Microsoft Current Affairs, GK & News

Microsoft- Indian Government MoU to train Civil servants

Indian Government has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Microsoft to collaboratively launch training programme for civil servants. Under the programme, Microsoft will give training to over 2.5 million civil servants in India for using the Microsoft digital tools. Important facts related to MoU: MoU was inked between Microsoft, Ministry of Skill Development ..

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Microsoft in ONDC platform

Recently, Microsoft joined the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) of the government, with the objective of introducing social e-commerce in Indian market. Significance of this move include; Microsoft is the first big technology company to tie up with government for ONDC platform. As a part of social e-commerce, Microsoft has also planned to launch ..

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UK Digital Markets Unit

In the United Kingdom, large tech companies like Facebook and Google will have to follow the new competition rules, or else huge fines will be imposed on them by the government. UK’s new Digital Markets Unit (DMU) will have the power to put a stop to the predatory practices that are followed by some firms. ..

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European Union New Internet Rules

The European Union finalized new legislation that will require the world’s big tech companies to remove harmful content. This is the latest move of the union to regulate the world’s online giants. Overview: The Digital Services Act (DSA) has the aim of ensuring tougher consequences for websites and platforms that will be hosting banned content ..

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Padma Awards 2022

The Padma Awards 2022 is to be conferred to vaccine makers to semiconductor market rulers. This time, the Padma awards are being presented to a diversified list of recipients. Around 128 people are to receive the award in 2022. The awards will be presented by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan. Padma Vibhushan The ..

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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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