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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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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Win a Trip to the NCAA Finals by Demoing MSN for Windows 8

Live for NCAA basketball? Who doesn’t! MSN for Windows 8, with its totally re-imaged interface, is the perfect resource for fans to stay up-to-date with the latest scores and schedules throughout the tournament season, without having to click through multiple websites. If you haven’t tried MSN for Windows 8, take a break from March Madness…

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Turn Big Data Into Big Insights

This is the ‘golden era’ of insight. The world holds twice as many bytes of data as there are liters in the ocean, and with the right technology tools, we are now able to replace hunches with insight and action. Think comparing utility costs with meteorological data to spot trends and inefficiencies. Or compare ambulance…

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Surface Windows 8 Pro: see more, share more and do more

Have you checked out the Surface Pro yet? Now’s a great time to do so, with reporters and tech elites giving it high praise.  In fact, check out why Salvador Rodriguez of Los Angeles Times thinks Surface Pro can be used as a laptop or desktop. In a nutshell, Surface Pro is a beautiful, powerful…

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Celebrate Data Privacy Day by Taking Control!

Do you ever wonder how companies use the personal information you share online? Do you feel like you have control over your personal information on the Internet? If you said, “I don’t know,” you’re not alone. In recognition of Data Privacy Day, Microsoft just released new research for consumers interested in learning more about keeping…

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Microsoft OEMs Reveal Sleek Windows 8 Devices

Whether you’re looking for a PC that provides fast-paced office productivity, an all-in-one device to browse recipes in the kitchen, or a sleek touch tablet to surf the Internet while lounging on the couch, there’s a device out there that can fit all your needs.  Microsoft’s Vice President of U.S. OEM Peter Han takes us…

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