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Microsoft Investigated Bill Gates Before He Stepped Down From Board In 2020: Reports

Microsoft Investigated Bill Gates Before He Stepped Down From Board In 2020: Reports

The Journal reported that Gates resigned before the board's investigation was finished, citing another person familiar with the matter.

17 May 2021
Google Pledges Rs 135 Crore To Tackle Covid Crisis In India; Nadella Thanks US Govt

Google Pledges Rs 135 Crore To Tackle Covid Crisis In India; Nadella Thanks US Govt

India logged a record of 3,52,991 new coronavirus infections in a day on Monday, taking its total tally of Covid-19 cases to 1,73,13,163.

26 April 2021

'Appalled By Acts Of Hate Against Asian Americans', Says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Several prominent US lawmakers have also joined hands to introduce legislation to address the rise of hate crimes and violence against Asian Americans.

IITs Beat Pandemic Blues: Record Job Offers, High Salary Packages In Placement Drives

IITs Beat Pandemic Blues: Record Job Offers, High Salary Packages In Placement Drives

With a record high in pre-placement offers, many students have already bagged offers as high as Rs 1.54 crore from international companies.

02 December 2020

Close To One Third Of Workers In India Face Increased Burnout At Work

Surveying over 6,000 information and first-line workers across eight countries globally including Australia, Japan, India and Singapore, the study found that...

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17 September 2020
CBI Books 6 Firms For Installing Malware On People's Computers

CBI Books 6 Firms For Installing Malware On People's Computers

The fraudulent companies allegedly sent pop-up messages on personal computers of users, giving bogus warnings about purported security issues and presence of...


14 September 2020
Oracle To Be 'Trusted Tech Partner' In The US, Microsoft's Proposal Rejected

Oracle To Be 'Trusted Tech Partner' In The US, Microsoft's Proposal Rejected

US Tiktok Deal: In an executive order signed last month, Trump had said that TikTok would be blocked in the US if it did not sell its US operations to an...


28 August 2020
World's Largest Retailer Walmart Joins Microsoft In Bid To Buy TikTok In US

World's Largest Retailer Walmart Joins Microsoft In Bid To Buy TikTok In US

Walmart said in a statement that a deal with Microsoft and TikTok could help it expand its advertising business and reach more shoppers.


03 August 2020
Microsoft Confirms It's In Talks With China's ByteDance To Buy US Arm Of TikTok

Microsoft Confirms It's In Talks With China's ByteDance To Buy US Arm Of TikTok

A federal committee has been reviewing whether Donald Trump could ban TikTok in the US. Its members agree that TikTok cannot remain in the US in its current...


01 August 2020
US 'May Be Banning' TikTok App, Says Trump Amid Reports Of Takeover By Microsoft

US 'May Be Banning' TikTok App, Says Trump Amid Reports Of Takeover By Microsoft

Trump's comments came after published reports that the administration is planning to order China's ByteDance to sell TikTok.


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14 July 2020
Google, Facebook, Microsoft Join Harvard, MIT In Lawsuit Against New Student Visa Rule

Google, Facebook, Microsoft Join Harvard, MIT In Lawsuit Against New Student Visa Rule

According to the IT companies, international students residing in the US make a substantial contribution to the country's GDP and have a particularly...


14 March 2020
Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Bill Gates Steps Down From Microsoft Board

Bill Gates owns 1.36 per cent of the shares in Microsoft, a company with a market capitalization of $1.21 trillion,


26 February 2020
Sachin Tendulkar Yesterday: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Has New Favourite Cricketer

Sachin Tendulkar Yesterday: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Has New Favourite Cricketer

During a fireside chat, Microsoft India President Anant Maheshwari asked Satya Nadella to choose between Kohli and Tendulkar, and he was stumped


13 September 2019
Father Of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Dies At 80

Father Of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Dies At 80

Bukkapuram Nadella Yugandhar was a retired Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer who served in the Prime Minister's Office and the Planning Commission.


16 April 2019
After Sexual Harassment Complaints, Microsoft To Revise HR Policies

After Sexual Harassment Complaints, Microsoft To Revise HR Policies

Started on March 20, the email is flooded with chains of complaints on sexual harassment, ranging from sexist remarks during work trips, to being asked to sit...


14 April 2019
Microsoft Issues Alerts Of Possible Hacker Attacks: Reports

Microsoft Issues Alerts Of Possible Hacker Attacks: Reports

Microsoft said it became aware of an issue involving unauthorised access to some customers' web-based email accounts by cybercriminals.


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12 December 2018
Kerala-Based Engineer Spots Bug In Microsoft Software, Gets Bounty

Kerala-Based Engineer Spots Bug In Microsoft Software, Gets Bounty

The Kerala-based security engineer also received bug bounty from Facebook last year for discovering a bug in the social networking platform.


11 December 2018
Mark Zuckerberg Reaches Out To Microsoft President For Help Amid Loss In Stock Market: Report

Mark Zuckerberg Reaches Out To Microsoft President For Help Amid Loss In Stock Market: Report

According to a report in The Information on Monday, Zuckerberg spoke directly to Smith on how to build trust at Facebook.


22 August 2018
Microsoft Thwarts Hacking Attempts By Russia On US Think Tanks

Microsoft Thwarts Hacking Attempts By Russia On US Think Tanks

Six websites created by hackers linked to Russia's military, hinting at possible foreign interference ahead of November's United States midterm elections, were...


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