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A company that makes meetings worth going to just raised $1m

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A company that allows people to easily share ideas and content during meetings and presentations has secured $1 million of funding to expand into the US. Glisser, which enables presenters to interact and share slides with audiences via their smartphones, has been handed investment from backers including Downing Ventures, the London … Read more »

Microsoft releases special Minecraft Xbox One S bundle

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Microsoft has released a special Minecraft Xbox One S bundle that brings together a range of texture and skin packs. The new set includes tokens for Xbox and Windows 10 versions of the game and an Xbox Live membership, so players can work together to build worlds up to 16 times bigger than on the … Read more »

Microsoft and HP team up to transform tech in schools


Microsoft and HP have teamed up to transform how technology is used in schools. The companies have chosen 61 schools across the world – including three in the UK – that will receive hi-tech tools to ensure children learn the latest digital skills. Along with Digital Promise Global, a non-profit organisation … Read more »

Microsoft launches Dynamics 365 to help companies grow in the cloud

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Microsoft has launched a new range of business apps to help companies grow using the cloud. Dynamics 365 combines services such as accounting, sales, marketing and customer service with data analysis tools, artificial intelligence and Power BI to give firms a unique insight into how they work. Companies can choose which of … Read more »

Microsoft launches HoloLens in the UK


Microsoft is releasing HoloLens, its mixed-reality headset, in the UK. The company announced that people in six new markets can now pre-order the device, which allows users to see computer-generated holograms in the real world and has been used by organisations such as NASA and Audi. From today, HoloLens is available to pre-order in the … Read more »

Minecraft Halloween skins: the best apps and games to download this week

From spooky skins and capturing castles to finalising floor plans, here is this week’s best apps and games to download now. Minecraft: Campfire Tales skin pack The Minecraft: Campfire Tales skin pack has been released for Halloween and features 16 skins, including the Headless Haunter, Lumbering Jack, the Sea-Swallowed Captain, the … Read more »

ReCore robot dog Mack is brought to life by UK firm

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Man’s best friend has become an engineer’s best friend after a UK company built a fully working version of the robot dog in ReCore. Mack, as the canine is known, plays a key role in the new Xbox game, helping heroine Joule Adams solve puzzles and fight enemies on a ravaged world … Read more »