Tag: Microsoft

Bake Awards

Microsoft to Sponsor Tech Category in 2018 BAKE Awards

Since its establishment in 2012, The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) has recognized a variety of blogs across the country for the work they...
Anthony Salcito, Microsoft VP for Education

Personalized Learning Beats Automation in the Modern Classroom

A Mckinsey study on the class of 2030 reveals that nearly 100% of students would prioritize personalisation in the classroom over automation in what...
Imagine Cup

Microsoft’s Students-only Imagine Cup Competition to Target AI, Big Data and Mixed Reality Products

Several top internet giants around the globe have leveraged their reach and influence to support the development of new products and services from parties...

Microsoft Releases Spectre and Meltdown Fixes for Some Windows 10 Devices

At the beginning of this year, two major vulnerabilities were discovered affecting millions of Intel, AMD and ARM CPUs. The vulnerabilities, known as Spectre and...
Microsoft’s Head of Cloud Technology Mr. Ruediger Dornharles

Microsoft Reveals Why it Deployed Data Centres in South Africa

While highlighting the importance of using cloud services for businesses, Microsoft’s Head of Cloud Technology Mr. Ruediger Dorn shed light on a couple of...

Microsoft is Killing Off Push Notification on Older Windows Phones

Windows Phone is practically dead and you might know that since Microsoft decided to stop supporting the platform and focus on other ventures. They...
microsoft office 2019

Office 2019 Won’t Support Older Versions of Windows

Microsoft wants you to upgrade your Windows to support the upcoming Office 2019
microsoft digital transformation future workforce

How Microsoft is Sponsoring Digital Transformation of Future Workforce

Late last month, Microsoft in partnership with Dalberg and Strathmore University launched the Digital Partnership Series at the Microsoft Policy Innovation Centre in the university. The Digital...
Microsoft Dalberg Strathmore Digital Transformation series

Microsoft in Partnership With Dalberg Launches Digital Transformation Series at Strathmore University

Yesterday, Microsoft in partnership with the research company, Dalberg, launched the Digital Transformation Series at Strathmore University. The Digital Transformation Series is aimed at engaging...
microsoft surface book 2

Microsoft Announces Surface Book 2: 8th Gen Intel Processors, New 15 inch Model, Still Expensive

Microsoft has announced the Surface Book 2 and they look great!
microsoft office 2019

Microsoft Announces Office 2019, Expect it Next Year

Microsoft is widely known as a software company first thanks to their popular operating system, Windows, and their productivity software that is bundled under...
MS Paint lives

MS Paint is Here To Stay, But in a Different Home

MS Paint is not going anywhere
RIP Microsoft Paint

Microsoft Might Kill Off Paint in Future Windows 10 Releases

Microsoft could kill of Paint in a future release
Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft Has Officially Pulled The Plug On Windows Phone 8.1 Support

Windows Phone users will have to upgrade
ubuntu microsoft windows store

Microsoft Has Made It Easy To Download Ubuntu Linux

Microsoft has come from rejecting Linux to becoming an ardent supporter, now makes it easy to install on Windows 10.

Microsoft Lit the Spotlight On 21 East African Entrepreneurs To Be Awarded Insiders4Good Fellowships

Microsoft's Insiders4Good program was launched in partnership with Growth africa to support the ideas of promising entrepreneurs to become a reality. This year, they will...
Microsoft Xbox X

Microsoft Reveals The Xbox One X, The Most Powerful Gaming Console Yet

Microsoft finally revealed their new console which was previously named as Project Scorpio
Windows 10 S

A Quick Look Inside Windows 10 S

Microsoft finally announced the Surface Laptop, which strays from the popular 2-in-1 form factor of its older brother, the Surface Book (not a predecessor per...

The Microsoft Surface Laptop Is Now Official

Earlier today, photos of a "Surface Laptop" were leaked on Twitter which was kind of strange since we know that Microsoft already has a...

‘Surface Laptop’ Leaks Ahead Of The Microsoft Event

Microsoft has an event today at 4:30pm EAT which as shown on their Twitter account, it has been dubbed "Learn what's next." The event...
Windows 10 Creators Update

Do Not Manually Install Windows 10 Creators Update, At Least Not Yet

Microsoft released the Windows 10 Creators Update a while ago and the update has been rolling out to a few users for the past...

LinkedIn Revises Some of its Privacy Policies and Announces that Bots are Coming

LinkedIn, which was acquired by Microsoft a while ago, is a social media platform for professionals who are looking to expand their career goals...
microsoft adds cortana on android lockscreen

Microsoft Wants You To Use Cortana On The Android Lockscreen

Microsoft, just like any other big tech company has their own virtual assistant, which they named Cortana from a character in the video game,...
Windows 10 Keyboard Shortcuts

Let’s Talk About Microsoft’s “Great” Idea to Place Adverts On Your Windows 10 File Explorer

Ever since Windows 10 launched back in 2015, there has been controversy after controversy surrounding the operating system. Starting with how Microsoft was asking...
Microsoft headquarters

Microsoft Appoints New Head for MEA to Drive Regional Transformation

Samer Abu Ltaif, who joined Microsoft in 2004, has been appointed as the president of the company's Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. Abu...

Microsoft Borrows A Leaf From Facebook By Launching Skype Lite In India

Skype Lite is the new app from Microsoft aimed for the Indian market

Microsoft is Not in Such a Hurry to Update HoloLens – Reports

Microsoft is in this for better for worse and is thinking long-term.

Strong iPad Sales in Q4 Cushioned Apple as Tablet Shipments Decline Continued in 2016

That not many people may be interested in buying a new tablet today than there were 3 to 4 years ago is not really...

Microsoft Teases Windows 10 Design Refresh in Upcoming “Redstone” Update

Microsoft is planning to refresh its Windows 10 user interface in an update later this year, and they have started teasing what’s on the...
Upgrade Your World

Microsoft’s Windows 10 Cloud Screenshots Leak

Alleged screen shots of a new version of Windows 10, currently known as "Windows Cloud," have leaked, courtesy of Windows Blog Italia. This news...
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Microsoft Asks U.S. Government For Travel Ban Exceptions

Microsoft is appealing to the Secretaries of State and Homeland Security on an exception to President Trump's travel ban on people from seven Muslim-majority...
Bambo Sofolo, Partner Director of Software Engineering at Microsoft

Microsoft Brings #Insiders4Good Fellowship Program to East Africa, Applications Open

Microsoft has partnered with GrowthAfrica to launch the #Insiders4Good fellowship program in East Africa. The program seeks to support emerging entrepreneurs as they turn their...

Microsoft Tipped to Go After Google’s Chrome OS with Windows 10 Cloud

Chrome OS, the lightweight operating system centered around Google's Chrome browser has made serious inroads thanks to the affordable hardware it runs on which...