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Microsoft leads overall IoT platform landscape, AWS 2nd: Report

Microsoft leads overall IoT platform landscape, AWS 2nd: Report

🕔17:36, 23.May 2020

New Delhi, May 23  Microsoft Azure IoT platform is currently leading the overall Internet of Things (IoT) landscape in 26 out of 35 capabilities across Edge IoT, Cloud IoT and Platform Performance categories, a new report has documented. Amazon Web

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Microsoft launches Surface Hub 2S in India

Microsoft launches Surface Hub 2S in India

🕔14:16, 19.May 2020

New Delhi, May 19  Microsoft on Tuesday announced the availability of its collaboration device Surface Hub 2S in India. The all-in-one digital whiteboard, meeting platform, and teamwork collaborative computing device designed for the modern workplace is priced at Rs 11,89,999,

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Microsoft to invest $75mn in creating 1,500 jobs in AI, Cloud

Microsoft to invest $75mn in creating 1,500 jobs in AI, Cloud

🕔11:05, 18.May 2020

San Francisco, May 18 Tech giant Microsoft has announced to invest $75 million to build a new office at Atlanta, Georgia, by next year that will create 1,500 new jobs in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Cloud space. The Satya Nadella-run

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Microsoft launches ‘Back2Business’ solutions for SMBs in India

Microsoft launches ‘Back2Business’ solutions for SMBs in India

🕔18:15, 12.May 2020

New Delhi, May 12  Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of new solutions designed to help Indian small and medium businesses (SMBs) maintain business continuity and embark on their Cloud adoption journeys amid the COVID-19 crisis. Curated for specific scenarios

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Microsoft slams Amazon’s Cloud arm for blocking $10bn Pentagon project

Microsoft slams Amazon’s Cloud arm for blocking $10bn Pentagon project

🕔11:13, 8.May 2020

San Francisco, May 8  Microsoft has come out in the open against ecommerce giant Amazon’s Cloud arm, slamming Amazon Web Services (AWS) for once again challenging the US government’s decision to award $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project to Satya Nadella-run

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Microsoft reports $10.8 billion in profit, COVID-19 had ‘minimal net impact’

Microsoft reports $10.8 billion in profit, COVID-19 had ‘minimal net impact’

🕔10:52, 30.Apr 2020

San Francisco, April 30  Riding once again on its Azure Cloud business, Microsoft reported $35 billion in sales – up 15 per cent year-on-year – in its third quarter of 2020, with net income at $10.8 billion (up 22 per

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Microsoft to miss sales forecast due to COVID-19 outbreak

Microsoft to miss sales forecast due to COVID-19 outbreak

🕔15:30, 27.Feb 2020

San Francisco, Feb 27  After Apple, Microsoft has revised its revenue guidelines for its January-March quarter owing to Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, saying the supply-chain has been slowed down which will impact its Windows and Surface businesses. In a statement, the

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Microsoft pulls security update for Windows 10

Microsoft pulls security update for Windows 10

🕔14:31, 17.Feb 2020

San Francisco, Feb 17  Microsoft has removed a standalone security update from its Windows update after confirming user reports about freezes, boot problems, and installation issues. The security update, KB4524244 was released on Feb 11, 2020, as part of the

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Microsoft aims to be ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

Microsoft aims to be ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

🕔20:39, 17.Jan 2020

San Francisco, Jan 17  Microsoft has set an ambitious goal to reduce its carbon footprint, saying that the company will become carbon negative by 2030 and by 2050, it will remove from the environment all the carbon the company has

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Microsoft to mentor 15 tech start

Microsoft to mentor 15 tech start

🕔15:49, 13.Jan 2020

Hyderabad, Jan 13 Microsoft on Monday said it has selected 54 tech startups from five states — Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Kerala and Telangana – and three from each state (total 15) will finally win a year-long mentorship programme and a

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Microsoft launches new Office app for Android, iOS

Microsoft launches new Office app for Android, iOS

🕔12:40, 5.Nov 2019

Orlando (Florida), Nov 5 Microsoft on Monday unveiled a new Office app for iOS and Android that combines three most popular apps — Word, Excel and PowerPoint — into a single go-to app for mobile productivity. The users no longer need

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Microsoft, Jio empowering small businesses in India: Nadella

Microsoft, Jio empowering small businesses in India: Nadella

🕔11:58, 24.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 24  Microsoft is empowering small businesses in India in their Cloud journey with Reliance Jio, the company’s CEO Satya Nadella has said. Reliance Industries (RIL) in August announced partnership of its subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm with Microsoft

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Microsoft launches new Azure Security Lab in Las Vegas

Microsoft launches new Azure Security Lab in Las Vegas

🕔13:40, 6.Aug 2019

San Francisco, Aug 6  To let researchers test its Cloud security services better, Microsoft has launched its Azure Security Lab in Las Vegas which would give experts a sandbox-like safe environment for their experiments. At the Black Hat USA conference

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Microsoft acquires data privacy, governance service BlueTalon

Microsoft acquires data privacy, governance service BlueTalon

🕔11:19, 30.Jul 2019

San Francisco, July 30  Microsoft has acquired BlueTalon, a data privacy and governance service that helps enterprises set policies for how their employees can access their data, for an undisclosed sum. BlueTalon works with leading Fortune 100 companies to eliminate

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Microsoft logs $33.7 bn revenue in Q4, new fiscal year record

Microsoft logs $33.7 bn revenue in Q4, new fiscal year record

🕔14:02, 19.Jul 2019

San Francisco, July 19  Driven by growth in its Cloud and Surface laptop segments, Microsoft has posted revenue of $33.7 billion and net income of $13.2 billion for its fourth quarter that ended on June 30. For its entire fiscal

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Microsoft may rid Windows 10 of passwords in 2020

Microsoft may rid Windows 10 of passwords in 2020

🕔11:10, 12.Jul 2019

San Francisco, July 12  Microsoft is planning to make computers running Windows 10 operating system password-less and replace it with Windows Hello face authentication, fingerprints, or a PIN code. While the company has been working on removing passwords from Windows

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Microsoft, Oracle join hands to take on AWS Cloud

Microsoft, Oracle join hands to take on AWS Cloud

🕔10:55, 6.Jun 2019

San Francisco, June 6  In a rather unusual arrangement, two Cloud rivals Microsoft and Oracle have announced an interoperability partnership enabling customers to migrate and run mission-critical enterprise workloads across Microsoft Azure and Oracle Cloud. Enterprises can now seamlessly connect

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Microsoft hits $1-tn mark on strong Q3 results

Microsoft hits $1-tn mark on strong Q3 results

🕔10:21, 25.Apr 2019

Redmond (Washington), April 25  Microsoft stock hit $1-trillion mark after the company announced impressive third quarter results, riding on the success of its Azure Cloud as big enterprises moved to Azure infrastructure. The company posted revenue of $30.6 billion (an

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Microsoft rolls out anti-virus software to MacOS

Microsoft rolls out anti-virus software to MacOS

🕔11:59, 22.Mar 2019

San Francisco, March 22  Microsoft is rolling out its Windows Defender anti-virus software to Apple’s operating system MacOS, with full virus and threat protection along with the usual ability to perform quick or full scans. Defender is currently built into

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Microsoft launches AI business school

Microsoft launches AI business school

🕔07:12, 12.Mar 2019

San Francisco, March 12  Microsoft on Monday announced a business school in Artificial Intelligence (AI) that will help companies improve decision-making in integrating AI across their operations. INSEAD, a graduate business school with campuses in Europe, Asia and the Middle

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