Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in front of the Cortana logo

Amazon and Microsoft launch Alexa and Cortana integration

Users of Amazon‘s Alexa and Microsoft‘s Cortana can now access features of the other’s virtual assistant, the companies announced Wednesday. The integration gives Alexa and Cortana greater powers as they compete with Apple’s Siri and Alphabet’s Google Assistant. For example, a person with Cortana can now order products off Amazon or manage existing orders using […]

Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce representatives speaking at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce pledge to remove interoperability barriers

WASHINGTON, DC – A broad coalition of technology giants took the stage in an unscheduled session at the Blue Button 2.0 Developer Conference here in the White House.  Specifically, Amazon, Google, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and Salesforce came together to pledge to remove interoperability barriers.  Dean Garfield, CEO of the Information Technology Industry Council, lead the […]

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sells 30 percent of common stock

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella just sold almost one-third of his common shares in the software company as the stock trades near a record price. The stock sale, disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday, netted Nadella more than $35 million. He sold 328,000 shares in multiple trades at prices ranging from $109.08 to $109.68. Microsoft […]