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Microsoft has no plans to open Zimbabwe office

Global software giant Microsoft says has no plans to open an office in Zimbabwe but will rather partner locals. Hani Shakeel Microsoft Regional Manager for Middle and east Africa said the ...Read more

Microsoft has no plans to open Zimbabwe office

04 September 2014 | 2141 Views
Global software giant Microsoft says has no plans to open an office in Zimbabwe but will rather partner locals. Hani Shakeel Microsoft Regional Manager for Middle and east Africa said the ...

by Staff reporter

Amazon Web Services confirms participation at eCommerce Africa Confex 2015

12 August 2014 | 2105 Views
Kinetic is proud to announce that global eCommerce giant, Amazon Web Services, has confirmed its' participation as one of the premier sponsors. The eCommerce Africa Confex will be hosted at the Cape T...

by Marcia

Software piracy in Africa: Three companies found guilty by a court of law for reproducing and/or using the Sage brand or Sage so

04 August 2014 | 2434 Views
PARIS, France - Sage, a leading global vendor of business management software, announces that it has won three court cases against pirate companies in Maghreb and i...

by APO

Windows designer 'Julie Larson-Green' moves to new Microsoft job

25 February 2014 | 7339 Views
Julie Larson-Green, one of Microsoft Corp's most senior women executives and a leading force behind the latest design of Windows, is moving to a new job in charge of harmonizing the look and usability...

by Reuters

Zim programmers develop anti-virus tools for Word Documents

02 October 2013 | 7659 Views
Zimbabwe Information Communication Technology entrepreneurs, Tawanda Katsaruware and Richwell Phinias have partnered to provide anti-virus tools to help computer users repair Microsoft Office documen...

by Richwell Phinias

Question and answer with Bill Gates at Harvard - Video

26 September 2013 | 3774 Views
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cBHJ-8Bch4...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft launches Office 365 in Zimbabwe

25 September 2013 | 4250 Views
Microsoft Corporation yesterday announced the commercial launch of its latest offering, the Microsoft Office 365 in Zimbabwe.This is the newest cloud based service tailor made for all busine...

by Staff reporter

Rockstar releases Grand Theft Auto V

22 September 2013 | 2726 Views
After five years of waiting Rockstar have released Grand Theft Auto V which have already made a huge impact in the history of entertainment industry within three days of its arrival. Grand The...

by Tawanda Nomatoma

Agile Financial Technologies Ranked In CIO Review's Top 10 Most Promising BFSI Software Solutions Providers

09 September 2013 | 2655 Views
Mumbai, India - Agile Financial Technologies, a leading software provider for insurance, banking and financial services sectors, announced that it has been ranked amongst the top 10 promising Ban...

by Nirmala D

Microsoft CEO to retire

24 August 2013 | 2691 Views
New York - Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates, will retire within the next 12 months.Microsoft did not name a s...

by Staff Reporter

Hackers to release detailed blueprints of techniques for attacking cars

28 July 2013 | 4611 Views
Car hacking is not a new field, but its secrets have long been closely guarded. That is about to change, thanks to two well-known computer software hackers who got bored finding bugs in software from ...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft launches 'CityNext' to make cities smart

15 July 2013 | 2800 Views
HOUSTON - U.S. software giant Microsoft Corp. launched a new initiative called CityNext to spur innovation and encourage leaders to create sustainable cities at its annual Worldwide Partner Conference...

by Tech Reporter

Latest version of Sage Pastel Evolution includes mobile module

02 July 2013 | 3344 Views
The Pastel division of Chips Enterprise Solutions has announced the new modules and features that will be included in the latest version of Sage Pastel  Evolution, Version 6.82, which is due ...

by Mike Hamilton

Pastel offers customers Xperdyte advanced manufacturing software

20 June 2013 | 3116 Views
Pastel Software Zimbabwe has partnered Xperdyte, a software development company specialising in software for manufacturers, to offer Pastel Evolution and Pastel Partner users additional software t...

by Mike Hamilton

Sage announces launch of Sage ERP X3 Version 7

17 June 2013 | 5235 Views
Strategic sales director for Sage ERP in South Africa Justin Robbins  has announced the pending launch of Sage ERP X3 Version 7, which is due for release in the  first quarter of 2014&nb...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft teams up with China's Yunnan in IT industry

