Articles about Satya Nadella

Move over consoles, Microsoft will now develop Xbox streaming sticks

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.

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

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.

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

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.

NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91

03 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: William English, computer mouse co-inventor, dies at 91

A lot has happened over the weekend.

US will ban Chinese app TikTok, declares President Donald Trump

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.

Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram

30 Jun 2020

Microsoft suspends all advertising on Facebook, Instagram

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

Microsoft is closing all its stores: Here's why

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Microsoft opens a new engineering center in India

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

23 Jul 2018

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.

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

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

04 Jun 2018

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

Here comes your daily roundup of business news.

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

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.

Neeraj Arora could be the new CEO of WhatsApp

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.

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

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.

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

20 Apr 2018

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."

Microsoft Ventures to fund Indian tech start-ups

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".

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

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.

Knowing Satya Nadella beyond Microsoft

07 Nov 2017

Knowing Satya Nadella beyond Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was recently in India.

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

30 Sep 2017

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.

Satya Nadella turns author with 'Hit Refresh'

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

To companies, with love: Trump pledges to remove immigration hurdles

21 Jun 2017

To companies, with love: Trump pledges to remove immigration hurdles

Allaying the Silicon Valley's concerns on work visas, President Trump pledged to work with those including the Congress on immigration, so that the companies face no hurdles in "getting the people they want".

Silicon Valley unites against Trump's decision to abandon Paris agreement

02 Jun 2017

Silicon Valley unites against Trump's decision to abandon Paris agreement

President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the US from the Paris climate change agreement has been condemned by world and business leaders alike.

Project Sangam- Microsoft signs MoU for skill development in India

23 May 2017

Project Sangam- Microsoft signs MoU for skill development in India

Microsoft India has signed an MoU with the Telecom Sector Skill Council for Project Sangam, which aims to give a boost to the telecom industry by focusing on skill development.

Chatbot market will reach $3,172 million by 2021, says report

20 May 2017

Chatbot market will reach $3,172 million by 2021, says report

According to a MarketsandMarkets report, the market size of smart advisors or chatbots will rise to $3,172 million in 2021 from $703 million in 2016.

Facebook and Flipkart to work together

13 Mar 2017

Facebook and Flipkart to work together

Flipkart and Facebook are teaming up in an effort to improve connectivity for their apps and websites for users on slower networks and older handsets.

Satya Nadella announces 'Skype Lite' for India

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.

Flipkart looking to raise $1.5 billion from Microsoft

22 Feb 2017

Flipkart looking to raise $1.5 billion from Microsoft

E-commerce giant Flipkart is amidst talks in order to raise a funding round of up to $1.5 billion from investors including Microsoft, eBay, PayPal Holdings and Tencent Holdings.

One killed, 9 injured as KSRTC bus catches fire

21 Feb 2017

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.

Flipkart signs on Microsoft cloud service

20 Feb 2017

Flipkart signs on Microsoft cloud service

India's largest e-commerce firm Flipkart, has signed up to use Microsoft's Azure cloud service platform.