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India’s digital transformation and Azure

We look at cloud-based digital transformation in India’s business world. The State Bank of India, a 215-year-old financial institution with 236,000 employees has adopted new ways and technologies to become a modern workplace   … Read more »

Coding the way to a brighter future in 2018 & beyond

As the world ushers in 2018, there are many reasons to celebrate the new year. For hundreds of thousands of youths who participated in the Hour of Code across Asia, one reason is that they are already starting the year on a bright note. After all, they have been introduced to skills … Read more »

Microsoft launches artificial intelligence research hub in Taiwan

Microsoft is investing 1 billion New Taiwan dollars (USD 33 million) to create an artificial intelligence (AI) research and development (R&D) hub in Taiwan, which the government predicts will help transform the island’s tech and industrial sectors. “Taiwan is known as a world-leading manufacturing hub. This gives the island the … Read more »

A Cloud for Global Good for 2018

The beginning of a new year offers an opportunity to reflect on the past and look forward to the future. It’s in this spirit that today we are releasing an updated A Cloud for Global Good, a policy road map for governments, industry and civil society to consider as they … Read more »