AI virtual assistants such as Alexa and Google Assistant reinforce gender stereotypes which portray women as “subservient” by relying on female voices, a UN report has said.
When Sony unveiled a cloud gaming pact with arch rival Microsoft, it surprised the industry. Perhaps no one was more shocked than employees of Sony’s PlayStation division.
Microsoft has issued a critical Windows update to older machines to prevent a vulnerability which could allow attacks to spread in a similar way to WannaCry.
Microsoft plans to spend more than R1.4-billion over five years to open its first development centres in Africa to work with local partners and governments, as well as hire engineering talent.
First Apple rolled out iPhone software to fight screen addiction. Now Microsoft is offering business software to help restore work-life balance.
With $2-trillion added since Christmas, the Nasdaq 100 has a shot at beating the market for the 10th time in 11 years. But it may be taking on dot-com-era trappings.
Weeks after announcing a comprehensive cloud computing deal with Amazon Web Services, Standard Bank said it has signed a strategic partnership with AWS rival Microsoft.