Q&A with Jack Ellis, Reporter, Intellectual Asset Management Magazine

Posted by Jeff MeisnerEditor, Microsoft on the Issues Intellectual Asset Management Magazine recently published a feature story entitled “A revolution launched on the back of IP” which highlights the role intellectual property played in helping to bring Kinect for Xbox 360 to market. Reporter Jack Ellis spoke to members of Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business and…

Microsoft Public-Private Partnership Helps Seniors Get Healthy and Have Fun

Posted by Bonnie KearneyDirector, Trustworthy Computing Communications – Accessibility & Aging Los Angeles seniors are achieving and maintaining a more active lifestyle, improving their general health, and more safely managing their health data, thanks to a public-private partnership that includes Microsoft, the City of Los Angeles, the Partners in Care Foundation, and St. Barnabas Senior…


Making Privacy Work for Everybody

Posted by Ronald ZinkChief Operating Officer, European Union Affairs, Microsoft A big question for governments and business at the moment, and indeed for users of the Internet all over the world, is how personal data – a person’s identity, personal materials, financial or sensitive information – can be protected in a workable and effective way….


Microsoft Joins European Commission’s CEO Coalition on Child Online Safety

Posted by Peter CullenGeneral Manager, Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft Today, European Union Commissioner Neelie Kroes announced the formation of the ‘CEO Coalition on Child Online Safety.’ Microsoft is pleased to be a founding member of this coalition, which is a collective effort of government and industry to discuss best practices that “make the Internet a better…


Microsoft Weighs in on Keeping Young Gamers Safer Online

Posted by Doug ParkDirector, Online Safety – Interactive Entertainment Business, Microsoft This week, I had the opportunity to join more than 400 educators, safety advocates and industry representatives at the Family Online Safety Institute Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. The yearly event focuses on innovative ways to develop and advance safer and healthier online experiences…


New Study: Parents Use Technology to Help Protect Kids Online

Posted by Jacqueline BeauchereDirector, Trustworthy Computing Communications, Microsoft Just more than half of U.S. parents say they’ve used family safety software to limit or monitor their child’s Internet use, according to a new study. Parents not using such features, meanwhile, say they have their own household rules in place, or they trust their children to…