06 June 2013 | 2684 Views
KUNMING - Microsoft has teamed up with southwest China's Yunnan Province to boost software innovation and foster local IT talent.The two sides announced the launching of an information techno...

by Tech Reporter

Microsoft Windows 8 update will be free

14 May 2013 | 3132 Views
New York - Microsoft says a planned update to its Windows 8 operating system will be made available for free later this year.Microsoft announced the update last week, but wouldn't say at the t...

by Staff Reporter

Pastel adds new modules, features to Pastel Partner Version 12

07 May 2013 | 4354 Views
Pastel Software Zimbabwe has announced new features and modules that have been added to the latest version of Pastel Partner, Version 12, which was introduced earlier this year.The new enhanc...

by Mike Hamilton

Bill Gates 'disrespects' S Korean president with his casual handshake

23 April 2013 | 7535 Views
SEOUL: Microsoft founder Bill Gates' casual style was the subject of criticism in some South Korean media on Tuesday after he shook hands with President Park Geun-Hye, with one hand in his pocket....

by Staff Reporter

Zim drivers' licence App launched for PC and smart phones

03 April 2013 | 7499 Views
Test Labs (Pvt) Ltd, has launched an application to help drivers' licence applicants in Zimbabwe prepare for their driving exams.  The app works on either a personal computer or a sma...

by Staff Reporter

Microsoft unveils a new corporate logo

24 August 2012 | 3709 Views
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft on Thursday unveiled a new corporate logo, the software giant's first such facelift in 25 years, in attempts to project an impressive image ahead of the launch of a wave of ...

by Tech Reporter

Microsoft announces Office 2013 - What you might want to know

19 July 2012 | 3060 Views
Microsoft has announced Office 2013. Below is a list of answers to any questions you might have about Office 15 if you are keeping track of the version numbers....

by Staff reporter

Apple's new operating system with built-in Facebook - release date 25 July

11 July 2012 | 2645 Views
Apple's new operating system, OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion for Macs will be released on 25 July if the firm follows tradition.Apple released the "gold master" version of the software to developers...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft acquires enterprise social network Yammer for $1.2 Billion

26 June 2012 | 1833 Views
Microsoft announced on Monday that it has agreed to acquire enterprise social network Yammer for 1.2 billion U.S. dollars in cash."The acquisition of Yammer underscores our commitment to deliv...

by Staff reporter

Microsoft could start creating tablets running on Windows

17 June 2012 | 1776 Views
San Francisco - Microsoft promised to make a "major" announcement on Monday that started the internet buzzing with talk that it would involve taking on Apple iPad with tablets running on Windows softw...

by AFP

Microsoft sues two Chinese IT companies for about 1.59 million U.S. dollars

29 April 2012 | 3333 Views
Two Chinese IT companies were brought to court on Thursday for using a number of pirated Microsoft software packages in their offices, and the U.S. company is seeking at least 10 million yuan (1.59 mi...

by Moyo Roy

Source code cannot be protected by copyright

29 November 2011 | 2276 Views
Luxembourg - A computer programming language cannot be protected by copyright, the adviser to the EU's top court said on Tuesday in an opinion that could affect the competitive IT industry.Adv...

by Moyo Roy

iSO 5 users complain Apple update didn't fix battery

12 November 2011 | 1671 Views
Apple customers who have updated their devices which are running iOS 5 operating system with the new iOS 5.0.1 are saying iSO 5 is still suffering from weak battery life, even after the software updat...

by Matthews Estell

Apple releases iSO 5 beta with battery bug fix

10 November 2011 | 1949 Views
Apple delivers iSO 5.0.1 Beta with battery bug fix to a selected end users in the wake of battery-life issues confirmed last week, according to PC Magazine.The early iSO 5, unreleased to the m...

by Moyo Roy

Windows 7 sells overtakes Windows XP

13 September 2011 | 1464 Views
Microsoft has announced that Windows 7 has overtaken Windows XP sells  with sells nearly approaching 450 billion copies.Microsoft made that announcement at the developer-focused Microsoft...

