Microsoft, Google challenge Delhi HC order to remove non-consensual content

09 May 2024

Aggrieved by a single-judge order to remove all non-consensual intimate images (NCII) from the internet irrespective of whether such images have been challenged by parties concerned, Microsoft and Google

MeitY ropes in Microsoft, iCreate to bolster India’s AI start-up ecosystem

23 Feb 2024

Microsoft and iCreate on Wednesday announced the launch of the iCreate-Microsoft programme for Emerging Leaders in Artificial Intelligence (iMPEL-AI), a joint initiative with the ministry of electronics and information technology (MeitY), to help India’s AI innovators create marketable solutions to emerging needs.

Vodafone inks a $1.5 billion deal with Microsoft for AI, cloud, and IoT

16 Jan 2024

Vodafone has announced a decade-long partnership with Microsoft, aiming to extend generative AI, digital, enterprise, and cloud services to over 300 million businesses and consumers across its European and African markets.

Microsoft's Windows 10 support shutdown may result in massive e-waste, warns Canalys Research

22 Dec 2023

Microsoft Corporation is set to terminate support for its Windows 10 operating system, potentially leading to the disposal of approximately 240 million personal computers (PSs), as revealed by a study from Canalys Research.

GPT-4 Turbo: Microsoft enhances its AI along with the Copilot service

06 Dec 2023

Microsoft is gearing up to revolutionize its Copilot service by incorporating several new features, including the integration of OpenAI’s cutting-edge models.

Microsoft president Brad Smith rejects the possibility of super-intelligent AI

01 Dec 2023

Tech giant Microsoft’s president, Brad Smith, said that the idea of super-intelligent artificial intelligence is far from reality in today's world.

Google urges UK antitrust intervention against Microsoft's cloud dominance

01 Dec 2023

Google has formally called upon the UK's antitrust regulator, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), to intervene and take action against Microsoft.

In another shocking twist, OpenAI announces the re-hiring of Sam Altman as CEO

22 Nov 2023

OpenAI, the company that created the revolutionary ChatGPT, took to social media platform X to announce that they have agreed in principle to rehire Sam Altman as the CEO of the company.

Google Gemini: Learn about the new innovation by Google

21 Nov 2023

Google's Gemini, celebrated by CEO Sundar Pichai as a groundbreaking innovation, has been creating ripples since its announcement.

OpenAI investors consider legal action following CEO ousting and employee exodus

21 Nov 2023

In a startling turn of events, some investors in OpenAI, the renowned creator of ChatGPT, are contemplating legal action against the company's board.

Former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman is all set to join Microsoft, announces Satya Nadella

20 Nov 2023

After just days of being fired from his post as the CEO of OpenAI, Sam Altman is all set to join Microsoft, as announced by Satya Nadella himself.

Google Cloud reports slow revenue growth amid the Microsoft cloud boom

25 Oct 2023

Google’s cloud business has slid to its lowest quarterly numbers in the past three years.

Microsoft in negotiations for $1 billion cloud tools deal with Amazon

18 Oct 2023

Microsoft wants to bring, as a customer, the 365 cloud productivity tools. The deal between them would reportedly be worth around $1 billion.

Microsoft acquires process mining vendor Minit to expand automation business

06 Apr 2022

Microsoft to invest Rs15,000 cr to set up data centre region in Hyderabad

09 Mar 2022

Microsoft data centre regions in India - across Pune, Mumbai, and Chennai – have contributed $9.5 billion revenue to the economy between 2016 and 2020 and created an estimated 1.5 million jobs, including 169,000 new skilled IT jobs, according to an IDC report

Bill and Melinda Gates fall apart after 27 years of marriage

04 May 2021

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation said Bill Gates, 65 and Melinda Gates, 56, would continue to work as co-chairs and trustees of the organisation, even as the couple said they have reached an agreement on how to divide their assets worth $146 billion

Microsoft signs $22 billion deal to supply high-tech headsets to US Army

05 Apr 2021

According to the US Army, the augmented reality technology could help soldiers target enemies and prevent the killing of civilians

Govt ropes in Microsoft, Nasscom Foundation for digital skilling of ITI students

30 Dec 2020

Microsoft to lead fresh wave of investor raid on Jio Platforms: report

29 May 2020

Microsoft opens engineering hub in NCR, its third in India

18 Feb 2020

IDC-NCR will house Microsoft’s engineering teams across technology groups, including Artificial Intelligence and Research, Cloud and Enterprise, and Experience and Devices, along with Core Services Engineering and Operations as also the Mixer, the live streaming gaming platform team, becoming the first such center outside Redmond, the company headquarters

Amazon wins stay on $10 bn US military contract for Microsoft

14 Feb 2020

Amazon has alleged vendetta by President Donald Trump to shut it out of the contact and has sought testimony from the President and other top officials on the reasons for awarding the cloud computing contract to Microsoft

Microsoft announces $40 bn share buyback, hikes dividend

19 Sep 2019

Microsoft reported revenue of $125.8 billion for the financial year 2019, and a net income of $39.2 billion, setting a new record fiscal year, even as the trillion-dollar company returned $7.7 billion to shareholders in the form of share repurchases and dividends in the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019

Microsoft Jan-Mar FY19 net income rises 19% to $8.8 bn

26 Apr 2019

Boosted by cloud business that grew at around 75 per cent and the more than expected earnings growth Microsoft also emerged a trillion dollar company, beating rival Amazon to the third place

Google, FB, Microsoft, Twitter join hands for Data Transfer Project

21 Jul 2018

Google says the project will let users ‘transfer data directly from one service to another, without needing to download and re-upload it’, with Microsoft adding that ‘portability and interoperability are central to cloud innovation and competition

Microsoft under fire over ICE contract; but won’t back down

19 Jun 2018

Azure Government is a cloud computing software that Microsoft sells to various government agencies, but the contract with US Immigration and Customs has come in for criticism over the agency's detention centres and family separation policies