Microsoft news recap: award for clean energy, Kellyanne Conway distrusts microwaves and more
Microsoft (MSFT) news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!
Microsoft employees poke fun at Kellyanne Conway’s “microwave cameras” comments
White House advisor Kellyanne Conway recently made a comment that microwaves can turn into cameras. In response, Microsoft employees took it lightly by placing a sign on a microwave in the office.
Microsoft’s commitment to clean energy is awarded as NA Wind Deal of the Year
Microsoft has been awarded “North American Wind Deal of the Year,” showing the company’s commitment to clean energy throughout its business.
Microsoft’s Project Torino helps visually impaired kids participate in coding classes
Microsoft has created a physical programming language that aims to help those who are visually impaired learn to code, known as Project Torino.
— Microsoft Research (@MSFTResearch) March 15, 2017
Microsoft details the top 10 grammar mistakes made in Word and Outlook
Grammar mistakes are made all the time, be it in writing, a Word document or an e-mail. Microsoft has detailed the top 10 grammar mistakes that are made in Word and Outlook.
- Leaving too many white spaces between words
- Missing a comma
- Missing a comma after an introductory phrase
- Missing a hyphen
- Incorrect subject-verb agreement
- Incorrect capitalization
- Mixing up possessive and plural forms
- Incorrect agreement with noun phrases
- Commonly confused words
- Incorrect verb form after auxiliary
That’s it for Microsoft news this week – we’ll be back next week with more!Further reading: Kellyanne Conway, Microsoft, Project Torino