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Microsoft CEO's 26-year-old son, Zain Nadella, passes away
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Microsoft CEO's 26-year-old son, Zain Nadella, passes away

The software maker told its executive staff in an email that Zain Nadella had passed away. Zain was born with cerebral palsy.

Why ‘The Economist’ gets so economical with truth when it comes to India and Indians
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Why ‘The Economist’ gets so economical with truth when it comes to India and Indians

The magazine’s recent article, ‘Why Brahmins lead Western firms but rarely Indian ones’, not just showcases its lack of understanding of Indian society, but also smacks of arrogance and prejudice towards India and Indians

Microsoft to buy 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard: All you need to know about the record $69 billion deal
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Microsoft to buy 'Call of Duty' maker Activision Blizzard: All you need to know about the record $69 billion deal

The all-cash deal will let Microsoft — maker of the Xbox gaming system — the world’s third-biggest gaming company by revenue behind China’s Tencent and Japan’s Sony

Satya Nadella dumps 50% of Microsoft shares in multiple tranches ahead of capital gains tax change
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Satya Nadella dumps 50% of Microsoft shares in multiple tranches ahead of capital gains tax change

The Microsoft CEO offloaded about 840,000 shares for over $285 million, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Sundar Pichai to Indra Nooyi: Twitter's Parag Agrawal becomes latest Indian to head global multinationals
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Sundar Pichai to Indra Nooyi: Twitter's Parag Agrawal becomes latest Indian to head global multinationals

Twitter's outgoing CEO Jack Dorsey announced that 37-year old Parag Agrawal, an IIT Mumbai and Stanford University alumnus, will be the company's new chief executive as he stepped down after 16 years at the company that he co-founded and helmed

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shares metaverse plans, talks about users' immersive experience on MS Teams
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shares metaverse plans, talks about users' immersive experience on MS Teams

MS Teams will allow users to create their own 3D digital avatars and collaborate in virtual spaces by plugging into the virtual reality headset such as Microsoft’s HoloLens and Facebook’s Oculus.

Microsoft appoints CEO Satya Nadella as company's chairman of board of directors
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Microsoft appoints CEO Satya Nadella as company's chairman of board of directors

Nadella is credited with bringing new energy to the company, founded in 1975, and long focused on packaged software for personal computers.

'Appalled': Satya Nadella, US lawmakers condemn incidents of violence against Asian Americans
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'Appalled': Satya Nadella, US lawmakers condemn incidents of violence against Asian Americans

More than 3,000 incidents of abuse against Asian Americans were reported between March and December 2020, which experts said appears to be based on a fabricated connection between COVID-19 and the community

Microsoft Xbox Game Pass gaming service surpasses 18 million subscribers
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Microsoft Xbox Game Pass gaming service surpasses 18 million subscribers

The company further stated that its revenue has jumped to 17 percent, while its net income operating jumped by 33 percent.

Donald Trump issues executive order to ban TikTok in 45 days if Chinese parent company ByteDance doesn't sell social media firm
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Donald Trump issues executive order to ban TikTok in 45 days if Chinese parent company ByteDance doesn't sell social media firm

US president Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order barring transactions with the Chinese parent company of social media platform TikTok after 45 days.

Microsoft Teams is planning to increase its group call limit to 250 participants
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Microsoft Teams is planning to increase its group call limit to 250 participants

Microsoft Teams had witnessed a 70 percent increase in its usage over the last six weeks.

Trump names Sunder Pichai, Satya Nadella, four other Indian-Americans to Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups
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Trump names Sunder Pichai, Satya Nadella, four other Indian-Americans to Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups

President Donald Trump has named six Indian-American corporate leaders, including Sunder Pichai from Google and Satya Nadella from Microsoft, to his Great American Economic Revival Industry Groups formed to revive the US economy ravaged by the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: Microsoft will come out of COVID-19 crisis pretty strong, says CEO Satya Nadella
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Microsoft will come out of COVID-19 crisis pretty strong, says CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella exuded confidence that the software giant will come out “pretty strong” from the challenges posed by the coronavirus outbreak

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropic work related to global health, education and climate change
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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropic work related to global health, education and climate change

Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most valuable technology firms, stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic works related to global health, education and climate change.

Satya Nadella says quality of ideas, ambition of Indian entrepreneurs and innovators exciting
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Satya Nadella says quality of ideas, ambition of Indian entrepreneurs and innovators exciting

The quality of ideas and ambition of entrepreneurs and innovators in India - many of whom are school kids - are "exciting" and driving innovation and growth for societies and economies, according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella exhorts Indian firms to develop own tech capabilities with focus on inclusivity
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella exhorts Indian firms to develop own tech capabilities with focus on inclusivity

Global tech giant Microsoft's chief executive Satya Nadella on Monday urged Indian businessmen to keep inclusivity at the centre of their digital technology pursuits

Every small business owner has potential in India to become Dhirubhai Ambani or Bill Gates; entrepreneurial power at grassroots is enormous: Mukesh Ambani
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Every small business owner has potential in India to become Dhirubhai Ambani or Bill Gates; entrepreneurial power at grassroots is enormous: Mukesh Ambani

Pre-Jio the 256 kbps which we call broadband in India, and post-Jio, we now have 21 Mbps on mobile data as the average speed available in every single village in India.

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella plans to visit India later this month; likely to meet Narendra Modi, senior industry leaders
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Microsoft boss Satya Nadella plans to visit India later this month; likely to meet Narendra Modi, senior industry leaders

A visit by Nadella would be in the midst of the government taking a tougher stance against foreign technology firms competing in domestic market by drafting laws aimed at more tightly-controlled cross-border data flows.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month; might meet PM Modi as well
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella to visit India later this month; might meet PM Modi as well

Nadella is planning to be in India between 24 - 26 February and will likely visit New Delhi and Bengaluru.

Arvind Krishna as IBM CEO: Before we celebrate this as India's achievement, time to ask why talent leaves the country
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Arvind Krishna as IBM CEO: Before we celebrate this as India's achievement, time to ask why talent leaves the country

If we aspire to build world class enterprises in India that do not thrive on cost arbitrage arising from cheap labour, we need to ask why is that we have only managed to create best in class education institutes that provide a launching pad for further education and not necessarily to global leadership?