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Microsoft extends Autism and Inclusive Hiring Programme to UK

Today Microsoft UK announced the rollout of a new pilot programme focused on hiring people with neurodiverse conditions, including Autism or Asperger’s syndrome, for full-time UK based Microsoft positions. Microsoft UK will initially be hiring for 10 roles. The UK programme will be modelled on the program that has been … Read more »

Microsoft celebrates with Pride

On Saturday, hundreds of Microsoft employees and friends joined the annual LGBT Pride in London Parade and for once, the weather was kind and the umbrellas were not called for. Surrounded by hundreds of thousands of spectators, the celebration of LGBT culture was the biggest ever, with over 30,000 people … Read more »

Create your own masterpiece with the Surface Pro 3

Create your own masterpiece with the Surface Pro 3 05-09-2014 Shakespeare James Mylne September 05, 2014 Fancy yourself as the next Leonardo da Vinci but not sure how to get started? With the right tools and a little advice anyone can start creating their own masterpiece. Renowned ballpoint pen artist … Read more »

Microsoft Imagine Cup: UK winner announced

Twelve teams of aspiring student developers gathered at the Microsoft Imagine Cup UK finals at University College London to show off their newly developed technology to a panel of judges, including Microsoft technology experts and past winners of the Imagine Cup. The winning team will be flown to the world … Read more »

Code.org launches Hour of Code

Today we celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the World Wide Web and to coincide with this Code.org is launching a campaign to bring the joy of coding to every student and every classroom in the UK. Technology changes everything. If you look back over the past 25 years the pace … Read more »