Imagine Cup 2015 World Championship July 31

The #imaginecup is happening! There will be an exciting live webcast by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Thomas Middleditch will be an #imaginecup judge! Fore more information: https://www.imaginecup.com/worldchampionship Thousands of coding hours all come down to this. Who will win it all and be crowned the next Imagine Cup World Champion by Microsoft CEO Satya…


Internet of things surge

Juniper Research indicates that IoT connected devices will grow from 13.4 billion in 2015 to 38.5 billion in 2020 – 285% increase. The majority of the devices will be in the industrial and public sector due to the strong business case with examples such as Michelin and John Deere transitioned to services using IoT. The…


10 Reasons for Windows 10

1. Familiarity in Windows 10 2. Do personal things with Cortana on Windows 10 3. Do unexpected things with Microsoft Edge 4. Game Epically on Windows 10 5. Do multiple things at once with Windows 10 6. Security in Windows 10 7. Say “Hello” to Windows Hello on Windows 10 8. A look at the…


Chat-George Neville-Neil Engineer, Author and Head of ACM's Practitioner Board

This week, we have an exclusive interview with George Neville-Neil. George is also the featured speaker for the ACM July 30 Webcast: What Time Is It? A Guide to Time for Software Developers George V. Neville-Neil works on networking and operating system code for fun and profit. He also teaches courses on various subjects related…


35 elements to disruptive innovation

Disruptive innovation is much more than new products and services where innovation is defined as: the implementation of a new or significantly improved—product; service; production process; organizational model (examples: marketing method, organizational method in business practices, workplace organization, external relations); new business model broken down into the 9 areas of the business model canvas; social-mediated…


Upgrade your world Windows 10

Upgrade to Windows 10 for free and help others to do the same. Feel free to spread the word in your community. #upgradeyourworld. More information available here:  http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/upgradeyourworld/ You are more than welcome to Join and participate in the Windows Insider Program – http://insider.windows.com for feedback around Windows 10 (from now and when it’s released).


Just released trends IoT, social, data

Just released trends from the ITU The Internet of Things (IoT) Trends in Telecommunication Reform 2015 confirms that future network traffic will increasingly be driven by machine-to-machine (M2M) traffic generated by billions of connected devices, products and sensors, with M2M communications over mobile cellular networks already emerging as the fastest-growing ICT service in terms of…


Register for July 31 SIGSOFT Webcast: Traceability Beyond Source Code: An Elusive Target?

Register TODAY for the next free ACM-SIGSOFT Webinar, "Traceability Beyond Source Code: An Elusive Target?" presented on Friday, July 31, 2015 at 12 pm ET (11 am CT/10 am MT/9 am PT/5 pm GMT) by Lionel C. Briand, University of Luxembourg. The talk will be moderated by Robert Dyer, Bowling Green State University; ACM SIGSOFT….


W10 pulse, curated top news July 15

July 15, 2015–curated top Windows 10 and other news : Fan-focussed celebration Windows 10 release Windows 10 testers access to the final version Analytics services and Cortana front-end R supercharging data science and business usage Teaching computers how to learn (machine learning) Microsoft’s super-thin foldable Bluetooth keyboard