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Microsoft unveils new era of Windows 10 devices at event in NYC

In New York Tuesday morning, Microsoft unveiled a new era of Windows 10 devices, including new Surface, Lumia and Band devices. “Our approach to hardware is to create and reinvent categories – like we did with Xbox and Xbox Live, with...Show More Summary

Havok to join Microsoft

Today, we are proud to announce that Microsoft has acquired Havok, the leading provider of 3D physics, from Intel. As we welcome Havok to the Microsoft family, we will continue to work with developers to create great gaming experiences, and continue to license Havok’s development tools to partners. Show More Summary

Inside Microsoft’s futuristic hardware labs, helping disaster recovery in Nepal and geeking out with Cortana’s wit – Weekend Reading: Oct. 2 edition

A lot of cool stuff happened this week, so let’s dig in! Microsoft’s /stories team published “Inside B87,” a rich, immersive look at what’s behind the nondescript exterior of Microsoft’s Building 87 in Redmond, Wash. Turns out it’s some...Show More Summary

Employee giving changes lives, for a lifetime…

Suveen Reddy is passionate about volunteering. Shortly after joining Microsoft in 2001, Suveen, a senior program manager, visited his grandparents’ rural farming village in India. While spending time with family, he learned about their friend, Madhava, whose vision rapidly deteriorated into near blindness. Show More Summary

Explore three futuristic Microsoft hardware labs

Some of the world’s most extraordinary hardware labs are hidden behind the nondescript exterior of Microsoft’s Building 87 in Redmond, Wash. Inside the labs, small teams of experts work to turn their vision of tomorrow into tangible technology, making essential contributions to products including Surface, HoloLens and Cortana. Show More Summary

Grand opening dates set for Microsoft flagship stores in New York City and Sydney

It’s an exciting time for Microsoft! Our stores are no exception, as we near the opening of our first-ever flagship store in New York City, followed by our first international flagship location in Sydney. Today, we get one step closer...Show More Summary

Microsoft acquires Adxstudio Inc., Web portal and application lifecycle management solutions provider

Organizations today are looking for new and different ways to better connect, support and engage with their customers. People increasingly rely on channels like Web portals to make sure their voice is heard – in fact this year, Forrester...Show More Summary

Numbers help sum up the big picture in Microsoft’s story

We often tell stories with words, trying to choose just the right ones to describe what we’re doing or how we’re doing it. But sometimes, it’s numbers that can give us a clearer picture. Today we’re rolling out our new Microsoft by the Numbers site to highlight some cool facts that numbers show best. Show More Summary

5 partnership principles for a new Microsoft

Since joining Microsoft a year ago to lead business development, I often get asked how I think about partnerships. To me, partnerships are a path to innovation. By coming together with others, we’re able to unlock new opportunities, chart new territories and reach people in new ways. Show More Summary

Office 2016 releases worldwide, Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Microsoft– Weekend Reading: Sept. 25 edition

Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Reading! This week, we saw the global launch of Office 2016, a tour of the Microsoft campus by Chinese President Xi Jinping and how Microsoft Showcase Schools create innovative learning environments. Show More Summary

Office 2016: Reinventing productivity and business processes

­How people work has changed dramatically. But one constant is that everyone wants to get more out of every moment of their life — after all, our time is the scarcest commodity. That’s why Microsoft has set a bold ambition to reinvent productivity and business process in this mobile-first, cloud-first world. Show More Summary

Microsoft expands computer science education, partnership with Salesforce and your mind with Hacking Mars design challenge — Weekend Reading, Sept. 18 edition

The universe expanded in new ways, yet got more personal, this week at Microsoft. For one thing, CEO Satya Nadella announced a new commitment of $75 million to help young people around the world study computer science. Also announced: Microsoft’s strategic partnership with Salesforce will grow. Show More Summary

Increasing access to computer science for all youth

Last evening, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced our commitment to increase access to computer science education for youth worldwide, with a special focus on those from under-represented backgrounds. We believe this is a significant...Show More Summary

Microsoft aims to take NFL into the future with technology

With the first kickoff last Thursday, the NFL is back, beginning the countdown to a major milestone with Super Bowl 50 in February. Every team has different methods to get them the next championship trophy, but all of them have one thing...Show More Summary

Epic extras for ‘The Martian’: Hacking Mars design challenge, Bing Watney Home map experience

Hang in there, Mark Watney. The world is cheering for you to find a way home. Everyone’s watching every move you make, every arduous step you take, every wry observation. This particular castaway is an astronaut stranded alone on Mars, forced to survive with extremely limited resources, in a place completely inhospitable to human life. Show More Summary

Big news for enterprise customers and Windows 10, tales from the cloud and a program manager’s inspiring story — Weekend Reading, Sept. 11 edition

The first full week of September brought plenty of interesting and uplifting news to distract us from the fact that summer is slowly drawing to a close. We’ve got all the highlights in this edition of Weekend Reading. More than 75 million...Show More Summary

How rising star Vidya Srinivasan launched her career at Microsoft

In 2010, Vidya Srinivasan canceled Christmas. A computer science graduate student at North Carolina State University by way of Chennai, India, she had scored an unexpected internship interview with Microsoft in Seattle. “I canceled my vacation,” she said. Show More Summary

Microsoft acquires Adallom to advance identity and security in the cloud

I’m pleased to announce today that Microsoft has acquired Adallom, an innovator in cloud security and a leader in helping customers protect their critical assets across cloud applications. This acquisition is the latest example of Microsoft’s...Show More Summary

IFA 2015, a visit with Christina Chen and the latest Microsoft Garage apps roll out – Weekend Reading: Sept. 4 edition

Welcome back to another edition of Weekend Reading! We bring you stories about IFA 2015, fast-rising Microsoft exec Christina Chen and the latest wave of apps releasing through the Microsoft Garage. IFA 2015, a leading trade show for...Show More Summary

Microsoft to acquire VoloMetrix to empower individuals and drive organizational productivity

Even small improvements in a person’s day-to-day effectiveness can add up to significant value for an organization and greater employee happiness. Today, most of us don’t have the tools and information to help us make better decisions about our scarcest resource at work: our time. Show More Summary

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