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  • Blog Post: 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. Recent competitions have focused on technology...
  • Blog Post: Southern California Students Team for Second Place Finish in Imagine Cup 2011

    Imagine how you would change the world, if you were able to work with a brilliant team of colleagues and the latest technology. You might help the blind to read, improve the survivability of cancer patients, help women in underdeveloped communities receive proper pre-natal care, or-as a team of Southern...
  • Blog Post: The results are in!

    Twenty-two teams traveled across the country to Microsoft’s Redmond campus to compete in the final round of competition in Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup this past weekend. Each team showcased their software and game designs to solve the world’s toughest issues, such as combating disease...
  • Blog Post: 2013 Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. Finalists Announced

    The world’s coolest student technology competition just announced who is making it to the next round! Microsoft just unveiled the 10 teams who will compete in the 11 th annual Imagine Cup U.S. Finals Demo Day on May 13 in Silicon Valley. Each of the top teams will pitch their business to investors...
  • Blog Post: 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, 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...
  • Blog Post: Passion and Purpose: Team Syntax Errors Head to Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals

    People doubted them, said it couldn’t be done. But when Santiago Canyon College students Gary Kelley, Jr., Hayden Donze, Dale Laizure, and Bill Vetter decided to enter the Microsoft Imagine Cup student technology competition – they committed themselves to the project whole-heartedly. Starting...
  • Blog Post: The Year in Review

    Microsoft made big news in 2010 with innovative releases in a wide range of areas, including gaming, phones, educational initiatives and the cloud. As the year comes to a close, we take a look back at some of the stories that have made a cultural and technological impact during the past 12 months. ...
  • Blog Post: Los Angeles Area Students Among the First Round of US Imagine Cup Finalists

    Microsoft recently announced the First Round of U.S. finalists for Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 , a global competition of more than 325,000 students representing 100 countries and regions, who work in teams solve global issues through research, personal passion and technology. Two of the finalist teams...
  • Blog Post: Kodu Cup Challenges Children to Create Video Games

    Could video games be a learning experience for kids? You bet, especially if they are creating their own games! Today, Microsoft announced the launch of Microsoft Kodu Cup 2011 competition, inviting U.S. students ages 9 to 17 to design, build and submit their own video games. Kids can enter the competition...
  • Blog Post: Changing the world, one project at a time

    Today is the day! Students from across the nation have descended upon Redmond, Wash., for the U.S. finals of Microsoft’s 2012 Imagine Cup competition , the world’s premier student technology competition. This year, more than 100,000 U.S. students registered for the competition and the top...
  • Blog Post: Southern California Imagine Cup Teams Are Inspiring For All

    Guest post by Tyler Bryson, general manager Southwest District This year's Imagine Cup student technology competition is heating up! More than 70,000 students in the U.S. created innovative, tech-based solutions to solve global problems while learning valuable skills to prepare them as future IT leaders...
  • Blog Post: WPC Day 1 Keynote - LIVE FEED

    **** This concludes our live blogging for today's keynote - thanks for following! Check back in throughout the week for more WPC news! UPDATED 11:06 am -2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Award winners being brought on stage with Steve Ballmer and Jon Roskill - Congratulations to all the winners...