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Scottish school will help Microsoft transform education from the ground up

A school in Scotland has been chosen to join a new <b>Microsoft</b> education programme to create the best learning environments in the world.<p><b>Bertha Park</b> …

High School

Microsoft 365 to give air cadets flying start

The <b>Royal Air Force Air Cadets</b> (RAFAC) is using Microsoft technology to aid youngsters in their training and help them reach for the skies.<p>The …

Royal Air Force

Free online tool aims to create a generation of tech leaders in the UK

A new <b>online tool</b> to help students and teachers be the best in the world at using technology has been launched.<p><b>Microsoft</b> has teamed up with some of …

Microsoft

Forza Horizon 4 gameplay: the map, the missions and more

The Microsoft UK News Centre got its hands on <b>Forza Horizon 4</b> ahead of the game’s release next month.<p>We played the first hour of the latest title in …

Forza Horizon 4

Microsoft’s AI technology is helping pay-TV companies learn how you love to watch

A UK company that helps digital media firms such as ITV and BT to attract subscribers in the fiercely competitive pay-TV market is developing a …

Pay-TV

'No Mr Bond, I expect you to drive' – Forza Horizon 4 lets you race James Bond’s cars

James Bond’s most famous cars will be available to drive in <b>Forza Horizon 4</b> as part of a new add-on pack announced by Xbox.<p>The Best of Bond Car Pack …

James Bond

Azure DevOps makes building apps and games quicker and easier

Developers will be able to create better apps and games more quickly after <b>Microsoft</b> unveiled a new set of software tools.<p><b>Azure DevOps</b> brings together …

DevOps

These are the cars you will drive in Forza Horizon 4

Xbox has unveiled the car list for Forza Horizon 4, which includes vehicles such as the classic British 1962 Triumph Spitfire for the first time.<p>The …

Alfa Romeo

A Microsoft apprenticeship helped a former gang member escape the streets

“School was the light and the streets were dark. When I got expelled at 15, I didn’t see a future for myself except for violence, drugs and gangs. My …

East London

Biggest Forza event of the year with $100,000 prize to be held in UK

Gamers will battle it out in the UK next month to win a share of $100,000 in the biggest Forza championship event of the year.<p>Twenty-four of the top</b> …

Motorsport

V&A museum adds Xbox Adaptive Controller to gallery on groundbreaking design

The <b>Xbox Adaptive Controller</b> has been added to a <b>V&A</b> gallery dedicated to groundbreaking moments in design.<p>The controller, which is released on …

Windows 10

A powerful cloud service from Microsoft has been rolled out to another UK region

Companies using the most powerful cloud service in the UK will now benefit from increased protection for their data and applications.<p>Microsoft has …

SQL Servers

Job website gives you an inside look at companies before you apply to work there

A website that gives UK jobseekers an inside look at companies before they apply to work there has added <b>Microsoft</b> to its list of “best</b> …

The Workplace

Xbox is releasing a white Xbox One X and controller for Fallout 76

Microsoft is releasing a white Xbox One X and controller for the first time to mark the release of the latest Fallout game.<p>The Robot White Special …

Fallout 76

Microsoft launches Surface Go in the UK: in pictures

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Gamescom 2018: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds moves to full product release - Microsoft News Centre UK

This week at gamescon 2018, Microsoft announced that <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG)</i> will leave the Xbox Game Preview programme on 4 September …

Creativity and imagination just as important as numeracy and literacy for kids, say UK parents - Microsoft News Centre UK

For young people facing up to the prospect of going back to school in a few weeks, the good news is that their parents think creativity, imagination …

Minecraft: Education Edition can now be used by schools with iPads - Microsoft News Centre UK

Minecraft: Education Edition is to be made available on iOS for the first time, Microsoft has announced.<p>The move means schools that have bought iPads …

Isle of Man teenager proves he’s one of the best Word users in the world

A 15-year-old from the Isle of Man has been named one of the best Word users in the world.<p>Adam Drummond won a bronze medal at the <b>Microsoft Office</b> …

Microsoft Office

Alder Hey Children’s Hospital plans to take holograms into the operating theatre

One of the largest children’s hospitals in the UK plans to use <b>Microsoft</b> technology to help doctors work together and improve surgical</b> …

Plan to map UK’s network of heart defibrillators could save thousands of lives a year

Thousands of people who are at risk of dying every year from cardiac arrest could be saved under new plans to make the public aware of their nearest …

A PUBG van is driving around the UK handing out free ice creams and prizes

An iconic van from <b>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</b> is driving around the UK handing out free ice creams and prizes.<p>The Miramar “dessert” van will stop …

In the new Azure Blueprint, Microsoft works harder while you enjoy the cloud

A cloud computing service that slashes the time it takes to move to <b>Microsoft Azure</b> from weeks to just hours has become even easier to use.<p><b>Azure</b> …

Microsoft tool lets you comment on your boss's presentation as you watch it online

A live-streaming video tool that lets staff ask their chief executives questions during presentations from anywhere in the world has been released in</b> …

Sea of Thieves played by more than five million people, Rare reveals

More than five million people have played <b>Sea of Thieves</b> since its launch in March, the maker of the game has revealed.<p>In a <b>blog post</b> announcing the …

The free Microsoft tools that will help you on your holiday

School’s out and so are the holiday brochures.<p>It’s that time of the year when families load up the car and head off on an adventure. While the kids …

60 seconds with ... Cambridge Research Lab Director Chris Bishop

Chris Bishop leads Microsoft’s research lab in Cambridge, which has been at the forefront of AI, machine learning and deep learning research for 20 …

Microsoft launches female-only entrepreneur competition with $4m prize

A competition to find the best new female entrepreneurs has been launched by <b>Microsoft</b>.<p>The two winners of the M12 Female Founders Competition will …

Even the packaging for the Xbox Adaptive Controller is accessible

The packaging for Microsoft’s new <b>Xbox Adaptive Controller</b> has been designed to be opened by gamers with limited mobility.<p>Following feedback from …

Dictate, edit PDFs, track changes - 10 handy tips for Microsoft Word

<b>Microsoft Word</b> is used by people across the world to create and edit documents.<p>It can help with spelling, grammar and even stylistic writing …