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February 18, 2013
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A ‘Golden Era’ of Insight: Big Data’s Bright Future

For over 20 years, Microsoft Research’s labs around the world have focused on research across a broad spectrum of topics in computer science. From the start, the organization has invested heavily in pioneering breakthroughs in machine intelligence, including efforts in … Continue reading

December 4, 2012
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Student Startup Aims to Prevent Traffic Jams

Winners of the second annual Imagine Cup Grants program, part of Microsoft’s YouthSpark initiative, include student startups aiming to eliminate traffic jams and bring cheap, effective ways to diagnose childhood pneumonia. MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Dec. 4, 2012 — Traffic … Continue reading

June 28, 2012
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Nonprofits Utilize the Power of Storytelling

The Microsoft Local Impact Map helps nonprofits illustrate the difference they make in a visual, dynamic way. REDMOND, Wash. — June 28, 2012 — The benefits of storytelling and the need for nonprofits to communicate their impact to various audiences … Continue reading

January 30, 2012
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Will the Next Bill Gates Please Step Up: Young Entrepreneurs Meet Microsoft’s Founder

*Students from around the world talked with Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates and Executive Vice President Brad Smith on Friday about removing obstacles that keep young people from starting their own businesses and nonprofits.* Davos, Switzerland — Jan. 30, 2012 — … Continue reading

August 8, 2011
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Microsoft Facility Helps You Make Yourself at Home in the Future

*The first Microsoft Home was built in 1994 to show people how technology could transform everyday experiences, and now years later, the reinvented full-scale model home continues imagine a future in which interacting with computers is as comfortable as coming … Continue reading

October 18, 2010
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JAY-Z Promoting New Book Via Bing Interactive Search Game

*Bing and JAY-Z are partnering to promote the hip-hop star’s new book, “Decoded.” Bing created a multi-platform search experience and interactive game, where fans can immerse themselves in JAY-Z’s life and lyrics and search for the book’s pages, which are … Continue reading