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Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes’ list

Apple, Google, Microsoft topmost valuable brands in Forbes’ list

🕔11:11, 28.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 28  With a brand value of $241.2 billion (a 17 per cent increase year-over-year), Apple has topped the Forbes’ annual list of the World’s Most Valuable Brands, which looked at the top 100 companies from the fiscal

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Microsoft laying off more staff in news team amid AI shift: Report

Microsoft laying off more staff in news team amid AI shift: Report

🕔13:08, 17.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 17 Microsoft is reportedly trimming its workforce in the news business further amid shift to artificial intelligence (AI)-based algorithms and automation to perform their editorial duties, GeekWire has claimed. Reports in May said Microsoft laid off at least

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Microsoft, Citrix partner to build future digital workplaces

Microsoft, Citrix partner to build future digital workplaces

🕔13:33, 15.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 15  Microsoft and desktop virtualisation leader Citrix have signed a multi-year agreement to reimagine the new, flexible workplace and help drive business continuity and growth in the Covid-19 pandemic times. Microsoft will select Citrix Workspace as a

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Microsoft introduces new security technology to prevent data corruption

Microsoft introduces new security technology to prevent data corruption

🕔07:23, 11.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 11  Microsoft has introduced a new platform security technology to prevent data corruption techniques being adopted by cyber criminals to target system security policy and tamper with data structures on Windows 10 devices. Called Kernel Data Protection

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Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally

Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally

🕔07:47, 1.Jul 2020

San Francisco, July 01 Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new global skills initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills by the end of the year. The announcement comes in response to the global economic crisis caused by

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Microsoft joins Accenture to nurture B2B startups in India

Microsoft joins Accenture to nurture B2B startups in India

🕔17:34, 30.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 30 Microsoft on Tuesday announced to collaborate with global professional services company Accenture to host the third edition of the Accenture Ventures Challenge for B2B startups in India. This year’s edition will recognise startups in India in four

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Microsoft announces to permanently shut all its 83 retail stores

Microsoft announces to permanently shut all its 83 retail stores

🕔21:54, 26.Jun 2020

Redmond, June 26  Microsoft on Friday announced to permanently close its 83 retail stores and will now focus on its online store and retail team members will continue to serve customers from Microsoft corporate facilities and remotely providing sales, training,

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Microsoft acquires CyberX to boost IoT deployments for customers

Microsoft acquires CyberX to boost IoT deployments for customers

🕔09:56, 23.Jun 2020

San Francisco, June 23  Microsoft has acquired a security startup called CyberX to to accelerate and secure customers Internet of Things (IoT) deployments. Terms of the deal were not disclosed but media reports said the acquisition could be around $165

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Microsoft launches ‘Money in Excel’ to help users manage finances

Microsoft launches ‘Money in Excel’ to help users manage finances

🕔10:43, 16.Jun 2020

San Francisco, June 16  In a bid the help people manage their finances efficiently, Microsoft has launched the Money in Excel feature for Microsoft 365 Personal and Family subscribers, starting first in the US. ‘Money in Excel’ is a template

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Microsoft Azure becomes preferred Cloud platform for SAS analytics

Microsoft Azure becomes preferred Cloud platform for SAS analytics

🕔10:28, 16.Jun 2020

Redmond, June 16  Tech giant Microsoft and business analytics software and services firm SAS have announced a strategic partnership, making Azure the preferred Cloud platform for SAS’s analytics portfolio. The two companies will enable customers to easily run their SAS

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Microsoft launches Windows 10 update, lists its problems

Microsoft launches Windows 10 update, lists its problems

🕔07:04, 1.Jun 2020

San Francisco, June 01  Microsoft has launched a new version of Windows 10 operating system for desktop, laptop and tablet users. Known as Windows 10 May 2020 Update, while there’s a lot to like in the latest version of the

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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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