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Microsoft aims to be ‘carbon negative’ by 2030

San Francisco, Jan 17 | Microsoft has set an ambitious goal to reduce its carbon footprint, saying that the company will become carbon negative...

Microsoft ends Windows 7 support

San Francisco, Jan 15 | Microsoft has finally dropped support of Windows 7, nearly ten years after first launching the operating system. Now, users...

Amazon seeks order to block Microsoft’s $10bn Pentagon project

Washington, Jan 14 | Stunned at losing the prestigious $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project, Amazon has sought 'preliminary injunction' from the court to temporarily...

BJP MP targets Microsoft CEO: Literate needs to be educated

New Delhi, Jan 14 | Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella statement that "CAA is just bad for India" has not gone down well with the...

Microsoft to mentor 15 tech startups from 5 states

Hyderabad, Jan 13 | Microsoft on Monday said it has selected 54 tech startups from five states -- Gujarat, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Kerala and Telangana...

LG, Microsoft join hands on infotainment, management solutions

Las Vegas, Jan 10 | LG Electronics Inc. has said it has joined hands with Microsoft Corp. to develop advanced automotive infotainment and build...

Microsoft spent 4 times more promoting Surface than iPad

San Francisco, Jan 6 | A recent study by iSpot.tv on TV advertising in the US has revealed that one of the biggest tech...

Skill development key to India’s inclusive growth: Microsoft

New Delhi, Jan 2 | Underling the need to examine school curriculum from the vantage point of a skill-based economy, Microsoft India President Anant...

North Korea hackers targeted think tanks, activists: Microsoft

San Francisco, Dec 31 | Microsoft has revealed that a North Korea-linked hacker group has stolen sensitive personal information of government employees, think tanks,...

Microsoft, Oracle expand Cloud partnership to Canada

San Francisco, Dec 25 | Oracle and Microsoft have expanded their Cloud partnership to now help customers in Canada run their mission-critical workloads across...

Indians can’t use Microsoft Cortana mobile app from Jan 31

San Francisco, Dec 24 | Confirming once again that Microsoft was killing off its virtual assistant Cortana for Android and iOS and removing Cortana...

Ericsson joins Microsoft to build next-gen connected cars

San Francisco, Dec 20 | Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson has teamed up with Microsoft to build the next generation of connected cars. Ericsson is...

73% cyberattacks occur on Microsoft Office products: Report

San Francisco, Dec 19 | Microsoft Office products were the most commonly exploited by cybercriminals around the world and nearly 73 per cent of...

Springboard to bridge global skills gap with Microsoft

Bengaluru, Dec 18 | Leading US-based online learning platform Springboard, co-founded by two Indian-born entrepreneurs in the Silicon Valley, said on Wednesday that it...

Microsoft hiring people for Pentagon Cloud project: Report

Washington, Dec 13 | Undeterred by Amazon's lawsuit, Microsoft is going the whole hog on recruiting people for the prestigious $10 billion Pentagon Cloud...

Microsoft knockout: Why AWS CEO must not lose his cool

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Dec 9 | As the CEO of a $36 billion enterprise that leads the global infrastructure Cloud market with over...

44 million Microsoft customers using leaked passwords

San Francisco, Dec 8 | Microsoft has discovered that over 44 million users of its Azure and Microsoft Services Accounts (MSA) are using leaked...

Microsoft’s revamped Office mobile apps read text out loud

San Francisco, Dec 7 | Microsoft has given a facelift to its Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel and PowerPoint mobile apps.Designed with Microsoft's Fluent Design...

Huge political interference in Microsoft’s Pentagon win: AWS CEO

Las Vegas, Dec 5 | In yet another strong public rebuke of Microsoft who has won the prestigious $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project, Amazon...

AWS CEO targets Microsoft, eyes $3.7tn enterprise IT market

Las Vegas, Dec 4 | Shocked at the US government's decision to award $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project to Microsoft despite being the favourite,...

Microsoft blocks Windows 10 upgrades for Avast, AVG users

San Francisco, Nov 25 | Microsoft has blocked updates to Windows 10 for some users who have anti-virus tools running on their systems from...

AWS files suit against Microsoft’s $10bn Pentagon contract win

Washington, Nov 23 | Rattled by the US government's decision to award prestigious $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project to Microsoft, retail giant Amazon's Cloud...

Microsoft among US firms allowed to sell software to Huawei

Washington, Nov 22 | As US President Donald Trump decided to "looked at" exempting Apple from China tariff, the US Department of Justice exempted...

Microsoft to integrate Google’s services into Outlook.com

San Francisco, Nov 21 | Microsoft is planning to integrate several Google services into Outlook.com, including Google Drive, Google Calendar and Gmail. This integration would...

Microsoft 365 services restored after global outage

New Delhi, Nov 20 | After a global outage hit many Microsoft 365 users for several hours, access and functionality of the services were...

Microsoft updates cloud contracts following EU privacy probe

San Francisco, Nov 19 | Microsoft has announced an update to the privacy provisions in the Microsoft Online Services Terms (OST) for its commercial...

