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  • Obama to honour Satya Nadella with 'Champion of Change' award 3 days ago

    Washington: US President Barack Obama plans to honour Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella with the 'Champions of Change' award for bringing about change within his company to support working families. "Microsoft recently announced that over the next year it will make changes to ensure that a wide variety of suppliers that...
  • Indian-origin Satya Nadella tops global CEO pay chart 3 days ago

    New York: With a pay package of USD 84.3 million (Rs 525 crore) a year, technology giant Microsoft's Indian-origin chief Satya Nadella has emerged as the top-paid CEO in the US, as per a new list. The Equilar 100 CEO Pay Study, an analysis of CEO...
  • Lakme Fashion Week, Day 3: Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan debuts her creation on the runway for Satya Paul March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: To celebrate 30 years of Satya Paul in the fashion industry, style icon Gauri Khan's debut collection was an exotic end to Day Three at Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2015. Keeping the brand's design sensibilities intact, Gauri presented "A Tropical Wonder" collection of luxurious prints that revealed a line of...
  • It's more about the mobile experiences not about just one single device: Satya Nadella March 18, 2015

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in an interview to CNN outlined the company's 'Internet of things' vision which include the cloud computing platform Azure and upcoming Windows products like Windows 10. ...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wins Indian of the Year 2014 in the Global Indian category March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been awarded the Indian of the Year 2014 in the Global Indian section. He is third CEO of technology giant Microsoft. Nadella has successfully avoided fading into the giant shadows of his predecessors Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer. Sensing the wind, he is steering...
  • Leads and trails for CNN-IBN Indian of the year 2014 January 12, 2015

    Here is a list of the top five leaders who are leading and who are trailing in the race for the popular choice award for CNN-IBN Indian of the year 2014. ...
  • Microsoft chief Nadella meets PM Modi, others; discusses Digital India, eCom December 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Keen to invest more in India, Microsoft's chief Satya Nadella on Friday pledged support to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative. Besides Modi, India-born Nadella also met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and discussed modernisation and security of the government's digital infrastructure,...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's $84 million pay package approved December 4, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft shareholders gave a lukewarm vote of approval Wednesday for CEO Satya Nadella's $84 million pay package, after an investor advisory group said the company was paying him too much. Nadella's pay package puts him among the highest paid CEOs in the country for last year, although his pay...
  • PM Modi makes debut in Forbes list of most powerful people, ranked 15th November 5, 2014

    New York: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday made his debut among the world's most powerful people, ranked 15th on the Forbes list topped by Russian President Vladimir Putin who pipped his US counterpart Barack Obama for a second year in a row. The list of 72 most powerful people...
  • Microsoft rides the cloud, reports higher than expected revenue October 24, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft's quarterly profit and revenue sailed past expectations Thursday, as CEO Satya Nadella's push to embrace cloud computing and diversify into mobile devices helped lift sales by 25 per cent. Revenue from cloud services, including software delivered over the Internet, more than doubled last quarter at a time when...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella launches diversity training effort October 18, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has again apologised to employees and announced in a company-wide memo that all workers will receive expanded training on how to foster an inclusive culture as he works to repair damage caused by his gaffe about women seeking pay raises. Microsoft's female employees in...
  • Satya Nadella gaffe: Research shows wide gender pay gap in Indian IT sector October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Amid Microsoft's Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella's gaffe on linking pay hike for women to 'good karma', research shows that a considerable pay gap emerges between men and women staff in Indian IT sector over time, despite they normally starting at similar levels. Speaking at a conference on women in...
  • Satya Nadella's theory of 'good karma': The facts and the figures October 11, 2014

    New York: Don't ask for a raise. Keeping quiet will give you "superpowers" that will translate into employer trust and other "good karma" that will eventually come back around to your purse. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was widely derided Thursday for his foot-in-mouth statement at an event celebrating women in computing....
  • Satya Nadella's gaffe brings Microsoft's gender pay gap, male culture into focus October 11, 2014

