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Chelsea to tighten hold on Premier League, Bing predicts


Chelsea will extend their lead at the top of the Premier League when they beat Leicester City this weekend, Bing has predicted. Antonio Conte’s men have a 41% chance of beating last season’s champions, which will push the club up to a total of 52 points, widening the gap between … Read more »

Apprentice star Bianca Miller reveals her top tips for starting a business

Microsoft has teamed up with Apprentice finalist and entrepreneur Bianca Miller to launch the #My365 campaign, which aims to help budding business owners start their own venture in just 365 hours. Miller founded The Be Group, a specialist provider of personal branding, image consultancy and employability skills training. She will be offering … Read more »

Imagine Cup: Young developers to battle it out for $100,000


Young developers who enter the next Imagine Cup will battle it out for $100,000 after Microsoft doubled the prize money. Registration for the annual competition, now in its 15th year, has opened and teams from across the world can apply. Entrants must use technology to create “the next big thing”, which should … Read more »

Brits have loved 2016 – and here are the emoji to prove it


The UK may have experienced ups and downs in the past year but Brits were determined to stay positive, at least when it came to messaging their friends. SwiftKey, the smartphone keyboard app, has revealed the 10 most-used emojis in the UK in 2016, and the list is dominated by happy faces. The … Read more »

The 10 best-read Microsoft UK stories of 2016


Microsoft has been busy over the past 12 months. The company has bought SwiftKey and LinkedIn, rolled out HoloLens and opened data centres in the UK, among other things. The Microsoft UK News Centre has covered a lot of news during 2016, so here are the 10 best-read articles of the year. … Read more »

Microsoft now offers private connections to its UK data centres


Microsoft’s customers are now able to use private connections to the company’s UK data centres. The Azure ExpressRoute and PSN/N3 Connectivity feature, provided by our certified partners, is just one of the new services Microsoft has unveiled since the company launched its Azure and Office 365 cloud offering in this country three … Read more »

A British company has created a simple test to help premature babies

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A simple bedside test that could improve the lives of millions of premature babies suffering from underdeveloped lungs has been developed by a British-Danish company. SIME Dx, a digital diagnostics company in Microsoft’s start-up programme, has announced that its laser-based test can accurately predict which babies are likely to develop … Read more »

Zombies take over London shopping centre for Dead Rising 4 release

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People moaning and shuffling around a shopping centre in December would normally be called “Christmas shopping”. However, the figures walking around Bloomsbury in London on Monday night looked like they had been digging through earth rather than bargain bins. Xbox officially launched Dead Rising 4, one of the most popular … Read more »