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Microsoft is giving everyone a OneDrive vault for their most important and personal files

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 24, 2019

People will be able store their most personal information and files in a new area of OneDrive that has extra layers of security, Microsoft announced today. OneDrive Personal Vault can only be accessed “with a strong authentication method or a second step of identity verification”, such as your fingerprint or face recognition on certain mobile […ellipsis]

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Law firm Slater and Gordon has asked Microsoft to secure its business

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 23, 2019

One of the best-known legal businesses in the UK will let Microsoft directly handle its endpoint security, device management, updates and user support, so IT staff can help the company focus on customers and work more flexibly. Slater and Gordon, the largest provider of consumer legal services in the country, will use Microsoft Managed Desktop, which […ellipsis]

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The UK is getting more inclusive classrooms to ensure no child is left behind at school

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 19, 2019

More than a million young people in the UK will be taught in more inclusive and accessible classrooms as part of a new initiative from Microsoft. Around 30,000 teachers across the country will receive training on how to ensure every child they teach is engaged in lessons and understands the topic, by helping them learn […ellipsis]

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60 seconds with … Rare and Sea of Thieves Music Director Robin Beanland

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 18, 2019

Robin Beanland has worked at iconic videogame maker Rare for a quarter of a century. During that time he has worked on some of the biggest games ever released, including the company’s latest hit – Sea of Thieves. Robin recently won an Ivor Novello Award for Best Original Video Game Score for his work on […ellipsis]

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PowerPoint will now teach you to deliver the perfect speech

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 18, 2019

Microsoft PowerPoint will now offer live tips on public speaking to help everyone deliver the perfect presentation. Presenter Coach will offer on-screen guidance about pacing, inclusive language, use of swear words, filler words and culturally insensitive phrases. It will even let presenters know when they are just reading off the slide instead of engaging with […ellipsis]

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Microsoft at London Tech Week: in pictures

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 16, 2019

London Tech Week sees some of the world’s top companies descend on the capital to give talks and showcase the technology they have created. Microsoft was a headline sponsor for this year’s five-day event, with many UK-based executives from the company giving talks. Cindy Rose, UK Chief Executive; Clare Barclay, Chief Operating Officer; and Michael […ellipsis]

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London Tech Week: ‘Future generations will judge how we develop AI today’

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 13, 2019

The artificial intelligence revolution will only be seen as a success if the “right conditions are in place” to maximise its benefits, the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport has told an event at London Tech Week. During his speech at the AI Summit, Jeremy Wright MP said AI needs people with […ellipsis]

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London Tech Week: Tech hubs are rising up across UK, says Microsoft UK Chief Executive Cindy Rose

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 12, 2019

More technology hubs are emerging across the UK as investors also look outside London for innovative companies, the Chief Executive of Microsoft UK has said. Speaking at London Tech Week, Cindy Rose noted how cities such as Manchester, Edinburgh, Cambridge and Cardiff are emerging as major forces in the global technology sector, founded on the […ellipsis]

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Microsoft joins forces with the Metropolitan Police Service to tackle crime across London

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 11, 2019

Microsoft is working with the Metropolitan Police Service to help reduce crime in London, making London safer and reducing costs. Microsoft is supporting the Met’s drive to become a data-driven organisation, accelerating the police service’s digital transformation, creating a modern working environment across the force and enabling a digitally-supported approach to policing. Microsoft 365 will […ellipsis]

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UK company Visulytix is using Microsoft Azure to tackle the leading causes of blindness

By Elizabeth Flores 0 Comment June 10, 2019

A British company is using Microsoft’s cloud technology to help eyecare specialists diagnose major diseases much earlier. Visulytix has created a program called Pegasus that sends the 2D and 3D eye scans that people have had taken in optometry stores, screening centres and doctors’ surgeries to the Azure cloud, and uses artificial intelligence to spot […ellipsis]

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