Microsoft: Microsoft Wants To Put An End To Passwords Once And For All


Microsoft plans to make passwords obsolete. When the Windows 10 S becomes official, there will be no default requirement for passwords during installation setup of the operating system. The plan is in accordance with Microsoft's long-term goal of eventually bumping off the use of the traditional security codes in favour of fresher more

IBM: IBM, Hyperledger Join Blockchain Identity Consortium


IBM and Hyperledger have signed up with the Decentralized Identity Foundation, a consortium formed this year in a quote to promote interoperability and requirements for blockchain-based ID systems. The blockchain heavyweights join a varied group of companies, consisting of huge corporates like Microsoft and Accenture, start-ups such as Civic and Gem, along with open-source jobs like uPort and more

Microsoft: What business and HR leaders can learn from the CEO of Microsoft


Satya Nadella, the chief executive of Microsoft, is regarded as one of the world’s top leaders, having grown market cap by $250billion since taking the helm in 2014. A big part of his explanation for this turnaround is simple: creating a “learning culture”. “I wanted our company to be a team of ‘learn it alls’ rather than ‘know it alls’” he more

KPMG: KPMG International and Microsoft joins hands for smart audit platform Microsoft Azure


Partnered since 2015, KPMG International and Microsoft have recently announced strategic initiative of digital solutions that will enable KPMG’s smart audit platform, “KPMG Clara” – built on KPMG business experience and the Microsoft intelligent cloud technology “Microsoft Azure”. KPMG would be the first of the Big Four to enable its member firms to conduct external audits with Azure. read more