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AFS launches Accelerator, Exchange Scholarships for Girls in STEM Worldwide

AFS Intercultural Programs launches the AFS Global STEM Accelerator: a full-scholarship, virtual exchange program designed to empower 150 young women worldwide with access to education in sustainability, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), and social impact. Through immersive learning experiences, AFS Global STEM Accelerator scholars will develop critical technical competencies, like

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Iristick brings remote assistance and collaboration to its smart glasses with Microsoft Teams

Iristick is announcing the launch of Microsoft Teams video conferencing solution on their Iristick.H1 and Iristick.G2 PRO smart glasses. Fully optimized for use with voice commands, see-what-I-see function, screen, and file-sharing capabilities. Providing a completely hands-free option for remote assistance and collaboration. The 'Microsoft Teams on Iristick' solution allows

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I’ve always wanted to improve as a developer, when I heard that Microsoft had come, I knew this was my chance

I’ve always wanted to improve my skills as a developer. I knew that the best people are at companies like Amazon, Microsoft, and Facebook. I’ve always wanted the kinds of challenges they represent. I always wanted to work with people who would wow me and teach me at the same

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Upcoming releases – Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase: here is how to watch

Microsoft will be hosting the 2022 Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase live stream on Sunday, June 12th at 5 PM GMT. Or 8 PM EAT, 10 AM PT, 1 PM ET and 6 PM BST. Here is a time zone conversion to get the correct time in your zone. The

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University of Nairobi student team wins Equity Hackathon

Team RUTELA is the winner of the first edition of the Equity Group Hackathon in partnership with Microsoft. The University of Nairobi student team wins a cash prize of Kes. 600,000, 3 months mentorship with Microsoft, Technical Cloud certificates for all team members and a gift hamper. The Equity Hackathon

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Dynabook Portégé X40-K laptop, lightweight, powerful and secure

Dynabook, previously operating as Toshiba PC is announcing the Dynabook Portégé X40-K laptop. A lightweight ultra-premium 14" modern workplace laptop running the latest Intel 12th Gen P-Series 28W processor. It promises consumers great performance and productivity, portability and robust security. The Dynabook Portégé X40-K laptop embodies a crafted dark blue

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Kenya students win 2022 Microsoft Imagine Cup EMEA regional competition

Sandra Makena and Amanda Flavia, undergraduate students of Dedan Kimathi University of Technology (DeKUT), Nyeri, Kenya, have emerged Earth Category winners of the 2022 Microsoft Imagine Cup Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regional competition. They are awarded USD2500 cash and USD2500 in Microsoft Azure credits in prizes. Sandra and Amanda,

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21 startups qualify for Microsoft MEA GrowthX Accelerator program

Twenty-one business to business (B2B) tech startups will participate in the second cohort of the Microsoft GrowthX Accelerator program. They will work to co-create technology solutions with partners such as DHL, Etisalat, EY, Koç Holding, Lulu Hypermarket, and PwC. The startups will spend 12-weeks of virtual and physical workshops and

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What specifications should you care about in a gaming laptop?

With the popularity of streaming reaching an all-time high, the demand for gaming laptops has gone off the roof. Owning one is coming to be seen as a necessity, but getting yourself one might be a lot harder than you’d have anticipated. There are a lot of parts that go

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Tizeti, Microsoft bring affordable high-speed internet to Oyo State

Solar-based internet service provider, Tizeti, has partnered with Microsoft to roll out affordable high-speed broadband internet infrastructure in Nigeria starting with Oyo State. The service comes with an introductory N2,222 or $5 offer for monthly fixed broadband and installation costs. Through the Microsoft Airband Initiative, Tizeti and Microsoft will leverage

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