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Hackathon project seeks to empower Cubans through technology


Empower Cuba, a project in this week’s //oneweek Hackathon at Microsoft, aims to bring technological know-how to the island nation in the wake of the U.S. reestablishing diplomatic relations in late July. Microsoft employee Sacha Arozarena Valladares, who recently returned from a trip to the country, says the project will … Read more »

Students come from around the world for the Microsoft Imagine Cup World Finals


The annual technology competition officially kicked off Monday, when teams from 33 countries registered, posed for photos and practiced demonstrating the innovative projects that brought them to Microsoft headquarters in Redmond, Washington, as Imagine Cup World Finalists. Microsoft employees gave teams suggestions on how to improve their presentations, and students … Read more »

Slideshow: //oneweek Hackathon 2015 heard around the world


All around the world, more than 12,000 Microsoft employees got ready to hunker down for the next three days, working together to solve a myriad of problems as the company commenced its annual celebration of hacking culture with the //oneweek Hackathon Monday. More than 200 patents were filed last year, … Read more »