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  1. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft data centres will create 100,000 new jobs in South Africa

    Microsoft data centres will create 100,000 new jobs in South Africa Communications Deputy Minister Pinky Kekana says Microsoft’s decision to invest in Africa through South Africa by building two data centres, is arguably one of the biggest Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) investments on the...
  2. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft removes Huawei hardware from its online store

    Microsoft removes Huawei hardware from its online store The MateBook X Pro has disappeared from the Microsoft Store, and searching for Huawei hardware comes up with no results. According to page cached by Googleon 17 May, Huawei's flagship laptop was listed on the store as recently as last week.
  3. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches Windows 10 May 2019 Update

    Microsoft launches Windows 10 May 2019 Update Microsoft announced that its Windows 10 May 2019 Update has now begun rolling out to users around the world. The update includes a number of new features, including a new light theme and Windows Sandbox, and Microsoft said the rollout of the update...
  4. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft's new Edge browser will have an Internet Explorer mode

    Microsoft's new Edge browser will have an Internet Explorer mode Microsoft has announced new features that will be implemented in its Edge Chromium browser. Headlining these new features is an "IE Mode" which will enable businesses to load older sites within the new Edge browser as if they...
  5. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft closes in on $1-trillion valuation

    Microsoft closes in on $1-trillion valuation Microsoft Corp.’s cloud computing business fueled quarterly sales and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by several new deals with large corporate clients. The company’s shares rose about 5 percent in pre-market trading Thursday, after...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft reveals major email security breach

    Microsoft reveals major email security breach Microsoft has confirmed to TechCrunch that a number of users who use the company's email services have had their details compromised in a security breach. The web mail services affected include platforms like Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN.
  7. EventHorizon

    Advice for computer science student? :(

    My degree is almost over so I'm not sure what to do after. Should I stay in South Africa and look for work or try look abroad? How would I go about doing this?
  8. Jamie McKane

    You can now try out Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser

    You can now try out Microsoft's Chromium Edge browser Microsoft has made its latest Edge preview builds available to download, allowing Windows 10 developers to try out the new version of the browser based on Google's open-source Chromium project. The company has released its Canary and...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft bringing its antivirus to Mac

    Microsoft bringing its antivirus to Mac Microsoft is working on bringing its Windows Defender antivirus software to Apple's desktop operating system. The company announced that its Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) software will be available for non-Windows customers as a...
  10. justblazethe1st

    [SALE] Windows Server Essentials 2016 64bit 1-2cpu

    Item name: Server 2016 essentials Age and condition: New/ Sealed Do you include packaging: YES Warranty: N/A Reason for selling: bought for project that didn't go ahead Price: R2500 Negotiable: YES Location: JHB Shipping or collection: collection preferred, shipping on buyers expense link -...
  11. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft's new browser - Leaked photos

    Microsoft's new browser - Leaked photos Microsoft recently confirmed it is building a new Edge browser based on the open-source Chromium project. Chromium is the web rendering engine which powers Google’s Chrome browser, and will replace Microsoft’s EdgeHTML rendering engine which is currently...
  12. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft launches data centres in South Africa

    Microsoft launches data centres in South Africa Microsoft South Africa announced that it has launched enterprise-grade data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town. At an event led by MD of Microsoft South Africa Lillian Barnard, the company stated that the opening of the data centres will help...
  13. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft to launch disc-less Xbox One in May - Report

    Microsoft to launch disc-less Xbox One in May - Report Microsoft's new disc-less console is expected to launch in May this year, according to a report by Windows Central. The upcoming console has been in development for a while under the codename "Xbox Maverick", but it will reportedly be...
  14. Jamie McKane

    Top Microsoft Cloud speakers confirmed for 2019 Data Storage, Backup and Recovery Conference

    Top Microsoft Cloud speakers confirmed for 2019 Data Storage, Backup and Recovery Conference The 2019 Data Storage, Backup and Recovery Conference will take place on 13 March 2019 at The Venue in Melrose Arch, and will feature top speakers in the field. Topics which will be covered at the...
  15. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft Bing blocked in China

    Microsoft Bing blocked in China Microsoft Corp.’s Bing search engine has been blocked in China, rendering yet another Western internet service inaccessible to the world’s largest online population. The search engine, allowed to operate in China because it censors results, became inaccessible...
  16. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft to restrict abuse of its facial recognition AI

    Microsoft to restrict abuse of its facial recognition AI Microsoft Corp. is planning to implement self-designed ethical principles for its facial recognition technology by the end of March, as it urges governments to push ahead with matching regulation in the field. The company in December...
  17. Jamie McKane

    Amazon briefly overtakes Microsoft to become the world's most valuable company

    Amazon briefly overtakes Microsoft to become the world's most valuable company Amazon.com briefly became the world’s most valuable company Monday. The online retailer surged 5.2 percent at its highs, pushing its market capitalization past $870 billion. [Bloomberg]
  18. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft has a "huge problem" with bugs in its software

    Microsoft has a "huge problem" with bugs in its software Softpedia News editor Bogdan Popa has spoken out against how Microsoft manages critical bugs in its software. In an editorial piece, Popa outlines how he tried to report bugs to Microsoft regarding their launcher software.
  19. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft wins $480-million US Army contract

    Microsoft wins $480-million US Army contract Microsoft Corp. has won a $480 million contract to supply prototypes for augmented reality systems to the Army for use on combat missions and in training, the Army said. The contract, which could eventually lead to the military purchasing over...
  20. Jamie McKane

    Apple overtaken by Microsoft as world's most valuable company

    Apple overtaken by Microsoft as world's most valuable company Microsoft has surpassed a struggling Apple to become the most valuable company in the world, Softpedia reports. Microsoft is worth $753 billion, while Apple's value is now $746 billion.
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