Qatar seen as global digital hub post-FIFA, says Microsoft official

Qatar seen as global digital hub post-FIFA, says Microsoft official

Tech giant Microsoft is keen on driving the transformation of Qatar’s business landscape into a global digital hub that would further fast-track foreign direct investment (FDI) inflow into the country, an official of Microsoft Qatar has said

Vodafone, Microsoft strengthen partnership to provide digital transformation solutions to businesses in Qatar

Vodafone, Microsoft strengthen partnership to provide digital transformation solutions to businesses in Qatar

Vodafone Qatar and Microsoft announced Sunday that the companies are building on their existing partnership to provide more digital solutions to businesses across the country.

Microsoft backs search engines paying for news worldwide

Microsoft backs search engines paying for news worldwide

Microsoft on Thursday lobbied for other countries to follow Australia's lead in calling for news outlets to be paid for stories published online, a move opposed by Facebook and Google.

As Google eyes Australia exit, Microsoft talks Bing with PM

As Google eyes Australia exit, Microsoft talks Bing with PM

Software giant Microsoft Corp is confident its search product Bing can fill the gap in Australia if Google pulls its search over required payments to media outlets, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said ...

Microsoft to let employees work from home permanently

Microsoft to let employees work from home permanently

Software giant Microsoft will let employees work from home permanently if they choose to, US media reported on Friday, becoming the latest employer to expand work-from-home provisions prompted by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Microsoft tries to salvage deal to buy TikTok, appease Trump

Microsoft tries to salvage deal to buy TikTok, appease Trump

In a bid to salvage a deal for the US operations of TikTok, Microsoft Corp chief executive officer Satya Nadella spoke with President Donald Trump by phone about how to secure the administration’s blessing ...

MoTC, Microsoft team up for remote working for public sector workforce

MoTC, Microsoft team up for remote working for public sector workforce

The Qatar Government has announced its partnership with Microsoft to implement modern workplace solutions such as Microsoft Teams to enhance productivity by empowering its workforce to work remotely.

PM attends announcement of new cloud datacenter region in Qatar

PM attends announcement of new cloud datacenter region in Qatar

HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani on Wednesday attended a ceremony to announce the establishment of a new cloud datacentre region in Qatar

QFC sings MoU with Microsoft to attract global digital and IT businesses

QFC sings MoU with Microsoft to attract global digital and IT businesses

The Qatar Financial Centre, one of the world’s leading and fastest growing onshore business and financial centres, has inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Microsoft ...

HMC wins Microsoft Qatar Digital Transformation Award

HMC wins Microsoft Qatar Digital Transformation Award

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has been honoured by Microsoft with the Qatar Digital Transformation Award.

Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

Microsoft tops trillion-dollar mark for first time

Microsoft hit the trillion-dollar value mark on Thursday for the first time, becoming the third technology giant to reach the symbolic milestone.

Access to Microsoft's Bing restored for some users in China

Access to Microsoft's Bing restored for some users in China

Microsoft Corp's Bing search engine was accessible for some internet users in mainland China late on Thursday, indicating that online access to the foreign technology service ...