Tag: Microsoft


Nvidia and Microsoft offer AI foundry service

November 16, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

The NVIDIA AI foundry service pulls together three elements — a collection of NVIDIA AI Foundation Models, NVIDIA NeMo™ framework and tools, and NVIDIA DGX™ Cloud AI supercomputing services — that give enterprises an end-to-end solution for creating custom generative […]


Microsoft to Lay Off 10,000 Employees

January 18, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corp. said it was laying off 10,000 employees, becoming the latest tech titan to announce an additional round of cuts amid concerns about the health of the global economy. Chief Executive Satya Nadella said in a blog post to […]

Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

Hyundai Motor Group’s Supernal collaborates with Microsoft to advance critical technology for Advanced Air Mobility

January 3, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Supernal today announced a collaboration with Microsoft to advance autonomy, digital operations and cloud integration technologies for the aviation industry by running Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) on the Microsoft cloud platform. With Microsoft Azure, Supernal can leverage the flexibility and […]

Process, Production, R & D

Microsoft Invests in Silicon-Battery Material Upstart

December 14, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corp.’s $1 billion climate innovation fund is betting on a battery startup valued at more than $3 billion that is trying to dramatically improve power and charging time of electric vehicles. Group14 Technologies is getting $214 million from investors—just […]


Microsoft Faces Fresh Antitrust Complaint in Europe

November 8, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Microsoft Corp. MSFT 0.44%increase; green up pointing triangle faces an antitrust complaint from a European industry group over its cloud services, adding to recent allegations of anticompetitive behavior against the U.S. tech company. Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe, or […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM, Microsoft lead $2 billion in funding for Cruise, team up on technology

January 19, 2021

Via: Automotive News

General Motors and Microsoft Corp. are leading a $2 billion investment round in self-driving car startup Cruise in a deal that will bring the software giant’s cloud and edge-computing capabilities to the venture. The new funds will raise Cruise’s post-investment […]

Process, Production

Gaming Accessory Manufacturers

September 28, 2020

Via: Industry Today

Most of the top companies including Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo experienced a shortage of supply of consoles due to the huge increase in demand for home entertainment. According to the predictions of analytics, this demand is not going down, rather […]

Process, R & D

SK Telecom and Microsoft sign letter to jointly promote IoT business

May 13, 2019

Via: Manufacturing Global

The memorandum covers areas such as 5G, artificial intelligence and cloud computing. Microsoft says they will use their expertise in these areas “to jointly promote Internet of Things (IoT) business including smart factory; AI technologies and services; media and entertainment […]

Logistics, Process

Microsoft market cap touches $1 trillion, pulls above Apple

April 25, 2019

Via: Reuters

(Reuters) – Microsoft Corp’s market value vaulted above the $1 trillion mark for the first time in regular session trade on Thursday, pulling ahead of Apple Inc and making it the most valuable U.S. publicly traded company after quarterly earnings […]

Design & Planning, Process, R & D

Microsoft, BMW launch industrial cloud technology partnership

April 2, 2019

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp and BMW Group on Tuesday launched an initiative to create an Open Manufacturing Platform that seeks to stimulate innovation and accelerate the development of ‘smart’ factories. It’s the second alliance of its kind in a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volkswagen deepens cloud computing partnership with Microsoft

February 27, 2019

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen said on Wednesday it had struck a deal with Microsoft to cooperate on cloud computing in China and the United States, as part of its drive to offer connected vehicle services across the globe. By allowing […]

Design & Planning, Process

Big Data Analytics in Manufacturing: Are Top Companies as Active as They Could Be?

September 13, 2018

Via: Aberdeen

The most cutting-edge technologies in the world of analytics and business intelligence (BI) — things like predictive analytics, machine learning, and IoT analytics — all have critical use cases in the rapidly-evolving manufacturing industry. We constantly hear about the sophisticated […]

Industry Focus Areas, Workforce Development

Microsoft Announces Job Cuts

July 7, 2017

Via: Industry Week

Microsoft said on July 6 that it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the tech giant was reorganizing its global sales operations. “Today, we are taking steps to notify some employees that their jobs are under consideration […]

Process, R & D

Putting IIoT to Work for Remote Services

April 21, 2017

Via: Automation World

Tetra Pak, known for its food processing and packaging machines and systems, is taking a strategic step in its service operation by offering predictive maintenance, proactive onsite service and work instructions delivered via augmented reality. The company will showcase the […]

Process, R & D

Microsoft sells patents to Xiaomi, builds ‘long-term partnership’

June 1, 2016

Via: Reuters

Software maker Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) is selling about 1,500 of its patents to Chinese device maker Xiaomi [XTC.UL], a rare departure for the U.S. company and part of what the two companies say is the start of a long-term partnership. […]