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    Microsoft Surface Hub

    Hi all does anyone have any information on the MS surface Hub and why it is not in SA yet? any info insider or otherwise would be very helpful
  2. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches gaming service for those without an Xbox or powerful PC

    Microsoft launches gaming service for those without an Xbox or powerful PC Microsoft has unveiled a new gaming streaming service aimed at users who do not have powerful hardware. Called Project xCloud, it will work similarly to on-demand content services - letting users game anywhere on any...
  3. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft to invest in ride-hailing app Grab

    Microsoft to invest in ride-hailing app Grab Microsoft Corp. will invest an unspecified amount in Grab as the ride-hailing giant adopts the U.S. company’s Azure as its preferred platform for cloud services. Under the five-year deal, the companies will collaborate on technologies including big...
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    MCSE & MCSA training evening or part time cape town

    Hi Everyone. I was wondering if there is such an training facility, that does evening classes for MCSE and MCSA or maybe on weekends in cape town or surrounds? I know this question is a long shot but taking that into account, I was still wondering if someone maybe knew. Also there is then the...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft reveals Surface Headphones with 13 levels of noise control

    Microsoft reveals Surface Headphones with 13 levels of noise control Microsoft has revealed a new pair of headphones, the Surface Headphones. The headphones feature 40mm free-edge drivers, up to 15 hours of battery life, and fast-charging capabilities.
  6. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft Surface Studio 2 - the ultimate creative studio

    Microsoft Surface Studio 2 - the ultimate creative studio Microsoft has launched its new Surface Studio 2 all-in-one PC, which it has labelled "the ultimate creative studio". The latest iteration of the Surface Studio is the most powerful Surface device ever, boasting dedicated Nvidia Pascal...
  7. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft seizes web domains created by Russian hackers

    Microsoft seizes web domains created by Russian hackers Microsoft Corp. has detected and seized web domains created by cyber-attackers linked to the Russian military, in a potential attempt to manipulate and disrupt the U.S. midterm elections. The shadowy group, known as Strontium, created...
  8. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft sales top estimates due to cloud profits

    Microsoft sales top estimates due to cloud profits Microsoft Corp.’s cloud-fueled turnaround persisted in the fiscal fourth quarter, when sales and profit got a boost from customers signing up for more internet-based storage, processing and Office productivity software. Profit in the...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft urges lawmakers to regulate facial recognition technology

    Microsoft urges lawmakers to regulate facial recognition technology Microsoft, which has come under fire for a U.S. government contract that was said to involve facial recognition software, said it will more carefully consider contracts in this area and urged lawmakers to regulate the use of...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches budget Surface Go tablet

    Microsoft launches budget Surface Go tablet Microsoft Corp. is going for the low-end of the personal computing market with a smaller, cheaper Surface Go tablet that takes on Apple Inc.’s cheapest iPads. The Surface Go has a 10-inch screen, about the same size as the entry-level iPad. At...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft beat Google to buy GitHub

    Microsoft beat Google to buy GitHub Microsoft Corp. agreed to pay $7.5 billion for GitHub earlier in June, but it wasn’t the only interested party. Google was in the running too, according to Diane Greene, head of the company’s cloud arm. “I wouldn’t have minded buying them, but it’s OK,”...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft has acquired GitHub - Sources

    Microsoft has acquired GitHub - Sources Microsoft Corp. has agreed to acquire GitHub Inc., the code repository company popular with many software developers, and could announce the deal as soon as Monday, according to people familiar with the matter. GitHub preferred selling the company to...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft to release low-cost Surface tablet

    Microsoft to release low-cost Surface tablet Microsoft Corp. is planning to release a line of lower-cost Surface tablets as soon as the second half of 2018, seeking a hit in a market for cheaper devices that Apple Inc. dominates with the iPad, according to people familiar with the matter...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches Project Brainwave AI chip system

    Microsoft launches Project Brainwave AI chip system Microsoft has spent the past few years coming up with ways to use artificial intelligence internally. Now it will let customers take advantage of some of these tools while aiming to lure business from Amazon and Google. [Bloomberg]
  15. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft shows off Alexa and Cortana integration

    Microsoft shows off Alexa and Cortana integration Microsoft Corp. and Amazon.com Inc. may be competing with each other in the cloud-computing market, but in the realm of voice-controlled personal assistants, Cortana and Alexa are forging a friendship. On Monday, the two companies showed...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft donates computers to Ghanaian school that went viral

    Microsoft donates computers to Ghanaian school that went viral Computer giant Microsoft has donated dozens of computers to the school where a Ghanaian ICT teacher stole the hearts of social media users when he drew features of a Microsoft Word processing window on a chalkboard. [News24]
  17. Solarion

    Microsoft and Data Trading/Tax Benefits?

    I have noticed large amounts of data being poured from Microsoft's update onto my Windows 10. I have also noticed in Win10 settings that everything about this operating system is designed to not only get as much data onto your machine as possible, but also to send as much data about you and...
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    Microsoft offers bug bounties for Spectre, Meltdown flaws

    Microsoft is offering bug bounties for a limited time to security researchers who uncover speculative execution side channel vulnerabilities like Spectre and Meltdown. These two vulnerabilities have been causing quite a stir over the last several months. They impact almost all CPUs in use...
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    Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite

    Skype can't fix a nasty security bug without a massive code rewrite
  20. Jamie McKane

    Cat videos can lower productivity - Microsoft

    Cat videos can lower productivity - Microsoft Microsoft acknowledges new digital technology can, in some circumstances, make businesses less productive.
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