March, 2011

  • President Obama and Melinda Gates visit TechBoston Academy

    On Tuesday, President Obama, Melinda Gates, and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited TechBoston Academy to celebrate the achievements of students and faculty in fostering a technology-rich, college preparatory curriculum, and maximizing student...
  • Unlocking the Beauty of the Web…X2

    Last October, we told you about the launch of the beta version of Windows Internet Explorer 9 (Microsoft’s most-downloaded browser beta of all time, with more than 40 million downloads). Well good news to all of you Web browsing junkies! Announced...
  • KidsDo with Kodu

    Today, Microsoft’s Kodu Cup , a game-design competition for students 9-17 years old to win cash and prizes by creating their own video game with Microsoft Kodu Game Lab , launches for the first time in the U.S. Kodu Game Lab is a free game...
  • Vote for the Imagine Cup People’s Choice Awards

    Rock the vote! Today, Microsoft announced the 2011 U.S. Imagine Cup finalists, some of whom will go on to represent the United States in the global competition in July in New York City. These stellar students created innovative, tech-based solutions to...
  • Kinect for Xbox 360 sells 10 million worldwide!

    The numbers speak for themselves: Following one of the biggest launches in consumer electronics history, Microsoft's Kinect for Xbox 360 has now sold more than 10 million games and sensors worldwide to date . In light of the recent sales success, Guinness...