Windows 10 gets new Facebook, Instagram apps

2016-04-29 09:39

Facebook has rolled out applications tailored to Microsoft's latest operating system for the social network as well as its Messenger and Instagram services.

Are 'chatbots' the future of online business?

2016-04-15 07:23

An artificial intelligence 'chatbot' from a US restaurant now lets you order a meal in a smartphone text exchange.

Windows 10 reaches 270 million users: Microsoft

2016-03-31 07:16

Windows 10 is now in use in 270 million devices, the tech giant said Wednesday, hailing a strong debut for the multiplatform operating system launched last year.

Bill Gates supports US govt in face-off with Apple

2016-02-24 05:16

Bill Gates is supportive of government efforts to crack into an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooters, saying a balance needs to be struck between government access and the need to preserve data security

Microsoft wants you using Windows 10, like it or not

2016-02-04 11:58

Older Windows machines are starting to get automatic downloads for Windows 10, even if you didn't request it and maybe don't want it

Tech giants reject OTT regulation for SA

2016-01-26 16:13

Facebook, Microsoft and Google have voiced their opposition to possible regulation of over-the-top services such as WhatsApp and Skype in South Africa.

WATCH: Volvo lets you talk to your car

2016-01-06 09:55

More than 33 years after the popular TV show 'Knight Rider' showed David Hasselhoff talking to KITT, Volvo and Microsoft are launching a wearable voice-control system for your car.

Microsoft launches SA online store

2015-12-08 16:04

Software giant Microsoft has launched its official online store in South Africa as the festive season gathers pace.

Microsoft profit edges up 2%

2015-10-23 15:44

Microsoft has reported a modest rise in profits in the past quarter, saying its new focus on cloud-based software is delivering results.

Apple dominates global brands

2015-10-06 14:34

Tech companies have once again dominated the top global brands in a survey that measures the most valuable brands in the world.


Profit plunge at Microsoft

2016-04-23 10:41

Microsoft has reported a 25% plunge in quarterly profits as the company navigated away from its role as a software seller to a services model.

Why 'chatbots' are the next big tech trend

2016-04-12 07:04

The robots are coming — to help run your life or sell you stuff — at an online texting service near you.

Microsoft takes chatbot offline after offensive tweets

2016-03-27 07:22

Microsoft yanks chatbot designed to tweet like teen girl after it makes offensive remarks

Microsoft snaps up keyboard software maker SwiftKey

2016-02-04 14:00

The software giant has acquired British-based software keyboard maker SwiftKey, saying it would be integrated with its 'intelligent systems' for mobile devices.

Make SMS free in SA, says Wi-Fi body

2016-01-27 13:26

Local mobile networks must adapt to over-the-top players like WhatsApp by providing free SMS offerings, says an expert.

Microsoft killing off Internet Explorer 8,9 and 10

2016-01-08 14:57

The software giant has said that it would only provide support and security updates for Internet Explorer 11 from next week.

Microsoft to warn email users about govt hacking attempts

2015-12-31 12:48

Microsoft says it will tell users of its email and cloud storage services when government-backed hackers may have targeted them.

Apple, Google, Microsoft recognised for ‘climate protection’

2015-11-04 14:20

Apple, Microsoft and Google parent Alphabet are among the companies doing the most to fight climate change, according to a global ranking.

Microsoft unveils new smartphones, laptop

2015-10-07 13:37

The software giant has launched a series of new gadgets in a bid to win a bigger share of the competitive mobile market.

Microsoft, Google drop patent battles

2015-10-01 12:21

Microsoft and Google have agreed to bury all patent infringement litigation against each other, the companies have announced.

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