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Microsoft to acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft says it has reached an agreement to acquire GitHub, a global software development platform for $7.5 billion under plans to deepen its footprint in global tech ecosystem. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will acquire GitHub for $7.5 billion in Microsoft stock. Subject to customary closing conditions and completion of regulatory review, the acquisition is […]

Gorilla eyes $5.6tr stakes in African expansion plan

Data Protection | Microsoft alerts Corporate Nigeria on new rules

Business owners in Nigeria should pay attention to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), technology industry giant, Microsoft has warned. Mr John Edokpolor, Lead Commercial Attorney, Microsoft MEA Emerging Markets wants Nigerian businesses to adopt new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which was adopted on 27 April 2016 and becomes enforceable from May […]

Watch & Download: Data Protection- Public Presentation of NPDR Performance Report 2019-2020

Microsoft’s Gates stakes $450m on polio eradication in Nigeria

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation set up by Microsoft co-founder, Bill Gates has announced a $450 million fund to support polio eradication efforts by Rotary International in three countries, including Nigeria. Rotary President John Germ and Bill Gates, who is co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation announced the commitment of up to […]

Watch & Download: Data Protection- Public Presentation of NPDR Performance Report 2019-2020

Nominet, Microsoft plan broadband over TV white space across Africa

K domain name registry, Nominet and Microsoft says they will partner to use Nominet’s dynamic spectrum management technology to deliver broadband in Africa. Both companies say the partnership will use Nominet’s TV white space database along with Microsoft’s Azure to deploy low-cost terrestrial wireless broadband Internet to communities across Africa. TV white space is unassigned […]

Gorilla eyes $5.6tr stakes in African expansion plan