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

8 things you may not know about Windows and Windows Phone 8.1

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 … Read more »

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 … Read more »

Teams from Asia Pacific dominate 2014 Worldwide Imagine Cup

From L-R: Hadi Partovi, co-founder of Code.org; Erik Martin, general manager of Reddit, Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft, with Jennifer Tang and Jarrel Seah of Team Eyenaemia

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 … Read more »

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. … Read more »

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. … Read more »