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1.1M Africans acquire digital skills during COVID-19

Microsoft is announcing it has helped over 30 million people in 249 countries and territories acquire digital skills. Out of this, over one million learners across Africa participated in the Microsoft Global Skills program. The global skills initiative offers free online courses across Microsoft, LinkedIn, and GitHub learning platforms. It

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30 million learners participate in the free Microsoft digital skills initiative

Over 30.7 million people across the globe have participated in the free Microsoft global digital skills initiative. The company says this sharing an update on the initiative's progress nine months on. An increase from the 10 million reached in September last year and surpasses the planned target of 25 million.

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Women Techsters Initiative to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills

Microsoft is working with Technology for Social Change and Development Initiative, Tech4Dev, to train girls and women across Africa in coding and deep tech skills through the Women Techsters initiative. The initiative will will focus on training women and girls in software development, product design, product management, data science and

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Microsoft to mark Black History Month with series of initiatives across Xbox and Windows

Microsoft will celebrate Black History Month with collections of games, movies, tv shows and community events across Xbox and Windows. The company will be offering gaming experiences that highlight the contributions of Black and African American developers and creators. Through the curation of collections of games, movies and tv shows by

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Microsoft partners with Social Change Factory to launch skills initiative in Senegal

Microsoft is collaborating with Social Change Factory to launch a digital skills initiative in Senegal. Through the partnership Social change is offering free access to learning content, recognized Microsoft certification and professional opportunities. This is part of Microsoft's Global Skills Initiative programme to help twenty-five million people worldwide acquire digital skills.

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Microsoft Teams to accommodate up to 20,000 participants in a single meeting, Teams meetings to support up to 1,000 participants

Microsoft Teams is upgrading the virtual platform to accommodate larger groups for meetings and classes. As part of this new upgrade, meeting organisers who want to have more people watch a presentation or discussion will soon be able to bring together up to 20,000 participants at a go but for

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Microsoft Reactor Program comes to Abu Dhabi, welcomes 17 new startups

A home for global talent and ambitious innovators, Microsoft Reactor. Microsoft brings its startup and developer community hubs program, Microsoft Reactor, to the United Arab Emirates. The new Microsoft Reactor will be hosted by Hub71 and located in Abu Dhabi. Microsoft shares that like all of its reactors, it

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