Satya Nadella

Microsoft Monday: Free Version Of Teams, Notepad Improvements, Dolby Vision Support For Xbox One

“Microsoft Monday” is a weekly column that focuses on all things Microsoft. This week “Microsoft Monday” features news about a free version of Teams, Dolby Vision support for Xbox One, Skype 8.0, the Whiteboard app and much more!<p><b>Free Version Of Teams</b><p>Forbes contributor David Phelan published details …

Notepads

Microsoft Announces New Free Version Of Teams To Directly Take On Slack

Microsoft has just announced updates to Teams, its workplace collaboration software which was first launched last year. And the update means it can directly compete with Slack, that remarkable success story which changed how we work together since it launched in August 2013.<p>Slack, as has been …

Slack

How Amy Hood Won Back Wall Street and Helped Reboot Microsoft

Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of …

Harvard Business School

10 Stocks That Are Crushing the Market in 2018

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 12<p>Big winners<p>2018 has featured lots of volatility in the stock market. Indeed, the market fell more than 3% …

Investing

Why Microsoft Has Gone Up About 23% So Far This Year

The company is performing well, and investors are taking notice.<p><b>What happened</b><p>Shares of <b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) are up about 23% so far …

Investing

Your Data is Yours, No Company Can Have Right Over It: TRAI

Rules for protection of personal data in the telecom space are not sufficient, regulator TRAI said today, while suggesting that consumers be given …

Technology (India)

Cloud Wars: Who Will Win?

The cloud has fundamentally changed the way businesses operate. Similar to ground-breaking models like Uber (UBER) and Airbnb (AIRB), the cloud …

Business

How Satya Nadella and Microsoft won back Wall Street – Quartz

In 2012, Microsoft looked like it could crumble.<p>It posted its first quarterly loss in the company’s history, set against the background of a failing smartphone strategy and the rise of Apple’s iPhone and iPad line. The company’s $6.3 billion all-cash acquisition of advertising company aQuantive in …

Microsoft

Liberty, equality, technology: France is finally poised to become a tech power

Once America had an unassailable advantage, an economic flywheel that spun off innovation and Fortune 500 companies like a perpetual-motion machine. Bring in the best, brightest, and most driven from around the world; educate them or their children at its universities; then watch them start …

Microsoft

The White House’s terrible photo is the perfect image of the Trump-Putin summit

The weirdest, least flattering image of Donald Trump with Vladimir Putin didn’t come from a rogue member of the media. It came from Trump’s own press …

Donald Trump

What is the next level for France’s budding technology scene? | Financial Times

Over three sweltering hot days in May, 100,000 people travelled from all over the world to a vast exhibition centre in the south-west of Paris. They …

Startups

Microsoft faces high expectations ahead of Thursday's quarterly results, after its share price hit an all-time high

After a record performance in its third quarter and a share price spike to an all-time high last week, software technology firm Microsoft will be …

Investing

Satya Nadella at Microsoft: Instilling a Growth Mindset

Access to case studies expires six months after purchase date.<p>Publication Date: <b>June 01, 2018</b><p>When Satya Nadella took over as CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he inherited a firm fading toward irrelevance, plagued by internal fights and inertia. Earlier that year his wife, Anu, had given him a best-selling …

Microsoft

Why Microsoft's free version of Teams could help it better compete with Slack

Microsoft Teams can now compete directly with Slack with a free tier that startups not in Microsoft's ecosystem can use.<p>Microsoft added a free access …

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft's HoloLens evolves in shadows as Apple's ARKit makes leaps in limelight

Augmented reality (AR) has been embraced as the next step in personal computing's evolution. Leading tech companies are approaching this industry …

Augmented Reality

Microsoft created elusive particles to build the world's most accurate quantum computer

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>The most powerful quantum computers in the future will be the ones not necessarily with the most Qubits, but be the ones …

Quantum Computing

Camouflaging diversity issues isn’t the same as solving them

Under pressure, tech companies are rushing to tout their commitment to diversity and inclusion. But some of their efforts paper over the problem rather than solve it.<p>Want a foolproof way to gauge a company’s true commitment to diversity and inclusion? Don’t listen to the messages corporate leaders …

CES

Microsoft On Cloud Nine

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) remains my favorite technology stock for growth and gains. I have been a fan of the stock for several years and have written …

Business

7 Socially Responsible Investments to Make Now

Warren Buffett’s grandson Howard is a Columbia University professor. He’s also a big believer in businesses creating social value by collaborating …

Investing

Microsoft flagging channel Azure MSP experts

Microscope Editor<p>Follow:<p>Microsoft is gearing up for its Inspire event and has already indicated that it is going to be using promotions around …

Customers

Cannes Lions Interview: Michael Epstein, CEO, Carat U.S.

<i>On the occasion of the 2018 Cannes Creativity Festival, I sat down with Michael Epstein, CEO, Carat U.S., part of the Dentsu Aegis Network of 40,000 people in five continents, delivering brand, media and digital communications solutions for clients such as Mondelez, Addidas, GM, Philips,</i> …

Coca-Cola

Does IBM's ~4.5% Yield Make It A Buy?

I have owned shares of IBM (IBM) since 2013. The market has performed remarkably well since I originally purchased those shares. As a matter of fact, …

Investing

Microsoft calls for regulation of facial recognition, saying it’s too risky to leave to tech industry alone

Microsoft is calling for government regulation on facial-recognition software, one of its key technologies, saying such artificial intelligence is too important and potentially dangerous for tech giants to police themselves.<p>On Friday, company president Brad Smith urged lawmakers in a blog post to …

Artificial Intelligence

Satya Nadella on LinkedIn: “Today we announced the next…

Today we announced the next milestone for Microsoft Teams, introducing new AI-powered features and a free version. Teams is central to my daily …

Microsoft

Microsoft may relocate jobs over Trump immigration policy

Immigration debate's midterm impact<p>Tech giant Microsoft is considering shifting jobs outside of the U.S. over President Trump’s immigration policies.<p>The company’s blog, citing an interview President Brad Smith did with CNBC, said that because the company hires foreign workers for tech jobs, the …

Immigration

Microsoft is fixing a major videoconferencing faux pas with artificial intelligence

Microsoft made a bunch of new updates to its Office 365 cloud productivity suite for businesses today, most of which hinge on the concept of collaborating with your colleagues.<p>For instance, Microsoft announced a free version of Teams, the workplace chat software bundled into Office 365, which …

Business

The $24 billion chatbot industry sucks because it needs better AI

In 2014, WIRED would profile a “boring” company called Slack beginning a media and venture-based obsession with bringing chat to every corner of our work lives. Somewhere along the way, the growth of chat-based enterprise communication was conflated with a preference for doing <i>everything</i> in a chat …

Tech Trends

Full transcript: Matt Cutts of the U.S. Digital Service on Recode Decode

Regardless of which party is in office, there is lots to be done to modernize government processes.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, Matt Cutts, the acting administrator of the U.S. Digital Service, talks about how his team is trying to modernize government agencies and make …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

These were the 19 biggest tech acquisitions last year

In the face the digital revolution, mergers and acquisitions are still a strategy used by large companies to catch up, maintain market share or get one step ahead.<p>These buyouts often speak louder than any official statement made by the respective companies. For instance, Google has managed to …

Mergers & Acquisitions

GitHub courts enterprise developers with new code management features

When Microsoft Corp. announced plans to acquire GitHub last month, chief executive Satya Nadella said one of his objectives is to widen the adoption …

Software Development