Infographic: Converged Life, Siloed Devices?

Microsoft Asia recently commissioned a survey with 2,900 working professionals in eight Asia Pacific markets and confirmed that they prefer using one device to get more done – at home, in the office and everywhere in between.

Hello, let’s meet Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 again

There are many features we have built into Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for an immersive experience, as well as features that will enable you quicker access to what’s important, built on a familiar experience across devices. We have picked out 8 lesser known features and fun facts about Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, which we hope will surprise you along the way.

PAL joins growing fleet of Microsoft-powered airlines via Office 365

The Philippine Airlines (PAL) is the latest addition to a growing fleet of airlines powered by Microsoft. Find out how Office 365 helps PAL soar above the competition.Through Microsoft’s Office 365, PAL can now provide its employees with a standardized productivity cloud service that would make day-to-day communication across the entire organization more efficient and collaborative.

Strengthening Trust in a Data-Centric World

Jeff Bullwinkel, Microsoft’s Associate General Counsel for Asia Pacific and Japan, outline the precautions Microsoft has undertaken to ensure that customer’s data in the cloud remains protected and secure.

Surface Pro 3 launching in nine Asia Pacific Markets on August 28

The much anticipated Surface Pro 3 will be launched in Australia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan. Pre-orders are now on for selected markets on the Microsoft Store Online, Surface retailers and Surface commercial resellers

Teams from Asia Pacific dominate 2014 Worldwide Imagine Cup

Microsoft Corp. announced the winners of the Microsoft Imagine Cup today, the company’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs from across the globe and a cornerstone of the Microsoft YouthSpark initiative. Teams from Asia Pacific brought home a record haul of four wins, with Team Eyenaemia of Australia crowned as the overall Imagine Cup World Champion.

Building resilient cities

Disasters can strike anywhere, anytime. Michael Thatcher, CTO for Public Sector, Asia, talks about using TV White Spaces, a ‘super Wi-Fi’ that can be deployed quickly and affordably in an emergency scenario.

Building smarter, safer cities of the future with technology

There’s more to making a city safer than deploying more police officers. According to Microsoft’s Guy Ron, National Security & Public Safety Industry Manager of Asia, surveillance information enables city leaders to be more proactive and predictive. Introducing Future-Proofing Cities part 3 of 4.

1200% return on investment for Australia’s Ministry of Defence

Australia’s Defence Ministry’s IT approach has changed from being reactive to more preemptive. Its partnership with Microsoft focuses on processes and people resulting in IT problems being detected early, before end users can be affected them. Read the full case study.