It wasn’t all that long ago that Microsoft was the European Commission’s nemesis. Facebook should take some lessons for the software giant to overcome its regulatory challenges.
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Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of school, and new hires are taking selfies outside in front of a big Microsoft logo.
It’s relatively easy these days to find critics of Skype, the popular online calling service that Microsoft acquired in 2011 for US$8.5bn. Former devotees routinely gripe on social media that the software has become
Artificial intelligence is still in a “mainframe era” in which computing power is concentrated in a few companies’ hands, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said in a presentation in Munich on Monday. The computer industry is “worshipping”
Ten years ago this week, Steve Jobs took to a stage in San Francisco to unveil the first iPhone. In the intervening decade, Apple’s iconic device has revolutionised the way people communicate. But as Apple celebrates 10 years since the iPhone
According to the latest ranking of the world’s richest people, published on Wednesday, Bill Gates still tops the list with a fortune of $75bn, while the net worth of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has leapt higher in the past year
Unsurprisingly, former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates and former Oracle CEO Larry Ellison top the list of the richest people in technology, but did you know that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is in third place after a recent surge in the value of the online retailer’s
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
It was expected to be a fairly routine keynote address, with Microsoft using an event in Seattle on Wednesday to take the wraps off the consumer features of its new operating system, Windows 10. What it turned