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  • Sony's Spartacus service for PlayStation could be its answer to Xbox Game Pass: Report Dec 05, 2021 02:24 PM IST

    Sony's Spartacus service for PlayStation could be its answer to Xbox Game Pass: Report

    Sony currently offers two subscription services, PlayStation Now and PlayStation Plus.

  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, 7c+ Gen 3 launched for next wave of Windows 11 laptops Dec 02, 2021 02:39 PM IST

    Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3, 7c+ Gen 3 launched for next wave of Windows 11 laptops

    The Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 is the world’s first 5nm chipset for Windows devices.

  • Microsoft introduces Teams Essentials aimed at small businesses Dec 02, 2021 01:49 PM IST

    Microsoft introduces Teams Essentials aimed at small businesses

    Teams Essentials is priced at Rs 100 per person per month and gives small businesses an affordable collaboration platform

  • LinkedIn adds Hindi support to expand its reach in India Dec 02, 2021 11:22 AM IST

    LinkedIn adds Hindi support to expand its reach in India

    Following this rollout, members will be able to access their feed, profile, jobs, messaging, and create content in Hindi on desktop, and on their Android and iOS smartphones

  • Microsoft gives its browser an edge, makes Xbox Cloud Gaming Clarity Boost update exclusive to it Dec 01, 2021 05:03 PM IST

    Microsoft gives its browser an edge, makes Xbox Cloud Gaming Clarity Boost update exclusive to it

    The featured browser for Windows 10 and 11, Microsoft Edge currently only enjoys a 5.96% market share in the US, well behind popular alternatives such as Chrome or Apple's Safari.

  • Satya Nadella sells 50% of his stake in Microsoft ahead of capital gains tax law regime Dec 01, 2021 09:32 AM IST

    Satya Nadella sells 50% of his stake in Microsoft ahead of capital gains tax law regime

    Microsoft in a statement said that CEO Satya Nadella sold his stake for personal financial planning and diversification reasons,

  • Halo Infinite players frustrated as cheaters invade the game Nov 30, 2021 01:40 PM IST

    Halo Infinite players frustrated as cheaters invade the game

    Halo Infinite is the latest high profile competitive game to be hit by cheaters

  • Billionaire yearbook photos: We've recognised Elon Musk, can you recognise the rest? Nov 29, 2021 12:58 PM IST

    Billionaire yearbook photos: We've recognised Elon Musk, can you recognise the rest?

    And this is how Elon Musk responded to a journalist's tweet of his yearbook photo.

  • Bill Gates recommends his 5 favourite books of 2021. Read any? Nov 24, 2021 04:46 PM IST

    Bill Gates recommends his 5 favourite books of 2021. Read any?

    Bill Gates said he was obsessed with science fiction as a child and as he got older, he started reading a lot more non-fiction.

  • Xbox head Phil Spencer is making "proactive adjustments" to relationship with Activision Blizzard Nov 19, 2021 02:44 PM IST

    Xbox head Phil Spencer is making "proactive adjustments" to relationship with Activision Blizzard

    In an email sent out to the Xbox team, boss Phil Spencer said that he would be evaluating the relationship with Activision Blizzard following latest revelations

  • MS rolls out Xbox Cloud Gaming for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S consoles Nov 18, 2021 05:15 PM IST

    MS rolls out Xbox Cloud Gaming for Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S consoles

    Xbox Cloud Gaming on Xbox consoles will be accessible to Game Pass Ultimate users in 25 regions.

  • Accenture, Microsoft expand Project Amplify to support 10 startups, social enterprises in India Nov 17, 2021 06:57 PM IST

    Accenture, Microsoft expand Project Amplify to support 10 startups, social enterprises in India

    The joint initiative 'Project Amplify' is Asia Pacific-wide and accelerates the growth of 33 startups from across the region.

  • Microsoft Surface Go 3 launched in India with Intel processors and pre-loaded Windows 11 Nov 17, 2021 02:52 PM IST

    Microsoft Surface Go 3 launched in India with Intel processors and pre-loaded Windows 11

    Pre-orders for the new Surface Go 3 will commence on Amazon starting at Rs 57,999, while prices for businesses starts from Rs 42,999.

