Satya Nadella: News

25 Jan 2023


Microsoft's profit declines by 12% in Q4 amid economic uncertainties

Microsoft has announced its earnings report for the final three months of 2022. The tech giant recorded its lowest growth in revenue since 2016, while profit dropped by double digits.

24 Jan 2023


Microsoft extends partnership with OpenAI in a multibillion dollar investment

Microsoft has decided to extend its partnership with ChatGPT owner OpenAI via a "multiyear multibillion dollar investment."

17 Jan 2023


OpenAI's viral chatbot ChatGPT is coming to Microsoft Azure service

Microsoft has announced the expansion of Azure OpenAI Service to the general public. As a cherry on top, the company has revealed it will add OpenAI's viral chatbot ChatGPT to the cloud-based service "soon."

04 Jan 2023


#NewsBytesExplainer: How Satya Nadella brought Microsoft back from irrelevancy

Microsoft was seen as a relic of the past when Satya Nadella took charge as CEO in 2014. It had missed every significant tech innovation in the past decade and was battling a complacent and political work culture at that time.

01 Mar 2022


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's son Zain Nadella dies at 26

Zain Nadella, the son of Microsoft Corporation's Chief Executive Officer Satya Nadella and his wife Anu, died on Monday morning, the company said in an email to its executive staff.

30 Nov 2021


Indian CEOs now manage these leading Silicon Valley technology companies

Parag Agrawal's transition from the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter to the microblogging platform's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a landmark moment for the company.

13 Jun 2021


Microsoft announces Windows 10 retirement, teases launch of next-generation Windows

Microsoft has recently announced that it will end support for Windows 10 on October 14, 2025.

11 Jun 2021


Move over consoles, Microsoft will now develop Xbox streaming sticks

It is no secret that the availability of gaming consoles including the PlayStation 5 and the Xbox Series X has taken a hit due to the ongoing global chip shortage.

26 May 2021


Microsoft's Satya Nadella teases 'next generation' Windows announcement 'very soon'

Earlier this week, we had reported that Windows 10 could see significant user interface (UI) changes at Microsoft's Build 2021 virtual conference.

01 Feb 2021


Australia calls Google's bluff; Microsoft offers Bing as replacement

Last month, Google had threatened to disable its flagship search engine in Australia to coerce the government from passing a controversial new law forcing Google to pay local media outlets for sharing their news content.

01 Aug 2020


US will ban Chinese app TikTok, declares President Donald Trump

After indicating his views about TikTok, owned by Chinese giant ByteDance several times, United States President Donald Trump said on Friday (local time) that he will ban the popular short-form video app.

30 Jun 2020


Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram

Microsoft has suspended all advertising on Facebook and Instagram at least until August.

27 Jun 2020


Microsoft is closing all its stores: Here's why

In a bid to adjust with the new 'normal', Microsoft has announced the plan to close its physical stores permanently.

30 Apr 2020


Microsoft Teams' daily active users surge by 70% to 75mn

As the novel coronavirus pandemic forces more and more people to switch to the routine of remote meetings and chats, work communication tools continue to gain benefits.

14 Mar 2020


Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

18 Feb 2020


Microsoft opens a new engineering center in India

In a bid to expand its footprint in the Indian market, Microsoft has launched a new engineering hub in the country.

31 Jan 2020


Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

14 Jan 2020


It's just bad: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks on CAA

Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella, who is leading Microsoft, has become the first CEO of a tech giant to weigh-in on India's new law of citizenship that has sparked protests.

18 Oct 2019


Satya Nadella gets 66% salary hike. Guess his total earnings?

Microsoft Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Satya Nadella received a massive 66% raise in salary, during the fiscal year 2018-19.

15 Sep 2019


Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud

Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee M Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.

24 Jun 2019


#CareerBytes: Couldn't clear JEE Advanced? Here are seven alternative options

Results for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced were declared on June 14, and the counselling process for the same is currently underway.

24 Nov 2018


Microsoft becomes US' most valuable company, surpassing Apple and Amazon

Microsoft has surpassed both Apple and Amazon to become the most valuable company in the US in terms of market capitalization.

11 Aug 2018


Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sells $35mn-worth shares in biggest sale

Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella has netted over $35 million after selling almost one-third of his common shares in the software giant.

23 Jul 2018

Elon Musk

Meet Rohit Prasad, the Indian-born engineer who created Amazon's Alexa

Despite being a distant sci-fi vision in the 1970s, virtual assistants have become commonplace now.

14 Jun 2018


Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara to take over as General Motors CFO

Another person of Indian origin has made their mark on the international platform. Indian-American Dhivya Suryadevara has been named the new Chief Finance Officer (CFO) of General Motors (GM), the US' largest automaker.

Business Roundup: Here are today's top 5 Business news

Here comes your daily roundup of business news.

04 Jun 2018


Microsoft acquires GitHub: Is this the end of open-source software?

Microsoft has acquired world's largest open-source code repository website, GitHub for a whopping $7.5 billion in an all-stock deal.

04 May 2018


Neeraj Arora could be the new CEO of WhatsApp

After WhatsApp CEO and co-founder Jan Koum confirmed that he is quitting the company, reports have surfaced that the popular chat app's next potential CEO could be Neeraj Arora, who's the head of "All Things Business" at the company.

22 Apr 2018


7 engineering colleges (other than IITs/NITs) for Computer Science courses

With entrances for engineering colleges already going on, and with the plethora of engineering colleges in India, aspiring computer science engineers might find themselves overwhelmed by the options.

20 Apr 2018

Deepika Padukone

Ola's Bhavish Aggarwal joins Padukone, Kohli, Nadella in TIME 100

A Bollywood star, an Indian cricketer, and an Indian-origin tech giant CEO feature in this year's TIME 100 list- an "annual list of the world's most influential people...whose time, in our estimation, is now."

01 Apr 2018


Microsoft Ventures to fund Indian tech start-ups

Global-tech major Microsoft is looking at investing in Indian tech start-ups through its venture-funding arm "Microsoft Ventures".

24 Feb 2018


Who are the 10 highest-paid CEOs in tech industry?

We all know how hard it's to be a CEO. The Chief Executives, especially those at large companies, have more responsibility on their shoulders and also face greater pressures.

07 Nov 2017


Knowing Satya Nadella beyond Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was recently in India.

30 Sep 2017

Bill Gates

Taking three-dimensional (3D) selfies? Yup, AI can do that

Every day we are discovering new things that we can do with the help of AI.

15 Sep 2017


Engineers' Day: The Indian legends making us proud

Not many people know this, but the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna awardee Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya is commemorated as Engineers' Day.

08 Sep 2017


Satya Nadella turns author with 'Hit Refresh'

More than three years ago, on a cold February day, Microsoft's board of directors placed a huge responsibility on Indian-origin business executive Satya Nadella.

25 Jul 2017


Microsoft mulls on investing $100 million in Ola's parent firm

According to reports, Microsoft is now mulling on investing $50-100 million (Rs. 320-640 crore) to acquire a minority stake in ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which runs Ola, the home-grown ride hailing platform.

28 Jun 2017


Modi makes a business pitch that American businesses can't refuse

Modi's first US tour under Trump regime had him woo investors and then in the role reversal, get wooed.

25 Jun 2017


Modi brainstorms with American CEOs, while Trump's shadow looms

Although Donald Trump is widely criticized, he is still the President of the United States and this means treading carefully around him lest he does something disastrous.