Microsoft is combating Google Classroom with its own education platform for teachers and students, called OneNote class notebooks. The service allows teachers to set up OneNote accounts that are synced online using Office 365 and SharePoint Online. Students use the “notebooks” for all of their classwork and teachers can access...
Come November 10th, People in India will not be able to use Microsoft's Skype service to make calls to local mobile phones and landlines. The comes after the company has quietly revealed, via an updated support website page, that all those kinds of calls will end in that country. However, people...
On Friday, Microsoft’s lawsuit against Samsung was unsealed, revealing that the software maker believes it is owed $6.9 million in unpaid interest from last year. The software giant sued in August, asking a federal court to rule that its Nokia purchase didn’t breach the company’s contract with Samsung. That contract calls for...
Windows 10 is slated to release mid-2015 and Microsoft has already started distributing the Technical Preview of the OS today via its Windows Insider Program. The OS is touted to be the next Windows XP-killer and marking the return of some of the features that Windows 8 had killed. Let’s quickly...
Yesterday, software maker Microsoft finally unveiled the next and most promising iteration of Windows OS – Windows 10. Well, if you were expecting windows 9, Microsoft has conveniently skipped a generation and jumped on to Windows 10 instead. When asked why the next iteration is called Windows 10, Joe Belfiore explained,...
ndowsIt looks like Windows 9 will be available free to owners of Windows 8, this is if we are to go with the report published by Indonesian news site Detik.com. The news site published a statement by Microsoft Indonesia's Andreas Diantoro seemingly confirming the news. According to a Google translation of...
Today, software giant Microsoft has announced a new self-serve program for students at eligible schools that allows them to sign up for a free Office 365 license on their own. The offer at the moment is only available in the US but will roll out globally later this year. Previously, schools...
Software giant Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 9 at a press event in San Francisco on 30 September. This is after the company rolling out event invites which was asking for invitees to join them to hear what's next for Windows and the enterprise. The event will be headed by Microsoft...
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 figure which falls in line with earlier estimates. With this deal, the founders of Mojang will depart the company,...
Microsoft Corporation has taken up platinum sponsorship for this year’s edition of DEMO Africa that will be held later in the month, in Lagos, Nigeria. The company will participate in the event for the 3rd time under the Microsoft 4Afrika initiative. The sponsorship will see Microsoft offer financial support for the...