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Microsoft 3rd in gaming, Jio Fiber beats BSNL, global chip sales at half-trillion plus

By : Sunil Rajguru

Microsoft gets Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion; Jio Fiber beats BSNL & global chip sales cross half-a-trillion. Vodafone-Idea-BSNL, Wordle & CES 2020 (Ep-56, January 14) Apple unstoppable, now @ $3 trillion (Ep-55, January 7) TikTok strikes back to topple Google

Microsoft is the king

By : Sunil Rajguru

Microsoft edges out Apple as the most valuable company, Facebook shuts down facial recognition & Yahoo! exits in China. Facebook enters the Metaverse (Ep-47, October 29) The dangers of tech monopolies (Ep-46, October 8) Booster shot for telcos; 5G soon?

Big Tech: A3M3 already rules the world

By : Sunil Rajguru

Some time back FAANG was coined to signify the biggies in Big Tech: Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix & Google. Some replaced Netflix with Microsoft and called it FAAMG. But with the name changes and developments, right now the Big 6

The pursuit of transformation: Opportunities and pitfalls

By : CIOL Bureau 1

While the Chrysalis remains the ultimate symbol of transformation, many fail to comprehend the complexity that real world organizations face in emulating this metamorphosis. The caterpillar can comfortably shut shop for weeks, sans distraction, and focus completely on becoming the

Tech Giant Microsoft announces Windows 11 in its largest product event

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Microsoft has held its biggest product launch event in decades. Microsoft’s Windows 11 event Livestream began today at 8:30 pm IST (11 am ET). To watch the event, you need to visit the Windows Event page on the Microsoft website.

Microsoft Event on June 24: What’s New in Windows? Another generation or New Features?

By : Laxitha Mundhra

Microsoft has been teasing a “next generation” of Windows for months now. The tech giant, with the new Windows update may address a lot of lingering problems. For example, rearranging apps issue on multiple monitors, an upcoming Xbox Auto HDR feature,

Big Tech report blockbuster quarterly results despite COVID-19

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The last week has been a roller coaster ride for the market with Q1 results coming up. The Big Tech has also announced their results. Not exactly shocking, but despite Covid-19, these companies have reported competitive results surpassing their records.

Google, Microsoft and Amazon pledge resources for support against COVID crisis in India

By : Laxitha Mundhra

India has seen a massive jump in infections in the second wave. It has been a true test to our hospital infrastructure as we are struggling to deal with the increasing cases. Most of all, there has also been a

Four-Day Work Week and 48 Weekly Hours- The Curious Case of New Indian Labour Code

By : Laxitha Mundhra

The Indian labour Ministry has decided to allow companies to offer flexibility in working days and hours. According to a BS report, Labour secretary Apurva Chandra has said that many companies are interested in providing a four-day work shift. Thus, the ministry

Key Opinions of Thought leaders from TiEcon Delhi (Day 1-3)

By : CIOL Bureau

The TiECon conducted one of the biggest Entrepreneurial Event of 2021. The event saw the participation of various world leaders. According to the event organisers, the event aims to focus on the unprecedented opportunities that will arise over the next several years

Meet the Winners of “Innovate for an Accessible India” Challenge by NASSCOM and Microsoft India

By : CIOL Bureau

NASSCOM Foundation and Microsoft India in partnership with the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Department of Science & Technology (DST), and ERNET today announced the winners of ‘Innovate for an Accessible India‘(IAI)-a pan India initiative that fosters innovative

Big Tech Monopoly over Internet: Think India invites article on “Freedom of Speech” by Nov 30

By : CIOL Bureau

Think India is a pan-India organization established to bring together the best talent of the country and to infuse in them a ‘Nation-First’ attitude. The organization seeks to develop solution-based thinking and inspire young India to serve society. It also

Microsoft and Accenture expand commitment to support social entrepreneurs

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft, in February 2020, introduced the Global Social Entrepreneurship Program. With it, it aims to empower tech-enabled startups that focus on dealing with social and environmental challenges. The tech giant, under this program, allowed startups to access its breakthrough technology.

Microsoft and Netflix partner to teach data science and coding with “Over the Moon” character Fei Fei

By : CIOL Bureau

This summer, Microsoft launched the Global Skills Initiative aimed at helping 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills. And since that announcement, they’ve helped 10 million people gain skills to better navigate digital transformation. In a recent initiative, they

Job Post: Microsoft Is Hiring Business Operations Associate; Hyderabad Location

By : CIOL Bureau

Microsoft Business Process Outsource (BPO) Operations is responsible for the execution of contracting, performance management and delivering business services in support of a wide range of business units within Microsoft. The company is hiring for the position of business operations

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