Microsoft’s venture fund makes 1st India investment

With this first investment, M12 announced that it will be extending its investing coverage to India to help entrepreneurs innovate and grow with Microsoft’s reach, expertise, and technologies. Rashmi Gopinath, partner at M12, will be leading M12’s investments in India. Continue Reading

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen no more

Paul Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, died at 65. He was an investor, entrepreneur and philanthropist who influenced many aspects of modern life — from technology and science to sports and music. On Monday, Allen’s investment firm Vulcan released a statement announcing his death. Continue Reading

British Muslim convert admits plotting ISIS attack in London

A British Muslim convert has pleaded guilty to plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack on targets in London, including the city’s shopping hub of Oxford Street and Madame Tussauds wax museum. Continue Reading

Microsoft boss Nadella rakes in USD 35 million in share sale

Microsoft’s Indian-origin CEO Satya Nadella has netted over USD 35 million after selling almost one-third of his common shares in the software giant. Continue Reading