Tag: Microsoft

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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...

AT&T-Time Warner Merger now Legal, Net Neutrality Is Dead and Bow to Blockchain Religion

AT&T now allowed to merge with Time Warner, US Court rules. Last week on Monday, US court judge ruled that AT&T can complete its $85B...
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TechnoBrain Seals an Agriculture-Empowering Deal for Africa Farmers with Microsoft

It appears that the partnership between Microsoft and TechnoBrain is taking another leap. A few weeks ago, the two technology companies sealed a deal...

Microsoft Buys Github, Apple Trolls Facebook, Dramatic Departure of WhatsApp Founders from Facebook

In this week's Clicked, we cover Github's acquisition by Microsoft, Apple's WWDC and the shade they gave Facebook and the expensive split from Facebook...
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“Microsoft Will Force People to Use Edge to Access GitHub” and Other Stories

Over the weekend, news broke that Microsoft would acquire code-repository company GitHub. Today, Washington-based Microsoft confirmed the news and disclosed that they forked out $7.5...
Microsoft Middle East and Africa Director for Government and Regulatory Affairs Christopher Akiwumi (R) and Strathmore Law School Dean Dr Luis Franceschi

East Africa’s Courts Set to Benefit from Microsoft-backed Digitization Upgrades

Microsoft and Strathmore University School of Law have devised a partnership that will see key strides made in the manner East Africa’s judicial systems...
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Hillary Clinton Wants to Run Facebook,GDPR Mayhem,Spiegel’s Shade and Other Tech Stories from This Week

In this week's Clicked, we delve in how companies are panicking in reaction to GDPR,Papua New Guinea banning Facebook but not with good intentions,Facebook...
(L-R) Tonny Tuggee SEACOM General Manager East North East Africa Region, Sebuh Haileleul, Microsoft East Africa Country Manager, Carl Martens Microsoft East Africa Azure Specialist and Steven Van der Linde SEACOM Chief Sales Officer pose for a photo during the launch.

Microsoft Inks Deal with SEACOM to Provide Low-Latency Cloud Connections for Businesses

Microsoft has been involved in a lot of activities in the country as it aims to bolster its internet-based solutions for its clients. We...
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Kenya Gets Africa’s First and Exclusive Centre for Testing Microsoft Software

Microsoft has made a significant step in pushing its business in the Kenyan market and the larger continental Africa. Its latest stride in the...
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iTunes is Now Available on the Microsoft Store

iTunes took long enough to land at the Microsoft Store
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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...
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Office 2019 Won’t Support Older Versions of Windows

Microsoft wants you to upgrade your Windows to support the upcoming Office 2019
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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...
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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...
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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!
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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...
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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
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Microsoft Has Officially Pulled The Plug On Windows Phone 8.1 Support

Windows Phone users will have to upgrade
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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...
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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
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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...