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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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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Boston Welcomes Windows 8 to Microsoft Family

Last Friday, more than 1,500 Bostonians flocked to Kendall Square to celebrate the launch of Windows 8 and to check out the latest devices, including the Surface. Microsoft employees were on hand distributing Windows swag and showing off the Surface’s beautiful user interface during live demos. If you weren’t able to join us, never fear! …

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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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Stop Hunger Now Event

Recently, Microsoft teamed with an incredible organization called Stop Hunger Now to host a 90 Minute “Meal Packaging Event” at our headquarters in Waltham, MA.  More than 100 Waltham-based employees volunteered their time, packing 22,300 meals to make a difference in the battle to end world hunger.   About Stop Hunger Now: Established in 1998, Stop Hunger Now is an international…

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Through the Looking Glass: 2011

It’s always interesting to look back at the end of each year and see all of the amazing accomplishments made in the past 12 months. Microsoft has had an incredible year! As we begin the next one, we take a look back at some of the stories that have made big news in 2011. Xbox…

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Do You Have an Online Security Blanket?

You are on your computer and browsing the internet, clicking on various links, when suddenly an alert pops up that you are under attack from the latest virus. It’s a familiar situation, one that many computer users  experience on a daily basis. This week, Microsoft released the 11th Security Intelligence Report to provide in-depth insight…

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