Hashtag Trending – Tech execs react to DACA repeal, Google hiring in China

Tech executives speak out against Donald Trump’s move to end DACA, Google is hiring artificial intelligence talent in China, and Lenovo fesses up to spyware.   From Twitter, technology company executives are reacting

Published on: September 6th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Linkedln cofounder on Microsoft board a necessary step, experts say

The much-publicized appointment of LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman to Microsoft Corp.'s board of directors on Tuesday represents a necessary step for the Redmond, Wash.-based tech giant, experts say. According to R. "Ray" Wang,

Published on: March 15th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft says it has been and continues to be a platform company

Toronto, ON - To Microsoft, the possibilities are only emerging. At Day 1 of the company's annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) in downtown Toronto, the software giant was light on announcements, and what was

Published on: July 11th, 2016 Dave Yin

Follow WPC 2016 live with CDN’s staff

Follow Worldwide Partner Conference 2016 and our team on the ground in Toronto covering it live all week, right here. Watch the keynotes live: Follow the Computer Dealer News team on Twitter: A

Published on: July 11th, 2016 CDN Staff

Experts weigh in on LinkedIn’s future at Microsoft

Experts are divided over whether Microsoft Corp.'s $26.2 billion USD acquisition of LinkedIn Corp., which the companies announced on June 13, is a good thing, with at least one Silicon Valley analyst saying it depends on whether

Published on: June 14th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft and Nutanix extend partnership

MIAMI - It was approximately a year ago when Nutanix forged two partnerships with industry heavyweights Dell and Microsoft. At the .Next conference, Nutanix took a step forward in its Microsoft alliance by

Published on: June 10th, 2015 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft partners face challenge of educating market on new approach

Atlanta - Microsoft Corp. pitched its software solutions and cloud offerings for business on the strength of its experience making consumer products, as it announced a slew of dates to core enterprise products including

Published on: March 16th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Shareholders approve big pay for Nadella

Microsoft Corp. shareholders voted Wednesday to approve CEO Satya Nadella’s $84 million in pay despite recommendations by an investor advisory group that shareholders vote against the compensation because it thought Nadella was being

Published on: December 4th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Nadella apologizes for saying women should not ask for a raise

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was doing some serious backpedalling in social media on Thursday after incurring the wrath of scores of women around the world following his comments  (spoken at an event celebrating

Published on: October 10th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs

A week after Microsoft Corp. CEO Satya Nadella wrote a letter to staffers outlining a the company’s new vision and a major revamp, Nadella today announced a global job cut that will see

Published on: July 17th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Satya Nadella outlines Microsoft’s mobile-first, cloud-first world

Washington - In what amounts to Satya Nadella’s coming out party for the channel, the new CEO of Microsoft told an audience of 16,000 channel partner executives at the Worldwide Partner Conference that

Published on: July 16th, 2014 Paolo Del Nibletto

Nothing off the table in Microsoft revamp: Satya Nadella

Microsoft is definitely not doing it “Ballmer style” according to company’s new CEO. In an open letter to Microsoft employees yesterday, CEO Satya Nadella outlined his view of the technology giant’s place in

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

IBM and Microsoft eschew big change for slow and steady

The past month saw examples of two tech giants sending stay the course messages – one was for the better, one perhaps not so much. Last month I attended IBM’s PartnerWorld Leadership conference.

Published on: March 4th, 2014 Jeff Jedras