Amazon says 'bias' in Pentagon awarding $10 bn contract to Microsoft
Amazon on Thursday challenged the awarding of a $10 billion Pentagon cloud computing contract to Microsoft, alleging "unmistakable bias" in the process.
All The Exciting Events That Happened During The Week
https://youtu.be/NQPEYEAzFwI It’s been one defining week that has put smiles on the faces of many. November definitely started on the right foot with the many amazing tales that it provided people. From people making daring moves to getting their names written in the stars, here is a rundown of the week: Mrs Daniel We all…
Nigeria upgrades core switches to offer 25GE, 40GE ports for connectivity
In efforts to improve performance, services and scalability that are critical to today’s evolving Information and Communication Technology industry, the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IXPN), has acquired switches capable of 25GE and 40GE ports for its entire network in Lagos.
Microsoft Japan Four Day Work Week Boost Productivity By 40%
Workers at Microsoft Japan worked four days a week, had three days a weekend and still got their normal paycheck. The result of this according to the management was a 40% boost in productivity. The productivity spanned across the whole division of the company and there was a lower cost spent on managing the company…
Pentagon awards $10 bn cloud contract to Microsoft, snubbing Amazon
The Pentagon said Friday it is awarding a $10 billion cloud computing contract to Microsoft, following a highly scrutinized bidding process which Amazon had been favoured to win.
Did You Know Taylor Swift Threatened To Sue Microsoft?
American singer-songwriter Taylor Swift threatened to sue Microsoft over a racist chatbot. According to Microsoft's president, Brad Smith in his new book, "Tools and Weapons", the 10 times Grammy winner tried to take legal action against Microsoft because the name of its now-defunct Twitter chatbot, Tay, was similar to hers. Smith recalls receiving an email…
Netflix To Release Docuseries That Explores The Mind Of Bill Gates
Netflix is taking us on a journey into the mind of Bill Gates. The streaming platform is set to release a three-part documentary on Microsoft co-founder, business magnate, and philanthropist Bill Gates. The docuseries titled, "Inside Bill's Brain: Decoding Bill Gates" explores the past, present and future of the tech Visioneer and humanitarian. The…
How Microsoft Is Listening To You Through Your Xbox
Microsoft's Xbox is only supposed to capture audio after voice commands, like "Xbox" or "Hey Cortana," however according to reports, contractors claim recordings were sometimes triggered accidentally. This enabled Microsoft contractors to listen in on Xbox owners. In the report by Vice, Microsoft contractors listened to audio picked up by Xbox consoles. According to the…
Nigeria’s exposure to phishing attacks rises as cybercrime cost hits $6 trillion
The firm said phishing, which is the biggest security headache for businesses and individuals, is among the hardest to tackle. The American technology company said phishing increased by over 250 per cent in Nigeria and other parts of the world.
Hundreds of jobs created as technology hubs hit 77
Hundreds of jobs have been created with the spread of technology hubs across the country, as each employ between five and 10 workers...