Satya Nadella: News

09 Apr 2024


Microsoft's AI PCs poised to challenge Apple's MacBook Air

Microsoft is preparing to reveal its cutting-edge AI PCs at a Seattle event next month.

03 Apr 2024


Microsoft could have stopped 2023 Chinese email breach: US government

An investigation by the US Cyber Safety Review Board has revealed that a significant breach of government emails in 2023, could have been prevented by Microsoft.

20 Mar 2024


Who is Mustafa Suleyman, new head of Microsoft's AI business

Mustafa Suleyman, the co-founder of Inflection AI, has been named as the new CEO of Microsoft's consumer artificial intelligence division.

19 Mar 2024


Microsoft to host AI event in May: What to expect

Microsoft has unveiled plans to hold an exclusive AI event on the morning of May 20, just before the commencement of Build 2024.

07 Feb 2024


Microsoft to train 2M people in India with AI skills

Microsoft will impart AI skills to around two million people in India by 2025, CEO Satya Nadella said on Wednesday as part of his two-day visit.

29 Jan 2024


Microsoft CEO to visit India in February, focus on AI

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is set to visit India on February 7 and 8 with a focus on the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the region.

21 Nov 2023


Satya Nadella open to Sam Altman returning to OpenAI

In a recent CNBC interview, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hinted that he was still open to Sam Altman rejoining OpenAI, despite an announcement earlier that Altman would join Microsoft's artificial intelligence innovation division.

20 Nov 2023

Sam Altman

Dozens of staffers quit OpenAI as Sam Altman joins Microsoft

A wave of resignations swept through OpenAI on Sunday night, as numerous employees decided to leave the company after it confirmed that former CEO Sam Altman would not be reinstated, according to The Information.

20 Nov 2023


Microsoft hires former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman, co-founder Greg Brockman

Microsoft has hired former OpenAI CEO Sam Altman and co-founder Greg Brockman, to head a new cutting-edge AI research team.

18 Nov 2023

Sam Altman

OpenAI fires Sam Altman as board loses confidence in him

OpenAI, the maker of ChatGPT, fired its co-founder and CEO, Sam Altman, on Friday after a review found he wasn't "consistently candid in his communications" with the board of directors.

03 Nov 2023


Read these books written by Indian entrepreneurs and CEOs

In the thriving entrepreneurial space of India, there exist some well-established names that wear many hats beyond spearheading their companies.

19 Oct 2023


Microsoft India's FY23 profit increases by 30% to Rs. 648cr

Microsoft India has seen a remarkable 30.2% year-on-year growth in net profit for the fiscal year ending March 30, thanks to the increased demand for its software and services during the pandemic, Moneycontrol reported.

03 Oct 2023


Microsoft CEO blames Google for Bing's struggles in search market

Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella recently testified in the ongoing antitrust trial against Alphabet, Google's parent company.

23 May 2023


Microsoft Build 2023 highlights: Copilot, Dev Home, Fabric, and more

Microsoft seems to be enjoying its lead in the AI arms race. If it wasn't clear, the company is showing that on the first day of Build 2023, its annual developer conference.

19 May 2023


Twitter is at loggerheads with Microsoft: Here's why

Elon Musk threatened to sue Microsoft last month. If you thought the Twitter CEO's words were a hollow threat, you are in for a surprise.

05 May 2023

Joe Biden

Joe Biden meets CEOs of AI companies: Key takeaways

The rise of generative AI has fueled new hopes but also new fears. ChatGPT and its ilk have become the latest cause of worry for governments and lawmakers across the world.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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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.

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".

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.

22 Feb 2017


Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite' for India

On the second day of Future Decoded event, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella unveiled the 'Skype Lite' application designed exclusively for Indian users.

21 Feb 2017

Andhra Pradesh

One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire

58-year-old Bhagyamma, a Peenya Dasarahalli resident, was killed and nine others injured when a KSRTC bus caught fire near Arishinakuntte on NH4. Cause of the mishap is not yet known.

18 Feb 2017

Narendra Modi

Satya Nadella's first visit to India's Silicon Valley

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will visit Bengaluru next week for a company event, in his first trip to India's Silicon Valley since taking office in Feb'14.