Microsoft Current Affairs, GK & News

Microsoft AI Innovate Program

Technology giant, Microsoft, has launched a programme called “AI Innovate Programme”, to nurture and scale start-ups. Key Points The programme was launched in its efforts of supporting the start-up ecosystem in India. Programme will support those start-ups that are leveraging artificial intelligence (AI). About Microsoft AI Innovate It is a 10-week initiative to support and help ..

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MoU inked between AJNIFM and Microsoft

Arun Jaitley National Institute of Financial Management (AJNIFM) and Microsoft have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for building an Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies Centre of Excellence at AJNIFM. Why MoU was signed? The MoU seeks to explore role of cloud, AI and emerging technologies to transform and shape future of public finance ..

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CBSE introduces Coding and Data Science

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in collaboration with Microsoft to introduce coding and data science in school curriculum. Key points Coding will be introduced for students of Class 6 to class 8 while data science will be introduced for Class 8 to class 12 as new skilling subjects. Both these courses will be introduced ..

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Microsoft launches Asia-Pacific Cybersecurity Council

Microsoft has launched first ever “Asia Pacific Public Sector Cyber Security Executive Council”. It was launched with the aim of building strong communications channel to address cyber threats and to share best practices among participating countries. Asia-pacific cybersecurity Council Cybersecurity Council comprises of policy makers and influencers from countries like Indonesia, Korea, Brunei, Malaysia, Singapore, ..

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Internet Explorer to retire in June 2022

Microsoft recently announced that Internet Explorer 11 desktop browser will be retired on June 15, 2022, for some versions of Windows 10. However, Internet Explorer-based websites and applications will continue to work on new Microsoft Edge (Internet Explorer) mode till 2029. Why explorer is retiring? Microsoft is retiring Internet Explorer (IE) because it has been ..

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