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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s father died
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s father died

13th Sept 2019- Former bureaucrat of India & father of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, B N Yugandhar died today. He was 82. Yugandhar had served in the Prime Ministers Office during late PV Narasimha Raos regime and also as director of Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration at Mussorie. He died in the afternoon, sources close to him said. Yugandhar had not been keeping well for some time now, they said. His wife predeceased him and Satya Nadella is their only child, the sources said. Yugandhar, a 1962 batch IAS officer, had also served as secretary in Union Rural Development Ministry. As a member of the erstwhile Planning Commission, he was instrumental in getting an entire chapter on disability issues included in the Plan, official sources said. Condoli...
Microsoft partners with cloud enterprise platform InMobi
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Microsoft partners with cloud enterprise platform InMobi

Microsoft Corp has announced a global partnership with a marketers enterprise platform InMobi to enable new-age CMOs in their transformational journey from digital to mobile marketing. Under the new partnership, InMobi will be migrating to Microsoft Azure as its preferred cloud provider sealing a technology collaboration with Microsoft. At the same time, InMobi is also expanding its platform through its InMobi Marketing Cloud. As per company's website, The Marketing Cloud will enable marketers to get a 360-degree view of every customer, uncovering insights that help them design customer journeys for engagement, action and measurement while remaining committed toward the privacy rights of the customer. Commenting on the strategic partnership with InMobi, Satya Nadella, CEO, Microso...
How Indians make it to the top of Big US Companies?
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How Indians make it to the top of Big US Companies?

The phenomena of Indian's making it to the top positions in big US companies is not something new. However, the trend has lately made neighbour country China too anxious. While China is too competent when it comes to exposure to western education or native talent, yet statistics reveal a different story. According to a report, about 350,755 Chinese students enrolled in American universities in the academic year 2016-17 when compared against 185,000 Indian students. An article published in the state-run news outlet Global Times says, Sundar Pichai, who was born in Tamil Nadu, India, was appointed CEO of Google in August 2015, while Satya Nadella, who was born in Telangana, India, became Microsoft's CEO in 2014. In addition to those two representatives, the CEOs of SanDisk, Adobe Systems,...
Microsoft Acquire Coding Site GitHub Inc For $7.5 Bn
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Microsoft Acquire Coding Site GitHub Inc For $7.5 Bn

According to the reports, the software leader Microsoft has approved of buying out GitHub Inc. for $7.5 Billion. Github is the world's leading company for providing open-source code hosting services. GitHub was last valued at $2 billion back in 2015, however, the terms of the present deal are still not known and have neither been publicized by the company. Microsoft said in a statement, "it will acquire GitHub for USD 7.5 billion in Microsoft stock." Subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory review, the deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the year. GitHub Inc. is a private company which is basically an internet-based hosting service designs and develops an online platform to enable the users to store and share codes repositories (a central location in wh...
All You Need to Know About Neeraj Arora- The Man Rumoured to be Next WhatsApp CEO
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All You Need to Know About Neeraj Arora- The Man Rumoured to be Next WhatsApp CEO

While we have already reported exit of Jan Koum, the co-founder of social media messaging app WhatsApp leaving Facebook, the market is now buzzing with news regarding who could be the next CEO of the major technology giant. If reports are to be believed another Indian and a former Google employee "Neeraj Arora" could head the cross-messaging platform and is being considered for the top position. Company's "All Thing Business Guy", Neeraj Arora is an IIT graduate with a degree from the Indian School of Business. He gave up his prestigious top hierarchy job at M&A at Google to become a part of one of the hottest Silicon Valley Startups.   Neeraj started his career with a cloud solutions company in 2000, Accellion right after graduation and was one of the earliest engin...
5 Must-Read Business Books in 2023
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5 Must-Read Business Books in 2023

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur seeking to enhance your business knowledge? We would suggest you hold onto a good business books that could help you align your business ideas well while taking lessons from people who have already turned their dreams into reality. Given the enormous plethora of resources available on the internet, it is very easy to get bogged down while trying to find out the best sources that could help in gaining business insight. While there is no dearth of valuable resources you can look up to for entrepreneurial motivation, a little guideline could always come to help! To ease up your search for best business education, we have come up with our own researched list of top 5 books that you can read to gain some business inspiration. Albert Einstein, legendary physic...
Technology Giant Microsoft Will Cut Up to 3,000 Jobs
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Technology Giant Microsoft Will Cut Up to 3,000 Jobs

Technology giant Microsoft is undertaking a major reorganisation that will likely see the company cutting about 3,000 jobs from its global workforce, a media report said today. The layoffs under the restructuring at the technology giant led by India-born Satya Nadella will mostly affect sales, and as many as 3,000 jobs will be cut, CNBC reported. The media report quoted a Microsoft spokesperson as saying that the company is implementing changes to better serve its customers and partners. "Today, we are taking steps to notify some employees that their jobs are under consideration or that their positions will be eliminated. Like all companies, we evaluate our business on a regular basis. This can result in increased investment in some places and, from time-to-time, re- deployment in...
Microsoft’s Market Value Tops $500 Billion Again after 17 years
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Microsoft’s Market Value Tops $500 Billion Again after 17 years

Microsoft Corp's market capitalization topped $500 billion for the first time since 2000 on Friday, after the technology giant's stock rose following another quarter of results that beat Wall Street's expectations. Shares of the world's biggest software company rose as much as 2.1 percent to $65.64, an all-time high, in early trading, valuing the company at $510.37 billion. The last time Microsoft was valued more was in March 2000, during the heyday of the dotcom era, when it had a market value of a little above $550 billion, according to Thomson Reuters data. Despite the gains, Microsoft still lags Apple Inc's market capitalization of about $642 billion and Google-parent Alphabet Inc's market value of a little more than $570 billion. Microsoft reported second-quarter results o...
Microsoft Head Satya Nadella Will Join Board of Starbucks
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Microsoft Head Satya Nadella Will Join Board of Starbucks

Microsoft's India-born CEO Satya Nadella has been nominated to join the Board of Starbucks for his "invaluable insight" in international operations and distribution as the global coffee giant focusses on global growth and innovation. Nadella, 49, has been nominated by Starbucks along with President and Chief Executive Officer of warehouse chain Sam's Club Rosalind Brewer and Executive Chairman of the LEGO Brand Group Jorgen Vig Knudstorp to its Board of Directors. Their election, which will bring the Board strength to 14, requires approval of the company shareholders, who will meet in March, Starbucks said in a statement. Starbucks nominated the three as it seeks to bring diversity to the Board while pursuing its long-term plan for strong global growth and innovation. The compa...