by Moyo Roy

Internet Explorer users have low IQ: Research

02 August 2011 | 1944 Views
A study by a Vancouver based Psychometric Consulting company, AptiQuant has just released results from a IQ test carried out online.Over 100,000 web surfers took the free online IQ test and ...

by Matthews Estell

Microsoft puts Office in the cloud to Defend Its Office Business

28 June 2011 | 1322 Views
Microsoft is making its biggest move into the mobile, Internet-accessible world of cloud computing this week, as it takes the wraps off a revamped online version of its hugely profitable Office softwa...

by Moyo Roy

French Company to File Anticompetitive Suit Against Google, Seeking Damages

28 June 2011 | 1508 Views
BRUSSELS - An Internet company in France says it will seek heavy damages from Google in what it says is the largest claim of its kind in Europe against the American giant, New York Times reported on T...

by James Kanter and edited by Moyo Roy

Database giant, Oracle acquires FatWire Software

22 June 2011 | 1402 Views
Oracle [Database giant] on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire FatWire Software, a provider of web experience management solutio...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft unveils Kinect feature to control live tv feeds

07 June 2011 | 1527 Views
Microsoft Corp is looking to put its popular Kinect motion-sensing device at the heart of its Xbox game console, unveiling plans on Monday to allow users to control live television feeds, search YouTu...

by Moyo Roy

Zimbabwe has the highest number of pirated software

04 June 2011 | 1725 Views
A leading Information and Communication Technology  expert, Clement Kahiya, says 90 percent of all Zimbabwe's software is pirated. His revelations have, however, remained a closely guarde...

by Mafu Sithabile

Microsoft unveils the design for Windows 8

03 June 2011 | 1627 Views
The next version of Windows will look a lot like Windows Phone 7. But the familiar PC design is still there under the hood.Microsoft unveiled the design for Windows 8 at the All Things Digita...

by Moyo Roy

Microsoft to power Toyota cars online

07 April 2011 | 1258 Views
San Francisco - Microsoft and Toyota Motor Corp (TMC) on Wednesday announced they will work together to infuse the Japanese auto maker's cars with digital capabilities hosted in the internet "cl...

by Byo24News

Bill Gates Dumping Microsoft Shares

10 February 2011 | 1563 Views
Over the past 12 months, Chairman Bill has sold off 90 million shares in the company he co-founded. Does he think it's become that bad an investment? Ma...

by Byo24NEWS

Free Windows XP and Windows Vista downloads

06 February 2011 | 2293 Views
Microsoft recently updated its free Windows XP and Windows Vista downloads making fresh releases available as a part of a continued effort (more than a couple of years now) to make it easier for webs...

by Byo24NEWS

Android operating system has overtaken Symbian

01 February 2011 | 1375 Views
Google's Android operating system has overtaken Nokia's Symbian platform to become the world's leading smartphone platform.According to the latest report by Canalys, shipments of smartphones r...

by Byo24NEWS

Microsoft earnings get boost from Xbox, Office

28 January 2011 | 1527 Views
Microsoft beat Wall Street's expectations today with its fiscal second quarter earnings.For the three months ended December 31, Microsoft earned $19.95 billion in revenue, or 77 cents per shar...

by Byo24NEWS

Windows 8 will support system-on-a-chip(SoC) architectures

06 January 2011 | 1285 Views
Microsoft announced today at the Consume...

by Byo24

Apache Slips Through, As Oracle Tightens Its Grip

13 December 2010 | 1886 Views
Oracle gives lip service to open source, but the company appears unwilling to give it much more than that, and the latest fallout is the resigna...

by Byo24 Tech

Yet another Microsoft storage disaster

25 November 2010 | 1597 Views
So Microsoft has decided to kill off the Drive Extender technology in the next release of Windows Home Server, codenamed Vail (and the other concotions of the same basic recipe: Small Business Server ...

by Jon Honeyball

Acronis True Image Home 2011 review

25 November 2010 | 1628 Views
This latest version of Acronis’s disk and file backup package has a bright Windows 7-style interface that’s a breeze to use — but few new features...

by Darien Graham-Smith (PC Pro)

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