Giving Back with the Los Angeles Ronald McDonald House

Community service is one of Microsoft’s defining values. Through donations of products, services and time, Microsoft gives back to the communities in which its employees work and live. Microsoft further demonstrated this community commitment by participating in this month’s Channel@Work project in Los Angeles, an annual community relations event held by United Business Media’s  XChange…

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Al Roker Offers Tips on How to be Productive from Anywhere

Conquering productivity can be a challenge, especially in instances of inclement weather keeping you from driving or tending to a sick child home from school. Each year, extreme weather alone brings life to a grinding halt for millions of people.  But with new technologies from Microsoft, nothing will stop you from accomplishing your task list….

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The Cloud Is Raining Jobs in Southern California — 53,000 of Them

This post is authored by General Manager Enterprise and Partners Group, Southwest District, Tyler Bryson. While businesses in L.A. are well aware of the cost savings that cloud computing can bring, it may be surprising to learn that the cloud also is creating substantial new revenues for local companies and is expected to create tens…

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msnNOW unites breaking social trends from across the Web in one place

People have a wide variety of outlets at their disposal when they want in on the hottest conversations taking place throughout the world. Unfortunately whether it’s on Facebook, Twitter or BreakingNews.com, news is fragmented throughout the Web, and it’s not always easy to stay on top of it. MSN is changing that, and for the…

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Last Minute Tech Gifts: Fun Gadgets for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, there are a multitude of possible gift ideas for your significant other. Every year, people wait until the last minute to figure out a thoughtful and well-received present. Often times, jewelry, chocolates, or flowers, are the go-to gift ideas, but this year Microsoft has some fun tech gifts…

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We should all be ready for disaster

When it comes to natural disasters, it has been quite a year, hasn’t it? In the first 10 months of 2011, President Obama declared 89 major disasters. People and businesses everywhere have struggled to rebound from many of these catastrophes, leaving those of us who weren’t personally impacted by these events wondering if we’d be…

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CES Keynote: Microsoft’s Momentum Moves into 2012

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), otherwise known as the world’s largest consumer technology tradeshow, has officially kicked off in Las Vegas! Last night, CEO Steve Ballmer took to the CES stage for Microsoft’s final keynote presentation. And you may have noticed Microsoft did things a little differently this year – involving a surprise host,…

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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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