  • What we are looking for is fit: Xbox VP Sarah Bond on acquisition strategy Nov 11, 2021 01:20 PM IST

    What we are looking for is fit: Xbox VP Sarah Bond on acquisition strategy

    At the GamesBeat Summit Next event, Xbox corporate vice president Sarah Bond spoke about the company's acquisition strategies.

  • Microsoft takes on Google Chrome OS, launches new Windows 11 SE OS alongside Surface Laptop SE Nov 10, 2021 09:02 PM IST

    Microsoft takes on Google Chrome OS, launches new Windows 11 SE OS alongside Surface Laptop SE

    Windows 11 SE is a stripped-down version of Windows 11, designed to work on entry-level laptops.

  • War for talent replaces capital as India Inc’s biggest concern Nov 03, 2021 11:37 AM IST

    War for talent replaces capital as India Inc’s biggest concern

    Gen Z, those between the ages of 18 and 25, that has been most impacted by the changes in work practices following the pandemic. According to the Microsoft survey quoted above, 60 percent of this cohort say they are merely surviving or flat-out struggling right now

  • Cannot overstate how much of a breakthrough metaverse is: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Nov 02, 2021 11:03 PM IST

    Cannot overstate how much of a breakthrough metaverse is: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

    Speaking at Microsoft Ignite 2021 conference on November 2, CEO Satya Nadella, said, “It is no longer just looking at a camera view of a factory floor, you can be on the floor. It's no longer just video conferencing with colleagues, you can be with them in the same room. It's no longer just playing a game with friends, you can be in the game with them.”

  • Move over Apple, Microsoft now the world's most valuable company Oct 29, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    Move over Apple, Microsoft now the world's most valuable company

    Microsoft's stock has surged more than 45% this year, with pandemic-induced demand for its cloud-based services driving sales. Shares of Apple have climbed 15% so far this year.

  • Microsoft to work with community colleges to fill 2,50,000 cyber jobs Oct 28, 2021 10:59 PM IST

    Microsoft to work with community colleges to fill 2,50,000 cyber jobs

    Microsoft said it will provide scholarships or assistance to about 25,000 students and will provide training for new and existing teachers at 150 community colleges across the country.

  • Microsoft nearly overtakes Apple as most valuable company Oct 28, 2021 08:19 AM IST

    Microsoft nearly overtakes Apple as most valuable company

    Fueled by strong quarterly growth in its Azure cloud-computing business, Microsoft’s shares jumped 4.2% to end at a record $323.17, elevating the software maker’s market capitalization to $2.426 trillion, just short of Apple’s $2.461 trillion valuation, according to Refinitiv data.

  • New Windows Store now live for Windows 10 testers Oct 27, 2021 06:04 PM IST

    New Windows Store now live for Windows 10 testers

    The full release of the store on Windows 10 would be soon

  • Microsoft sees cloud business growth, but supply woes continue for Xbox Oct 27, 2021 07:34 AM IST

    Microsoft sees cloud business growth, but supply woes continue for Xbox

    The company beat Wall Street expectations for its fist quarter ended Sept. 30, with pandemic-induced demand for the software giant’s cloud-based services driving sales.

  • Microsoft is testing Android Apps in Windows 11 Oct 21, 2021 01:16 PM IST

    Microsoft is testing Android Apps in Windows 11

    The Redmond-based tech giant has partnered with Amazon and Intel to test 50 apps with Windows Insiders

  • Going beyond Netflix subscription lapses: The widespread impact of failed recurring payments Oct 20, 2021 06:30 PM IST

    Going beyond Netflix subscription lapses: The widespread impact of failed recurring payments

    Small businesses and not-for-profit organisations have taken a hit as their revenue stream of monthly payments dwindled after new recurring payment norms. International payments have failed for key B2B services used by Indian companies.

  • Bill Gates warned in 2008 over 'inappropriate emails' to female employee Oct 19, 2021 11:24 AM IST

    Bill Gates warned in 2008 over 'inappropriate emails' to female employee

    According to reporting by the Wall Street Journal that was confirmed to AFP by a Microsoft spokesperson, in 2007, Gates, then a full-time employee and president of Microsoft, flirted with a female staffer by email and invited her to meet him outside of work.

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