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Microsoft to buy speech-recognition firm Nuance for $16B: Report

Microsoft to buy speech-recognition firm Nuance for $16B: Report

🕔13:02, 12.Apr 2021

San Francisco, April 12  Microsoft is reportedly acquiring speech-recognition company Nuance Communications for nearly $16 billion and the deal could be announced on Monday (US time), the media reported. According to a CNBC report citing sources on Sunday, Microsoft first

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Microsoft pushes back reopening offices to September 7

Microsoft pushes back reopening offices to September 7

🕔12:32, 3.Apr 2021

San Francisco, April 3  Microsoft has announced to delay the reopening of its offices till September, after it stated to slowly reopen Redmond, Washington-based headquarters and nearby campuses from March 29 with a six-stage hybrid workplace strategy. In a statement

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Microsoft announces to reopen headquarters from March 29

Microsoft announces to reopen headquarters from March 29

🕔06:59, 23.Mar 2021

San Francisco, March 23  Microsoft on Monday announced to slowly reopen its Redmond, Washington-based headquarters and nearby campuses from March 29 with a six-stage hybrid workplace strategy. The company said that while stages 4 and 5 offer limited or augmented

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Microsoft Teams, 365 services suffer global outage

Microsoft Teams, 365 services suffer global outage

🕔10:56, 16.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 16 Microsoft 365 services including the collaboration app Teams and Azure Cloud have suffered a major outage and the company said on Tuesday it was trying to bring the services back across the impacted regions. The company

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EU approves Microsoft’s $7.5B ZeniMax Media acquisition

EU approves Microsoft’s $7.5B ZeniMax Media acquisition

🕔17:23, 8.Mar 2021

London, March 8  The European Commission has approved Microsoft’s $7.5 billion deal to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world. According to the EU, the

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New Windows 10 version to focus on improving remote work

New Windows 10 version to focus on improving remote work

🕔18:25, 18.Feb 2021

San Francisco, Feb 18  Microsoft has started rolling out its next Windows 10 feature update ’21H1′ to insider testers in the Beta channel with focus on improving remote work scenarios. Microsoft’s improvements for this 21H1 version are clearly designed for

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Microsoft planned to buy social media firm Pinterest: Report

Microsoft planned to buy social media firm Pinterest: Report

🕔18:07, 11.Feb 2021

San Francisco, Feb 11  Microsoft reportedly held talks in recent months to acquire the $51-billion social media firm Pinterest, the media reported on Thursday. According to The Financial Times, the tech giant aimed to acquire Pinterest, a platform popular for

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Microsoft launches new employee experience platform ‘Viva’

Microsoft launches new employee experience platform ‘Viva’

🕔21:27, 4.Feb 2021

San Francisco, Feb 4 Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a new employee experience platform called Viva designed to help people learn, grow and thrive, with new experiences that integrate with the productivity and collaboration capabilities in Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Teams. The

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Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft to pay 2% extra tax now

Amazon, Flipkart, Microsoft to pay 2% extra tax now

🕔17:26, 2.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 2  The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has welcomed the Budget proposal to impose 2 per cent extra tax on foreign e-commerce companies whether engaged in business of sale of goods or providing services, acceptance of

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Microsoft surpasses $5B in gaming revenue for 1st time: Nadella

Microsoft surpasses $5B in gaming revenue for 1st time: Nadella

🕔12:05, 27.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 27  Microsoft has surpassed $5 billion in gaming revenue for the first time in the quarter that ended on December 31, CEO Satya Nadella has revealed. On the earnings call with analysts late on Tuesday, Nadella said

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Microsoft logs 17% revenue growth riding on cloud business

Microsoft logs 17% revenue growth riding on cloud business

🕔10:20, 27.Jan 2021

San Francisco, Jan 27  An impressive growth in its Azure Cloud business in a pandemic-hit year helped Microsoft post a 17 per cent increase in its revenue which reached $43.1 billion, with declaring a net income of $15.5 billion, for

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Microsoft joins GM to build self-driving cars, invests in $2bn fund

Microsoft joins GM to build self-driving cars, invests in $2bn fund

🕔04:41, 20.Jan 2021

San Francisco, Jan 20  Before Apple begins its electric car journey, Microsoft on Tuesday teamed up with Cruise, the self-driving subsidiary of General Motors (GM), to accelerate the commercialisation of self-driving vehicles. Microsoft will join GM, Honda and institutional investors

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Microsoft to drive public sector on digital path: India head

Microsoft to drive public sector on digital path: India head

🕔07:07, 7.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 7  Microsoft on Friday said it is committed to partnering with the public sector in India to enable a technology-led transformation and build a strong digital skilling ecosystem that empowers everyone to benefit from technology. Sharing its

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Microsoft, Eros Now deliver internet to remote parts in India

Microsoft, Eros Now deliver internet to remote parts in India

🕔14:52, 3.Nov 2020

Bengaluru, Nov 3  Microsoft on Tuesday announced that it has successfully delivered the internet, in partnership with Eros Now as a pilot project, to the customers in the low-internet geographies in India. The month-long pilot project leveraged Microsoft Azure, content

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Rising Cloud biz helps Microsoft log $37.2bn in sales

Rising Cloud biz helps Microsoft log $37.2bn in sales

🕔14:06, 28.Oct 2020

San Francisco, Oct 28  Riding once again on its growing Cloud business in the pandemic times, Microsoft reported its fiscal Q1 results, generating $37.2 billion in revenue (up 12 per cent as compared to same period last year) and $13.9

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Microsoft begins journey to discontinue Internet Explorer

Microsoft begins journey to discontinue Internet Explorer

🕔11:04, 26.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26  Microsoft has taken further steps to end the support for its Internet Explorer as it pushes users to install the revamped Chromium-based Edge browser. Now, when you visit an incompatible site in Internet Explorer which still

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Microsoft announces 1st data centre region in Greece, to skill 1 lakh

Microsoft announces 1st data centre region in Greece, to skill 1 lakh

🕔07:10, 6.Oct 2020

Seattle, Oct 6  Microsoft on Monday announced its first data centre region in Greece to accelerate digitisation of the public sector and businesses with access to local cloud services and skill a minimum of 100,000 people in the country in

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Microsoft ending Open License Programme for SMBs in Jan 2022

Microsoft ending Open License Programme for SMBs in Jan 2022

🕔13:51, 2.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 2 Microsoft has announced to end its 20-year-old Open License programme for small and midsize organisations from January 1, 2022. The organisations can continue to renew and purchase new software licenses, software assurance and online services through the

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Samsung partners Microsoft to scale enterprise 5G deployment

Samsung partners Microsoft to scale enterprise 5G deployment

🕔12:32, 29.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 29 Samsung on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Microsoft on an end-to-end, Cloud-based private 5G network solution to drive innovation that lowers the barrier to entry for deployment of private 5G networks in enterprises. Through a Cloud-based approach

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Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

Microsoft joins telecommunications industry to roll out 5G, more

🕔07:40, 29.Sep 2020

San Francisco, Sep 29  Microsoft on Monday announced a partnership with the telecommunication industry globally to unlock the power of 5G and bring cloud and edge closer than ever. By harnessing the power of Microsoft Azure, on their edge, or

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