Bing it On to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome'

Bing it On already challenged the nation to select its preferred web search results but now the challenge has risen to a whole new level. It’s time to Bing it On with the holidays for a chance to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome’ for anyone participating in the U.S. And what’s a ‘Microsoft Box…

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Microsoft's Community Efforts - Q&A with Anissa Battaglino

Have you ever wondered how Microsoft impacts the local Boston community? Anissa Battaglino, Microsoft’s Operations and Community Manager in the Northeast District, discusses some of the citizenship and community relations efforts in which Microsoft Boston is involved. 1. What is the focus of Microsoft’s community relations and Citizenship efforts?  Microsoft is committed to being a responsible…

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YMCA Training, Inc. helps Bostonians succeed

Last Friday, May 20, the YMCA of Greater Boston honored Microsoft at a breakfast event in recognition of a $250,000 grant given to YMCA Training, Inc.  In February, the YMCA of Greater Boston was one of 12 organizations chosen to receive a  Microsoft Elevate America Community Initiative Grant, which helps the organization offer technology skills…

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Geek is Chic

Microsoft held its fifth annual DigiGirlz Day at our Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in Waltham on Friday, March 25th (check out some pictures below).  Microsoft celebrates women’s history month in March with various events held throughout the Northeast geography and we especially love DigiGirlz Days because they excite and promote science, technology and math to…

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Vote for the Imagine Cup People’s Choice Awards

Rock the vote! Today, Microsoft announced the 2011 U.S. Imagine Cup finalists, some of whom will go on to represent the United States in the global competition in July in New York City. These stellar students created innovative, tech-based solutions to solve global problems while learning valuable skills to prepare them as future IT leaders….

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President Obama and Melinda Gates visit TechBoston Academy

On Tuesday, President Obama, Melinda Gates, and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited TechBoston Academy to celebrate the achievements of students and faculty in fostering a technology-rich, college preparatory curriculum, and maximizing student engagement. Check out some pictures from yesterday’s event below! TechBoston Academy, a 6-12 grade pilot school in the Boston Public Schools…

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YMCA of Greater Boston Announced as Recipient of Microsoft Elevate America Community Initiative Grant

In attempts to level the playing field for underserved communities and provide essential technology skills for job seekers, Microsoft today announced that it is awarding more than $5 million in cash and up to $10 million in software over the next two years to 12 non-profits, including the YMCA of Greater Boston Education and Training…

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Veterans Inc. of Worcester Receives Award to Help Veterans Get Jobs

Yesterday morning in New York City, Microsoft announced six grant recipient organizations, including Veterans Inc. of Worcester, Mass., as part of the Elevate America Veterans program to help veterans acclimate back into civilian life. The grant will provide veterans with technology skills training, job placement, career counseling, and other support services such as childcare, transportation, and…

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