Office 365 Helps Nonprofits Do More Good

As nonprofits across the globe work to meet the needs of those they serve, it becomes increasingly difficult to dedicate precious resources to the latest technology advancements. Microsoft is doing its part to assist their efforts through the Technology for Good program. As part of this initiative, the company will be donating Office 365  including…

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Choose Your Favorite Photo in the Bing Hometown Homepage Contest!

You’ve probably seen it – a beautiful picture on Bing’s homepage as you start your search for a hot new restaurant or breaking news on a beloved sports team. Now, those amazing photos could be from your hometown. Recently, Bing launched it’s first-ever Bing Hometown Homepage Contest, where anyone with a camera could submit a…

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Great New Website Details Microsoft by the Numbers

Pop Quiz: Three questions. 30-seconds. Go! How many students have participated in the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition? How many photos have been stored on SkyDrive to date? How many pizza slices are consumed in the Microsoft cafeteria every year? Give up? You can find the answers to these questions and more on the new Microsoft…

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Make Your Next Trip a Breeze with OneNote

As the sun sets on summer, families across the country are trying to squeeze in one last rendezvous before the season officially comes to a close. For many, that means one last backyard bash, one last dip in the pool and one last family vacation before it’s back to school for the kids and back…

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Boston MTC Hosts Year Up Students

This week, the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in Kendall Square hosted 100 students from local non-profit Year Up. Year Up is an organization working to close the opportunity divide in Boston through education and corporate internships. Microsoft has partnered with Year Up Boston, as well as nationally, to promote careers in technology for youth. While…

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The Hidden Dangers of Pirated Software

We should all know there are many dangers that come with pirated software.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft Vice President of U.S. OEM, Peter Han, takes a look at the dangers of pirated software, including how 78% of pirated software contains spyware.  To learn more about the risks of pirated software and to view…

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Get ready to celebrate, Natick!

In honor of the new Microsoft Store opening at the Natick Mall on Saturday, June 8, Microsoft will be hosting a Grand Opening ceremony and an exclusive performance by rock band weezer. At 10:30 a.m. the Grand Opening ceremony will be performed, and tickets will be distributed for a free concert and meet and greet…

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Microsoft Imagine Cup – Student Innovation in Boston

Once again, Microsoft’s flagship student technology competition, Imagine Cup, is bringing together student innovators from around the world.  And this year, Microsoft is re-imagining the competition to be a springboard for budding entrepreneurs as much as it is a student technology competition. The U.S. Imagine Cup Finals will be run as a Demo Day, where…

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Microsoft Boston Hosts CyberSummit and Announces Upcoming Summer Camps

Recently, Microsoft Boston sponsored the Annual Boys and Girls Club CyberSummit. This year’s event drew nearly 100 Boys and Girls Club members, ages 10-18 from various Boston communities, who attended a technology night at One Cambridge Center’s new Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in the heart of Kendall Square. CyberSummit is a two-day experience that exposes…

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2013 Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. Finalists Announced

The world’s coolest student technology competition just announced who is making it to the next round! Microsoft just unveiled the 10 teams who will compete in the 11th annual Imagine Cup U.S. Finals Demo Day on May 13 in Silicon Valley. Each of the top teams will pitch their business to investors, as well as…

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