On Tuesday, Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. released the Windows 10 Creators Update — a big, free upgrade that brings new features to the operating system. It's not a massive change, and the Windows 10 experience won't be that different. Instead, the Creators Update brings a lot of smaller changes...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. has launched the Surface Laptop at its New York Spring event that comes packed with an education-focused 'Windows 10 S' operating system. The laptop has been made available in four color variants - Burgundy, Graphite Gold, Platinum, and Cobalt Blue and have been lined up for pre-order with shipping scheduled...
Yesterday, Microsoft officially launched the latest version of its Visual Studio integrated development environment (IDE). The Visual Studio IDE was launched together with an update to its .NET framework, and is now available for download (and purchase). Microsoft also released a couple of new download numbers for various tools in the Visual...
How well are the biggest tech companies upholding your rights and privacy? A long-term study published Tuesday ranks the likes of Google and Facebook based on dozens of criteria, from what data they collect and sell to how they handle government requests. The Ranking Digital Rights organization, funded by several...
Over 150 female graduate students from 24 universities across Kenya have been selected for the EmployMentor programme starting Monday. The programme is a partnership between Microsoft Corp., its 4Afrika Initiative, and the African Centre for Women in Information and Communications Technology (ACWICT) to promote skills development and job placement for...
Software Maker Microsoft has released an early prototype of an Android Wear app that lets you draw letters on the screen to enter text. This is because Android Wear smartwatches don’t include on-screen keyboards, because it’s easier to enter text using voice recognition than it is to type on a...
Today, Microsoft Corp. began the worldwide release of Office 2016. The apps are the latest addition to Office 365, Microsoft’s cloud-based subscription service that helps people do their best work, together. The company also announced new and enhanced Office 365 services built for team productivity. “The way people work has changed...
Jerry Nixon, a Microsoft development executive, said in a conference speech this week that Windows 10 would be the "last version" of the dominant desktop software. His comments were echoed by Microsoft which said it would update Windows in future in an "ongoing manner". Instead of new stand-alone versions, Windows 10...
Ever since Microsoft launched Windows 10 over the summer, Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users have been pressured to upgrade to the latest version of the operating system. It was relatively innocuous at first, but as months have passed, Microsoft has become increasingly obnoxious. The notifications were all but...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. best known for the Windows PC operating system, and it's Surface Pro Notebook, is revealing its own plans for self-driven cars at the CES 2017 event. According to online reports, the firm is partnering with five firms including insurance company Swiss Re on what it's billing...