A Personal Account of the Impact of Typhoon Yolanda

By Karrie Ilagan, Country General Manager, Microsoft Philippines Growing up in the Philippines makes you acutely aware of earthquakes and the monsoon and typhoon seasons; of the rain, wind and sheer power of nature. I have weathered my share of disasters, however, nothing could prepare me for the impact that was Typhoon Yolanda. When this…

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Microsoft Educates Public on Dangers of Pirated Software

Pirated software is widely reported as a source of revenue loss for businesses. However, a recent study1 commissioned by Microsoft and the Harrison Group showed that intellectual property owners were not the only victims – customers also suffer. Matt Schmitt was the unfortunate victim of counterfeit software. He purchased a copy of Windows® XP for…

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Microsoft Helps Ensure Cyber Safety of Children

Microsoft Taiwan teamed up with a leading Taiwanese non-profit organization, Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF), to conduct a survey among children to discover the threat of potential Internet risks. Results of the survey were unveiled on 12 July 2011 during a press conference that was attended by journalists, representatives from non-governmental organizations, a government officer…

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