Friday, 20th May 2022
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2 days ago
Nigeria is endowed with a population of about 200 million people, with nearly 50 million using the internet. This has positioned the country as Africa's most promising and suitable destination for foreign investors to participate in its economic development. It is no surprise that global tech giants like Google, Facebook, Netflix, Microsoft, and others chose…
11 May
City of Knowledge Academy (CKA) students, Aliyah Adunola and Divine Ihonde, have emerged as winners of the national Microsoft Office Specialist competition.
5 Apr
Flexible, hybrid work is here to stay. That was the prevailing sentiment from Microsoft’s 2021 Work Trend Index (WTI). This is good news for innovation. Why? Because innovation surges
22 Mar
The ADC is the premier engineering centre for Microsoft. The centre was created by Microsoft to serve as a base for African industry leaders to create local solutions with global scalability...
21 Mar
West Africa’s pioneer solar-based internet service provider, Tizeti, has partnered with Microsoft Corporation to roll out high-speed air-band internet infrastructure in Oyo state. With 40 per cent broadband penetration in December 2021, millions of Nigerians are still excluded from the global digital economy. Through the Microsoft Airband Initiative, Tizeti and Microsoft will leverage its low-cost…
20 Mar
Three companies have lodged a complaint with the European Commission against Microsoft, accusing the US technology giant of anti-competitive practices in its cloud services, sources told AFP Saturday, confirming media reports.
17 Mar
Under the remit of its recently established Africa Transformation Office (ATO), Microsoft has announced new initiatives to accelerate the growth of 10,000 African startups and fast-track investment in Africa’s startup ecosystem over the next five years.
23 Feb
For organisations looking to protect themselves and prevent their identities from being misused or stolen, the highest priority remains to have strong passwords.   These were the words of Modern Workplace and Security Business Group Lead for Microsoft Middle East and Africa Emerging Markets, Mohamed El Nemr, in Lagos.     He said there could…
22 Feb
Microsoft Africa Development Centre, the premier engineering centre for Microsoft, is set to hold a free virtual event as part of its ADC
10 Feb
Microsoft on Wednesday courted the favour of antitrust regulators scrutinizing its plan to buy video game maker Activision Blizzard, promising that any app store it builds will treat developers fairly.
16 Jan
Microsoft warned Sunday that a cyberattack targeting key Ukrainian government systems, which Kyiv believes may be the work of Russia, could prove destructive and affect more organisations than initially feared.
1 Dec
Recently, we carried out an intriguing but tempting social experiment in which the participants were asked to choose between two options: toss a coin to win one billion dollars


8 mins ago
Everton staged a dramatic fightback from two goals down to preserve their Premier League status with a 3-2 win against Crystal Palace, while Burnley climbed out of the relegation zone after a 1-1 draw at Aston Villa on Thursday.
22 mins ago
Sudanese authorities released on Friday two anti-coup figures from the Communist Party a day after their arrest, the party said.
23 mins ago
The individual accused of assaulting comedian Dave Chappelle during a concert in Los Angeles earlier this month has been charged with attempted murder in a separate incident. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office, Isaiah Lee, 23, is suspected of stabbing his roommate during an argument at a transitional housing unit last December.…
31 mins ago
Cash-strapped Sri Lanka appointed nine more ministers Friday to an "all-party government" tasked with trying to steer the country out of its economic crisis, but the crucial finance portfolio remains vacant.
36 mins ago
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has declared he has a “mad passion” to see a better Nigeria. He stated this when he played host to a presidential aspirant on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mohammed Hayatu-Deen, at his residence in Abeokuta, Ogun State. He said Nigeria requires a leader who has passion, innovation,…