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November 22, 2016
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It’s his move: World chess champion Magnus Carlsen uses Microsoft technology to collaborate with his team and keep strategies secure

Magnus Carlsen, reigning world chess champion, has his own mobile app. He hangs out with actress Liv Tyler. He’s done professional modeling and ads. A new documentary film, “Magnus,” shares the story of the 25-year-old often described as “the Mozart … Continue reading

December 3, 2012
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Battling Tuberculosis through Microsoft Technology

Microsoft Research develops biometric monitoring system to help patients complete tuberculosis treatment programs. BANGALORE, India — Dec. 3, 2012 — Giri Prasad, a 33-year-old tailor who lives in Delhi, first noticed the pain below his ribs. He went to see … Continue reading

November 8, 2012
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Microsoft Retail Stores Maturation: Going Behind the Scenes

Fans flocked to the opening of a new Microsoft retail store in Corte Madera, Calif., to get their hands on the new Surface and Windows 8 PCs. The opening, one of many at Microsoft in recent weeks, is part of … Continue reading

June 12, 2012
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A Career of Thriving on ‘Impossible Projects’ – Including Kinect for Xbox 360

Alex Kipman, leader behind Kinect, on making technology ‘disappear.’ REDMOND, Wash. – June 12, 2012 – In June 2010, Alex Kipman sat in Los Angeles’ Galen Center as Cirque de Soleil performers helped introduce the world to Kinect. Acrobats, musicians … Continue reading

July 20, 2011
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Kinect for Xbox 360 Brings Gaming to Kids with Disabilities

*Kinect’s controller-free gaming is helping children with disabilities play video games for the first time.* REDMOND, Wash. — July 20, 2011 — Kinect, launched last fall, has been dubbed a gaming game-changer. And for some youngsters who’ve never been able … Continue reading

July 5, 2011
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Summer Sailing in the Cloud With Office 365

*Three friends are sailing the U.S. Eastern Seaboard in search of the American spirit. They’ve chronicled their journey and stayed connected with help from Office 365, an official sponsor of the trip.* BOSTON – July 5, 2011 – In 1987, … Continue reading

June 17, 2011
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Wild Pockets: Girl Geek Leads 3-D Gamer Revolution

*Shanna Tellerman is on her game as CEO of BizSpark One startup Wild Pockets.* REDMOND, Wash. — Wild Pockets, a BizSpark One startup, is building the future of open source gaming. Shanna Tellerman had no intention of becoming the CEO … Continue reading