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Microsoft Offers Free Courses to build awareness around Data Privacy and Cloud

By : CIOL Bureau

As part of Microsoft India’s continued efforts in building awareness around cloud technologies, data privacy and security subject areas, the company announced the availability of online courses on cloud computing, with a focus on data protection regulations, security and compliance.

Citrix and Microsoft simplify branch office network deployments

By : CIOL Bureau

Citrix partners with Microsoft to provide Citrix SD-WAN solution as the on-ramp to Azure, for the new Azure Virtual WAN service, announced by Microsoft. The joint solution is designed for the WAN edge of Azure to help enhance user experience,

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure IoT Edge

By : CIOL Bureau

Since the introduction of Azure IoT Edge just over a year ago, there have been several examples of the real-world impact to run cloud intelligence directly on IoT devices. Now devices can act immediately on real-time data—whether it be recognizing a crack

EY and Microsoft Launch Blockchain Solution for Media & Entertainment Industry

By : CIOL Bureau

With an aim to streamline the costly and time-consuming processes in entertainment rights and royalties, EY and Microsoft launched a blockchain network for content rights and royalties management. When fully operational, this EY and Microsoft blockchain network will encompass thousands

Microsoft using drone images and AI to help farmers improve farm yields

INDIA: Microsoft and drone maker, DJI are partnering to help farmers quickly get the information related to soil moisture in their fields and any pest infestation, without the need to spend hours and days spent walking or driving on the

Microsoft woos AI developers with new capabilities on cloud and at edge


USA: On Monday at Microsoft’s annual developer conference, Build 2018, Microsoft leaders showcased new technologies to help every developer be an AI developer on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and across any platform. “The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge is

Microsoft announces new online courses for developers

By : CIOL Writers 1

Microsoft announced two new courses in its online education program for developers. First will be an AI course for advanced developers who want to expand their knowledge of machine learning and the second one will be an entry-level software development course. The

Microsoft unveils its innovation hub ‘Garage’ in Hyderabad

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has officially opened its innovation and incubation hub Microsoft Garage in India. The Garage will be located at the India Development Center(IDC) in Hyderabad and will be the second largest in the world. Microsoft Garage is a platform for

‘Microsoft Teams’ gets new updates including Cortana integration and more features

By : CIOL Writers

Marking the first anniversary of Microsoft Teams, Microsoft has unveiled some new features for Microsoft Teams, a competitor to Slack. The new features include Cortana integration, inline message translation for Teams and many more features. The major highlight of the

Microsoft and Apollo Hospitals team up to use AI in treating cardiac diseases

By : CIOL Writers

In today’s times, technology plays an important part in determining the future of any individual. Technology in the field of healthcare services can give a new lease of life to any patient. To make use of technology to its full

Microsoft optimizes Skype for entry-level Android smartphones

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft is launching an updated version of Skype for Android devices. The updated version will be optimized to run on low-end Android smartphones, providing better audio and video quality on those smartphones. Great News! A lighter version of Skype is now

Microsoft’s Cortana gets a new head to take on rivals

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft’s AI assistant Cortana has a new boss in Javier Soltero, who previously controlled the Microsoft Office product group. Axios reported that Soltero moved to oversee Cortana around three weeks ago, and will report to Harry Shum, Microsoft’s head of AI and research.

Microsoft Surface Pro launched in India starting at Rs 64,999

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft announced the launch of the new Surface Pro laptops in India. The most versatile laptop will be available in online Microsoft stores (Amazon and Flipkart) as well as Croma, Reliance, Vijay Sales, and other authorized retailers in India. Vineet

Microsoft commits $500M to a new startup program

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced a new program, Microsoft for Startups that delivers access to technology, go-to-market and community benefits that helps startups grow their customer and revenue base. As part of the program, the Redmond-based company is committing $500 million over the next two

Microsoft hires Chalkup CEO to integrate Chalkup’s classroom tech to Teams

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced that it has hired Chalkup’s CEO Justin Chando. Chando will join the Microsoft Education team to help integrate classroom collaboration features in Microsoft Teams. Chalkup was founded in 2013 by CEO Justin Chando, who’s joining Microsoft as a

Microsoft introduces cheaper version of Surface and Surface Book 2 laptops

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has launched newer variants of its Surface and Surface Book 2 laptops. The new variants are a lot cheaper which will make them more accessible to buyers. The Microsoft Surface Laptop which was earlier priced at $999 is now available at

Microsoft is dropping Windows 10 S in favor of ‘S Mode’

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft is dropping Windows 10 S as a standalone product in favor of a new “S Mode” for Windows 10 Home, Pro, and Education possibly to clear confusion among its hardware partners and consumers alike. Both Thurrott and Neowin have discovered that Microsoft is dropping Windows 10

Microsoft’s Azure witnesses 98pc growth in Q2

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft posted better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter of its 2018 fiscal year, which ended on December 31. The company reported a revenue of $28.9 billion, up 12 percent year over year and net income of $7.5 billion. As usual, Cloud was

Microsoft releases new Spectre patch to disable Intel’s fix

By : CIOL Writers 1

Microsoft has released an emergency security update to fix Intel’s buggy patch after the company confirmed that their security patches caused computers to reboot more often than normal. Microsoft said it was rolling an out of band security update that

Microsoft Teams’ update brings new app store, commands and more

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced new updates to its chat and productivity program Teams. Microsoft called the update, which rolls out today, the biggest one since Teams launched last March. With the newer updates, users can leverage apps in various new ways and command