Atlanta

  • Welcome to the Microsoft Atlanta Blog

    Welcome to the Microsoft Atlanta blog. Here you will find posts, videos and news about Microsoft’s involvement in the Atlanta area. Microsoft has more than 350 employees in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area working at the Microsoft office...
  • 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 Atlanta on September 14 and will give you the opportunity to engage with Microsoft’s product team experts and...
  • 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...
  • Choose Your Favorite Photo in the Bing Hometown Homepage Contest!

    You’ve probably seen it – a beautiful picture on Bing’s homepage as you start your search for a hot new restaurant or breaking news on a beloved sports team. Now, those amazing photos could be from your hometown. Recently, Bing launched...
  • Office 365 Helps Nonprofits Do More Good

    As nonprofits across the globe work to meet the needs of those they serve, it becomes increasingly difficult to dedicate precious resources to the latest technology advancements. Microsoft is doing its part to assist their efforts through the Technology...
  • Great New Site Details Microsoft by the Numbers

    Pop Quiz: Three questions. 30-seconds. Go! How many students have participated in the Microsoft Imagine Cup competition ? How many photos have been stored on SkyDrive to date? How many pizza slices are consumed in the Microsoft cafeteria every...
  • Discover What’s New at the Atlanta Microsoft Technology Center

    Located in Alpharetta, the Atlanta Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) provides local businesses access to innovative technologies and expertise that allow them to envision, design and deploy solutions that match their needs. With the support of local Microsoft...
  • Microsoft Supports Year Up in Atlanta

    At Microsoft, we are proud to partner with organizations such as Year Up to arm young adults with skills, experience and support that will enable them to reach their true potential. Year Up is a nonprofit organization that provides career training to...
  • Microsoft Brings Fashion Week to Atlanta

    To bring a thread of Fashion Week to Atlanta, Microsoft is teaming up with Bloomingdale’s during New York Fashion Week to showcase the intersection of fashion and technology through transformed shopping experiences, and more natural technology....
  • Take the Challenge and Bing it On!

    Bing is challenging the nation to “Bing it On” by selecting which web search results they prefer. After conducting an independent study, revealing that users preferred Bing search over Google, Microsoft wants to give you the chance to go five...
  • 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 youth's potential with a similar...
  • You have the power to be a good digital citizen

    If you work in the business arena, you likely depend largely upon your IT department to handle computer security issues. If you’re a home PC user, you probably rely upon some form of security software to keep you protected from online risks. But...
  • Microsoft Holiday ‘Pop-Up’ Store Coming to Atlanta

    Attention Atlanta! Microsoft is continuing to expand its presence with the launch of more than 30 U.S. and Canadian pop-up stores for the holiday season- with Perimeter Mall being one of the lucky locations. Beginning October 26, the Perimeter Microsoft...
  • Microsoft Employees Give Where They Live

    At Microsoft, we believe in the power of our people, partners and technology to help accelerate change and make the world a better place. October marks the 30 th Microsoft Employee Giving Campaign and yesterday we were delighted to announce that since...
  • Welcome Windows 8!

    Today, Windows 8 is available globally, with more than 1,000 Windows 8 certified PCs and tablets now on the market. Windows 8 represents a reimagining of Windows. It provides a personalized experience with a beautiful new user interface that puts you...
  • A Phone Built Around You

    An interesting phenomenon became apparent to Microsoft engineers and designers several years ago: consumers spent too much time learning their phones, when phones really ought to be learning consumers. Instead of building smartphones around icons, they...
  • Create apps for good: Microsoft launches contest to create apps that impact the world

    Do you have an idea that will help children learn how to read? Are you passionate about keeping our environment clean? Well now you have the opportunity to create an app that can help the world -- and win up to $15,000 in the process. To celebrate...
  • Move Over Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Microsoft Celebrates “Giving Tuesday"

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all about buying. “Giving Tuesday” is all about giving. Based on the idea that there is one day for giving thanks and two for getting deals, New York’s 92 nd Street Y partnered with the United Nations...
  • 2013 Microsoft Imagine Cup: All Dreams Welcome

    Since 2002, Microsoft’s Imagine Cup has served as the springboard for innovative ideas in technology. The Imagine Cup has engaged thousands of U.S. college and high school students to generate and nurture their entrepreneurship and technology prowess...
  • Microsoft Atlanta Hosts Girl Talk to Make a Difference

    Recently, Microsoft’s Atlanta office hosted the chapter meeting of Girl Talk, an inspiring student-to-student mentoring program where high school girls mentor middle school girls. The program helps girls deal with the triumphs and trials of the...
  • Bing it On to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome'

    Bing it On already challenged the nation to select its preferred web search results but now the challenge has risen to a whole new level. It’s time to Bing it On with the holidays for a chance to win a ‘Microsoft Box of Awesome' for anyone...
  • Track Santa’s journey with NORAD and Microsoft

    For more than 50 years, North American Aerospace Defense Command ( NORAD ) has helped children track Ol’ Saint Nicholas as he makes his journey to homes with his trusty reindeer and gifts in tow. This year, Microsoft is partnering with NORAD to...
  • Top 2012 Bing Searches: Gangnam Style, Kim Kardashian and babies galore!

    In only a few days, the clock will strike midnight and we’ll welcome a new year. As we embark on 2013, let’s look back at the hottest trends of 2012. From PSY’s viral hit “Gangnam Style” to the summer Olympics, Bing offers...
  • Microsoft Ranked #1 in Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, Continues Dedication to Citizens and Communities

    Who doesn’t like to get an award? Microsoft was recently named number one in Corporate Social Responsibility by the Reputation Institute for our philanthropy efforts. While this award is a wonderful validation, there is something much more important...
  • Microsoft OEMs Reveal Sleek Windows 8 Devices

    Whether you’re looking for a PC that provides fast-paced office productivity, an all-in-one device to browse recipes in the kitchen, or a sleek touch tablet to surf the Internet while lounging on the couch, there’s a device out there that...