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The Changing Microsoft Under Satya Nadella

June 29, 2015 – 5:25 pm | Comments Off on The Changing Microsoft Under Satya Nadella
Satya Nadella

As Satya Nadella comes up with a new mission statement for Microsoft, it’s worth remembering that it’s his second such email encompassing his vision for the company. He had sent a similar letter last year too.

Mr. Nadella has certainly brought some major changes to Microsoft over the past one year including streamlining the company’s payrolls — lot of job losses following Microsoft’s acquisition Read more […]

Microsoft to Power AOL Search And Exit Display Ads Business

June 29, 2015 – 3:14 pm | Comments Off on Microsoft to Power AOL Search And Exit Display Ads Business
Satya Nadella

Microsoft continues to reorient itself as it seeks to become a “mobile first, cloud first” company. In the latest move, the company is exiting the display advertising business and leaving that to pros like AOL which has a strong presence in the arena.

And Microsoft will be powering AOL search as per a new partnership announced today.

The partnership spans 10 years and will “enable AOL users to Read more […]

Microsoft Surface Hub — $20,000, 84 Inches And Made In America

June 10, 2015 – 12:45 pm | Comments Off on Microsoft Surface Hub — $20,000, 84 Inches And Made In America
Satya Nadella

The Surface Hub is Microsoft’s take on that constant fixture of any office conference room — the projector. The Surface Hub takes the wires out and makes things sleek and modern.
But the 84-inch model will cost $19,999, while the 55-inch model is available for $6,999. That makes these touch screen projectors an expensive proposition that only high end corporate buyers will opt for.
Will the sleekness Read more […]

How Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Is Transforming Into A Subscription-Revenue Based Company

May 10, 2015 – 3:39 am | Comments Off on How Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) Is Transforming Into A Subscription-Revenue Based Company
Satya Nadella

From selling software and video game units, Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is slowly turning into another kind of company that gets most of its revenue from a subscription-based model.

Here’s how Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) is turning into a Netflix or into a cable company.
Microsoft Corporation’s Big Makeover
Sometimes, historic structures go for makeovers to make sure they don’t Read more […]

Microsoft Not Interested In Salesforce

May 8, 2015 – 6:27 am | Comments Off on Microsoft Not Interested In Salesforce
Satya Nadella

In news that should bring relief to Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT)’s investors, Microsoft insiders appear to have confirmed that Microsoft is not weighing an offer for salesforce.com, the cloud-based Customer Relationship Management (CRM) company.

Bloomberg had reported that Microsoft was seeking a bid for Salesforce to preempt an offer for Salesforce by another would-be buyer.

All this Read more […]

Why Microsoft Does Not Need Salesforce

May 7, 2015 – 7:39 am | Comments Off on Why Microsoft Does Not Need Salesforce
Bill Gates

A possible bid for Salesforce by Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) does not appear to be the best way for Microsoft to utilize its cash.

It might turn out to be unwise and end up with Microsoft having to write down losses like it has done with its acquisition of Nokia’s mobile handset business. HP is another large company that has made some unwise acquisitions such as Autonomy whereby it has lost Read more […]

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