    A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft. Two are women. One of them left two years later after a pay dispute. Almost four decades later, the ratio has improved: About a third of Microsoft's 110,000 or so employees are women. But the...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologises for comments on women October 10, 2014

    New York: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella apologised Thursday night and said he was wrong for saying that women don't need to ask for a raise and should just trust the system to pay them well. Nadella was blasted on Twitter and in blog posts for his comments, which were made earlier...
  • Microsoft chief Satya Nadella faces criticism for saying women should not ask for raises October 10, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft's chief executive officer suggested on Thursday that women in technology should not ask for raises but have faith in the system, bringing a torrent of criticism and causing the executive to backtrack after the statement. Satya Nadella, who became CEO in February, was asked how women should get ahead...
  • Windows 10: Seeks to offer the familiarity of Windows 7 with the benefits of Windows 8 October 1, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices. The company on Tuesday gave an early preview of the new Windows 10 software, which it aims...
  • Learn as if you were going to live forever: Satya Nadella to students September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Live as if it's your last day, but learn as if you have to live forever, said Satya Nadella, the India-born Chief Executive of global software giant Microsoft while interacting with students on Tuesday. At an interactive event with students, Nadella, who is...
  • Microsoft to set up 3 data centres in India by the end of 2015 September 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by 2015 as the tech giant gears for competition for the estimated $2 trillion domestic market opportunity from rival firms like Google and IBM. The US-headquartered firm said it will set up 3 data centres...
  • Live as if its your last day: Microsoft's Satya Nadella September 30, 2014

    Microsoft chief Satya Nadella was in Delhi on Tuesday where he said, "Live every day as its your last day. Learn every thing as it lives forever". ...
  • Windows 9: Microsoft expected to give an early look at next Windows on September 30 September 30, 2014

    San Francisco: Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system. Although the new software won't be formally released until next year, analysts already consider its success crucial for...
  • Windows 9: Microsoft to offer first look at new Windows on September 30 September 27, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating system. The project, known for the past few years as "Threshold" inside the software company and "Windows 9" outside it, will likely get an entirely new...
  • Four Anurag Kashyap films that have changed the Indian cinemascape forever September 10, 2014

    He is moody, whimsical and erratic. And yet you can never have enough of filmmaker Anurag Kashyap. His films are often marred by controversies and not always accepted by the audience at large, but they have always played an important part in bringing positive change to Hindi films. From realistic, hard...
  • Steve Ballmer steps down from Microsoft board August 20, 2014

    San Francisco: Former Microsoft chief Steven Ballmer said he is stepping down as a member of the software giant's board of directors. Ballmer made his decision public a month after his successor, Satya Nadella, announced unprecedented job cuts at the US technology firm as it worked to adapt to a "mobile...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella doused with a bucket of ice water August 14, 2014

    New York: Microsoft's Indiaborn CEO Satya Nadella was doused with a bucket of ice water on his head as part of a challenge he took to raise awareness about a neurodegenerative disease and in turn challenged Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google cofounder Larry Page to do the same. Nadella...
  • Microsoft to merge different Windows operating systems into one July 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Microsoft has confirmed that it intends to merge different versions of its Windows operating systems into one. This was announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella during the company's quarterly earnings call. Nadella told analysts that the company would "streamline the next version of Windows from three operating systems into...
  • Memo from Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announcing the largest job cuts in the company's history July 18, 2014

    Microsoft announced on Thursday that it will cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 per cent of its staff. CEO Satya Nadella, who took the job in February, delivered the news to staff in a memo that Microsoft released publicly. Here's the text of that memo: From: Satya Nadella To: All...
  • Microsoft to cut up to 18,000 jobs, to half the size of its recent Nokia acquisition July 17, 2014

    Seattle: Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it would cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 per cent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations. The company said it will take pretax charges of $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion for...