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GITEX Global 2021 Microsoft

GITEX Global 2021, Microsoft showcases next-generation smart city solutions

GITEX Global 2021 is underway in Dubai and Microsoft is taking the opportunity to showcase its latest technological innovations in the areas of the future of work and sustainable smart cities. Alongside partners such as Schneider Electric, AVEVA, Digital Okta, Predica, Cloud 4C, Crayon, Rackspace, Liferay, TechVista, Intertec and Jedox.

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Kenya student team qualifies for Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship

Four computer science final year students of the United States International University - Africa (USIS) in Kenya will represent the Europe Middle East and Africa region at the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Championship. The students are winners of the healthcare category and one of four teams advancing to the finals

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pi-top Robotics Kit CES 2021 (1)

The “coolest” new computer device, meet Raspberry Pi-powered robotics kit, pi-top [4]

Jeff Teper, Microsoft Corporate Vice President called the pi-top [4] one of the “coolest” new computer devices of last year. That's after seeing the device in action at the annual .NET Conf in November last year. The pi-top [4] Robotics Kit is a Robotics Kit and Expansion Plate designed to introduce robotics

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We are committed to ensuring farming communities are equipped with AI, IoT, edge computing tools – Microsoft

Microsoft hosts a media round table event throwing light on its endeavours in the agricultural sector in Africa. With partners, Amiran Kenya Limited and Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) joining Microsoft to share on their partnership journey in Kenya. At a time where industries are called to relook

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sustainable farming at 40th GITEX Technology Week Microsoft Azure FarmBeats

Microsoft showcases AI, IoT tech supporting sustainable farming at 40th GITEX Technology Week

Microsoft UAE is showcasing how it supports sustainable farming with AI and IoT at 40th GITEX Technology Week in Dubai. Using AI, Edge and IoT, Microsoft's agricultural solution FarmBeats built on Azure enables data-driven farming to maximize agricultural output. This data-driven farming entails using data visualizations, analytics and machine learning.

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Microsoft announces winners of Remote Resilience Online Hackathon

Five solutions have been selected as winners of the Microsoft sponsored Remote Resilience Online Hackathon. The hackathon organized by BeMyApp sought to unearth new innovations in remote work during this Covid-19 pandemic era. Inviting ideas from individuals and organizations across the Middle East and Africa region. Easy Gas, an IoT

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Wazihub

Wazihub, Microsoft, Zindi, Soil Moisture Prediction Challenge

Help rural farmers in Africa predict soil humidity using sensor data from IoT. Wazihub and Microsoft are partnering with Zindi Africa to create the Wazihub Soil Moisture Prediction Challenge competition. The competition seeks to create a machine learning model capable of predicting soil humidity. Using past data from the soil and

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