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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 7 Comes Before 8 for Good Reason

    We’re not talking about counting – we’re talking about Windows. Buzz around the October Windows 8 launch has dominated technology chatter, but if you’re currently on Windows XP or Windows Vista – and more than 40% of PC users...
  • Thoroughly modern email with Outlook.com

    Innovation has a funny way of stoking our desire for even more innovation, no matter how thrilled we are with the original product. Remember how amazing the concept of Hotmail initially was? Indeed, it was amazing at its 1996 launch, when there had never...
  • Windows 8 Brings New Sleek Accessories

    Thirty is the new 20! As Microsoft Hardware celebrates its 30-year anniversary , it is also announcing the launch of several new devices- all specifically design to use with the new operating system Windows 8 , which will be available this fall. Many...
  • Cool is in Session

    School may not be in session yet, but it’s never too soon for students and their parents to start thinking about how to return to school in style. The latest technology products from Microsoft can help students not only look stylish, but perform...
  • Nearly 16,000 Microsoft Partners and Executives Attend the Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto

    Nearly 16,000 Microsoft partners and executives took Canada by storm last week for the company’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC). Each year, partners from around the globe unite for a four-day conference to celebrate the accomplishments...
  • Team Microsoft Prepares for Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride

    Summer is here, which means it is time for Atlanta’s “Team Microsoft” to start preparing for the Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride on September 15 th and 16 th at Callaway Gardens. The Bike MS: Cox Atlanta Ride is a two-day ride that benefits...
  • Happy One Year Anniversary to Microsoft Office 365!

    Happy anniversary, Office 365! Just 12 months ago, Microsoft’s CEO Steve Ballmer introduced Office 365. Now one year later the flexibility and number of options are endless, and with more than 50 new capabilities added in the past year (average...
  • The Most Important Tool in Your Business

    What is the most important tool that you use for your business? A new survey of executives in small and midsized companies suggests it’s not your printers, your copiers or even your desktop computers. It’s your smartphone. The survey of...
  • Microsoft BizSpark and Brandify: Helping Businesses Help Each Other

    At Microsoft, we are proud to partner with business owners and entrepreneurs from around the world who create technology solutions that make a difference in our lives and in the workplace. That’s why we’re involved in initiatives that support...
  • Technology Will Play Key Role in Helping the Class of 2012 Find Jobs

    As college commencements have come and gone, graduates are polishing their resumes in the hopes of landing their dream job. With the increasing popularity of digital and social media, graduates will need to incorporate job hunting techniques that go beyond...
  • Microsoft Takes Gaming to the Next Level at E3

    What’s next in gaming and online entertainment? Find out at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) which is now underway in Los Angeles! At Microsoft, we kicked things off on Tuesday by announcing a robust lineup of new Xbox 360 games, including...
  • Put Software Pirates and Cyber Criminals out of a Job

    The Internet now reaches a global population of more than two billion people , an exciting statistic when you consider the massive amount of information being exchanged and absorbed, and how much productivity people are experiencing as a result. However...
  • Attention Students: Purchase a Windows 7 PC and get a Free Xbox 360

    Microsoft is offering a sweet deal for students shopping for a new laptop! Purchase a qualifying Windows 7 PC with a valid student ID, you get a Xbox 360 4GB console for FREE. Together, a Windows 7 PC and an Xbox 360 will provide the functionality...
  • Job Search on the Go with the New LinkedIn App for Windows Phone

    LinkedIn just made it a whole lot easier for users to get on-the-go access to your professional network by announcing today their newest mobile application for Windows Phones! Windows Phone users now have access to millions of professionals worldwide...
  • With a Little Help From Your Friends: Bing Evolves the Search Engine Experience

    This week, Microsoft unveiled a major update to Bing that will transform the way you search the web. The new version integrates with your Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Quora to bring you the best information from across the web and social networks,...