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  • Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley to launch budget Obi mobiles in India 17-04-2014 02:50 PM

    John Sculley, the former chief of Apple who apparently fired the late Steve Jobs from the company in the mid-1980s, is funding a venture that aims to launch low-cost smartphones in India that will be priced between Rs 5,000 and Rs 8,000. Sculley is bullish on growth in the Indian...
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer aims to persuade Apple to choose Yahoo's search over Google: Report 17-04-2014 11:28 AM

    Bangalore: Yahoo Inc's Chief Executive Marissa Mayer is working on a plan to persuade Apple Inc to ditch Google as its default search engine in favour of Yahoo, technology news site Re/code reported, citing sources within Yahoo. Mayer's effort is in advanced stages, with a detailed pitch already prepared for...
  • New CEO Satya Nadella seeks to push Microsoft toward mobile, cloud computing 16-04-2014 04:11 PM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp needs a "data culture" to thrive in the new computing environment, according to Chief Executive Satya Nadella, in his third public appearance in three weeks putting his imprint on the software company. Nadella, who took the helm in February, is seeking to push Microsoft further toward...
  • No intention of selling handset business: BlackBerry CEO 15-04-2014 10:55 AM

    New York: BlackBerry has no plans to sell its devices business even as the Canadian smartphone maker faces losses and inventory pile up. "I want to assure you that I have no intention of selling off or abandoning this business any time soon... Our focus today is on finding a...
  • Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns; opposition to gay marriage drew fire 04-04-2014 09:51 AM

    San Francisco: Mozilla Chief Executive Brendan Eich has stepped down, the company said on Thursday, after an online dating service urged a boycott of the company's web browser because of a donation Eich made to opponents of gay marriage. The software company came under fire for appointing Eich as CEO...
  • Online dating site OkCupid urges users to boycott Firefox, protests Mozilla's new CEO's anti-gay marriage views 01-04-2014 03:41 PM

    San Francisco: OkCupid.com, the popular online dating site, called for a boycott of Mozilla Firefox to protest the world's No. 2 Web browser naming a gay marriage opponent as chief executive. OkCupid visitors who accessed the website through Firefox on Monday were told in a message to use other browsers...
  • BlackBerry plans to introduce new high-end smartphones to cater to keyboard lovers 29-03-2014 10:41 AM

    Toronto: BlackBerry Ltd plans to introduce high-end smartphones that cater to keyboard aficionados in the coming 18 months, in an effort to win back core corporate and government clients who have shunned the company's touch-screen devices. Chief Executive John Chen said in an interview that the company's engineers have designed...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to make his public debut on Thursday, may talk about Office suite for Apple's iPad 26-03-2014 11:42 AM

    Seattle: Satya Nadella, the Indian-born self-described cricket fanatic who took over as Microsoft Corp's chief executive last month, makes his public debut on Thursday and is expected to go on the offensive right away with some bold strokes. When Nadella hosts his first major press conference this week, he's likely...
  • Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to make his first China visit 17-03-2014 06:31 PM

    San Francisco: Twitter Inc CEO Dick Costolo will meet Shanghai government officials, academics and students in his first visit to China, signaling Twitter's interest in cracking a lucrative but thorny market with 600 million Internet users. Twitter, which has been blocked by Chinese censors since 2009, described the trip as...
  • Bitcoin exchange CEO Autumn Radtke found dead in Singapore 06-03-2014 11:56 AM

    Singapore: An American CEO of a virtual currency exchange has been found dead in her home in Singapore. A police spokesman said Thursday there was no suspicion of "foul play" in the death of 28-year-old Autumn Radtke. The spokesman says Radtke was found dead in her home on February 26....
  • Aamir disappoints Mountain Man's villagers? Star India's CEO says there was never any plan to show Dashrath Manjhi in S2E1 06-03-2014 10:43 AM

    Mumbai: Actor Aamir Khan has left people at Bihar's Gehlaur village upset as they were under impression that the second season of his show 'Satyamev Jayate' would begin with an episode on 'Mountain Man' Dashrath Manjhi. However, Star India's CEO Uday Shankar says there was never any such plan. Aamir's...
  • Apple CEO Tim Cook promises new products, takes potshots at Google's Android 01-03-2014 10:12 AM

    Cupertino: Apple Inc sold more than $1 billion of Apple TV set-top boxes in 2013 and is investing heavily in the next generation of products, Chief Executive Tim Cook said at the company's annual meeting. Apple's ability to again transform the fast-moving technology arena is the central question in investors'...
  • Cost of credit biggest worry for CEOs: CII 23-02-2014 12:40 PM

    Corporate honchos have cited cost of credit as their biggest concern impeding economic growth and investments, even as a majority of them said the interim budget would help increase overall demand within next six months, a poll of industry leaders by CII has said. An overwhelming 74 per cent of...
  • Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside to join Dropbox as COO ahead of Lenovo deal 13-02-2014 12:58 PM

