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  • Congress Indore candidate Satya Narayan Patel richest contender in MP 18-04-2014 04:00 PM

    Congress nominee from Indore constituency in Madhya Pradesh, Satya Narayan Patel with assets totalling over Rs 69 crore is the richest candidate in the fray for the third phase of Lok Sabha polls to be held in the state on April 24. An analysis of affidavits filed by various candidates...
  • 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...
  • How Microsoft is changing 07-04-2014 02:31 PM

    Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's calming, collegial style stands in stark contrast to the blustery, passionate, rally-the-troops approach employed by Microsoft's previous CEO, Steve Ballmer. The difference between the two is also quite evident from what they wear. ...
  • To challenge Android, Microsoft offers Windows for free on phones, tablets 03-04-2014 06:23 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft is to give away its Windows operating system to makers of smartphones and small tablets for consumers as it seeks to make more of an impact on those fast-growing markets and counter the massive success of Google Inc's free Android platform. Microsoft's move, announced at its annual...
  • Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella reshuffles senior ranks 01-04-2014 11:14 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft Corp named three executives to its cloud, devices and Xbox gaming divisions in one of new Chief Executive Satya Nadella's first management shakeups. In a public email, the world's largest software maker promoted Scott Guthrie to head of the cloud and enterprise group, the $20 billion division...
  • Taps, scissors and safety pins: Masaba Gupta opts for quirky motifs at WIFW 29-03-2014 02:47 PM

    New Delhi: Queen of prints Masaba Gupta took quirk to a new high with her latest autumn-winter line for Satya Paul with motifs ranging from tap, safety pins to pair of scissors. Based on the idea of deception, the collection didn't consist of the usual neons which is typical of...
  • Mobile devices uninteresting without cloud: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 29-03-2014 10:16 AM

    New York: Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella, while signalling a new course for the firm, said mobile and cloud are "two facets" of the same thing, a belief that found place in his maiden speech as chief executive of the software giant. Nadella, who was appointed Microsoft's third CEO last...
  • Microsoft finally unveils Office software suite for Apple iPad 28-03-2014 06:53 AM

    San Francisco: Microsoft has released an iPad version of its popular Office software suite, a breakthrough heralding a new era under a CEO who promises to focus more on the devices that people are using instead of trying to protect the company's lucrative Windows franchise. Thursday's unveiling of the much-anticipated...
  • Live blog: Satya Nadella's public debut as Microsoft CEO; Office for iPad announcement 27-03-2014 07:03 PM

    When Satya Nadella hosts his first major press conference as Microsoft CEO, he's likely to describe - if not officially launch - versions of Word, Excel and PowerPoint designed for Apple's iPad, looking to cash in on a market worth up to $7 billion a year.The technology behind the software...
  • 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...
  • Satya Nadella may unveil Microsoft Office for iPad at March 27 event 18-03-2014 06:33 AM

    Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella may unveil an iPad version of the company's Office software suite on March 27, a source familiar with the event told Reuters, and use his first big press appearance to launch the company's most profitable product in a version compatible with Apple's popular tablet. Nadella,...
  • Microsoft's Tony Bates, Tami Reller to leave the company: Report 03-03-2014 10:02 AM

    Two Microsoft Corp executives, Tony Bates and Tami Reller, are preparing to leave the company as Satya Nadella takes over as chief executive, according to a media report. Bates, the former Skype CEO in charge of Microsoft's business development, will leave immediately, technology news site Re/code reported on Sunday citing...
  • How Satya Nadella got an early leadership lesson on the cricket field 21-02-2014 02:09 PM

    New Delhi: In his first media interview after taking over as Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella said that he received one of his early leadership lessons when playing for his school cricket team. In the interview with the New York Times, Nadella says that he was having an ordinary day with...
  • 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...
  • Create an Apple, Google in India: Modi tells students in Chennai 09-02-2014 11:50 PM

    Chennai: Exhorting students to set up their own enterprises in India through innovation to be in line with global giants like Apple, Microsoft and Google, Narendra Modi on Sunday said focus should be on imparting education and skill development. "Do whatever you can to make India innovative and to be...
  • Cyrus's take on Microsoft's India connection 09-02-2014 12:04 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Microsoft's new India-born CEO Satya Nadella. He recalls how Indians rejoice when anyone from the country shine at international platforms. ...
  • 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...

