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Australian NFL icon Jarryd Hayne to appear at Microsoft Store

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With the pinnacle of the American football season just days away, Microsoft Store Sydney and ESPN are excited to announce a three-day long, in-store Super Bowl celebration, kicking-off with an appearance from Aussie NFL icon, Jarryd Hayne. The former NRL star will be at the Pitt Street Flagship Store from … Read more »

Microsoft Band Now Widely Available in Australia


Live healthier and achieve more: Microsoft Band now available in JB Hi-Fi, Harvey Norman, Rebel Sports and at in Australia 21 January, 2016 – Sydney – Microsoft Band, the latest fitness wearable that enables you to live healthier and achieve more, today expanded its retail availability in Australia. Having … Read more »

Surface reshapes Western Sydney University flexible learning environment

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Building on its reputation as an innovative, student-centered Higher Education institution, Western Sydney University will deploy Surface 3 devices as it continues to embed flexible learning within course delivery. Western Sydney University will provide 5,000 Microsoft Surface 3 devices to commencing students this year, as it continues to provide innovative … Read more »

Aussie students celebrate learning without borders

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Travis Smith, National Education Specialist, Microsoft Australia We live in a world that is hyper-connected and always on. It’s a shift in thinking to realise that there are no longer barriers between communication, and we now have the opportunity to easily connect with individuals from right around the globe. The … Read more »

Multiple Generations, One Technology


By Larry Carroll Every morning the sun comes up, the birds start chirping — and people of all ages begin their day with Windows 10. “I am 69 years old, and I think technology is the most wonderful thing,” marvels Annie Gaites, a tireless sexagenarian from regional Australia. “When I … Read more »

A flood of support for Edgar’s Mission #UpgradeYourWorldAU


‘Sooner or later we sit down to a banquet of consequences,’ is one of Pam Ahern’s favourite quotes by Robert Louis Stevenson. As the founder and CEO of Edgar’s Mission, Pam believes that society is at a tipping point with the way animals are treated – and education is the … Read more »

Tipping a hat to the IoT

Mick Badran from MOQDigital are one of the local IoT partners for Microsoft. Photographer Adam Yip

MOQdigital gets its teeth into integration Right now, somewhere at any number of remote locations around Australia, there’s an employee of international engineering firm Laing O’Rourke walking around in a hard hat. Nothing strange about that, except that this particular hat is a smart hat that comes complete with various … Read more »