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Oracle becomes TikTok-US’ technology partner; Microsoft out of the league?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

It is September 14; a day before US Prez Donald Trump set a deadline on Bytedance. He had asked Bytedance to sell TikTok US to an American tech or face ban (much like India). Earlier, Microsoft has assumed the role

10 failures of Microsoft

By : Sunil Rajguru

Microsoft has had so many successes. Their Windows Operating Systems have cumulatively become an all-time blockbuster and something which we have simply taken for granted. MS Word-Excel-PPT entered our lexicon for good. IBM might have missed out on cloud early

US Prez Trump asks for a chunk of TikTok US Sale; calls it a hot brand

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft and TikTok-US are in a negotiation deal over the country’s growing security reviews. The deal was possible as the US fears user data transfer to the Chinese Communist Government. To stop that from happening, TikTok has to close this

US Company over Chinese Communist party: Microsoft in talks to buy TikTok US for security review

By : CIOL Bureau

The controversy has been going on for days now. US President Donald Trump has his issues about the ByteDabce operated TikTok app. The app supposedly collects user data and sells it to the Chinese Communist Party. Thus, following a conversation

Microsoft and Hitachi partner to advance the digitalisation of the supply chain management

By : CIOL Bureau

Hitachi, Ltd. and Microsoft Corp. on Thursday announced a multiyear strategic alliance. They will accelerate the digital transformation of the manufacturing and logistics industries across Southeast Asia, North America and Japan. The first solutions will be available in Thailand in

Day 1: Empowering developers to achieve more at the Microsoft Developer Conference

By : CIOL Bureau

The  Microsoft Developer Conference brought together developers and tech professionals in the country. The event underlined the critical role of developers in innovations that will power the economic recovery. About the Microsoft Developer Conference Microsoft kicked off its first virtual Developer’s

Five cybersecurity best practices for organizations embracing ‘Remote Work’

By : CIOL Bureau

To deal with the Coronavirus threat, organizations across the world have resorted to Remote Work culture overnight. To ensure business continuity, organizations have been rushing to embrace technology to allow collaboration and ensure productivity with various tools for video conferencing,

ACI Worldwide to Deliver Universal Payments Technology Via Microsoft Azure

By : CIOL Bureau

ACI Worldwide announced a global strategic collaboration with Microsoft via the Microsoft Partner Network to support the payments industry’s rapid adoption of technology deployed in the public cloud. As one of Microsoft’s top 10 global ISV partners in the financial

Tata Communications and Microsoft working together to accelerate development in connected cars

By : CIOL Bureau

Tata Communications is working together with Microsoft to help speed up the development of new innovative connected car applications. By combining the IoT connectivity and network intelligence capabilities of Tata Communications MOVE with the Microsoft Connected Vehicle Platform, Tata Communications

Microsoft’s Digital Governance Tech Tour: A skilling initiative for government officials on AI and cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

In line with the government’s Digital India vision, Microsoft India launched the Digital Governance Tech Tour, a National program to deliver critical AI and intelligent cloud computing skills to the Government officials in charge of IT across the country. The

Microsoft introduces Edge Beta: you can try it now

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft has announced its Beta release for the next version of Microsoft Edge. The new version is now available for all supported versions of Windows and macOS. With the new Microsoft Edge, the company is trying to create better web

Former Apple’s Siri chief is joining Microsoft’s AI division

By : CIOL Bureau

After spending nearly one decade, Bill Stasior, the former head of Apple’s Siri division, is joining Microsoft’s Artificial Intelligence (AI) division. Stasior left Apple in May this year, and now joining Microsoft this month as a corporate vice president. He

Microsoft harnesses the power of SMS Organizer to make train journeys easier

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft SMS Organizer will now make travelling by train more convenient. SMS Organizer app can be used to track the live status of an Indian Railways train anytime, anywhere even with intermittent connectivity. Features on SMS Organizer that will make

Jio and Microsoft accelerating digital transformation in India

By : CIOL Bureau

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited (Jio) and Microsoft Corp. are embarking on a unique, comprehensive, long-term strategic relationship aimed at accelerating the digital transformation of the Indian economy and society. This 10-year commitment combines the world-class capabilities of both companies to

Capgemini Group strengthens its relationship with Microsoft

By : CIOL Bureau

Capgemini is expanding its relationship with Microsoft through a strategic initiative aimed at helping enterprises to accelerate their adoption of cloud technologies. The new Enterprise Portfolio Modernization (EPM) initiative includes several solutions to support Capgemini’s Cloud and application development and

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI to develop AGI

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft is investing $1 billion in OpenAI, founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman, to develop AGI (Artificial General Intelligence) to solve more complex problems that AI currently is incapable of. OpenAI will use Microsoft’s Azure cloud services to train

Barracuda Secures and Optimizes Office 365 User Experience with Microsoft Virtual WAN

By : CIOL Bureau

Barracuda Networks, Inc. announced new capabilities enabling Barracuda CloudGen Firewall to further improve connectivity to Office 365 and the Microsoft Azure cloud. Specifically, the new functionality of the CloudGen Firewall to enforce Office 365 local breakout policies in Microsoft Azure

Tata Communications adds fully-managed Microsoft Azure Virtual WAN service to its IZO cloud platform

By : CIOL Bureau

Tata Communications is expanding its global relationship with Microsoft with the addition of managed services capability for Azure Virtual WAN. Enterprises worldwide are now able to combine IZO Internet WAN with the Microsoft global network to connect employees seamlessly and

Microsoft and ServiceNow Announce Strategic Partnership

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft Corp. and ServiceNow announced a broader strategic partnership intended to significantly enhance the integration and optimization of the companies’ products, platform and cloud capabilities. Through this expanded partnership, the companies will enable enterprise customers in certain highly regulated industries,

Microsoft Kaizala: A new messenger app

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft is synonymous with technological revolution. From Windows 95 to Microsoft Office and Xbox, the tech giants have transformed the general perception of computing, organizational management, and the gaming industry. Their latest product Kaizala, messenger app, has been touted as the