Google Hire Earlier this year, Google launched its Google for Jobs search engine, which organised listings from a range of employment sites including LinkedIn, Careerbuilder and Glassdoor. Then late last month. it unveiled its first piece of Human Resource (HR) software, called Google Hire, which will help small and mid-sized US businesses to communicate with… Read More Google Hire vs Microsoft’s Linkedin: What’s Your Take?
LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social network for the working world with over 500 million users, has put a lot of effort into new areas of business like content, education and bringing on new users in emerging markets; but today it’s embarking on the roll out of a new service that plays squarely into the bread and butter of… Read More LinkedIn Has Launched a Free Service that Pair Users with Mentors
Microsoft announced that it will soon open two data center regions for its cloud-based services in Johannesburg and Cape Town South Africa. This marks Microsoft’s first data center expansion into Africa, and the plan is to get these new regions online in 2018. Like most of its other data centers around the world, these new… Read More Microsoft to Open its First Data Centers in Africa
Ecobank has obviously decided to increase and improve its presence and participation in tech arena. This can be observed in resent strategic moves that extends to corperate social duties. The transnational incorporated bank has partnered with Microsoft to complement African government’s efforts to modernise and raise the standards of the continent’s major cities through state… Read More Ecobank, Microsoft and a $500,000 FinTech Challenge
Microsoft is making a bet on the legal weed business. Today, it announced it would partner with LA-based pot startup ‘Kind’ to create software that helps track marijuana plants from “seed to sale.” The software — powered by Microsoft’s cloud platform ‘Azure’ — is designed to facilitate sales and commerce for states with legalized medical… Read More Microsoft Invests in Marijuana (Weed) Business