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Breaking News: Microsoft’s Satya Nadella launches Skype Lite in India, talks about Cloud

Breaking News: Microsoft’s Satya Nadella launches Skype Lite in India, talks about Cloud
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella launched Skype Lite in India and spoke about several digital transformation initiatives in India.

“We think about people and also institutions. We aspire to create,” said Nadella in his keynote address during the conference titled ‘Future Decoded’.

Nadella said investments were made in Cloud in India 17 months ago. “It is a global and trusted Cloud. It is fascinating to see breadth and depth of digital transformation. It is shaping businesses, private and public sectors and daily lives of the common man,” said Nadella.

He said Microsoft aspired India should become a digitally rich nation and help the economy and society.

During his address, Nadella launched Skype Lite in India. It is only 13 MB and has bots for more productivity.

The Skype Lite will have Aadhar identity built in, which will be a fundamental identity system. “We are excited about what we are doing with Skype and Indian stack,” said Nadella.

Your can chat with 'Aadhaar Verified' users on both the regular Skype app and the new Skype Lite app while interacting for job interviews, government services and other services

You can soon enter your Aadhaar number over Skype. The service can be extended for government services as well. The Aadhaar data will be deleted automatically from the device once the "Aadhaar Verified" Skype chat is over.

Meanwhile, Nadella said during his Indian visit he met several entrepreneurs innovating in financial-technology services, retail, healthcare, etc.

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