Mobility, cloud to define the future of computing: Nadella

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Building new types of computers, constructing an intelligent cloud and helping companies increase productivity are the three “interlocking ambitions” he wants Microsoft Corp. to pursue “boldly”, CEO Satya Nadella said in a conversation on Thursday. Nadella wants Microsoft to help companies reinvent their productivity and business processes with the help of tools like OneNote, Windows 10 and Office 365.

He wants it to build an intelligent cloud with the help of Azure. And he wants to introduce new types of computers such as the Surface Pro tablet, wearables such as Microsoft Band and mixed reality gadgets such as HoloLens. All three objectives are aimed at changing the face of computing...

“Every successful company has a core sensibility and a core sense of purpose. For us, it is about powering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more,” said India-born Nadella, who was named the third CEO in the 40-year-old company’s history on 4 February 2014. He was in Mumbai to deliver the keynote at the company’s largest customer conference in India, christened ‘Future Unleashed’...

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