Author: Virendra Soni

1000+ Indian organizations now using Microsoft Kaizala, a ‘made for India’ product

Microsoft’s ‘made for India’ product called Microsoft Kaizala is now being used by more than 1,000 organizations in India. Launched just around a year ago, Microsoft Kaizala is phone-number enabled, simple and secure mobile chat application. It allows users to connect and coordinate work across the organization, vendors, partners, suppliers, and customers. Microsoft Garage team has developed the s...

Microsoft seems to be working on Microsoft 365 Consumer subscription

Microsoft seems to be working on development of a new edition of Microsoft 365 service, which will be aimed at consumers. Currently, the tech giant is having three editions of Microsoft 365: Microsoft 365 Business, Microsoft 365 Enterprise, and Microsoft 365 Education. It is a complete solution that includes Office 365, Windows 10, and Enterprise Mobility plus Security. The recent job postings by ...

Office 365 apps for Windows and Mac get new features

Office 365 is getting updated with a number of new and improved features for users of Windows desktop, Mac, and iOS. Microsoft has been continuously renovating the Office 365 apps. Recently, it unveiled brand new icons with bolder, yet lighter hues coupled with simplistic visuals for instantly recognizable symbols. At the same time, the letters and symbols have been decoupled in a way to maintain ...

Leading telcos bid $853 million on 5G spectrum in Australia

Four of the leading telecommunication firms have spent around $853 million in 5G spectrum auction by Australian Communication and Media Authority (ACMA). 5G is a promising generation of cellular mobile communications, that will provide high data rate, reduced latency, energy saving, reduced cost, higher system capacity, and better device connectivity. The 5G spectrum sold at the auction is recogni...

Microsoft moves to Chromium-compatible web platform for Edge

Microsoft is planning to completely renovate its browser, adopting the Chromium open source project for developing Microsoft Edge on the desktop. The tech giant believes that it will help in creating better web compatibility for customers, and less fragmentation of the web for all web developers. Years ago, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer used to be the dominant browser. But it lost its charm follow...

Kudelski Group and Pepper IoT join forces to secure IoT devices

Leading digital security firm Kudelski Group is joining hands with Pepper IoT, the well-known IoT service provider, to secure the internet of things (IoT) devices. According to Gartner, there will be around $20.4 billion IoT devices globally by 2020. This is an enormous growth in the number of connected devices. However, the security of these devices remains a concern for IoT service providers, re...

Microsoft extends its Airband initiative to close broadband gap in rural America

Around 18 months ago, Microsoft had announced an initiative to close the rural broadband gap in the US by 2022. The initiative, called Microsoft Airband, is a five-year national effort to bring broadband access to 2 million unserved Americans living in rural communities. Now, the tech giant is raising its goal and increasing the commitment, extending broadband access to 3 million Americans in rura...

Skype and PowerPoint to get AI-powered captions and subtitles feature

Microsoft is powering Skype and PowerPoint with artificial intelligence (AI) technology, adding live captions and subtitles feature to Skype calls and PowerPoint presentations. The call captioning feature will be available with latest version of Skype for one-on-one calls. These calls can be made to a friend, coworker, or to any other phone number. Announced on United Nations International Day of ...

Microsoft surpasses Apple to own the crown of world’s most valuable company

After surpassing Alphabet in market valuation earlier this year, Microsoft has now replaced Apple as the world’s most valuable company. The Redmond-based company debuted on stock market in 1986, and have been quite profitable over the years. But, the company kept failing and trailing in the emerging markets. The market valuation of Microsoft significantly increased since Satya Nadella took over as...

SenRa’s LoRaWAN network reaches 30 city mark

SenRa, a PAN India Low-Power Wide-Area Networks (LPWANs) provider for long range-based (LoRa®-based) Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced its successful network deployment of 30 cities in India. Cities with SenRa’s LoRaWAN™ network coverage include Mumbai, Bangalore, Pune, New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Chennai, and Chandigarh. SenRa’s proactive network deployment is an effort to accelera...

Top 4 AI engines to look out for in 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly transforming everything today, from daily lives to transportation to businesses. Humans have always found the concept of AI very enthralling as is evident from the number of hit sci-fi movies. Scientists and researchers have worked hard on making this technology a norm for the human beings. Enterprises are adopting AI and machine learning (ML) for various us...

Top 10 shifts that will happen in IT organizations over the next 5 years: IDC FutureScape

With the exponential pace of digital transformation, organizations around the world are racing to reinvent themselves. CIOs in leading organizations are modernizing the complete IT, creating new platforms with agile connectivity, and transforming legacy systems or risk professional extinction. IDC recently released a new report, “IDC FutureScape”, to assist CIOs in their race to innovation. The re...

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