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Learn how you can build your own world at 2016 Hour of Code

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Imagine a world where you create the rules. You can make chickens moo instead of cluck, zombies flee instead of chase. You can even get sheep to drop gold instead of wool. Now, you can build your own virtual universe at this year’s Computer Science Education Week, held from December … Read more »

Skype-a-Thon 2016: Celebrating global learning without borders

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Educators around the world will participate in Microsoft’s annual two-day Skype-a-Thon, where thousands of students will attempt to travel three million virtual miles. Starting on November 29 and going through November 30, the event connects classrooms in over 47 countries to showcase how technology can be used to enhance the learning … Read more »

Microsoft HoloLens comes to Japan

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Today, I am excited to welcome another country to join us on our holographic journey. It is my pleasure to welcome Japan to the HoloLens family! Last month we marked an important milestone for Microsoft HoloLens when we announced HoloLens Development Edition and Microsoft HoloLens Commercial Suite availability in Australia, … Read more »

25 innovations by Microsoft you might not have known

5. HIV Vaccine Design: Using the machine learning behind spam filters to develop a HIV vaccine.

The technology industry does not respect tradition – it only respects innovation. That was how Satya Nadella summed up the industry’s reverence for innovation in an email to employees on his first day as Microsoft’s CEO. On the 25th anniversary of Microsoft Research, his words are also a timely reminder … Read more »

Microsoft partners Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport to accelerate digital transformation in education to empower educators

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PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA, 25 November 2016 – Microsoft today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education Youth and Sports Cambodia (MoEYS) that will see the deployment of an all-inclusive Microsoft Education Transformation Framework which aims to deliver innovative, holistic, 21st century pedagogy by transforming students’ learning … Read more »