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06.07.2018

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AI startup Bonsai announced by Microsoft

Microsoft has announced it is set to acquire California-based artificial intelligence (AI) development company Bonsai.

05.07.2018

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Microsoft acquires education platform Flipgrid

Microsoft has announced the acquisition of Flipgrid, an education video discussion platform boasting more than 20 million teachers and students from 180 countries around the world.

03.07.2018

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Office 365 interface changes tested, and Office 2019 preview for Mac released

Microsoft has begun rolling out subtle changes to the web version of Word with an aim to simplify usability for its customers.

02.07.2018

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Microsoft submerges data centre in North Sea

Microsoft has sunk an 864 server, 27.6 petabyte data centre in the North Sea off the coast of Scotland’s Orkney Isles.

29.06.2018

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Office 365 to be added to Mac App Store

At its recent WWDC 2018 event in San Jose, California, Apple announced its next macOS update, entitled Mojave, would include significant revisions to the App Store on the Mac platform.

26.06.2018

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Social chat bot unveiled by Microsoft

During a recent AI event in London, Satya Nadella impressed audiences with Microsoft’s intelligent social chat bot, named Xiaoice.

25.06.2018

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Microsoft injects $25m into AI for Accessibility

Microsoft has recently introduced its latest artificial intelligence (AI) program, AI for Accessibility, which is a new five-year initiative with the objective of providing AI tools for developers to create intelligent solutions for people with disabilities.

22.06.2018

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Migrate your Yammer network before it gets deleted

It was announced in Microsoft’s 60th newsletter to Office 365 Admins that on the 26th September 2018 all Yammer subsidiary networks associated with one Office 365 tenant would be automatically merged into a single network.

21.06.2018

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Industry giants team up in Wiise move

Microsoft is working with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and KPMG to form a new cloud accounting platform.

19.06.2018

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New improvements coming to Microsoft SharePoint

Prior to Microsoft’s SharePoint Conference in May, the technology giant revealed a series of the new improvements for SharePoint Online and OneDrive.

13.06.2018

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Hopes high for the new Microsoft SharePoint

During Ignite 2017, Microsoft announced that the new SharePoint 2019 will be released sometime this year.

13.06.2018

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Azure and cloud services help business boom for Microsoft

Microsoft, the technology giant was once known for providing traditional software services before it made the shift to the Cloud in order to keep up with the ever-changing world of technology.

11.06.2018

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Microsoft’s Windows April update designed to save time

According to Microsoft, the company is updating its flagship operating system Windows with the aim of further increasing user productivity.

07.06.2018

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New SharePoint and Excel strengths added to Microsoft Office 365

Microsoft has recently introduced new improvements to Office 365, by adding brand new SharePoint and Excel capabilities via the latest Office 365 update.

07.06.2018

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New Telstra - Microsoft deal to offer phones calls within Office 365

Australian telecommunications firm Telstra has signed a world-first agreement with Microsoft as a key step towards securing the technology industry's future. 

04.06.2018

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Microsoft prepares “secret hardware” for artificial intelligence

Microsoft is venturing into the development of new hardware as part of the technology giant’s plan to incorporate artificial intelligence (AI) into every aspect of its business.

04.06.2018

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Microsoft’s cloud services awarded ‘protected’ level certification

Microsoft cloud services have gained approval to host sensitive and protected data for the Australian government.

11.04.2018

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Strategic Microsoft-Blackberry partnership combines security and productivity

Microsoft recently announced a collaboration with longtime rival BlackBerry to integrate Microsoft’s productivity and cloud tools with BlackBerry’s security software and mobility solutions.

10.04.2018

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Windows update process to be improved

Microsoft recently released some good news for Windows users – the company is now attempting to make the Windows update process much smoother.

09.04.2018

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Microsoft increases quality of life for the visually impaired

According to data from the World Health Organisation, approximately 253 million people around the world are visually impaired to varying extents. Different modes of support are made available to this group of people, including technological aid, human aid, or service animals. People who lack the ability to see are more dependent on their other senses such as hearing and touch, thus allowing them to refine these senses to a whole new level.

03.04.2018

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Ten ways to turn firstline workers from a commodity into an asset

Oddly, firstline workers are one of the most valuable, and underrepresented groups in the modern workplace. Despite being the backbone of some of the world’s largest industries and making up just under a third of the population of the entire world.