Google Sheet vs Microsoft Excel

Google Sheets vs. Microsoft Excel Do users in your company mostly work alone on spreadsheets, or do they frequently collaborate with others? The answer to that will determine whether Excel or Google Sheets is better for your business. For those who primarily work by themselves, Excel is the clear winner. As with Word, its wide … Continue reading Google Sheet vs Microsoft Excel

Is Microsoft 365 better than Google Workspace?

Once upon a time, Microsoft Office ruled the business world. By the late ‘90s and early 2000s, Microsoft’s office suite had brushed aside rivals such as WordPerfect Office and Lotus SmartSuite, and there was no competition on the horizon. Then in 2006 Google came along with Google Docs & Spreadsheets, a collaborative online word processing and … Continue reading Is Microsoft 365 better than Google Workspace?

Microsoft withdraws from Russia

Microsoft Corp is substantially cutting its business in Russia in response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. Earlier in March, Microsoft said it was suspending new sales of its products and services in Russia. "More than 400 employees will be affected", said a company spokesperson. Several major companies, including Apple Inc, Nike and Dell Technologies, have severed connections with … Continue reading Microsoft withdraws from Russia

Bill Gates is officially Hilal-e-Pakistan

Bill Gates has been conferred with Hilal-e-Pakistan on Thursday. Bill Gates President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi conferred the Hilal-e-Pakistan award to Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates for his efforts in eradicating polio from the country.The ceremony to honour the co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was held at the President’s House in Islamabad. … Continue reading Bill Gates is officially Hilal-e-Pakistan

Can governments tame the overwhelming power of Big Techs?

The COVID-19 pandemic triggered the deepest global recession since the Great Depression, and pushed millions of households and businesses into economic hardship. But not all parts of the global economy have been suffering. Throughout the pandemic the ‘Big 5’ tech companies — Amazon, Apple, Alphabet, Facebook, and Microsoft — have seen their revenues and stock prices soar. … Continue reading Can governments tame the overwhelming power of Big Techs?

Windows 365: A new way to experience Microsoft Windows 10, 11

Microsoft has lifted the lid on a major new service called Windows 365 that's designed to give customers a new way to engage with Windows 10 and Windows 11 . Windows 365 At its annual Inspire conference, the company offered up the first official details about the long-rumored service, which allows users to stream a Windows desktop to their device … Continue reading Windows 365: A new way to experience Microsoft Windows 10, 11

Microsoft to end support for Windows 10

With a new version of Windows, potentially called Windows 11, scheduled to launch by the end of this month, Microsoft has announced that support for Windows 10 will end on 14 October 2025. Photo by Stefan Coders on Pexels.com This includes the Windows 10 Home Pro and the Pro versions for Education and Workstations. The … Continue reading Microsoft to end support for Windows 10

The U.S. Department of Defense awards $1 contract to Microsoft

The Pentagon has shelled out more than $11 billion over the past couple of years to develop it's cloud strategy, and it's not done yet. The U.S. Department of Defense is planning to enter into additional contracts planned for cloud services and migration and integration solutions. On Friday Microsoft entered the picture, the latest beneficiary … Continue reading The U.S. Department of Defense awards $1 contract to Microsoft

Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Jeff Bezos is taking a fall from his perch as the world's richest person, mostly because Amazon's stock price has fallen. That cut into Bezos' wealth, Bloomberg reports, though not so you'd notice. Bezos is at $107.1 billion at the moment, about $300 million less than Gates, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. It's the first time Microsoft's … Continue reading Bill Gates reclaims ‘world’s richest person’ title from Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos

Microsoft boss responds to allegations of sexual harassment

Microsoft is revamping its practices for investigating workplace allegations after a group of women shared stories of discrimination and sexual harassment. CEO Satya Nadella sent a letter to employees about the changes Monday. Nadella says the company is increasing support services for workers who say they’ve experienced misbehavior, including a new “Employee Advocacy Team” to … Continue reading Microsoft boss responds to allegations of sexual harassment

Microsoft to retire its Wallet App in February, 2019

Microsoft Wallet app, the company’s cashless mobile payment app, will be discontinued at the end of February, the company said on its website. “Starting on Feb. 28, 2019, the Microsoft Wallet app will be officially retired,” the company said. The wallet app let users load debit or credit card info into the app on their phones … Continue reading Microsoft to retire its Wallet App in February, 2019

Microsoft breaks record with latest stock market value

  For the first time in eight years, Microsoft Corp's stock market value overtook that of Apple's, with shares of the Windows maker rising 0.6 percent to end the week at $110.89. On Friday, Microsoft managed to not only become the world's most valuable listed company, but also succeeded at reclaiming the number one spot … Continue reading Microsoft breaks record with latest stock market value