Imagine Cup Students Travel to Redmond

Last week, students participating in the Imagine Cup traveled to Microsoft’s Redmond campus to meet with various Microsoft teams as they prepare for the 2009 Worldwide Finals in Cairo, Egypt. Team SKAN from India and Team MultiPoint WEB from the U.S. used the opportunity to network with developers and programmers at the company.    …

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How to reach rural, non-electrified classrooms

The Unlimited Potential Group in the Middle East & Africa has been hard at work for more than 6 months to introduce ICT for the first time to a rural school in the village of Ha-Tumo, 30 kilometers outside Lesotho’s capital city, Maseru.   Working with the Lesotho Ministry of Education & Training and technology…

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U.S. Imagine Cup Winners - Team MultiPoint Web

After three days of intense competition from technology students across the country, the winner of the U.S. software design finalist for this year’s Imagine Cup was announced today.  Congratulations to Team MultiPoint Web!  Jimmy, Mark and Luke Dickinson, three brothers from Oregon attending Georgia State University, Portland Community College & Tigard High School respectively, took…

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Made in India to transform education worldwide

Indian concept, global appeal Recently Microsoft India has experienced two very welcome “returns”. The first returnee was Amit Mital, an Indian working at Microsoft headquarters in Redmond as global head of Microsoft’s Unlimited Potential Group. The second was MultiPoint, a technology which, while conceived and designed in India and now very popular in other parts of…

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