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Thought H-1B workers had made it? Turns out Google, Microsoft, other tech firms pay them below par

Report says 500,000 migrant workers in firms like Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Walmart, Qualcomm and Uber are paid salaries in lowest wage slabs

06 May 2020 3:52 PM

Big Tech firms try to highlight covid efforts to burnish image as they grow amid the pandemic

Quarterly results looming, Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Microsoft do not want to be seen as having cashed in on the coronavirus crisis

26 Apr 2020 10:22 PM

Video game sales in March surged to USD 10 billion as lockdown stoked enthusiasm for gaming

Console and PC games are popular in Europe and North America where curbs on going out were ramped up in March due to the pandemic

23 Apr 2020 5:58 PM

Microsoft to stop funding facial recognition startups, divests from firm whose tech is used by Israeli military

As a minority investor, Microsoft does not have enough oversight to ensure that the startup’s tech is not used for mass surveillance

28 Mar 2020 2:27 PM

Microsoft will get out of COVID-19 crisis 'pretty strong': Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been working from home since the coronavirus outbreak in the United States

25 Mar 2020 3:14 PM


Want to aid coronavirus research? Tag on to this crowdsourced virtual supercomputer

Anyone with a recent computer can contribute by installing an app called Folding@Home which downloads a small amount of data for analysis

22 Mar 2020 1:13 PM

What Bill Gates said about coronavirus

If a country does a good job with testing and shut down, then within 6-10 weeks it should see very few cases and be able to open back up

19 Mar 2020 9:36 AM

Microsoft hits target of 1 billion devices running Windows 10 globally

About 80,000 laptop models from over 1,000 manufactures make up a large chunk of the total number of machines running Windows 10

16 Mar 2020 7:36 PM

US cloud computing deal with Microsoft being reconsidered over Amazon's allegations of impropriety

Amazon told a court it was shut out of the deal because of President Donald Trump’s vendetta against it and its chief executive Jeff Bezos

14 Mar 2020 4:08 PM

Microsoft, IBM may have to tweak AI to drop gender labels, following Google's example

Research showed that the AI tools used by Microsoft and IBM were more likely to misidentify the gender of dark-skinned women

01 Mar 2020 9:28 PM


COVID-19: Microsoft Windows OEM, Surface segment to miss revenue expectations

The company's guidance for all other components for Q3, 2020 remains unchanged.

29 Feb 2020 8:39 AM

Myntra accelerates its digital transformation journey with Microsoft Cloud

Myntra has worked closely with Microsoft to migrate its platform - from supply chain management to inventory to site capabilities.

19 Feb 2020 2:36 PM

Microsoft rolls out all-in-one Office app for Android

The Office app combines the Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps, making it easier to work on-the-go.

19 Feb 2020 7:08 AM

MicroWorld joins the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association

Joining the Microsoft Intelligent Security Association enables MicroWorld to market their eScan family of antimalware products

11 Feb 2020 1:10 PM

Microsoft rapidly fixes Windows search bar glitch

Microsoft has fixed a fault in Windows 10 which meant that one of its core features stopped working for some users the world over.

06 Feb 2020 1:30 PM


Microsoft is not releasing Surface Hub 2X processor upgrade

Microsoft says that Surface Hub 2S owners may not require a paid compute cartridge swap and the company has no plans to release one in 2020.

04 Feb 2020 6:47 AM

Microsoft will pay Xbox Live network bug hunters up to USD 20,000

The rewards start at USD 500 for low-risk bug discovery and go up to the highest amount of USD 20,000 for critical bug exploitation.

01 Feb 2020 7:44 AM

Microsoft to block adware downloads in Edge browser

The new Microsoft Edge feature is capable of blocking downloads of these potentially unwanted codes.

01 Feb 2020 6:39 AM

Microsoft Azure security flaws found and fixed

Attacker could have potentially taken control over business servers running Azure to steal or alter business code.

31 Jan 2020 9:18 AM

Microsoft releases one more update for Windows 7 after announcing end of support

Microsoft admitted that after installing the KB4534310 update, the desktop wallpaper displayed as black when set to Stretch.

28 Jan 2020 8:43 AM