Ugandan innovator, Ketty Adoch was among the 11 changemakers selected from 200 applicants as recipients of Microsoft and National Geographic Artificial Intelligence (AI) for Earth Innovation Grants. The 11 recipients were announced at an event on Dec. 11th at National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C. The joint partnership of the two companies...
Microsoft and Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business re-engineering services and solutions have made an announcement to create a Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT)-based solution to build a robust ecosystem to fight unsolicited communications. This is in line with the regulations and requirements issued by TRAI...
Microsoft rolls out end-to-end encryption for private conversations on Skype that would ensure that the chat content between two people is hidden in both, the chat list and the notifications. The feature comes after months of testing and is now available for all users on Skype iOS, Android, Linux, Mac and...
Microsoft, on Monday, announced that it is rolling out the new version 8.0 of Skype for desktop, replacing it's previously active “Skype Classic 7.0”, from September 1, across all operating systems - Linux, macOS, and Windows. Skype version 8.0 sports features like free HD video and screen sharing (group) calls with a...
San Diego, California-based Telecommunications and Semiconductors firm; Qualcomm through its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. on Monday announced a new processor a 'Qualcomm Snapdragon 850' specifically designed for Windows 10 Always Connected PCs - succeeding the Snapdragon 835 that was used in the first Always Connected PCs. The new processor comes with 30%...
Microsoft Corp. has announced it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, the world’s leading software development platform where more than 28 million developers learn, share and collaborate to create the future. Together, the two companies will empower developers to achieve more at every stage of the development lifecycle,...
Today, technology companies around the world are trying to help and connect the disabilities to the emerging technologies. The likes of Facebook, Samsung, Toyota, to mention a few have been seen developing new technologies that can help disabilities be able to use their services, and not feel out of...
Analysts from financial services firm Morgan Stanley have predicted that Microsoft will reach USD$1 trillion in market value within a year. In a new report to investors late on Monday, the firm put a 12-month price target of USD$130 on Microsoft's stock, up from USD$94 per share. According to technology website Geekwire, shares of...
Software giant Microsoft announced ‘Microsoft for Startups’, a new program that will help startups co-sell their products and grow their customer base by providing them with access to its technology, customer base, partners, and marketing expertise. The company also announced that it is committing $500 million over the next two years...
Microsoft has announced that it is testing a new "Private Conversations" feature in Skype, which is being introduced through a partnership with Signal. Microsoft joins a growing list of organizations including WhatsApp, Google, Facebook, and Signal itself that have integrated the open source Signal Protocol into their messaging platform. The Private Conversations feature, which is...