ByteDance makes its remote-work app Lark free in India
Lark is a platform for collaboration that brings together tools, including Messenger, Online Docs and Sheets, Cloud Storage, Calendar, and Video Conferencing. It is said to have combined elements of Slack, Dropbox, Google Docs and Skype.
From virtual meetings to meditation sessions, Satya Nadella's tips for working from home
The Microsoft CEO recently shared the guidelines for...
Microsoft will get out of COVID-19 crisis 'pretty strong': Satya Nadella
Asserting that Microsoft is financially strong despite the challenge...
After SC order, India's cryptocurrency space is whirring back into action
Even as Coronavirus spread, with sectors such as retail, travel, aviation, realty and others hunkering down to face prolonged economic pain, the small club of cryptocurrency players stood out. They are hiring and are witnessing customers, particularly millennials, flocking in to buy virtual money.
Is work from home stressful? Companies rope in psychiatrists, experts for counselling
Microsoft, P&G and Deloitte are among companies that have sought professional assistance to help employees tackle the turmoil due to social distancing, now extended for three weeks, and working remotely.
Microsoft launches coronavirus tracker
According to sources, data is being aggregated from sources like the World Health Organization (WHO), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Covid-19: Companies rope in psychiatrists, experts for emotional counselling of work from home employees
Microsoft, P&G and Deloitte are among companies that have sought professional assistance to help employees tackle the turmoil due to social distancing, now extended for three weeks after the prime minister’s announcement on Tuesday, and working remotely.
Tackling the virus: Big tech, ecomm pitch in for PM Innovate Challenge
The Challenge has already received more than 7,000 entries and has ideas ranging from Artificial Intelligence (AI) solutions for contact tracing of suspect positive cases to solutions on how to build low-cost ventilators. The govt has also made scores of data sets public for researchers, who can use them while coming up with solutions.
Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to serve humanity
The 64-year-old stopped being involved in day-to-day operations at the firm more than a decade ago, turning his attention to the foundation he launched with his wife, Melinda.
Covid19, the perfect storm for startups and investors
The challenging funding environment may lead to fewer entrepreneurs starting up this year but it’s important to remember that some of the greatest companies were founded during the recessions, be it Apple and Microsoft during the 1970’s recession or Airbnb during the global financial crisis of 2008-09.
Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft
A U.S. judge last month granted Amazon.com's request to temporarily halt the DoD and Microsoft from moving forward with the deal, which Amazon had said reflected undue influence by President Trump. Lawyers for the U.S. government have asked a federal judge to grant the Pentagon "120 days to reconsider certain aspects of the challenged agency decision."
ION Energy CEO shares his reading list, says hitting books and gym regularly helps him stay grounded
Akhil Aryan shares how his two hobbies improve his work performance.
Microsoft disrupts botnet Necurs; 14% of all infected IPs were from India
The coordinated legal and technical steps led to the disruption which is the result of eight years action and will ensure the criminals are no longer able to execute cyberattacks through the existing network.
Karan Bajwa appointed as Google Cloud head in India
Earlier this month, the company also announced plans to expand its presence in India by launching a cloud region in Delhi, adding to its Mumbai region which was opened in 2017.
Microsoft, Accenture team up to help entrepreneurs amplify social impact
Microsoft and Accenture's collaboration is part of their shared vision to amplify the societal impact of emerging technology with the long-term goal of reaching a million lives globally, a joint statement said.
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