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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Change These Default Privacy Settings Right Now! From Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Apple, LinkedIn, Yahoo and Amazon

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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Microsoft’s First Africa Data Centres Are Live in South Africa

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen is Dead at 65

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Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen has passed away. Allen, who died from complications from Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a type of cancer that affects the lymphatic system, had...

Facebook’s Portal is a Privacy Breach in Waiting, Microsoft Declares Love for Linux, We Learn That Google+ Isn’t Really...

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Facebook Portal is the social media giant’s entry into the hardware realm. Facebook launched both Portal and Portal+, their new voice-controlled, video-calling device that...
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8 Major Features To Check Out in The New Windows 10 October Update

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There is now a new Windows 10 update and it has followed a new trend of expecting a new major update on Windows 10...
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Microsoft Refreshes Surface Lineup, Matte Black Finish Steals the Show

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Yesterday, Microsoft had their scheduled keynote address where we expected the refresh of some devices and interesting enough, we had a surprise announcement which...

Twitter Pulls the Plug on Alex Jones as Instagram Turns into an E-Commerce Platform

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Conspiracy theorist, Alex Jones and Infowars get permanently banned from Twitter Alex Jones got axed from Twitter after confronting Oliver Darcy, a CNN journalist who had...
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Microsoft’s New App Mirrors Your Android Phone Contents to PC

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Microsoft introduced the linking feature to your phone a couple of Windows 10 revisions ago and it has been their way to take advantage...

Google’s $5bn EU Fine, Android Fuchsia, Editable Tweets and Can Facebook Fix Itself?

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Google So what did Google do, why are they being fined and are they really guilty? Google is a giant tech company and the European Commission...

No. Facebook Isn’t Spying on You, Gmail is

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Who exactly is reading your Emails? So last year, Google said it would stop scanning your emails for ad targeting. But did they? According to the...

Facebook Reverses Ban on Some Crypto-Ads, Updates Stories as It Reaches 400m Daily Users

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Facebook & Co. Facebook relaxed its ban on some cryptocurrency adverts. The company will now allow some preapproved advertisers to promote crypto businesses and services, like...

Intel CEO Resigns, IGTV Launches, Facebook’s AI Fight Against Fake News

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Instagram debuts their Youtube competitor, IGTV The long form video platform will allow anyone to upload videos either from the dedicated IGTV app or through...