Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is credited for this great turnaround the company has seen under his leadership. Nadella took over as Microsoft CEO in 2014 when the Richmond-based tech giant was kind of lagging behind the likes of Google and Apple. However, Nadella with crucial decisions — betting big on Microsoft Cloud services — has turned Microsoft into a trillion-dollar company. In fact, Microsoft became the second US company after Apple to hit the $1 trillion mark in market capitalisation. When Nadella took over, Microsoft’s market capitalisation was close to $300 billion. Nadella’s leadership style has often been praised and he once shared what he thinks are the important principles he follows. In his book — Hit Refresh — and also in a couple of interviews, Nadella spoke about them. Bring Clarity is the first principle that Nadella says leaders and managers should adhere to. “In an ambiguous situation, where there cannot be complete … [Read more...] about 3 leadership principles that helped CEO Satya Nadella make Microsoft a $1 trillion-dollar company
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In a bid to gain footprint into Cloud game streaming market, Facebook has acquired Spanish video gaming firm PlayGiga. According to a CNBC report, the acquisition comes at a time when tech giants like Apple and Google have rolled out Cloud video game streaming services like Arcade and Stadia. Microsoft has also previewed its xCloud game streaming service. A Spanish business newspaper Cinco Dias claimed that Facebook acquired PlayGiga for about $78 million. "We're thrilled to welcome PlayGiga to the Facebook Gaming team," a Facebook spokesperson was quoted as saying on Wednesday. PlayGiga was founded in 2013. "We are excited to announce that the PlayGiga team is moving on to something new. We are continuing our work in cloud gaming, now with a new mission. We want to thank all of our partners and customers for their support over the years," the company wrote on its website. Facebook acquired VR headset maker Oculus for $2 billion in 2014. The social networking giant has also … [Read more...] about Facebook has acquired this video gaming company
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Cloud also plays a role in DevOps success. The highest performing DevOps teams were 24 times more likely than low performers to execute on the full capabilities of cloud. Elite performers also"In our survey, 80 percent of respondents said the primary application or service they supported was hosted on some kind of cloud platform. Using the NIST framework, we investigated the impact of essential practices on software delivery performance and, for the second year in a row, found that what really matters is how teams implement their cloud services, not just that they are using a cloud technology. … [Read more...] about DevOps leaders deliver software 200 times more frequently than their peers, study shows
Mumbai: It was supposed to be a red-letter day in Nambirajan Selvaraj’s life. On Monday, the 24-year old engineering graduate from Coimbatore reached Cognizant’s campus in the city, joining letter in hand. He was in for a shock, though. The letter turned out to be fake offer from an email ID that looked identical to that of the official ID used by the IT services provider’s human resources department, something that Selvaraj had failed to double-check. When he approached the nearby Saravanampatti police station to register a complaint, Selvaraj at least had the consolation of knowing that his was not the only such case. The station had already registered thirty similar ones over the past few months. Increased hiring by IT companies and anxious aspirants waiting to hear from recruiters have proved to be a boon for such fly-by-night operators, who charge between Rs 2,000 and Rs 2 lakh promising jobs and providing gullible candidates with joining letters from reputed … [Read more...] about IT jobs: Beware of this big scam