Windows 10 Preview Users to Get Genuine Final Release Build for Free

Last Friday, Microsoft released a statement through a blog post detailing important changes ahead of the release of Windows 10 for PCs and tablets on July 29. This post said that all users of...

Report: Microsoft is building drones to catch mosquitoes and stop epidemics

Technology giant Microsoft is working on a new project which combines autonomous drones, cloud computing and genomics in a bid to neutralize disease epidemics at the source. The development, titled Project Premonition,...

Microsoft partners with Toshiba to deliver Internet of Things solutions

Toshiba and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly develop solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). The partnership will leverage Toshiba’s IoT devices with Microsoft’s Azure IoT Cloud infrastructure. Toshiba...

Microsoft launches dongle-sized PC that runs Windows 8.1

Software giant Microsoft has teamed up with Indian gadget maker iBall to launch the Splendo. It is a dongle-sized PC that runs Windows 8.1. Splendo can be connected to TVs and monitors via...

Its Official, Microsoft now owns ‘Minecraft’

Today, Microsoft has announced that  it has acquired Mojang, the company behind Minecraft, after weeks of rumors. The software giant has revealed that it paid $2.5 billion for the gaming company,  a...

Interview: Microsoft Country Manager Talks About Office 365

We are starting this week off with an interview with the Microsoft Country Manager for East and Southern Africa, Mr Eric Odipo who talked to us about Office 365 and some...

Here is Microsoft’s new $20 phone

Software giant Microsoft has announced a new entry-level phone that costs just $20. The new phone is aimed at emerging markets. It is a 2G-based Nokia 105 which features a 1.4-inch color display...

Uganda: Africa 118 Launches Online Business Directory

You can now find local services in Uganda at the click of the button, after Africa 118 launched its online directory today. The East African tech firm, which has been supplying a...

Microsoft to buy Blackberry – reports

Reports coming in indicate that ailing Canadian giant BlackBerry is set to be bought. According to Phone Arena and Mobile Burn, The deal would apparently be worth roughly $7-billion. The reports however say...

African educators win at Microsoft E² Educator Exchange

Microsoft has announced the winners of the Global Educator Challenge, which includes six educators from across Africa. John Gichuri from Kenya; Floyd Chanda from Zambia; Sachita Jeeta from Mauritius, Mokhudu Machaba...
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