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Women Technopreneurs – INJAZ and Microsoft to empower women in Qatar with AI entrepreneurship

Microsoft and INJAZ Qatar launch Women Technopreneurs, a project to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) into women's entrepreneurship. The Women Technopreneurs project will focus on entrepreneurship with an emphasis on AI technology. It will seek to increase the knowledge and qualification of young women in tech. So they can use these

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Acer introduces new Swift 5 and Swift 3 laptops

Acer has updated its Swift line of notebooks with new models of the Swift 5 and Swift 3. The new laptop models are thin, light, powered with 12th Gen Intel Core processors and Intel Iris Xe graphics. They have bright 14-inch touchscreen displays and all-day battery life. Acer Swift 5 The new Acer Swift 5

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FAST Accelerator, Microsoft and Flapmax court African innovators

Flapmax is launching Fast Accelerator, a startup incubation program in partnership with Microsoft to help strengthen and scale Africa's digital ecosystem. The accelerator program targets startups building cloud and artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled technology products and services. It is currently accepting applications from entrepreneurs and innovators to participate in the first cohort. The

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Microsoft, WOCCU support SACCOs with digital solutions to improve SME lending in Kenya

Microsoft is working with the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU) to support Savings and Credit Cooperatives Societies (SACCOs) with digital finance solutions to improve and increase credit union lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Kenya. The company held a two-day ideation workshop with 16 SACCOs in Mombasa

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Microsoft Student hackathon winners get hired as full-time software engineers at Microsoft

Four undergraduate students teamed up to participate in the 2021 Microsoft Student Hackathon, they eventually emerged winners and have received and accepted offers to join Microsoft as full-time software engineers. The students Gloria Keya, David Lutta, Christine Wambui, and Audrey Njenga will start their professional careers at Microsoft when they

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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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