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Microsoft OneDrive Will Replace Samsung Cloud on Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung Galaxy devices are slowly becoming Microsoft devices. This could be the end for Samsung's apps that come preinstalled on their Galaxy devices. The...
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Microsoft Is Shutting down Windows Phone 8.1’s App Store in December

All good things must come to an end. Microsoft is shutting down the Windows Phone 8.1 app store this coming December. The Redmond-based tech giant...
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Microsoft Planning to Connect 40 Million Internet Users in Latin America and Africa

According to the latest statistics, roughly 58% of the global population uses the internet. There are still pockets of people around the world that...
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5 Products Announced By Microsoft in Their October Event

Today, Microsoft held a keynote where they announced their next iterations of their Surface devices as well as a number of surprise entrants. The Refreshes Microsoft...

Microsoft Believes Going “Passwordless” Will Be Natural and Improve Security for Everyone

In this online world that we live in, we are faced with multiple security threats. It ranges from general malware to ransomware to phishing...
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Microsoft Report Reveals Africans are Incredibly Vulnerable to Malware Attacks

Malware is an ever present threat in our daily online lives. Our computers are vulnerable to malware lurking in the inter-webs like Trojans, spyware,...

Microsoft Set to Retire Wunderlist, Redesigns its To Do App and Adds Dark Mode

Microsoft's acquired Wunderlist in 2015 to later release its own To-Do app in 2017 that got most of its features from Wunderlist that is...

Microsoft Brings Dark Mode to All its Office Apps and Office.com

With dark mode gaining moment now that Android 10 and iOS 13 are bringing system-wide dark mode, companies are readying their apps and Microsoft...
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Jack Ngare Joins Microsoft As Managing Director for Africa Development Centre

Jack Ngare has been appointed the Managing Director of Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Kenya that was launched by Microsoft sometime in May 2019. The...
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Microsoft is Testing a ‘Cloud Download’ Feature for Windows

Restoring your data can be a nuisance for a lot of people. This happens when you lose a computer or a phone and you...
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Microsoft Paints the Grave Nature of the Kenyan Cyberspace in New Report

Over the last several years, there has been a disturbingly high number of cybercrime cases across the globe. Kenya is one of the countries...
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Windows 10’s Next Major Update is Apparently a Minor One

Microsoft launched Windows 10 4 years ago and they release 2 major updates yearly. They initially gave these updates cool names like 'anniversary' or...
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Kenya to be Part of Microsoft Cloud Accelerator Program for Women-led Startups

Kenya will be one of the nine countries that will benefit from Microsoft’s Cloud Accelerator Program that entails a 6-month training designed to help...
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Microsoft is Pushing for a Robust Privacy Framework in the U.S. on GDPR’s First Anniversary

Europe has been at the forefront in ensuring that the region has an airtight data protection framework. The continent implemented the General Data Protection...
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[UPDATED] Change These Default Privacy Settings Right Now! From Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Apple, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Amazon

From 2018 to the past few months of 2019, our personal data from social media sites and other tech giants has been hacked, scandalized...

Why Windows Sandbox Is One of the Exciting Features of the Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update

Windows Sandbox is one among a couple of features coming with the Microsoft Windows 10 May 2019 Update and has me excited. With this...
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Microsoft Opens First $100 Million Africa Development Centre in Kenya and Nigeria

Yesterday, Microsoft announced that they are opening their first Africa Development Centre in two African countries: Kenya and Nigeria. Their initial sites will be set...
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Microsoft Launches AI Whitepaper in Kenya, Maintains Artificial Intelligence is Pivotal to Economic Growth

Microsoft has been making notable strides as far as artificial intelligence, popularly known as AI is concerned. This is not a new development though;...

Windows 10 Doesn’t Require You to Safely Remove a Flashdisk Anymore

How many of you still use a flash drive? I know I don't, but people close to me use them a lot to transfer...
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Microsoft Praises its Cloud Services as It Sways Kenyan Organizations with Azure Capabilities

Microsoft’s presence in the African market can be traced to more than three decades ago. The technology corporation, which is popularly known for its...

Clippy Resurrected for a Brief Second Before Microsoft Killed Him Again

Clippy was one of the assistants Microsoft Office introduced in 1997 to help users with basic tasks that some were finding annoying and offered helpful...

Beyond Passwords: All You Need to Know

2FA also known as 2-factor authentication fortifies passwords with a second piece of information which involves a one-time passcode being sent at the time...
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Microsoft’s First Africa Data Centres Are Live in South Africa

Exactly one year ago today, Microsoft staged a local meet with media reps to discuss the importance of cloud services for local businesses. At...

Lets Talk About Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge

The Facebook 10 Year challenged has been trending this past week with people sharing photos from what they looked like in 2009 and now....

CES 2019: The Best, Bad and Weird Tech Products

CES 2019 wrapped this past weekend and kicked off product launches that ranged from the wild to the weird tech we expect to see...

Apple Stumbles, HTC Struggles and Microsoft Thrives

Apple revised its revenue guidance for its fiscal 2019 first quarter. This is the first time they're cutting this since 2002. Apple lowered its...
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Kenyan Firm to Receive Microsoft’s AI for Earth Innovation Grant

For some time now, technology corporation Microsoft and the National Geographic Society (NGS) have provided financial support to innovators for research on global issues...

Microsoft Now Neck and Neck with Apple as the Most Valuable Companies

Microsoft is now neck and neck with Apple. When Big Tech conversations come up, Apple, Google, Amazon, Facebook always take centre stage while underestimating...

Apple Is Still the Most Valuable Company, Microsoft Comes Second

Late last week, it was reported that Microsoft had dethroned Apple to become the most valuable US company. It was just for a brief...
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Microsoft Moves to a Password Free Future for Microsoft Services

The password is one of those problematic things that we have to use to login to our online accounts. Although the password is used...

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