Weekend Reading: July 4th Edition—ISTE conference shows off Office Mix, OneNote and partner apps

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories on The International Society for Technology in Education conference, the latest schools to use Surface and profiles on Office exec Julia White and Tyler Schrenk, who overcame a life-changing injury with help from Surface Pro and Xbox. At the recent ISTE 2014 conference in Atlanta, Microsoft…


Spell e-d-u-c-a-t-i-o-n: Each spelling bee participant receives new Surface, Office 365 and Skype gift card

Yan Zhong, Skype program manager at Microsoft, far left, when she competed in the national spelling bee during her middle school years. Each of the 281 participants in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee got an extra boost from Microsoft Tuesday night to help them with their education, and to make sure the bonds they…

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Pre-order Surface Pro 3 now

Pre-orders for Surface Pro 3, introduced Tuesday at an event in New York, have begun. Surface Pro 3 has 4th-generation Intel Core processor options and a 12-inch screen, but weighs just 1.76 pounds and is 0.36 inches thin. This makes it the most powerful, thinnest and lightest Surface Pro yet. Panos Panay, Microsoft corporate vice…


Surface Pro 3: Sleek, lightweight and the ‘tablet that can replace your laptop’

1|11 Surface Pro 3: Thinner, faster, lighter May 20, 2014 Surface Pro 3 has up to nine hours of Web-browsing battery life, Surface Pro 3 has all the power, performance and mobility of a laptop in an incredibly lightweight, versatile form. It also has a 12-inch ClearType Full HD display, 4th-generation Intel Core processor and…

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Thin and lightweight Surface Pro 3 with 12-inch screen announced

The Surface Pro 3 –  the most powerful, thinnest and lightest Surface Pro yet – was announced Tuesday. It has a 12-inch screen, weighs just 1.76 pounds and is 0.36 inches thin. The Surface Pro 3 is both a “full PC and a brilliant tablet,” says Panos Panay, Microsoft corporate vice president for Surface Computing, who unveiled…

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Watch the Surface event live Tuesday at 8 a.m. PT

Join us at 8 a.m. PT Tuesday, May 20, when the Surface team holds a live event from New York City. Watch the event live on the Microsoft News Center. You also may want to follow Surface on Facebook and Twitter to keep up with the latest. You might also be interested in: · 5 easy ways…

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Find out how to build a LEGO robot with Microsoft tools

In a recent robotics competition called “Build for Good,” a handful of companies from the Seattle area answered a challenge from LEGO to create a robot that solves a problem or improves daily life. Teams from Amazon, Egencia, Expedia, HTC, Microsoft, Nordstrom and Zulilly each had three weeks to build a solution using an EV3…


North Carolina’s largest county saves $3.2 million with Office 365, Windows Azure and Surface Pro

The following post is from Michael Donlan, Vice President of State and Local Government, Microsoft. On Wednesday, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina’s most populous county, announced it has bet big on the Microsoft platform by selecting Microsoft Office 365 as its communications and collaboration platform, Windows Azure as its cloud storage solution, and Microsoft Surface Pro for…

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Watch Microsoft’s ‘Empowering’ ad from the Big Game

The following post is from Mark Penn, Executive Vice President, Advertising and Strategy As Microsoft undergoes transformation in our organization, our products, and our relationship with consumers, it's important to state that our values of using technology to change lives and empower people around the globe remain unchanged — and are even reaffirmed. That's why…


Weekend Reading: Jan. 24th Edition – Kinect for Windows is helping stroke victims, Microsoft’s datacenter project will use fuel cells and Zippo chooses Microsoft Dynamics AX

In this edition of Weekend Reading, we’ve got stories about Kinect for Windows helping stroke victims, Microsoft’s Data Center plant project in Wyoming looking to bring a power plant inside the datacenter, and historic company Zippo Manufacturing Co. planning for the future using Microsoft Dynamics AX. Kinect for Windows, already used in physical rehabilitation, is…

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