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Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation, Microsoft AI for Earth Innovation Grant for projects that use AI for global environmental impact in the Middle East and Africa

Microsoft is awarding new grants to fellow pioneers in the Middle East and Africa through a new partnership with the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation and the National Geographic Society The Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF) aims to create a world where both nature and humanity coexist in harmony. Over the past twenty years,

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Engineers Hack 2019

The Engineers Hack 2019: Hacking solutions to local challenges #EngineersHack19

Microsoft Tech Community and Microsoft Student Partners invites students to participate in a hackathon event. Labelled the Engineers Hack 2019. A 36-hour hackathon event opened to students of all institutions of higher education in Kenya. The Engineers Hack will bring students together under one roof to build solutions to local

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Lagos Africa Development Center

Microsoft launch Lagos Africa Development Center

Microsoft executives Microsoft officially launched Lagos Africa Development Center site at an event in Nigeria. The Lagos team will develop Azure services that power new Augmented Reality experiences for Microsoft's mixed reality platform. An investment that will enable digital transformation to create sustained societal impact in Africa says Microsoft. Presidential Visit Earlier

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Conversational AI Technology

Conversational AI Technology: Microsoft demos breakthrough at Build 2019

Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella showed off new intelligent conversational capabilities during his vision keynote address at Microsoft Build 2019. A breakthrough that will allow people to communicate naturally with computers. Watch Build Vision keynote with Satya Nadella here if you missed it. Have you tried having a normal conversation with

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engineering office

Microsoft is opening a Mixed Reality and AI engineering office in Lagos, Nigeria

Microsoft is opening an engineering office to build Mixed Reality Cloud Services in Lagos, Nigeria. Microsoft is increasing its investments on African soil. It is launching two development centers in Africa. With offices in Kenya and Nigeria. Early this month Microsoft's planned Africa datacenters became a reality and went live

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Jordan

Microsoft to raise 1000 software developers and support startups in Jordan

Microsoft signs MoU with Jordan government to raise 1000 local software developers, Support emerging software startups and support MCIT ministry with AI technology adoption. Microsoft has signed a memorandum of understanding and partnership with the Jordanian government. The partnership will see Microsoft support the Jordan ICT ministry with their ICT and

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Etihad Airways

Microsoft brings AI training to Etihad Airways in partnership to embrace the age of Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft and Etihad Airways have in a partnership announced the first ever in-house AI Academy in the Middle East. The Etihad AI academy powered by Microsoft will look to revolutionise the way the airline serves its customers. By upskilling its workforce and optimising operations and creating alternative revenue streams. Ihsan Anabtawi,

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