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Tech titans weigh in on US policy to separate families

By Ryan Noik 20 June 2018

While international outrage at the US policy of separating children from their parents has grown, technology leaders have added their voice to demand for the action to cease. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft’s Project Natick goes deeper with Phase 2

By Ryan Noik 19 June 2018

Microsoft's Project Natick, which sees data centres being placed in bodies of water, has marked a new milestone. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft unravels the demands of the modern workplace

By Ryan Noik 18 June 2018

Microsoft recently lifted the lid on the modern workplace, and why users now need modern devices to go along with it. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft said to have plans for Amazon GO-esque cashier-less stores

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 14 June 2018

Taking a page out of Amazon's playbook, Microsoft is reportedly looking at opening up cashier-less stores in the US. FULL STORY >

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Reports suggest Crackdown 3 will be delayed until 2019

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 7 June 2018

Still mired in delays, Crackdown 3's release has been pushed back to 2019. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft reportedly in talks to acquire GitHub

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 June 2018

The deal is said to be advanced, with an announcement expected later this week. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft rolls out first Xbox 360 update in two years

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 28 May 2018

While Microsoft may have discontinued the console, the company is still rolling out support. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft acquires Semantic Machines to create realistic sounding bots

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 21 May 2018

The California-based startup specialises in AI that helps to make bots sound less bot-like, and could be used to design a similar system to Google Duplex. FULL STORY >

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Attacks leveraging exploits for Microsoft Office grew fourfold in early 2018

By Press Release 17 May 2018

Overall, the number of users attacked with malicious Office documents rose more than four times compared with Q1 2017. In just three months, its share of exploits used in attacks grew to almost 50% - this is double the... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft follows Google and Facebook in removing pistol emoji

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 April 2018

With the gun debate intensifying in the US, Microsoft takes a cue from other companies and decides to ditch its pistol emoji for something less harmful. FULL STORY >

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MediaTek collaborates with Microsoft to advance innovation and security for the intelligent edge

By Press Release 17 April 2018

MediaTek to deliver first System-on-Chip (SOC) as part of Microsoft’s new Azure Sphere solution. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft adding 19 more original Xbox titles to the Xbox One library

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 11 April 2018

The total for Xbox original titles now sits at 32. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft offering AI courses for professionals

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 4 April 2018

With an expected demand for AI engineers, Microsoft is offering a course for professionals to help bolster their CV. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Tech Summit Part 6: Freedom, with security

By Ryan Noik 26 February 2018

In a concluding session, Lionel Moyal, the Office business group lead at Microsoft South Africa unwrapped why security needs to be top of mind as companies move to the hybrid cloud. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Tech Summit Part 5: The future is here

By Ryan Noik 22 February 2018

In the continuation of the exploration of Azure, the conversation turned to the third and fourth pillars of the company’s approach to the cloud, that of artificial intelligence (AI) and trust. FULL STORY >

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