The Ritesh Agarwal-run hospitality chain has Airbnb, Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing and ride-hailing firm Grab as strategic investors.
India accounted for 17.5 per cent share of the overall Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan and China) (APEJC) region software market in 2020.
Which of the companies in India are most sought-after by the job seekers? A latest survey reveals that Google India is the most 'attractive employer brand', followed by Amazon India and Microsoft India.
The end-of-support timeline puts the Windows 10 lifecycle at a hair over 10 years, similar to previous iterations of the OS.
"With Microsoft Edge capable of assuming this responsibility and more, the Internet Explorer 11 desktop application will be retired and go out of support on June 15, 2022, for certain versions of Windows 10."
Microsoft has launched the personal version of its communication app Teams for use among friends and families that offers all-day free video calling.
New Delhi: Microsoft has warned its customers against a new sophisticated nation-state cyber attack that has its origin in China and is primarily targeting on-premises ‘Exchange Server’ software of the tech giant. Called “Hafnium,” it operates from China and is attacking infectious disease researchers, law firms, higher education institutions, defence contractors, policy think tanks and […]
New Delhi: Microsoft has warned its customers against a new sophisticated nation-state cyber attack origin from China and is primarily targeting on-premises ‘Exchange Server’ software of the tech giant called “Hafnium,”. It operates from China and is attacking infectious disease researchers, law firms, higher education institutions, defence contractors, policy think tanks and NGOs in the […]
New Delhi: The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) has welcomed the Budget proposal to impose 2 per cent extra tax on foreign e-commerce companies whether engaged in business of sale of goods or providing services, acceptance of offer for sale, placing of purchase order, acceptance of purchase order, payment of consideration or supply of […]
New Delhi: Just when Hackers are busy duping people through sophisticated hacking techniques in the pandemic, some users in India have reported receiving a letter in their emails, promising $450,000 (nearly Rs 3.3 crore) from “Microsoft” for being winner of the “Microsoft Relief Grant and Support Initiative”. This letter, which bears the name of Microsoft […]
New Delhi: Microsoft has detected and worked to stop a series of cyber-attacks from hackers masquerading as conference organisers to target more than 100 high-profile individuals, including former ambassadors and other senior policy experts, for intelligence collection purposes. Phosphorus, an Iranian threat actor, targeted potential attendees of the upcoming Munich Security Conference and the Think […]
New Delhi: Microsoft on Wednesday announced a collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to skill more than one lakh underserved women in India over the next 10 months. This initiative is an extension of Microsoft’s partnership with NSDC to provide digital skills to over one lakh youth in the country. The partnership is […]
New Delhi: Microsoft has taken further steps to end the support for its Internet Explorer as it pushes users to install the revamped Chromium-based Edge browser. Now, when you visit an incompatible site in Internet Explorer which still has 5 per cent market share globally, the browsing session will automatically be directed to Microsoft Edge. […]
New Delhi: Microsoft India on Monday announced the public preview of its Power Automate Desktop, a new desktop-based solution that helps businesses automate repetitive, manual tasks. Part of Microsoft Power Automate service, this Robotic Process Automate (RPA) solution is designed to expand low-code automation capabilities for organisations, Microsoft said. From simple data transfers to complex […]
New Delhi: Microsoft has discovered a sophisticated mobile Android ransomware with novel techniques and behaviour, evading many available protections and registering a low detection rate against security solutions. Called AndroidOS/MalLocker.B, the mobile ransomware is the latest variant of a ransomware family that’s been in the wild for a while but has been evolving non-stop. “This […]
New Delhi: Microsoft blocked over 13 billion malicious and suspicious mails in 2019, of which more than 1 billion were phishing credential attacks. In 2020, the tech giant is busy tackling misinformation around Covid-19 as cybercriminals pivoted lures to imitate trusted sources like the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other national health organisations, to get […]
New Delhi: Samsung on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Microsoft on an end-to-end, Cloud-based private 5G network solution to drive innovation that lowers the barrier to entry for deployment of private 5G networks in enterprises. Through a Cloud-based approach to the market, the companies said they aim to achieve greater cost efficiencies in 5G deployments. […]
San Francisco: Bytedance, the Chinese owner of TikTok, has chosen Cloud major Oracle over Microsoft to run its US operations as a ‘trusted tech partner’, multiple media reports revealed on Monday while an official announcement was still awaited. According to The New York Times, it was unclear whether TikTok’s choice of Oracle as a technology partner […]
New Delhi: The organisations that have deployed Artificial Intelligence (AI) with skilling initiatives in India are generating most value from this new-age technology, and senior executives predict that half of all employees will be equipped with AI skills in the next 6-10 years, a new Microsoft survey said on Monday. In India, all AI-leading companies […]
New Delhi: Not just the US operations, Microsoft is aiming to acquire the global business of Chinese short-video making app TikTok, including in India where the app is banned, The Financial Times reported on Thursday. Microsoft is officially seeking to buy the TikTok operations in North America, Australia and New Zealand for a “reported figure […]
San Francisco: Microsoft has officially confirmed it is in talks to acquire the operations of video-sharing platform TikTok in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand markets following a conversation between Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and President Donald Trump. “Microsoft is prepared to continue discussions to explore a purchase of TikTok in the United States,” […]
Washington: Technology giant Microsoft is in advance talks to acquire TikTok’s US operations, according to a media report Friday, even as President Donald Trump said his administration is considering to ban the popular Chinese-owned video app. “We’re looking at TikTok. We may be banning TikTok,” Trump told reporters at the White House. India has banned […]
San Francisco: Global communication platform Skype’s mobile app for iPhones and iPads has been updated with a new screen-blurring feature similar to the background blur in Microsoft Teams. While Skype now supports background blurring on PC, iOS and iPadOS, there is no word yet on Android support. However, the feature has been available on the […]
San Francisco: Microsoft has introduced a new platform security technology to prevent data corruption techniques being adopted by cybercriminals to target system security policy and tamper with data structures on Windows 10 devices. Called Kernel Data Protection (KDP), the technology prevents data corruption attacks by protecting parts of the Windows kernel and drivers through virtualization-based […]
New Delhi: Microsoft has appointed former McKinsey & Company executive Navtez Bal to lead its public sector business in India. In his new role as Executive Director, Public Sector, Microsoft India, Bal will focus on driving digital transformation and innovation across public sector organisations, empowering them to serve citizens better, the company said on Wednesday. […]