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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Choose Your Favorite Photo in the Bing Hometown Homepage Contest!

You’ve probably seen it – a beautiful picture on Bing’s homepage as you start your search for a hot new restaurant or breaking news on a beloved sports team. Now, those amazing photos could be from your hometown. Recently, Bing launched it’s first-ever Bing Hometown Homepage Contest, where anyone with a camera could submit a…

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Great New Website Details Microsoft by the Numbers

Pop Quiz: Three questions. 30-seconds. Go! How many students have participated in the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition? How many photos have been stored on SkyDrive to date? How many pizza slices are consumed in the Microsoft cafeteria every year? Give up? You can find the answers to these questions and more on the new Microsoft…

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Make Your Next Trip a Breeze with OneNote

As the sun sets on summer, families across the country are trying to squeeze in one last rendezvous before the season officially comes to a close. For many, that means one last backyard bash, one last dip in the pool and one last family vacation before it’s back to school for the kids and back…

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The Hidden Dangers of Pirated Software

We should all know there are many dangers that come with pirated software.  In a recent blog post, Microsoft Vice President of U.S. OEM, Peter Han, takes a look at the dangers of pirated software, including how 78% of pirated software contains spyware. To learn more about the risks of pirated software and to view…

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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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Freeing your files means freeing yourself

We’ve all thought it – “I could be so much more productive if I were (insert cool place i.e., local coffee shop, mall, park bench, my living room in fuzzy slippers) instead of handcuffed to my desk or in the midst of yet another meeting.” Fret not. Microsoft has an app for that, and it’s…

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Microsoft YouthSpark Paving the Way Ahead

American companies face a unique challenge today. While unemployment is still at a high, many open jobs are unfilled because employers cannot find workers with the skills they need. Many of these unfilled jobs are in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields (STEM). To address the skill-gap that exists today, Microsoft is exploring the…

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Software price looks too good to be true? It probably is

“I hate finding good deals,” – said No One Ever. Even if the bargain-priced shirt has loose stitch, or the recently-reduced loaf of bread is near the end of its prime, you’re saving money, and who doesn’t love saving a buck or two? Of course, some products are safe bets for a bargain basement deal,…

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