Satya Nadella

What's Going on With Amazon Web Services in China?

In spite of regulatory burdens, Amazon is doubling down in China.<p>In the United States, <b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) dominates its respective industries. …

Stocks

Is this Microsoft's upcoming foldable Surface device?

Microsoft has filed a patent for a foldable dual-screen notebook- a two screen device that appears to work in a number of configurations - which …

Microsoft

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 10, 2017

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of Dec. 10, …

Jeff Bezos

17 Books Which Make Great Gifts

Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on self-improvement.<p>Whether you're looking for the perfect gift, or need inspiration yourself, these books come highly recommended by executives who thrive on …

Success

Microsoft could beat Apple to being the first $1 trillion company

• <b>Several of the largest companies are quickly approaching a $1 trillion market cap, a benchmark that's never been reached.</b>• <b><br>Microsoft wouldn't have even been con</b> <b>sidered a contender until recently. Now, it stands a chance.</b><p>If you had wondered out loud five years ago whether Microsoft could be the first …

Stocks

Tech That Will (Probably) Die in 2018

These apps, companies, and devices have flown too close to the sun. The tech grim reaper is coming for them, and he is without mercy.<p>PCMag reviews …

Andy Rubin

This might be Microsoft's secret Surface notepad

A very intricate hinge and foldable displays<p>Microsoft has been rumored to be working on a foldable notepad-like device, much like the company’s Courier concept. A patent from earlier this year provided an outline for such a device, but a new patent has emerged this week with a lot more detail. The …

Microsoft

Even more detailed Surface Phone renders shows a device ready for market

We posted some renders last night of a new Microsoft patent for a dual-screened computer which is likely Microsoft’s mythical Surface Phone.<p>While …

Microsoft

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on ‘Daily Show’: Immigration makes U.S. a ‘beacon of hope’ around the globe

To know why Microsoft is fighting the Trump administration’s immigration policies, look at how CEO Satya Nadella got to where he is today.<p>Nadella …

Microsoft

Microsoft readies dev kit, Q# language for quantum computing

Microsoft is offering a developer kit to help get started in quantum computing and using the company’s quantum-focused Q# programming …

Quantum Mechanics

Microsoft Intern's Rape Claim Highlights Struggle to Combat Sex Discrimination

<b>The woman was an intern</b> when her Microsoft colleagues took her out for drinks in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. She lived miles away in …

Microsoft

Ex-Microsoft intern claimed one of her fellow temps raped her. Her bosses hired him

An ex-Microsoft worker has accused the US software giant of bungling her internal complaint that a fellow employee raped her while she slept.<p>In a …

Class Action

How To Be A Great Business Person And Run A Healthy Business

<b>“When I first started, I underestimated how hard it was going to be to avoid distractions and stay focused on the things that truly matter. As a CEO, everything can seem important, but the reality is that only a few things can truly move the needle. Understanding what those key success factors are</b> …

Leadership

Tim Cook writes opinion piece with Charles Koch urging Congress to protect 'Dreamers'

Apple CEO Tim Cook is continuing to campaign on behalf of 'Dreamers,' participants in the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, by …

Koch Industries

AWS re:Invent: Empathy, Commodities, Coopetition, and Catchup

AWS re:Invent was a well-attended one, with more than 43K attendees. Here are my observations from the event.[<i>Disclaimer</i>: <i>AWS provided me with a full</i> …

Cloud Computing

9 Big Design Trends That Will Shape 2018

Inclusiveness. Value. And super-powered AI.<p>Everyone thought 2016 was bad. That was before 2017. Over the past year, we learned Russia used social media ads to meddle in our election. Our data was stolen from Equifax, Yahoo, and Uber. It felt like virtually every man in a position of power was …

Mark Rolston

How to Use the '5 Hour Rule' to Make You Smarter

<b>A system of constant learning used by Benjamin Franklin, Oprah Winfrey and Bill Gates.</b><p>In today’s business world, it seems like every second you’re …

Arianna Huffington

2017’s Best And Worst Moments In Leadership

From Mark Zuckerberg ducking the Russian hacking hearing to Maxine Waters “reclaiming her time,” here are some of the best and worst moments in leadership.<p>On the heels of a roller-coaster 2016, we’ve discovered just how far from “normal” current events can be. We’ve learned how vulnerable even the …

Maxine Waters

Microsoft Has Been Anointed the King of Technology

<b>Sometimes it stinks to be a bitcoin play:</b> Hey, if you want to ride the bitcoin wave as an investor you have to be prepared for randomly getting your …

Banking

Please, please, c'mon, just... please, pretty please, just, like, please use our AI – Microsoft

Microsoft has bunged a load of AI-powered features into its software – from Azure and Office 365 to Bing and Cortana.<p>The capabilities, a large …

Microsoft

Satya Nadella wishes Microsoft had got into the public cloud business sooner

• Amazon announced its core computing and storage resources two years before Microsoft did.<br>• Nadella cited Jeff Bezos when asked who he most looks up to …

Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation Stock Is Old Tech Poised to Grow Like New Tech

<b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:<b>MSFT</b>) has turned the corner. Until recently, most stock watchers associated the company with PC software as PCs growth …

Stocks

Nadella Says Microsoft Was Late But Fast to Cloud

December 13th, 2017, 5:54 PM UTC<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discusses the success of the company's cloud business with Bloomberg Businessweek's Megan …

Business

What’s On Tonight: The Season Three Finale Of ‘Mr. Robot’ Goes Back To The Beginning

<b>Mr. Robot</b> (USA, 10:00 p.m.) – The season three finale of <i>Mr. Robot</i> promises to revisit the place where all of this madness began. Hopefully that means Elliot will finally be reconciling the events of his childhood but he’s got plenty to do before then.<p><b>Empire</b> (Fox, 8:00 p.m.) – Season four ends with …

TV

Microsoft Searches For AI Case Studies

As I mentioned in my look back at 2017, it seems so many of the companies talking about artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are doing just that, talking. We’re at the early end of the curve. Further proof of that is the contest Microsoft announced: the Cloud AI Challenge, offering a …

Microsoft

Catch Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella tonight on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Catch Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on tonight's episode of The Daily Show.Satya Nadella will be on hand as tonight's guest on The Daily Show (via Jay …

Comedy

13 Most Exciting Gadgets of 2017

It’s that time of the year when we sit back and retrospect on everything we saw coming out of the stables of Apple, Samsung, Google and the likes. …

Nintendo Switch

Trump administration calls for U.S. government to adopt cloud services

(<i>Reuters</i>) — The White House said Wednesday the U.S. government needs a major overhaul of information technology systems and should take steps to better protect data and accelerate efforts to use cloud-based technology.<p>“Difficulties in agency prioritization of resources in support of IT …

Business

Better Buy: Microsoft vs. Oracle

It’s not hard to make an argument for investing either tech behemoth, but one has an ever-so-slight edge.<p>With their respective transitions to the …

Stocks

What Business Leaders Read in 2017

Satya Nadella, Denise Morrison, Lloyd Blankfein and other executives name their favorite books of the year.<p>Laura Alber<p>In “The Disruptors’ Feast,” Frits van Paasschen, the former CEO of Starwood Hotels, takes readers on a global journey through decades of his work to discover the path through …

Lloyd Blankfein