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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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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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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Microsoft Donates as the Boston Red Sox Run Bases

It was Monday, Sept. 19, at the Boston Red Sox game versus the Baltimore Orioles, and Microsoft’s General Manager for the Northeast District, Craig Hodges, stepped up to the mound to throw the first pitch. The pressure was on – throwing a perfect pitch isn’t easy, especially when you’re representing nearly 1,000 Microsoft employees in…

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Start Your School Year Against Cyberbullying

September is synonymous with back-to-school, as students return to the classroom, reconnect with friends and teachers and share tales of summer fun.  For some, however, back-to-school often means a return to cyberbullying.                  The Cyberbullying Research Center in the U.S. defines cyberbullying as “willful and repeated harm inflicted through the use of computers, cell phones and…

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Take me out to the ballgame!

On Friday, August 5, more than 20 local Microsoft Boston employees volunteered at Fenway Park to help sell 50/50 raffle tickets in support of the Red Sox Foundation. The Red Sox Foundation is the official team charity of the Boston Red Sox, focusing on serving the health, education, recreation and social service needs of children…

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Cambridge Teacher Competes in IEF

Today, 100 educators from across the country are at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Wash.,  to participate in the U.S. Innovative Education Forum (IEF), Microsoft’s premier educator recognition event. These teachers are being celebrated for their innovative use of technology in the classroom, and their creative approaches are making a significant impact on their students as…

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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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Updates at NERD

Check out what has been happening at NERD! Recently, NERD hosted both the New England Give Camp as well as Root Cause’s Social Innovation Forum Showcase to support and recognize non-profits that are positively impacting our communities. In addition, this past weekend more than 130 people converged on NERD to start their own companies, have fun & make a…

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