Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Microsoft’s AI obsession is jeopardising its climate ambitions

Monday, May 20th, 2024

Microsoft is producing a lot more planet-heating pollution now than when it made a bold climate pledge in 2020. Its greenhouse gas emissions were actually around 30 per cent higher in the fiscal year 2023, showing how hard it could be for the company to meet climate goals as it simultaneously races to be a Read more

Microsoft ‘s president meets pope about AI ethics

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

Microsoft’s President Brad Smith met Pope Francis on Wednesday to discuss the ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI). He also discussed ways to bridge the digital divide between rich and poor nations. Read more

Melinda Gates: ‘Simple Things Can Have a Huge Effect’

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is the largest private global development organisation in the world. In a SPIEGEL interview, Melinda Gates explains the couple’s start in philanthropy, the challenges of combatting disease in conflict zones and the unique responsibility of the wealthy. SPIEGEL: Mrs. Gates, how does it feel to be so rich that Read more

Microsoft Office 365 free to Catholic schools

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

Microsoft and the Vatican have agreed to give 43 million pupils at 200,000 Catholic schools access to a wide range of Microsoft’s products. The Social Network for Catholic Education will give students in Catholic schools in 100 countries access to Office 365 for Education, reports Money Control. Students will be able to use teleconferencing and Read more