    Private cloud storage company Dropbox Inc plans to name Google Inc executive Dennis Woodside, CEO of Motorola Mobility, as its first Chief Operating Officer. Jonathan Rosenberg, the former head of product management at Google, will be appointed as the Chief Operating Officer of Motorola Mobility with responsibility for day-to-day management,...
  • Collegial Satya Nadella a stark contrast to blustery Steve Ballmer 10-02-2014 06:17 AM

    Los Angeles: It was a fleeting moment once the camera had gone off, but some say it's indicative of the leadership style Satya Nadella brings to his new job as CEO of Microsoft. Nadella's impromptu town hall webcast had interrupted business meetings between Microsoft employees and outside partners at the...
  • Satya Nadella: Can the system claim the success?

    The Straight Drive |  Sriram Balasubramanian
    The appointment of Satya Nadella as Microsoft CEO has been a breath of refreshing news amidst the state of business gloom in the country. As...

  • 10 questions any reporter can ask Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, but no one ever will 06-02-2014 04:16 PM

    Software giant Microsoft named Hyberabad-born Satya Nadella as its new Chief Executive Officer, replacing Steve Ballmer. "As Satya Nadella becomes the third CEO of Microsoft, he brings a relentless drive for innovation and a spirit of collaboration to this new role," Microsoft said in a statement.Nadella, 46, is taking over...
  • Microsoft's Mr India: The inside story of Satya Nadella 05-02-2014 07:20 PM

    Microsoft has named Satya Nadella, an executive in charge of the company's small, but growing business of delivering software and services over the Internet, as its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser. ...
  • Nadella's school elated over his promotion to Microsoft CEO 05-02-2014 01:10 PM

    As Satya Nadella gets promoted to the post of Microsoft CEO, his classmates back in Hyderabad remember the days spent with him. ...
  • Watch: Satya Nadella's first interview as CEO of Microsoft 04-02-2014 11:12 PM

    New Delhi: Soon after Satya Nadella was named the next Microsoft CEO, the software giant published his first ever interview as Microsoft's CEO on its YouTube channel.46-year-old Nadella, in the interview, said that he loves to learn and gets excited about new things. "I buy more books than I read,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 04-02-2014 10:40 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Satya Nadella's first letter to employees as Microsoft's CEO 04-02-2014 09:14 PM

    New Delhi: Microsoft Corp named Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer, ending a longer-than-expected search for a new leader after Steve Ballmer announced his intention to retire in August. Nadella is only the third CEO in Microsoft's 39-year history, following co-founder Bill Gates and Ballmer. After Nadella was...
  • @satyanadella last tweeted in July 2010, but just updated his profile 04-02-2014 08:56 PM

    UPDATE: @satyanadella is the official Twitter handle of Microsoft's new CEO Satya Nadella. The account has been verified by Twitter. New Delhi: Satya Nadella, who is the CEO of tech-giant Microsoft does not seem to be an active social media person as the last tweet from what seems to be...
  • News 360: 3 Ugandan women file complaint over sex trade, DCW steps in 04-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The issue of drug trafficking and prostitution at Khirki Extension has come to the fore once again after a CNN-IBN investigation exposed that Ugandan women were being pushed into sex trade. Delhi Commission for Women Chairperson Barkha Singh on Tuesday wrote a letter to the Delhi Police Commissioner asking him...
  • Satya Nadella: From a curious student to Microsoft CEO 04-02-2014 08:24 PM

    New Delhi: Hyderabad-born Satya Nadella, who is the new CEO of Microsoft, has been working for the company for 22 years. He was executive vice president of Microsoft's Cloud and Enterprise group where Microsoft has its largest non-US research centre - was promoted to run the company's fast expanding cloud,...
  • Sundar Pichai vs Satya Nadella: Two Indians in the running for the Microsoft CEO post 03-02-2014 10:25 AM

    New Delhi: Contrary to the Bloomberg report which suggested that Indian-American Satya Nadella may replace long-time Microsoft Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer as he steps down, a new report has emerged saying that Google's Andorid head Sundar Pichai is the front-runner for the CEO job at Microsoft. Sundar Pichai, the...
  • Is Google's Android head Sundar Pichai the top choice for the CEO position at Microsoft? 02-02-2014 01:08 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst reports that Microsoft is preparing to name internal executive Satya Nadella as the software company's next chief executive, a new report has surfaced claiming Sundar Pichai, another person of Indian origin, as the most likely candidate to replace outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer. Citing sources close to the...
  • Curious Microsoft CEO candidate Satya Nadella would ask a lot of questions as a student 01-02-2014 11:22 AM

    Mumbai: In his university days in India, Satya Nadella, likely the next chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp, was a relentless questioner. "When all other students will quietly listen to what I would teach, he will ask a lot of questions - 'why does it have to be like this,...