Microsoft exec thinks Apple is ‘doing customers disservice with old tech’
by Greg Jordan
With rumors of a Surface Pro 5 and a Surface Book 2 on the horizon, Microsoft seems to be adamant about keeping its customers updated with the latest and greatest, with yearly iterations of the original Surface Pro since 2013, and...
Microsoft has launched a new Smart City initiative in India
Microsoft has now launched a new initiative for Indian start-ups that are focused on delivering innovative solutions for smart cities. These start-ups can now apply for individual access up to USD 120,000 (INR 80 lakhs) worth of A...
Microsoft Named In The List Of World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies Of 2015 In China
Fast Company today listed the the world’s top 10 most innovative companies in China. Along with Alibaba, Baidu and others, Microsoft was also listed in the Top 10 companies list. Microsoft’s Beijing R&D center with...
GameStop Is Taking Retail Innovation To The Next Level With The Help Of Microsoft Azure
At the National Retail Federation Annual Convention today in New York City, Microsoft made announcements with GameStop to create an interactive, informative and entertaining shopping experience in an immersive environment. Soon, G...
Microsoft Spent $10.4 Billion In R&D In 2014, Ranked 4th in The World
Microsoft is always known for their investments in R&D. In 2014, they spent about $10.4 billion in R&D which is ranked 4th in the world. Only Volkswagen, Samsung and Intel has spent more R&D money than Microsoft in 201...
NASCAR Replaces Manual, Pen-And-Paper Based Car Inspection Process With A New Windows 8.1 App
NASCAR was using the old school way of pen and paper for its pre-race safety inspection process, but they decided to improve efficiency and make data more broadly and immediately available. Working with Microsoft, NASCAR developed...
Microsoft Ventures Partners With GenNext Ventures In India To Set Up Innovation Hubs Across The Country
Last week, Microsoft announced their partnership with Reliance’s GenNext Ventures to set up innovation hubs across the country. Read the full press release below. Mumbai, September 5, 2014: GenNext Ventures, the venture inve...
Microsoft’s First-ever Companywide Hackathon Begins As Part Of //Oneweek
Hackathons are more popular among small to medium companies. It became popular among large enterprises after companies like Facebook demonstrated huge success with these programs. Facebook employees came up with lots of inter...
Microsoft Announces The Winners Of The 2014 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards
Microsoft yesterday announced the winners of the 2014 Microsoft Life Sciences Innovation Awards at the Drug Information Association’s (DIA) 50th annual meeting in San Diego. Microsoft is giving this award to recognize pharma...
Microsoft Opens Innovation Lounge At 1776 Start-up Hub In Washington, D.C.
Microsoft and 1776 last year announced a partnership agreement that will bring Microsoft’s industry, business, and technical resources to the world’s most promising startups in the heart of Washington, DC. Today, they announce...
Steve Wozniak thinks Microsoft may be more innovative than Apple
TechCrunch spoke to Steve Wozniak at spoke at TEDx Brussels this week, and in response to a question about whether he thought Microsoft was more innovative than Apple he listed a number of new innovations by Microsoft which caused...