Microsoft: Microsoft buys Cloudyn, but can it make it a success?

08-Aug-2017

Microsoft has acquired cloud billing startup Cloudyn for a reported $50 million – $70 million, allowing it to potentially offer cloud cost management services. Cloudyn helps customers to manage and organise their cloud billing across multiple clouds, and has supported cost management for Azure and other clouds to help customers improve their cloud efficiency.read more

Microsoft: “Microsoft has halved data it collects from Windows 10 users, says French privacy regulator”

03-Jul-2017

Last summer, France's data protection commissioner, CNIL, criticized Microsoft for collecting an excessive amount of user data on Windows 10 PCs, and publicly ordered the company to "comply with the law within a period of three months." The data protection watchdog said that Microsoft "has reduced by almost half the volume of data collected under the "basic level" of its telemetry service", and that it now limits its collection of data to the bare minimums required "to maintain the system and applications in good working order and to ensure [users'] safety."read more

Microsoft: In the AI wars, Microsoft now has the clearer vision

24-May-2017

A week ago, Microsoft held its Build developer conference in its backyard in Seattle. This week, Google did the same in an amphitheater right next to its Mountain View campus.The two companies have long been rivals, of course, but now — maybe more than ever — they are on a collision course that has them compete in cloud computing, machine learning and artificial intelligence, productivity applications and virtual and augmented reality.read more

WIPRO: 3 Key Qualities Wipro Seeks In Startups

28-Dec-2016

Wipro has said it will work with startups in India, which are associated with Microsoft Accelerator, to help them scale their businesses and reach out to global customers. The partnership is part of Microsoft Accelerator's CoInnovate programme, under which it also joined hands with another IT major Tata Consultancy Services in June.read more

Microsoft Awards Accenture Seven-Year Contract Extension for Finance, Accounting and Procurement Business Process Services

12-Dec-2016

NEW YORK – Microsoft has awarded Accenture (NYSE: ACN) a seven-year contract extension to continue providing finance and accounting (F&A) and procurement business process services. Accenture will leverage artificial intelligence, automation and analytics capabilities to deliver better business insights and help Microsoft increase productivity and efficiency.

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