Microsoft announces 2G versions of LinkedIn and Skype
|Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announces 2G versions of LinkedIn and Skype|
Nadella said that the 'lite' versions of the app have been developed to especially cater to mobile users in India.
The 13MB Skype Lite app also comes with Aadhaar integration. "You can soon enter your Aadhaar number over Skype to verify yourself for an interview," said Nadella.
The Microsoft CEO also talked about connected cars and the company's recent partnership with Tata Motors. "With self-driving and connected cars, the auto industry is at the forefront of changing the business model," he said.
He also showed how the Andhra Pradesh government is using Kaizala app in day-to-day administration. Created as a chat app, Kaizala has been customised is designed specifically for markets like India and countries in Africa.
Nadella also spoke about the power of cloud to transform businesses. "Phenomenal to see the entrepreneurial energy that's born in the cloud, and is re-shaping the economy in India," said Nadella.