Baidu has appointed a former Microsoft exec as COO, part of a push into AI as earnings from its core search engine business wane.
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The venture arms of Microsoft and Qualcomm have invested in Team8, an Israeli creator of cybersecurity start-ups, as big multinational companies get behind Israel’s burgeoning cyber industry in the face of growing threats. Team8, which also announced on Monday a strategic partnership with Citi to help develop its products, said the… Read more »
Microsoft has led a Series A round in Chinese AI startup Laiye. Financial terms are undisclosed.
A report by Microsoft Accelerator assesses the maturity of Indian start-up ecosystem, when it comes to being enterprise-ready
Microsoft Corp. unveiled a corporate team-chat service that works with its cloud-based Office and Skype products, aiming to take on Slack Technologies Inc. and Atlassian Corp.’s HipChat in a growing market. The new product is “designed to facilitate real-time conversations and collaboration while maintaining and building up that institutional knowledge… Read more »
Microsoft has launched its first Asian IoT centre in Taipei, leveraging off the technical talent of Taiwan.
VSV will play the key role in acceletation and venture funding, while Microsoft will act as a technology advisor and enabler of commercialization.
Microsoft has also promoted Ravi Narayan, it’s former head, as global director.
Before Microsoft swooped in, Genee offered virtual personal assistant services in two ways—first, through email and second, as messaging chatbots on SMS, Facebook, Twitter and Skype.
Microsoft Corp. raised $19.75 billion in the third-largest U.S. corporate bond sale of the year to help finance its planned purchase of LinkedIn Corp. Investors put in more than $50 billion of orders for the deal in the software maker’s biggest ever sale. The strong demand helped Microsoft to borrow at… Read more »