ARTICLES RELATING TO MICROSOFT

Microsoft granted US licence to export software to Huawei

2019-11-22 19:29

Microsoft has gotten a licence to do business with Huawei, a step that lets the software giant continue selling some of its most important products to a Chinese company that was blacklisted by the US government earlier this year.

Microsoft deal paves way for public cloud services

2019-10-30 18:07

The State Information Technology Agency and Microsoft SA have signed of a memorandum of understanding which paves the way for government adoption of public cloud services.

Microsoft looks to rewrite history on its phone business

2019-10-06 16:03

Now that Microsoft has restored some of its former glory, the company is going for an even more unlikely comeback: rewriting the history of its much-maligned phone business.

Microsoft teams up with AstraZeneca on AI incubator

2019-09-07 10:30

Microsoft is teaming up with UK drugmaker AstraZeneca on creating a health-tech incubator in Paris aimed at bringing new solutions to the field’s most difficult problems.

How Netflix hopes to use 'Stranger Things' to create a billion-dollar franchise

2019-07-08 18:51

Netflix is launching a massive marketing campaign around Stranger Things - down to partnering with Microsoft to relaunch Windows 1, which was released in 1985.

EOH appoints new chair to steer group on 'ethical leadership' path following probe

2019-06-05 16:17

EOH has appointed Xolani Mkhwanazi as group chairman, this after founder and former chairman Asher Bohbot stepped down earlier this year.

Microsoft pulls Huawei products from one of its cloud server catalogues

2019-05-24 10:53

Microsoft has removed Huawei from one of its websites offering cloud gear, a week after the US government blacklisted the Chinese company.

SA could be renewables forerunner - expert

2019-05-18 10:29

There's no reason why SA shouldn't be among the forerunners in creative renewable energy solutions, according to the chief digital officer at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

Microsoft announces new tools to beat election hacking - but they won't be in time for SA

2019-05-07 09:42

Microsoft will offer free software tools to protect elections and help voters, monitors and agencies make sure votes are counted properly.

Microsoft surpasses $1 trn valuation as results dazzle

2019-04-25 18:57

Microsoft shares jumped to record levels on Thursday, with the company’s stronger-than-expected March quarter results lifting its market capitalisation “to $1trn and beyond,” in the words of Morgan Stanley.

 

Microsoft launches tech project to tackle food security in SA, Africa

2019-11-22 06:00

Microsoft has launched FarmBeats, an agriculture research platform that aims to help farmers use artificial intelligence to aid production.

Altron awarded Microsoft licencing provider contract

2019-10-07 20:04

Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a licensing solution provider in South Africa.

Public, private sector will have to work together on UN sustainable development goals, WEF hears

2019-09-10 08:43

A collaborative effort from both the private and public sector is necessary to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals, delegates at WEF Africa heard.

What SA can learn about business confidence from the global tech giants

2019-07-15 18:08

SA can learn something about building business confidence from the tech giants like Google and Amazon, says Grant Sieff.

WATCH: Microsoft Xbox previews streaming service

2019-06-16 14:09

Microsoft Xbox is previewing its upcoming game streaming service, codenamed 'Project xCloud', at the annual E3 games expo in Los Angeles. The service will go head-to-head with Google's Stadia that's set to debut in November.

EOH board to receive report on internal probe

2019-05-31 08:08

The EOH board of directors will on Friday receive a report on an internal investigation into public sector contracts from ENSafrica. Select parts of the report are expected to be released to the market in June 2019.

Want to be a disruptor? Forget technology, focus on the customer - exec

2019-05-19 17:57

The key challenge for businesses today is not to master new technologies, but to solve the 'wicked problems' they and their customers may face in an increasingly complex environment.

Microsoft office program aims to help boost work-life balance

2019-05-07 15:41

First Apple rolled out iPhone software to fight screen addiction. Now Microsoft is offering business software to help restore work-life balance.

Microsoft sales top estimates amid flurry of cloud wins

2019-04-26 21:35

Microsoft’s cloud computing business has fuelled quarterly sales and profit that topped analysts’ estimates, boosted by several new deals with large corporate clients.

WATCH: Microsoft doubles down on sustainability goals

2019-04-18 18:33

Microsoft is accelerating its sustainability initiatives in an effort to meet its goal of reducing operational carbon emissions by 75% in the next decade, the company announced this week.

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