‘Nigeria needs new technologies to drive inclusion, growth’
Akin Banuso is Microsoft Country General Manager for Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroun. His mandate is to drive the overall country business performance...
Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies at 65
Billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, Paul Allen, has died of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma complications. The ailment is a cancer of the lymphatic system.
Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies of cancer complications
Microsoft Corp co-founder Paul Allen, the man who persuaded school-friend Bill Gates to drop out of Harvard to start what became the world's biggest software company, died on Monday at the age of 65, his family said. Allen left Microsoft in 1983, before the company became a corporate juggernaut, following a dispute with Gates, but…
Access Bank, Microsoft harp on improved banking practices
Group Managing Director, Access Bank Plc, Herbert Wigwe, has re-emphasized the Bank’s commitment to improving financial practices in Nigeria and Africa, by leveraging massively on technology. He stated this during a strategic meeting with the Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, Satya Nadella, in Seattle, United states of American. Besides, the bank recently announced its…
Group partners Microsoft, Access Bank to train 50 schools on digital literacy
To mark the 2018 United Nations International Literacy Day, a non-governmental organisation, Youth Orientation for Development (YOD), affiliated to the United Nations Educational...
Signal Alliance, Microsoft to deepen cloud adoption in Nigeria with FastTrack
Signal Alliance (SA) and Microsoft have launched the FastTrack Partner Program in Nigeria. It is an exclusive group of partners across the globe approved by Microsoft to accelerate the migration of its platforms to the cloud.
Microsoft move to open source its network emulator
Microsoft is set to open source its powerful Open Network Emulator (ONE) system, which has been tested on its own Azure network infrastructure for the past year, because it is too important a resource for the technology global giant to keep to itself.
There is need for collaboration with government to protect intellectual property says, Adeniji-Adele
I disagree with you that Nigeria is not technologically advanced. Do we evangelise enough? No we do not. Do we have the capability? Yes we do. Do we have enough youths that can actually do what others do around the world? Yes. Do they have enough support? No we don’t.
Nigerian students to vie for honours at Microsoft Office competition
Four students from Aduvie International School, Abuja are among the seven students to represent Nigeria at the 2018 Certiport Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) championship, in Orlando Florida, United States between July 29 and August 1. Head of the school, Abiodun Olusoji disclosed this while listing the school’s achievement during its 10th year anniversary and thanksgiving ceremony. He…
Windows 7 support coming to an end
Microsoft will be ending its extended support for Windows 7 by January 2020. In less than two years, Microsoft will sever ties with the popular operating system, leaving organizations that are reliant on Windows 7 vulnerable to security threats.
Microsoft, Sidmach to advance digital transformation in schools
Software giant, Microsoft has concluded plans to gather key players in the education sector to address digital transformation, introduce tools that aid effective management and drive growth in quality of education in Lagos. The event, which will hold on June 29, in Lagos, targets proprietors, principals, head teachers, information technology directors and other high-level school…