Microsoft AI boss Harry Shum to leave firm in 2020

San Francisco, Nov 14 | Harry Shum -- a Microsoft veteran and the executive vice president in charge of its artificial intelligence (AI) and...

Tata Communications joins Microsoft in connected car space

New Delhi, Nov 14 | Tata Communications has announced it is working with Microsoft to help speed up the development of new innovative connected...

Microsoft rolls out Windows 10 November 2019 Update

San Francisco, Nov 13 | Microsoft has begun rolling out its latest Windows 10 November 2019 Update to compatible devices.It is pertinent to note...

Women represent 29.2% of Microsoft workforce globally

San Francisco, Nov 13 | Women today constitute 29.2 per cent of Microsoft's workforce globally -- an increase of 1.2 percentage points from 2018...

Microsoft to apply California’s digital privacy law across US

San Francisco, Nov 12 | Microsoft has announced to implement California's digital privacy law, that comes into effect from January 1, 2020, throughout the...

Microsoft’s Bing still serving up child porn: Report

San Francisco, Nov 10 | Microsoft's search engine Bing is still serving child porn, according to an online safety start-up, which said certain search...

Microsoft starts shipping HoloLens 2

San Francisco, Nov 8 | Microsoft's HoloLens 2 augmented reality headset, which was introduced at Mobile World Congress back in February, is now available...

Microsoft, Nokia reunite after failed $7bn smartphone deal

San Francisco, Nov 6 | After a failed $7 billion acquisition of Nokia's smartphone business five years back, Microsoft has announced a strategic collaboration...

Microsoft launches new Office app for Android, iOS

Orlando (Florida), Nov 4 | Microsoft on Monday unveiled a new Office app for iOS and Android that combines three most popular apps --...

Bug in Apple App Store removes over 20mn app ratings globally

San Francisco, Oct 31 | A bug that stayed in the Apple App Store for a week erased more than 20 million ratings of...

Microsoft warns Russian hackers could target 2020 Olympics

San Francisco, Oct 30 | Microsoft claimed that it has recently detected Russian hackers are trying to disrupt the 2020 Tokyo Olympics by infiltrating...

Microsoft’s ‘HAMS’ automates driver license tests in India (IANS Exclusive)

New Delhi, Oct 30 | Microsoft Research has developed a smartphone-based driving test system that leverages the power of Artificial Intelligence to make a...

Microsoft beats Amazon to win $10bn Pentagon Cloud contract

Washington, Oct 26 | In a shocker to Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos and his Cloud arm Amazon Web Services (AWS), the US...

Microsoft, Jio empowering small businesses in India: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 24 | Microsoft is empowering small businesses in India in their Cloud journey with Reliance Jio, the company's CEO Satya Nadella...

Microsoft rides Cloud, Office to log $33bn in revenue

Redmond (Washington State), Oct 24 | Riding on its commercial Cloud and Office business, Microsoft has posted $33.1 billion in revenue with $10.7 billion...

Microsoft keyboards to come with new Office, emoji keys

San Francisco, Oct 12 | Tech giant Microsoft is planning to launch a new Ergonomic and a slim Bluetooth keyboard with dedicated shortcut keys...

Apple starts selling Microsoft’s Xbox controller

San Francisco, Oct 10 | Apple has started selling Microsoft's Xbox Wireless Controller in its online stores, after adding support for the gamepad in...

Phishing attacks increased in Microsoft 365, says FireEye

Washington, Oct 10 | As cyber attackers are gaining ground in Cloud, Microsoft continues to be the most popular brand used in phishing scams,...

Microsoft aims to bring Internet to 40mn people by 2022

San Francisco, Oct 8 | In a bid to connect billions of people that do not have access to Internet connectivity, tech giant Microsoft,...

Avaya, Microsoft to bring contact centre services to cloud

Dubai, Oct 6 | To enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, global communication solution provider Avaya Holdings Corp and Microsoft on Sunday announced that...

Iranian hackers targeted US 2020 campaign: Microsoft

San Francisco, Oct 5 | Microsoft has said that a group of hackers that appeared to be linked to Iran's government have targeted the...

Microsoft Surface Duo foldable device to take on Galaxy Fold

New York, Oct 3 | Microsoft's fascination for its own smartphone is not dead, yet. After failed Windows smartphones, the company has showcased a...

Microsoft to help Novartis leverage AI for drug development

San Francisco, Oct 2 | Microsoft has entered into a partnership with pharmaceutical major Novartisare to explore how to take advantage of advanced Artificial...

Microsoft spots malware that turns PCs into zombie proxies

San Francisco, Sep 29 | Researchers at Microsoft have uncovered a new malware campaign that is infecting thousands computers across the world. After infecting a...

Business

Focus on demand creation reforms in budget: PHDCCI to govt

New Delhi, Jan 18 | PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry has urged the government that demand rejuvenating reforms should be the major focus...