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Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft South Africa’

  • Microsoft recognises the world’s most innovative educators, with schools and teachers from Africa being honoured (image: Mobile News Daily)

    Microsoft Study: Developing countries to embrace the internet

    January 20, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Microsoft unveiled the results of its new survey in advance of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The report, titled “Views from Around the Globe: 2nd Annual Poll on How Personal Technology Is Changing Our Lives,” encompasses the...

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    South Africa: Microsoft warns of local phone scam

    February 6, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Microsoft warns of local phone scam

    Microsoft South Africa is once again warning local consumers to be cautious of a reoccurring phone scam, which has left the wallets of unsuspecting consumers hundreds and in some instances thousands of Rands lighter. Cybercriminals and scammers make use of...

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    Microsoft SA is looking for small, black-owned software companies

    September 19, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off on Microsoft SA is looking for small, black-owned software companies

    Microsoft South Africa has launched a nationwide search for small black-owned software product development firms to join its highly-successful enterprise development programme. The company today kicked off a public Request for Proposal (RFP) process for new...

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    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • Microsoft South Africa’s Managing Director Mteto Nyati (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Africa is Microsoft’s second biggest investment – Microsoft SA MD

    September 9, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa is Microsoft’s second biggest investment – Microsoft SA MD

    Technology giant Microsoft last week announced a partnership with the South African government’s Jobs Fund – an alliance that will provide assistance to small technology businesses. Microsoft South Africa’s Managing Director Mteto Nyati sat down...

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    Xbox One on show at rAge 2013

    September 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Xbox One on show at rAge 2013

    Microsoft South Africa today announced that the highly-anticipated next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One, will be on show at this year’s rAge gaming expo in Johannesburg. “It has taken some time to lock things down but we can finally share the...

  • Microsoft South Africa’s Managing Director Mteto Nyati (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Microsoft launches BizSpark to give tech startups a boost

    September 3, 2013 • Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft launches BizSpark to give tech startups a boost

    Microsoft South Africa today announced the launch of its BizSpark programme. This initiative is aimed at giving entrepreneurs and small businesses a boost. To make this happen, Microsoft has partnered with the South African government’s Jobs Fund (which...

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    Microsoft SA unveils tech ‘think-tank’

    August 1, 2013 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft SA unveils tech ‘think-tank’

    Microsoft South Africa has unveiled the first Microsoft Technology Centre (MTC) in Africa – a high-tech multi-million rand facility that it says will help local companies of all sizes become more globally competitive by helping develop “next-generation...

  • SA computer users leave the front door wide open

    April 19, 2013 • SecurityComments Off on SA computer users leave the front door wide open

    One in every four computers in South Africa is running unprotected, without up-to-date real-time anti-virus or anti-malware protection – and without this vital protection layer, these systems are five times more likely to be infected with malware. That was...

  • In Pictures: Microsoft’s Windows 8 launch in Johannesburg

    October 26, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: Microsoft’s Windows 8 launch in Johannesburg

    Microsoft South Africa launched the company’s latest operating system, Windows 8, at a lavish African-themed event last night at Shine Studios in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. Microsoft focused on user experience and left it to celebrities to recount their...

  • Microsoft SA invites users to meet Windows Azure

    June 8, 2012 • SoftwareComments Off on Microsoft SA invites users to meet Windows Azure

    In what is being viewed as the largest release in Windows Azure history, Microsoft South Africa has announced both the local market availability of Windows Azure and the preview of new Windows Azure services, along with several updates to existing services,...