Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. is calling upon African game developers to participate in their annual Microsoft’s Dream.Build.Play Challenge. A challenge that pushes game makers to maximize their creativity and create experiences that engage gamers from across the world. The challenge isn't limited to Africans, but open to all creators, working...
According to TechCrunch, Microsoft’s professional-networking site LinkedIn is today launching a new Tinder-style service that matches people who are looking for mentorship in a specific area with potential mentors. It is reported that LinkedIn has hand-selected a list of potential mentors. This list of mentors will be shown to people who are interested...
PayPal today announced a new deal with Skype that will allow users in 22 countries worldwide to send money to other Skype users through an updated version of the Skype mobile app. This extends PayPal’s potential reach by a sizable amount – the Skype app has been downloaded over a billion...
Talks that Microsoft was planning to kill off its beloved MS Paint application led to a flood of nostalgic lament Monday, but the tech giant has now reassured Windows users that the beloved computer graphics app is here to stay. Howls of protests and mournings, as well as some fairly...
When it all comes to an end! Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. on Tuesday (effective July 11th, 2017) announced it's officially ending support for their most popular version of its mobile operating system (OS); Windows Phone 8.1 OS. Meaning, the firm won't be pushing any sort of updates, security patches,...
Microsoft on Friday released a new Windows 10 Insider Preview build - changes how the system reacts to DPI adjustments. Users will no longer have to log out and log back in to fix blurry desktop apps, which are mostly related to old Win32 apps, after docking, undocking, and remoting. Presently, if...
A new chatbot by Microsoft, powered by artificial intelligence has stirred controversy, by saying the holy book Quran is "very violent," media reported. According to Buzzfeed News, although Microsoft programmed Zo, a chatbot designed for teenagers on the Kik messaging app, to avoid discussing politics and religion, it recently told a user that the Quran is...
Microsoft has apologized for accidentally releasing builds from some of its internal branches for PC and mobile that were rolled out due to the "inadvertent deployment" to the engineering system that controls the release of builds to the Windows Insiders. Microsoft was forced to apologize late on Friday night after...
Microsoft on Thursday announced a major redesign of its mobile app, including a “Highlights” feature that lets customers snap photos and videos that will be temporarily visible to their connections. The feature carries a strong resemblance to Snapchat’s “Stories.” That format has been growing in popularity within social and messaging...
Microsoft is planning to start storing its data on strands of DNA within the next few years, the company's computer architects have revealed. Microsoft expects to have an operational storage system using DNA within a data centre by the end of the decade, according to a report in MIT Technology...