Satya Nadella Replacing John Thomson as Microsoft Board Chairman

Satya Nadella is replacing John Thompson as chairman of Microsoft’s board, in addition to his role as CEO.

Microsoft Acquiring AI Firm Nuance

Microsoft is acquiring Nuance in a deal worth some $19.7 billion, Microsoft’s second-largest acquisition, in a bid for the healthcare cloud market.

Microsoft: Flexible Work Here to Stay, Leaders Out of Touch

Microsoft has released a study of the state of the workplace, finding that flexible work is here to stay, although leaders are out of touch with employee needs.

Microsoft Viva: Employee Experience Platform for Teams and Microsoft 365

Microsoft has unveiled “Viva,” a new employee experience platform (EXP) designed to integrate with Teams and Microsoft 365.

Microsoft Supports Australian Law Google Is Fighting

Microsoft has come out in full support of a law that could prompt Google to pull out of Australia.

Microsoft Bing Eyes Opportunity As Google Threatens Australian Exit

As Google threatens to pull its search engine from the Australian market, Microsoft sees an opportunity, even meeting with the Australian PM.

Microsoft Azure Will Be Bigger Than Office In 2022

Microsoft Azure is growing by leaps and bounds, with at least one analyst predicting it will eclipse Office by 2022.

Microsoft Trounces Earnings Forecast on Cloud, ‘Digital Transformation’

Microsoft has trounced earnings estimates on strong cloud and PC results, in what CEO Satya Nadella called “a second wave of digital transformation.”

Microsoft and SAP Partner to Integrate Microsoft Teams

Microsoft and SAP are partnering to integrate Teams across SAP’s suite of solutions, with the goal of streamlining customers’ cloud transitions.

Microsoft Invests In Cruise, GM’s Self-Driving Subsidiary

As part of a new $2 billion round of funding, Microsoft has invested in Cruise, GM’s self-driving subsidiary, sending GM’s stock up 9%.