Casting an Educated Vote

Below is a contributed piece from Sid Espinosa, Director of Corporate Citizenship at Microsoft Silicon Valley, which appeared in the October issue of LATINO Magazine.Click the image above for a downloadable copy and select ‘download’ in the top right corner. Latinos hold unprecedented political power in this year’s U.S. elections. Experts forecast that more than…

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WebsiteSpark Gives Silicon Valley Web Designers and Developers a Jump-Start with Windows Azure

Sharing an announcement from the Windows Azure team. By Himanshu Singh WebsiteSpark is Microsoft’s program for small web development and design companies. WebsiteSpark gives web designers and developers a jump-start by providing the tools and resources needed to build great websites, free of cost.  Membership includes free access to software including Visual Studio, Expression, SQL Server…

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Microsoft Named the Top Third Best Corporate Citizen

Sharing some news from our corporate citizenship blog to celebrate Microsoft’s ranking as the 3rd Best Corporate Citizen. By Lori Harnick, General Manager, Citizenship & Public Affairs, Microsoft Corporate Responsibility Magazine has announced that Microsoft was named among the Top 3 Best Corporate Citizens for 2012. CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List is known…

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Susan Catan: Inspiring MSV’s Giving Campaign

Below is contributed content from Thomas Kohnstamm. Once again, Microsoft Silicon Valley (MSV) proved itself to be a fundraising hotspot in Microsoft’s October Giving Campaign. Is it MSV’s unique work culture? Is it MSV’s location in the global nexus of tech and venture capital? Is it the sunshine? An undisputable key to success in the…

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Social Media Conference Series Off to Successful Start in San Francisco

This guest post is written by Celeste Alleyne, citizenship director for the West Region at Microsoft Corporation. Yesterday, Social Media for Nonprofits, with support from Microsoft, kicked off its first in a series of Social Media Conferences for nonprofits in the historical War Memorial “green room” in San Francisco, California. As Citizenship Director for the…

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Microsoft Announces U.S. Finalists for Imagine Cup 2011

Below is a guest post by Mark Hindsbo, vice president, U.S. Developer and Platform Evangelism at Microsoft, who discusses the finalists for Imagine Cup 2011. Be sure to vote for your favorite team in the U.S. People’s Choice Awards from now through April 9 and check out the local talent from right here in the…

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