Microsoft

Microsoft’s culture of innovation

A rich and resilient internal culture creates an environment that embraces diversity and inspires constant learning

YouTube comments disabled during US hate crime hearing

'Hateful comments' during congressional hearing on white nationalism prompts YouTube to disable comments section

Microsoft co-founder, investor, philanthropist Paul Allen dead at 65

Allen died just two weeks after publicly revealing that non-Hodgkin's lymphoma he fought into remission nine years ago had returned

‘Paving the Future with Technology — Innovation Beyond Gender and Generations’

In 2020, computer programming will become a compulsory subject in all Japanese elementary schools

Tech companies are successfully disrupting terrorist social media activity

Companies, such as Google, Facebook and Microsoft are working together to take down terrorist propaganda

Tech’s not just for boys: Microsoft’s DigiGirlz expands career perceptions

Around 70 school pupils attended the event, which included speakers in what might not be considered conventional tech jobs

Connecting isiXhosa, isiZulu to the digital age

Software tools for South Africa’s Nguni languages may assist with redress and effective communication.

If we can’t trust Kaspersky, can we trust Microsoft?

An intelligence agency may still break into software companies to backdoor their software, and probably will.

Microsoft to open two data centres in Johannesburg, Cape Town

The technology company will now reach 40 regions globally.

Symbolic wave of change hits the new Microsoft

After 30 years of profitable but distinctly uncool dominance, Microsoft is finally doing exciting work again.

Hands-on with the HoloLens

At the Microsoft Build conference last week, the company allowed developers to get their hands on its new holographic viewing device, the HoloLens.

Microsoft will crowdsource Windows 10

It used to be 'build it and they will come'. With Microsoft's new Windows 10, it's now 'let them build it and they will buy it', writes Liron Segev.

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it