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  1. 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]
  2. 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.
  3. 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...
  4. 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.
  5. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft outperforms top tech stocks as rout continues

    Microsoft outperforms top tech stocks as rout continues Microsoft Corp. is faring better than its more celebrated peers as losses pile up for technology stocks. The software giant’s enterprise-oriented business is being rewarded by investors in search of stability while fears about slowing...
  6. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft giving big discounts on Xbox One for Black Friday

    Microsoft giving big discounts on Xbox One for Black Friday Microsoft has announced that it will offer a big discount on the Xbox One X for Black Friday 2018. Its Black Friday sale will take place from 18-26 November, with the Xbox One X selling for $400. This is the "lowest price ever", it said.
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    Office 365 Error

    Hi there, I have searched the web without any luck so hoping someone here has some guidance. I am trying to add an exchange account to office 365, if I add through outlook it opens some weird address with a bunch of numbers and if I try through control panel I get the following error: "name...
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    Training for MS Access, guidance please

    After a few months of deliberation, I have decided that MS Access is the right database programme for my purposes. The next step is to find a person or firm that offers high quality training in how to use MS Access. Please recommend a person or a firm if you know them. I would appreciate any...
  9. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft says future data centres will be underwater

    Microsoft says future data centres will be underwater Speaking at the Microsoft's Future Decoded conference in London, CEO Satya Nadella said that part of the company's plans for future data centers includes underwater server farms, Ars Technica reports. Microsoft has been experimenting with...
  10. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft finalises $7.5-billion acquisition of Github

    Microsoft finalises $7.5-billion acquisition of Github Microsoft has officially closed the deal to acquire social code repository GitHub for $7.5 billion in stock, TechCrunch reported. The deal received approval from EU regulators last week, clearing the path for the acquisition.
  11. Jamie McKane

    Microsoft share price rises due to cloud growth

    Microsoft share price rises due to cloud growth Microsoft Corp. posted another quarter of brisk revenue growth driven by cloud services, underscoring the company’s success in shifting its business toward internet-based computing. The stock rose in extended trading. Profit and sales for the the...
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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
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  16. 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.
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
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