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Microsoft is set to acquire Activision Blizzard at $68.7 billion and become the world’s third-largest gaming company

Microsoft is set to become the world's third-largest gaming company by revenue with the acquisition of Activision Blizzard. The company has agreed to acquire Activision Blizzard Inc. in a transaction valued at $68.7 billion. Microsoft will launch Activision's games into the Xbox Game Pass portfolio bringing users games such as

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Dell XPS 13 Plus (9320) laptop, full device specification and price

Dell is introducing the 2022 model of the XPS 13, the Dell XPS 13 Plus (9320). The laptop is redesigned from the ground up the company says, to be its highest-performing flagship ever. It sports a machined aluminum and glass body that makes the device feel thin, light and small.

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Targus announces EcoSmart backpack with built-in Apple ‘Find My’ technology

Targus is at CES 2022 and the company is showcasing its latest innovations; an EcoSmart backpack, a fingerprint enabled docking station and a range of office antimicrobial bags. The new innovations are to empower today's mobile and agile workforce Targus says. The eco-friendly laptop bag is dubbed the Targus Cypress

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Microsoft SA selects The Awareness Company as AgriChallenge beneficiary

Microsoft has selected The Awareness Company as the winner of its AgriChallenge competition. The Awareness Company will receive investments from Microsoft to configure, develop, educate, market and contextualise three high-impact agritech products within the next year to empower smallholder farmers in South Africa. In August 2020, Microsoft announced a 2.3 million dollar

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Liquid Intelligent Technologies targets African businesses with affordable Microsoft Teams Essential

Liquid Intelligent Technologies is bringing Microsoft Teams Essential, the standalone Microsoft Teams collaboration solution to small businesses across Africa. Liquid is a Microsoft certified partner for the new Microsoft Teams Essential offering.  Microsoft Teams Essential is a solution that brings the Teams collaboration platform into an affordable package. It provides an

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Meet the winners of the 2021 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Online Championship

Certiport is announcing the winners of the 2021 Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) World Online Championship. The 19th edition of the competition took place virtually from November 9-11, due to the pandemic. It however attracted more than 200,000 contestants from 108 countries. Six people emerged first place winners with a $7,000 cash prize

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Here is how to send disappearing photos and videos on WhatsApp

Meta, the parent company of WhatsApp recently introduced a privacy feature that allows you to send disappearing messages. You are able to send photos and videos that disappear from the WhatsApp chat after the recipient opens it once. This feature is an improvement to the previous one that only allows

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Surface Laptop 4 arrives in South Africa, starts at R945 per month and R18,999

The Surface Laptop 4 is now available in South Africa as Microsoft officially launches the device. The least configuration for the Surface Laptop 4, AMD Ryzen 5 4680U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, will start selling at R945 per month at Vodacom and R18,999 at Everyshop and Incredible Connection. With the

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5 smartphones to expect in the upcoming months

Numerous smartphones have been released in the last ten months, each with its cutting-edge technology that caters to its target audience. If you thought we were done, you are wrong. The game is not finished yet, as we have been promised a few more smartphones from some of the world's

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Microsoft ventures into the metaverse with Mesh

Mesh for Teams is how Microsoft is planning to keep up with the Metaverse space. For Microsoft though, it will only mark the beginning of its Metaverse solutions which will cut across a host of its products. Mesh for Teams is an immersive 3D meetings experience enabled by the integration

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