Microsoft just announced through its official blog that the recently launched Windows 10 has reached over 14 million devices just in a matter of 3 days; the operating software that was rolled out to the general public on Wednesday has been receiving good reviews from the critics so far. Microsoft...
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...
Microsoft's recently unveiled, first ever laptop, the Surface Book seems to be off to a good start, with pre-orders on Microsoft Store already sold out. This could mean that the Surface book is selling much better than expected, although it could also mean that stock levels were probably low. We...
The United Nations Development Programme has signed a collaborative agreement with Microsoft East Africa Limited to enhance development activities in the areas of entrepreneurship. The two organisations have agreed for Microsoft to provide training and mentorship services to Ethiopia’s UNDP supported Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) for 200,000 entrepreneurs. These services...
Earlier this year, Microsoft launched one of their AI-powered Chatbot called 'Tay' but it soon caused controversy with its racist and unpleasant comments, leaving the company with no choice but to pull off. New reports according to Gadgets Now show that the, Redmond-based software firm is reportedly releasing another artificial intelligence...
Software giant Microsoft has officially announced that its largest update to Windows 10 will arrive this summer. The update will make the OS more convenient for consumers and more powerful developers. The Anniversary update will enable users to use Windows Hello to login to apps and access secure features. The update also has improved stylus support, and you can also create...
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...
When Microsoft announced the roll out of Windows 10, there were big expectations of the new security features. Given the current climate of hacking, and the increasing methods being used such as ransomware, there is a huge onus on operating system providers to better their security domain. Windows 10 offers...
Redmond-based software firm, Microsoft Corp. announced a new feature dubbed 'GA' wherein users can now just use their smartphone to sign-in to their account. "This process is easier than standard two-step verification and significantly more secure than only a password, which can be forgotten, phished, or compromised. Using your phone...
Software giant Microsoft has today announced the release of a new open-source machine learning toolkit that goes by the name DMTK. DMTK contains a framework for training models on multiple servers, a topic modeling algorithm, and a word-embedding algorithm for natural language processing. It can be found on GitHub under an MIT (Massachusetts Institute of...