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Hack4Farming hackathon for the future of agricultural development in India

Hyderabad,  India (13 May 2016) ― Over 100 participants including researchers, data analysts, computer programmers, developers and stakeholders came together at a two-day hackathon, to explore digital solutions to address agricultural development issues in India. Hack4Farming (12-13 May 2016) was held at the headquarters of the International Crops Research Institute for … Read more »

Microsoft India and The Aga Khan Academy host India’s first Microsoft Showcase School Leaders Forum on ‘Innovation in Education’

Hyderabad, India – 5th May, 2016: Microsoft India today hosted Microsoft Showcase School Leaders Forum on ‘Innovation in Education’ in collaboration with The Aga Khan Academy. This unique initiative brought together Microsoft Showcase School leaders to facilitate collaboration between schools and create a confluence of ideas, collaborative experimentation and chart … Read more »

Microsoft Announces India Winners of the 14th edition of Imagine Cup

New Delhi, India – 25th April, 2016: Microsoft India announced the winners of the India leg of Imagine Cup 2016, after concluding the National Finals held in New Delhi. Imagine Cup is a global student technology competition, and one of Microsoft’s many efforts to transform skill development, nurture budding technologists … Read more »

Microsoft hosts Confluence, its signature conference on Diversity and Inclusion

Hyderabad, 22nd April 2016: Microsoft India today hosted Confluence, its signature annual diversity and inclusion conference in Hyderabad. Confluence is a platform for employees to engage with the company’s leaders, industry experts, and public personalities, and discuss the power of diversity and inclusion in driving innovation, growth, and societal impact. … Read more »

Microsoft partners with over 100 nonprofit organizations globally to close the computer science education skills gap for young people in local communities

New Delhi, April 20, 2016: Today, Microsoft Philanthropies announced grants for over 100 nonprofit organizations in 55 countries, including NASSCOM Foundation and QUEST Alliance in India. The grants are a component of the $75M commitment Microsoft made to increase access to computer science education around the world through Microsoft YouthSpark, … Read more »

Microsoft Garage Apps Help Small Businesses Become More Productive

New Delhi, India – 20 April 2016: India has 50 million small businesses and many of them to carry out their core business transactions using a smart phone. To address the need for small businesses to run their business more effectively, Microsoft Garage recently introduced three business productivity Android apps … Read more »