Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s full interview with CNBC

CNBC’s Jon Fortt sat down with Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella in advance of the company’s annual Build conference. The tech company reported higher than expected third-quarter earnings last month with strong guidance for the upcoming fiscal year. Microsoft plans to continue driving revenue growth through its cloud services. Its Intelligent Cloud segment contains the Azure
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SEATTLE—We’ve been tracking Microsoft’s work to bring its machine learning platform to more developers and more applications over the last several years. What started as narrowly focused, specialized services have grown into a wider range of features that are more capable and more flexible, while also being more approachable to developers who aren’t experts in
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May 6, 2018 3:30 p.m. ET Jeff Bezos is the world’s richest person. Amazon is on a tear—sales grew 43% last quarter—and may soon pass Apple as the world’s most valuable company. Amazon has ruptured retail, floated in the cloud, and even made superhero TV shows like “The Tick.” But what makes Mr. Bezos tick?
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The e-commerce titan and Seattle’s biggest single property-tax payer is on a collision course with a majority of the City Council over the proposed head tax. Amazon has played hardball with plenty of municipalities, but here it’s an unfamiliar turn in the relationship. Surrounded by jungle plants under a glass-domed ceiling four stories high, Washington
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Computers are great at a lot of things. However, general-purpose computers can benefit from help on certain tasks, which is why your video card and sound card both have their own specialized hardware to offload the CPU. If Accelize has its way, some of your hardware acceleration will be done in the cloud. Yes, we
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Hard as it might be to believe, another crop of graduates are about to hit the streets. If you’ll be celebrating the achievements of one of these newly minted scholars, perhaps the gift of something to make the next phase of their life a little easier might be gratefully received. Here are four of the
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Alphabet board member Eric Schmidt: “Any military that fails to pursue enterprise‑wide cloud computing isn’t serious about winning future conflicts” Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call The companies that provide our email, online shopping and family photo-sharing accounts are also in the business of training, managing and communicating with weapons of war. Firms that started out as
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Search giant Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) continues to take the race against Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) in the virtual-assistant space to the next level with a new investment fund that will encourage developers to build apps and hardware on its artificial intelligence (AI)-powered Google Assistant platform. (See also: Google Vs. Amazon in Indian Smart-Speaker Showdown.)  Taking a page
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Building a slide deck, pitch, or presentation? Here are the big takeaways: Job postings that include the terms cloud computing or cloud engineer have gone up 27% since 2015. — Indeed, 2018 AWS, Python, and Java are the most in-demand skills for cloud computing roles. — Indeed, 2018 More than half of tech pros say
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The action is a bold political move of the kind Amazon has rarely made in Seattle and could lend weight to a big-business backlash against a proposed head tax on large employers. Amazon has paused construction planning on a new downtown Seattle tower as the City Council considers a new tax on large employers to
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