Make Your Next Trip a Breeze with OneNote

As the sun sets on summer, families across the country are trying to squeeze in one last rendezvous before the season officially comes to a close. For many, that means one last backyard bash, one last dip in the pool and one last family vacation before it’s back to school for the kids and back…

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Microsoft Imagine Cup – Student Innovation in Minneapolis

Once again, Microsoft’s flagship student technology competition, Imagine Cup, is bringing together student innovators from around the world.  And this year, Microsoft is re-imagining the competition to be a springboard for budding entrepreneurs as much as it is a student technology competition. The U.S. Imagine Cup Finals will be run as a Demo Day, where…

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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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Community Day Brings Fun, Education and Animatronics to Local Twin Cities Youth

Last week, Microsoft hosted its first “Community Day” at the Microsoft Technology Center in Edina, offering local youth from the Girl Scouts of Minneapolis, Lutheran Social Services, Eagle Point Elementary and the Holy Family Catholic Church the chance to tour the state of the art MTC and interact with (move up details of what we’re…

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Microsoft Employee Gives Back to the Minneapolis Community

Many of us can feel overwhelmed balancing our work and personal schedules. The same cannot be said for Mary Mathiowetz.  In addition to serving as Microsoft’s Operations and Community Manager in Minneapolis, Mathiowetz has taken on another role: leader in the local Minneapolis community. Mathiowetz is involved with a variety of philanthropic organizations throughout the…

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Igniting “sparks” of opportunity for youth

From day one, a child’s potential is a gift waiting to be realized. Consider the magic of fire and how it is only a promise until someone lights a wick, igniting a dazzling chemical response.  At Microsoft, we view our children’s potential with a similar perspective and are doing something to light that fire. Today,…

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Microsoft Event Coming Soon to a Cloud Near You

Attention developers and IT executives and professionals, Microsoft’s “Cloud OS Signature Event Series” is coming to Minneapolis on September 19 and will give you the opportunity to engage with Microsoft’s product team experts and check out all the exciting products we’re launching. In addition to hearing from the product team, you’ll have the chance to…

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The results are in!

Twenty two teams traveled across the country to Microsoft’s Redmond campus to compete in the final round of competition in Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup this past weekend. Each team showcased their software and game designs   to solve the world’s toughest issues, such as combating disease, improving education, ensuring environmental sustainability and reducing child mortality.  Having…

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Changing the world, one project at a time

Today is the day! Students from across the nation have descended upon Redmond, Wash., for the U.S. finals of Microsoft’s 2012 Imagine Cup competition, the world’s premier student technology competition. This year, more than 100,000 U.S. students registered for the competition and the top teams chosen will compete in the Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia…

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Extreme Makeover: Tech Edition

Just like ABC’s hit-show, Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Microsoft, HP and Intel are bringing big changes to lucky contestants of their Small-Business Tech Makeover Video Contest.   Ending April 30, the contest calls for Microsoft partners to submit a video on behalf of one of their small business customers, showcasing how a technology makeover could…

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