Browsing: Satya Nadella was a rival potential bidder for LinkedIn in the process leading up to the professional networking website’s acquisition by Microsoft, according to people familiar with the matter. Salesforce was advised by Goldman Sachs in the

Microsoft has provided the first hints about why it’s prepared to stump up a massive US$26,2bn to buy LinkedIn, the social network for professionals. The software giant said on Monday that

29 July 2015 is an important date for Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO. Twenty years after Bill Gates introduced Windows 95 to the world, he is launching another version of the ubiquitous software that promises an equally seismic shift. This is not just another

Microsoft South Africa is confident that a changing approach by its parent company will mean the faster introduction of the company’s online services in South Africa. That’s the word from the MD of the South African

Microsoft, once the dominant force in the software industry, has for a few years been on the back foot. Despite its undeniable clout and the world’s largest installed base of users, it has been slow to move

Windows, WhatsApp and Netflix top the agenda in this packed episode of TalkCentral. Your hosts Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg unpack the big Microsoft keynote, looking at the Windows 10 announcements and, of course the announcement

As is customary at this time of the year, TechCentral is pleased to present its lists of who it considers are the biggest technology newsmakers over the past 12 months, both internationally and in South Africa. We kick it off, as always

The pain, it seems, is not over for former Nokia workers as their new employer, Microsoft, prepares to cut its workforce by a massive 18 000. Microsoft has not announced where all of these cuts will come from, but 12 500 are expected to be from the newly acquired Nokia mobile business which added