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  • Microsoft, Facebook to build 6,600 km subsea cable for faster internet

    San Francisco: Microsoft and Facebook have joined hands to build a new, state-of-the-art subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean that will help meet the growing customer demand for high speed, reliable connections for cloud and online services for Microsoft, Facebook and their customers.

  • Microsoft to “streamline” smartphone biz; axes 1,850 jobs

    New York: Software giant Microsoft today said it will “streamline” its smartphone hardware business that will impact up to 1,850 jobs. As a result of this, the Redmond-headquartered company will record an impairment and restructuring charge of approximately USD 950 million, of which approximately USD 200 million will relate to severance payments.

  • Facebook can help students connect better

    New York: Not just connecting you with friends, interaction with fellow students on social networking website can help you focus and study better, say researchers.

  • Microsoft, Facebook reveal they pay equal to men, women

    New York: Sending a message out to the world about bridging the gender pay gap, social networking site Facebook and technology giant Microsoft have disclosed that they pay male and female employees equally.

  • NASA, Microsoft team up to bring you closer to Mars

    Washington: The US space agency and tech giant Microsoft have teamed up to create “Destination: Mars”, a guided tour of Mars using the same Hololens headset technology that helps scientists plan the Curiosity rover’s activities on Red Planet.

  • Bill Gates richest man in world, Mukesh Ambani at 36th: Forbes

    New York : Microsoft’s co-founder Bill Gates continued his reign as the world’s richest person with a net worth of $ 75 billion, according to Forbes’ annual ranking of billionaires, with Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani leading the pack of 84 Indian billionaires in 2016.

  • Microsoft’s new app can identify your dog’s breed

    New York: US-based technology giant Microsoft has launched a new image recognition app that looks at photos of dogs to identify its breed or at least tell the percentage of the closest match in case it cannot make an exact match.

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    Microsoft to stop supporting older versions on new processors

    New Delhi: In a bid to push its latest Windows 10 operating system to enterprise users, the software giant Microsoft is all set to stop supporting older Windows versions on new processors.

  • Satya Nadella gets coveted seat for Barack Obama address

    Washington: Satya Nadella, Indian-American Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, will be among the “many Americans who have inspired Barack” watching President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address Tuesday from the First Lady’s Box.

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    Being at Odds with Ends

    Said Bette Davis,“You should never say bad things about the dead, only good. Joan Crawford is dead. Good!” (more…)

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    India’s cloud policy not compelling: Microsoft

    New Delhi: Microsoft has criticised the Centre’s proposal to empanel a set of cloud service providers for rendering government services.

  • This Microsoft app makes your selfies better

    London: Microsoft has unveiled a free app that uses machine learning to improve selfies by taking age, gender, skin tone and lighting into account and beautify the overall photo.

  • CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella with Infosys CEO and Managing Director Vishal Sikka during a visit to the Catalyst, at T- Hub building, in Hyderabad on Monday.

    Andhra gets big Microsoft push for growth, public services

    Hyderabad : Microsoft India agreed to offer technologies to improve delivery of public services in Andhra Pradesh, while the state government requested the IT giant to consider setting up a Centre of Excellence in Visakhapatnam.

  • Nadella: Microsoft to work with Telangana startups

    Hyderabad : Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said his company is interested in working with the Telangana government through Microsoft Ventures Accelerators to give a push to the startup ecosystem.