When you hit "Refresh" in a web browser by clicking the little arrow -- or press the "F5" function key -- it quickly updates the web page, without wiping out anything but opening the page fresh. For India-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, hitting refresh in life is something any person or organization looking to make a sustained impact over a long period of time must learn to do and implement. Some people and organizations have one major "hit refresh" moment and others hit refresh often.
India's Aadhaar identity system rivals the growth of other platform innovations like Windows, Android or Facebook, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said. Nadella, in his book 'Hit Refresh', which was released during the ongoing Microsoft Ignite 2017 conference, has praised India's leap forward in the digital and technological arena.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, who has been hailed for turning around the software giant since he took over in 2014, has called his predecessor Steve Ballmer's decision to acquire Nokia a "mistake". In his book Hit Refresh, Nadella recalls the time when he'd tried to dissuade Ballmer-led Microsoft from shelling out a massive $7.6 billion for Nokia's phone division. Nadella, who was then heading Microsoft's cloud business, had voted against the acquisition in an internal poll conducted by Ballmer.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is now pushing to build a quantum computing ecosystem, a new revolutionary technology, which would allow scientists to do computations in a fraction of time. "A quantum computer enables you to encode information, not just as one or zero but as one and zero simultaneously. That means it unlocks amazing parallelism," Nadella said in his keynote address at Microsoft's Ignite conference in Orlando. This kind of technology is being used by the most advanced computers today.
Asserting that every piece of technology should help "embellish the capability of human beings", Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella underscored the need for technology to provide new levels of inclusiveness. "As we talk about technology, what we in particular as technologists and decision-makers will have to keep in mind are the timeless values that drive what we do. How are we going to use technology to empower people?", Microsoft's India-born chief said in his keynote address at the Ignite conference in Orlando, Florida.
Tech giant Microsoft s India-born CEO Satya Nadella s first book in he which explores his personal journey, the company s ongoing transformation and the wave of technological change will hit the stands later this month. The book titled Hit Refresh carries a foreword by Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and will go on sale globally on September 26.
Breaking their silence over the violence at a white supremacist rally in the US, Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella, Apple's Tim Cook and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg have condemned the incident as "horrific" and "a disgrace" to the nation. In an email to his leadership team which was obtained by Quartz, Nadella said the tragedy at Charlottesville in Virginia on August 12 -- where a 32-year-old woman was killed -- was "horrific".
Driven by exponential growth in its intelligent Azure Cloud offering, Microsoft has reported much better profits than expected for the fourth quarter of the fiscal year 2017 that ended on June 30. The company reported a revenue of $23.3 billion and net income of $6.5 billion.
Technology giant Microsoft's CEO Satya Nadella introduced a new "transformative" tool for businesses to go digital and make the fullest use of the latest advancement in the IT and digital world.
Microsoft Corporation has unveiled the new Surface Pro that delivers up to 13.5 hours of battery life, making it more than 2.5 times faster than Surface Pro 3. A powerhouse laptop, Surface Pro is also a mobile creative studio with a 12.3-inch PixelSense touch display that supports the new Surface Pen and Surface Dial both on and off-screen.
While rumours of Microsoft eyeing the cloud and desktop virtualization leader Citrix for acquisition are dotting the tech landscape for quite some time, for Satya Nadella, the two companies are focused on enabling customers digitally transform while providing cyber security and compliance.
This week brought with it tons of geekiness with two major events happening at the global level. The pace was set with Qualcomm announcing its new chipsets Snapdragon 660 and Snapdragon 630 aimed at mid-range smartphones. The latest chipsets are based on 14nm fabrication process and bring up to 30 percent improvement over their predecessors.
At a time when US-based companies are reading into a new set of rules being laid by President Donald Trump to do business globally, for Microsoft, the key to success is that it gives back to local communities and creates business opportunities there, its Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella has said.
Software giant Microsoft has enabled developers to publish chat-based workspace Microsoft Teams' application to its Office Store. Earlier, only select developers were authorized to build for the chat-based service, VentureBeat reported.
Microsofts India-born chief Satya Nadella attempted to allay concerns over the increasing use of technology in public life and said building trust was crucial to its utilisation as a tool to "empower" people. Nadella, the chief executive officer of Microsoft, also urged software developers to use technology to bring in "more and more people" within the global technological network.
Move over Windows 10 S, Microsoft is all geared up to host its annual developer's conference on May 10 when CEO Satya Nadella will lay down his vision for Windows OS along with announcing some interesting new developments across the portfolio. The Microsoft Build annual developer conference kicks off tomorrow in Seattle at 8AM (8:30PM IST). With just a day for the event to begin, we bring to you a roundup of all the secret progress, new features, and products Microsoft may have up its sleeve.
Microsoft is ready to kick off Microsoft Build 2017, developer s conference in a couple of days from May 10 to May 12 in Seattle at 8AM (8.30PM IST). This year, the focus will be on Cloud Edge computing or Fog Computing, artificial intelligence, Windows 10, and more. Build 2017 is expected to take Satya Nadella s cloud-first, mobile-first philosophy further. The Build conference this year promises to bring a host of much-talked about but yet to be seen features to developers. Unlike previous years, there have hardly been leaks keeping the schedule and the details under wraps till the last minute. However, from the few details floated around, here s what we can expect from Microsoft Build 2017:
The long rumored Microsoft Surface Phone which is turning into a mythical creature, has found its way back in the news again. Microsoft has been rumored to launch its Surface Phone since 2012 and every event has turned into a disappointment. With no new developments heard, expectations on the Surface Phone died down. Microsoft s CEO Satya Nadella has now been quoted saying that the company will make more phones and they would not look like the devices present in the industry right now.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella condemned the incident where an Indian engineer was killed and another injured by an American who mistook them for "Middle Easterners" and yelled "Get out of my country" before shooting them at a bar.
At Microsoft s Future Decoded event in Mumbai, CEO Satya Nadella launched the new Skype Lite app for low-end Android smartphones that come with limited processing power and low internal storage. The app is just 13MB in size and has been designed for the Indian market to work on slower 2G networks. Skype Lite also comes integrated with bots platform to pull up information such as news, horoscope and more, without having to use the web browser. The app is available to download for free from Google Play store.