You have the power to be a good digital citizen

If you work in the business arena, you likely depend largely upon your IT department to handle computer security issues. If you’re a home PC user, you probably rely upon some form of security software to keep you protected from online risks. But did you know that you can actively combat cyber security threats, regardless…

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Boston Windows 8 Meetup Kicks off October 9

Windows 8 general availability is less than three weeks away! Next Tuesday, October 9th, Boston Windows 8 App Developers and IT Group will kick off the software season at the new Microsoft offices at 1 Cambridge Center, Cambridge MA. This is a great event for app developers, IT professionals, or anyone interested in learning more…

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Start October at the Microsoft Store with Bagels, Coffee and Games!

The Microsoft Store in The Shops at Prudential Center will be hosting several exciting events this month to brighten your morning, noon and night. Morning – Start fall off right and join Microsoft for bagels and breakfast while learning how to effectively use Outlook, OneNote and Skype for your business. Afternoon – Stop by during…

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Microsoft Boston is Expanding with the Grand Opening of the Microsoft New England Campus

Today, we are happy to announce the expansion of Microsoft’s New England campus in Cambridge, including a new state-of-the-art Microsoft Technology Center (MTC). Located at One Cambridge Center in Kendall Square, the expanded campus is Microsoft’s new home for sales, marketing, services and advertising employees, with the New England Research and Development (NERD) facility at One…

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Igniting “sparks” of opportunity for youth

From day one, a child’s potential is a gift waiting to be realized. Consider the magic of fire and how it is only a promise until someone lights a wick, igniting a dazzling chemical response.  At Microsoft, we view our youth’s potential with a similar perspective and are doing something to light that fire. Today,…

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Take the Challenge and Bing it On!

Bing is challenging the nation to “Bing it On” by selecting which web search results they prefer. After conducting an independent study, revealing that users preferred Bing search over Google, Microsoft wants to give you the chance to go five rounds to see if you, too are a fan of Bing. Come and see for…

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Microsoft Event Coming Soon to a Cloud Near You

Attention developers and IT executives and professionals, Microsoft’s “Cloud OS Signature Event Series” is coming to Boston September 20and will give you the opportunity to engage with Microsoft’s product team experts and check out all the exciting products we’re launching.  In addition to hearing from the product team, you’ll have the chance to get hands-on…

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7 Comes Before 8 for Good Reason

We’re not talking about counting – we’re talking about Windows. Buzz around the October Windows 8 launch has dominated technology chatter, but if you’re currently on Windows XP or Windows Vista – and more than 40% of PC users are – the exciting time for you is actually right now. You have an opportunity to…

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Microsoft Store Grand Opening at Prudential Center, ft. Lenny Kravitz and Celtics’ Paul Pierce

In honor of the new Microsoft Store opening in The Shops at Prudential Center on Thursday, August 23 – Microsoft will be hosting several exciting events. Be sure to get in line early At 9:30 a.m. the Grand Opening ceremony will be performed, and everyone in attendance will receive complimentary gift bags and refreshments.  In…

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Thoroughly modern email with Outlook.com

Innovation has a funny way of stoking our desire for even more innovation, no matter how thrilled we are with the original product. Remember how amazing the concept of Hotmail initially was? Indeed, it was amazing at its 1996 launch, when there had never before been personal email addresses, independent of one’s business or Internet…

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