Global leaders should be working to reduce "the risk of extinction" from artificial intelligence technology, a group of industry chiefs and experts warned on Tuesday. A one-line statement signed by dozens of specialists, including Sam Altman whose firm OpenAI created the ChatGPT bot, said tackling the risks from AI should be "a global priority alongside…
One of Nigeria’s Internet service providers (ISPs) with operations in West Africa, Tizeti, has announced an expanded collaboration with Microsoft to address the issue of broadband underdevelopment in Cote d’Ívoire and bring Internet access...
Software giant, Microsoft has alerted organisations in Nigeria and others to a new wave of cyber threats.
US tech giant Microsoft said on Wednesday it was working to fix a networking problem that had left users across the world struggling to access tools like Outlook and Teams. Thousands of incidents were logged by the tracking website Downdetector, with complaints spiking in the hour from 0700 GMT and particularly affecting users in Asia…
Google's parent company Alphabet announced about 12,000 job cuts globally on Friday, becoming the latest US tech giant to enact large-scale restructuring.
The hottest startup in Silicon Valley right now is OpenAI, the Microsoft-backed developer of ChatGPT, a much-hyped chatbot that can write a poem, college essay or even a line of software code. Tesla tycoon Elon Musk was an early investor in OpenAI and Microsoft is reported to be in talks to up an initial investment…
25 Nov 2022
The International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Microsoft have partnered to support digital transformation in Africa’s agriculture sector.
26 Oct 2022
Through its Africa Transformation Office (ATO), Microsoft is working with Liquid Cloud to enable businesses with cloud services across Africa.
13 Oct 2022
Tech giant Microsoft has avoided billions in taxes in Britain, Australia and New Zealand, all countries where it has lucrative public sector contracts, because of its complex corporate structure, a study published Thursday claimed.
4 Oct 2022
Microsoft has strengthened partnership with the African Development Bank (AfDB) to scale up technical and financial support for young entrepreneurs.
15 Sep 2022
While attacks vary from country to country, an American technology firm, Google, nevertheless, has warned that the telecommunications sector, media and non-governmental organisations,
6 Sep 2022
Microsoft veteran, Kunle Awosika has assumed the position of Managing Director for the Africa Transformation Office (ATO) as Wael Elkabbany steps into a new role heading up the Africa Regional Cluster.