Microsoft Current Affairs - 2019

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Amazon India Most Attractive Employer Brands in India 2019

According to a study conducted by Randstad Employer Brand Research (REBR), e-commerce player Amazon India has been rated as India’s most ‘attractive employer brand, followed by Microsoft India which emerged as the runner-up. Key Findings of Study Top 10 most attractive employer brands in India for 2019 includes:  (1) Amazon, (2) Microsoft, (3) Sony, (4) Read More…

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India Signs ‘Christchurch Call to Action’ Initiative

India has recently joined a major global initiative called ‘Christchurch call to action’ to combat extremism and terrorism online and make internet a safe and secure place. It was signed by a group of governments and major tech companies at a summit in Paris. Background: New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and French President Emmanuel Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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World’s Largest Airplane Completes First Test Flight

The world’s largest aircraft ROC, developed by aerospace venture Stratolaunch has successfully completed its first flight test. World’s Largest Aircraft The Aircraft has a dual fuselage design and a wingspan greater than the length of an American football field. The Aircraft achieved a maximum speed of 189 miles (302.4 km) per hour, the plane flew Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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NITI Aayog, Microsoft sign agreement to bring in AI tools for agriculture and healthcare

Government’s premier think tank NITI Aayog has inked agreement with Microsoft India to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) technologies to address challenges in agriculture and healthcare and promote adoption of local language computing among others.  This partnership will help NITI Aayog to move beyond pilots and understand how to scale AI implementation in sectors characterized by Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Microsoft launches Project Brainwave for real-time Artificial Intelligence

Software giant Microsoft has launched Project Brainwave, a deep learning acceleration platform for real-time artificial intelligence (AI). Its launch is important as the real-time AI has increasingly became important as cloud infrastructures process live data streams, whether they be videos, sensor streams, search queries or interactions with users. Key facts The ‘Project Brainwave’ uses the Read More…

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Karnataka ties up with Microsoft to develop India’s first Farm Price Forecasting Model

Karnataka Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with software giant Microsoft India to develop a unique “farm price forecasting model.” The proposed initiative is claimed to be the first-of-its-kind in the country. It will aid farmers from states to predict farm prices in advance and deal effectively with the unpredictable market. Key Facts Read More…

Month:  Categories: States

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Microsoft launches India’s first Cybersecurity Engagement Centre in New Delhi

Software giant Microsoft India has launched its first full-scale Cybersecurity Engagement Centre (CSEC) in New Delhi. It is Microsoft’s seventh Cybersecurity Centre in the world. It will function as a satellite to the its Redmond Digital Crimes Unit (DCU). Key Facts The first-of-its-kind centre in India will bring together Microsoft capabilities to foster deeper cybersecurity Read More…

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