its own blockchain tech: Report

Anirban Ghoshal

Internet giant Google’s cloud business unit is working on a new blockchain platform to support its products and counter ....

22 March, 2018

Amazon overtakes Alphabet to become second most valuable US company

Reuters became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc ....

21 March, 2018