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December 22, 2015
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Making it easier to do something “life-changing”

Microsoft offers employees many ways to make a difference – and then doubles their impact It’s noon on a Friday, but a group of Microsoft employees are focused on something more important than lunch. They’ll spend the next hour helping … Continue reading

October 19, 2012
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Microsoft Employees Raise $1 Billion for Communities Around the World

Microsoft commemorates 30th Employee Giving Campaign with CEO Steve Ballmer and Chairman and Founder Bill Gates. REDMOND, Wash. — Oct. 18, 2012 — Microsoft Corp. today commemorated its 30th Employee Giving Campaign and announced that U.S. employees raised $1 billion … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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Software You Can Eat: College Students Build Tool to Feed the Hungry

A team of Arizona State University Students won the U.S. Imagine Cup’s Software Design category with a program that takes uneaten restaurant and catered event meals and reroutes it to nearby families that would otherwise go without. REDMOND, Wash. — … Continue reading

February 4, 2011
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Multidisciplinary Student Teams Meld Minds in Microsoft Competition

*The 5th annual Microsoft Firenze BXT Student Innovation Competition brings together business, design and engineering students to showcase how innovation happens in the real world. This year’s finals take place this weekend on Microsoft’s Redmond campus* REDMOND, Wash. – Feb. … Continue reading

November 15, 2010
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Microsoft Launches New Casual Games Hub

*The company today rolled out the Microsoft Game Hub, which helps fans of casual games like Bejeweled play and interact socially across MSN Games, Bing Games and Windows Live Messenger.*  REDMOND, Wash. – Nov. 15, 2010 – Solitaire doesn’t have … Continue reading

November 11, 2010
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Usability Experts Discuss How to Make Life Easier for the Rest of Us

*Today, Microsoft sponsors an afternoon of workshops to mark World Usability Day, the annual event for usability professionals to raise awareness for their field and discuss research, best practices and products.*  REDMOND, Wash. – Nov. 11, 2010 – Making the … Continue reading