Tag: Microsoft

Businesses Can Now Hire Microsoft Cybersecurity Experts

Microsoft has announced a cybersecurity initiative dubbed 'Microsoft Security Experts'. The program will allow interested businesses to hire Microsoft's cybersecurity employees to help them...

Microsoft’s Third Season of Regional Coding Competition for University Students is Live

The 2022 season of Microsoft's Africa Development Center (ADC)-sponsored Game of Learners (GOL) competition has officially begun. The GOL initiative, now in its third...

Tech Companies That Have Suspended Services in Russia

Russia has now passed North Korea and Iran to become the most sanctioned nation in the world following President Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine. The...

Microsoft, Venture Capital Investors To Pump $500 Million Into Africa’s Startup Ecosystem

Microsoft has announced new initiatives to accelerate the growth of 10,000 African start-ups and fast-track investment in Africa’s start-up ecosystem over the next five...

Call of Duty’s Next Three Games Will Still Be Available on PlayStation

Microsoft will be acquiring Activision for close to $69 billion. That means that Activision's games will become exclusive to Xbox if this deal goes...

Microsoft Is Buying Activision-Blizzard for $69 Billion

Consolidation of media giants is now slipping into the videogame industry as well. Microsoft is buying Activision-Blizzard for $69 billion. This is a huge...

Microsoft Picks Wael Elkabbany as MD for the Africa Transformation Office

Microsoft is doubling down on its investment in the continent with the establishment of the Africa Transformation Office (ATO), led by Managing Director Wael...

To Push A Hybrid Work Experience, LinkedIn and MS Have Made 40 Learning Courses Free for HR Pros

Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft and its social media and professional platform LinkedIn have launched several new features and product innovations to help companies transition...
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Windows 11 Officially Launches Oct 5: These Laptops Will Get the Upgrade First

We finally have an official date for the rollout of Windows 11 after much speculations online. Microsoft will roll out Windows 11 as a...

Microsoft Office 365 Business subscription To Get Even More Expensive

Microsoft Office 365 arrived in 2011 and the Redwood-based tech giant has been expanding its offerings in Office. Its subscription costs is getting a...

Microsoft Launches Mobile Platform to Modernize Agribusiness Supply Chains

An initiative that will avail digital tools and training resources to small-scale farmers and agriculture-linked small businesses in Africa has been launched. The program is...

Microsoft Rolls Out Dynamics 365 Business Central for Small Businesses, Can Be Integrated With Custom APIs

Redmond-based technology corporation Microsoft has released a new cloud-based management solution named Dynamics 365 Business Central. The solution has been tailor-made for the Africa and...

How To Watch Microsoft Windows 11 Launch Event Today

We have known for some time now that Microsoft had been developing Windows 10 successor, Windows 11. Windows 10 was launched back in 2015. Its...

Microsoft-Stanbic Partnership Eyes to Equip 50K Micro Small Enterprises With Digital Skills

A program to equip over 50000 owners of Micro Small Enterprises (MSEs) with the relevant digital skills by the end of this year has...

It is End of the Journey for Internet Explorer

The pioneer internet browser Internet Explorer, which has been around for more than 25 years is being retired by Microsoft. In a blog post...

Three Kenyan Teams On The Way To Microsoft Imagine Cup Finals

Microsoft’s annual global student technology competition, Imagine Cup has revealed the entries selected to participate in the World semi-finals round taking place on 24...

Microsoft, Tech4Dev Target Kenyan Girls and Women in Digital Training Drive

Microsoft, alongside non-profit social enterprise, Tech4Dev have collaborated on an initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills....
WhatsApp Two Step Verification

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 Office Will Be Released Next Year As a One Time Purchase

Microsoft will launch a perpetual release of their popular Office suite next year as per the company in a short post. The company announced in...
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Leaked Xbox Series S Commercial Reveal Killer Specifications

  Microsoft revealed the much leaked Xbox Series S today and they promised a lot of features for $299. Despite the price reveal, they never...
Xbox Series S

Microsoft Makes the Xbox Series S Official, Carries Low Price Tag

Microsoft has announced a new gaming console today, the Xbox Series S which has been leaked for months. The company revealed this on their Xbox Twitter account...
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Microsoft Will Phase off Internet Explorer and Legacy Edge

Microsoft announced that they will start phasing out their old browsers, which is a long time coming. The company described a timeline of when Microsoft...

[UPDATED] Oracle Reportedly in Talks to Acquire TikTok

Looks like every big tech company in the U.S wants to acquire a piece of the TikTok pie. Oracle is the latest. The enterprise...
Microsoft Surface Duo

Microsoft Surface Duo Specs and Pricing Revealed, It is Not Cheap

Microsoft has finally revealed more information about their eccentric Surface Duo Android smartphone today. They announced this feature almost a year ago and we finally get...

[UPDATED] Twitter Reportedly in Talks to Acquire TikTok Operations in the U.S

Are you really even a tech company if you haven’t explored acquiring TikTok? UPDATE: Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey is now following TikTok Comms on Twitter....

Microsoft Confirms That They’re in Talks to Buy TikTok, Deal To Be Concluded by September 15th

UPDATE: Microsoft has confirmed that they are in talks to buy TikTok in the US. In a blog statement, the tech giant has said...
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This Microsoft Browser Extension Is Here to Take on Grammarly

Microsoft recently rebranded Office 365 to Microsft 365 as the Redmond-based tech giant forays into features that extend beyond the work life. One feature...
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Microsoft Merges Word, Excel and PowerPoint into a Single Android App

We all have apps of different types and in some cases, we have multiple apps from the same company. Microsoft is known for their suite...

Clicked: Alphabet Joins the Trillion-Dollar Club Plus More ICYMI Tech Stories

It has been a rollercoaster this past week in terms of what tech giants have been up to and Clicked is here to break...
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Microsoft’s New Edge Chromium Browser is Here But It Misses a Key Feature

Edge Chromium is Microsoft's new broswer based on Chromium that also runs the popular broswer, Google Chrome. You can now download it for use
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Kendi Nderitu Leaves Check Point to Lead Microsoft as Kenya Country Manager

Technology multinationals operating in the Kenyan market were shaking up their leadership teams for the better part of Q4 2019. Networking corporation, Cisco, for...
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Microsoft Unveils Their Next Generation Xbox Series X Console, Inspires Memes

Microsoft finally unveiled how their latest console, the Xbox Series X looks like and of course people trolled it hard on Twitter
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Microsoft and Harvard Business Review Detail the Changing Roles of CFOs and COOs in the Digital Era

New digital technologies such as the use of social media platforms, smartphones and corporate tools such as big data and AI are advancing at...
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Microsoft is Testing Google Services Integration in Outlook

Outlook is one of Microsoft's most recognizable service's especially in the corporate world. Many professionals rely on Outlook to sort out their multitude of...

Microsoft is Hitting the Final Nail to Cortana’s Coffin

Remember Cortana? You probably don't use it often and Microsoft is kind of admitting that with a recent change. According to a support article posted...