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Microsoft to hire 600 People in Ireland

Microsoft has announced plans to hire 500 people for its new EMEA Inside Sales Centre in Ireland, along with a further 100 people across its existing operations. Following the selection of Dublin as the location for one of four global Inside Sales Centres, the new roles have been created with … Read more »

Get GDPR compliant with the Microsoft Cloud


by Brendon Lynch – Chief Privacy Officer, Microsoft The new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the most significant change to European Union (EU) privacy law in two decades. The GDPR requires that organizations respect and protect personal data – no matter where it is sent, processed or stored. Complying … Read more »

Greeks get green – putting nature in citizens’ hands

Green spaces are fundamental to urban living. They provide us with places to exercise, socialise and relax. They also play a vital role in cooling our cities, improving air quality by removing smoke, dust and other pollutants from the air. Despite the considerable benefits, there simply aren’t enough green areas … Read more »

Protecting innovation in the cloud

By Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer Rapid advancements in cloud computing are creating new capabilities, insights and efficiencies, allowing businesses big and small to transform the way they deliver products and services. As this transformation accelerates, virtually every company in every sector of the economy is becoming in … Read more »

Safer Internet Day: Microsoft’s five top tips for online safety

To mark Safer Internet Day, Microsoft has released its Digital Civility Challenge – a set of four tenets to encourage people to think about their behaviour online and how it affects others, creating a safer experience for all users. The company’s YouthSpark Hub also provides young people and adults alike … Read more »

Microsoft’s new Xbox Wireless Controllers pack some serious style

blue xbox controller

Team Xbox has unveiled two new Xbox Wireless Controllers with head-turning designs. The Xbox Wireless Controller – Ocean Shadow Special Edition (shown above) features a sleek matte black/light blue metallic blended finish, with glossy black triggers and D-pad, with light blue highlights accentuating the ABXY and menu buttons. Pattern fans will also … Read more »


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