How Has Technology Improved Disaster Response?

Take a look at the ways disaster technology is helping governments and relief agencies better prepare, communicate, and stay informed during disasters and crises for better relief operations.

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Nonprofit Tech Star: Anton Suwoto, YCAB Foundation

This is part of a series of articles where nonprofit IT professionals share with us how technology has enhanced operations. Anton Suwoto presenting at Microsoft Tech4Good 2014, Singapore Founded in 1999, YCAB Foundation is one of Indonesia’s leading nonprofit organisations that has a strong focus in youth development. It aims to empower youth through educational…

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Imagine Cup: Championing Student Innovators

Many people know Microsoft as a world-leading global corporation. But at its heart, Microsoft is a student startup founded by a couple of passionate young innovators with an idea. Students are often vanguards for the future of technology – and with the right tools and support, they have the potential to create innovations that can…

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AppsForAsia: Encouraging Software & App Development in Malaysia

AppsForAsia is a new initiative created by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Microsoft, and is supported by regional information technology (IT) associations, private sector technology partners and universities. The programme aims to harness the creative power of hundreds of software developer teams to create sustainable solutions for the economic, commercial and social benefit of governments,…

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Imagine Cup 2013 Set to Inspire More Young Innovators

Microsoft announced that it has redesigned the upcoming Imagine Cup 2013 around three new core competitions — World Citizenship, Games and Innovation — and significantly increased the prize money to encourage more young developers and aspiring entrepreneurs to participate in the annual event. In its 11th year, the Worldwide Finals of Imagine Cup 2013 will…

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