  • Satya Nadella a safe choice for Microsoft, but is it a smart choice? 06-02-2014 04:30 PM

    San Francisco: After compiling a list of more than 100 CEO candidates, Microsoft settled on Satya Nadella a home-grown leader who joined the software maker in the early 1990s. That's back when Google's founders were teenagers and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg was in elementary school. Tuesday's hiring of Nadella 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 CEO Satya Nadella becomes an instant hit on the internet 06-02-2014 08:46 AM

    Hyderabad born Satya Nadella became an instant hit on the internet with half a billion search results for him within hours of him being named Microsoft's new CEO. He's also only the third person to lead Microsoft, since it was founded 39 years ago. He's gone from head of their...
  • Jamshedpur MP congratulates school-mate and new Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella 06-02-2014 08:01 AM

    Jharkhand Vikas Morcha-Prajatantrik (JVM) MP from Jamshedpur Dr Ajay Kumar on Wednesday congratulated his school-mate Satya Nadella for becoming the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of technology giant Microsoft. Expressing happiness over the feat, Kumar in a message sent on Wednesday, stated it was a matter of pride and happiness...
  • Satya Nadella: From a star cricketer at school to Microsoft CEO 05-02-2014 09:20 PM

    New Delhi: Hyderabad born Satya Nadella on Tuesday succeeded Steve Ballmer as head of the world's most iconic technology company - Microsoft. It's a long journey for this Hyderabad boy, who now has the job of turning around Microsoft. Satyanarayana Nadella passed out from Hyderabad Public School in 1984. The...
  • News 360: Caste-based quota stays, says Sonia Gandhi 05-02-2014 08:40 PM

    The Congress has distanced itself from party leader Janardhan Dwivedi's statement on OBC quota. Congress President Sonia Gandhi has issued a statement affirming the Congress's commitment to caste-based quota. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Satya Nadella: Karnataka also joins the celebration 05-02-2014 05:02 PM

    Bangalore: There is a great of sense of joy across Bangalore, India's Silicon Valley. Even though Satya Nadella or Satyanarayana Nadella is from the neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka is also celebrating his elevation as Microsoft CEO because of his Karnataka connections. He spent some of his formative years in Karnataka....
  • 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. ...
  • New Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella posts first tweet in 4 years 05-02-2014 01:01 PM

    One of the first things that the Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella did was to send out a tweet from his otherwise dormant Twitter account. The last tweet, before the one he sent after becoming the CEO of Microsoft was back in July 12, 2010. Soon after the CEO announcement was...
  • Honoured and humbled says Satya Nadella as he becomes Microsoft's CEO 05-02-2014 08:33 AM

    Microsoft has named Hyderabad born Satya Nadella as its new CEO. Company founder Bill Gates is leaving the chairman role for a new role as technology adviser. "While we have seen great success, we are hungry to do more. Our industry does not respect tradition - it only respects innovation,"...
  • Satya Nadella: The top 5 items on the new Microsoft CEO's to-do list 05-02-2014 06:21 AM

    Los Angeles: As with any new CEO, Microsoft's Satya Nadella will have a packed agenda that includes filling top management roles and re-examining strategy. The tech giant on Tuesday named Nadella to replace Steve Ballmer. He is only the third chief executive in Microsoft's 38-year history. The longtime insider will...
  • A brief bio: Microsoft's new CEO, Satya Nadella 05-02-2014 06:11 AM

    NAME: Satya Nadella AGE: 46 BORN: Hyderabad, India. FAMILY: Married for 22 years to partner he's known since high school. Three children. HOBBIES: Reads books, takes online courses. "I buy more books than I can finish." Reads poetry. "It's like code," he says. Grew up playing cricket and enjoys watching...