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Learn about the latest data innovations at the Summit EMEA conference April 4-6 in Amsterdam

Learn how to maximize the value in data through the capabilities of Power BI and stay informed about the latest data innovations at the Summit EMEA conference next month in Amsterdam. The conference will address new ways to deliver insights for businesses, provide sessions with power users and experts, and … Read more »

Ink math assistant can now graph your equations in OneNote for Windows 10

Now, when you write your math equations, the Ink math assistant quickly plots an interactive graph to help you visualize those math concepts. You can zoom in and move the graph to see intersection points or change values of parameters in your equations to better understand how each of them … Read more »

‘This Week on Windows’ highlights ‘Assassin’s Creed,’ Originals Week and tips for your PC

The new episode of “This Week on Windows” features an interview with Michael Fassbender of “Assassin’s Creed” and a look at the Originals Week collection in the Windows Store, where you can find apps to watch your favorite original TV series. The show also highlights tips to work faster on … Read more »

Join educators from around the world for live Microsoft Education Exchange online broadcast March 22

Teachers from around the world are invited to join a live online broadcast from the Microsoft Education Exchange E² event in Toronto March 22. The event brings together Microsoft Innovative Educator experts and fellows to collaborate, create and share experiences. Its keynote presentation from WE.org founder Craig Kielburner will be … Read more »

Around the world, there’s more order in the courts thanks to the Microsoft cloud

Judicial systems in the United Kingdom generated 1 million pages of documents a day before moving to a Microsoft cloud-based digital justice platform. Courthouses in Portugal have check-in kiosks enabling all parties associated with a case to use their IDs to alert court administrators of their arrival. In Argentina, the … Read more »

EA Access and Origin Access members: Play ‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ now ahead of March 21 availability

EA Access and Origin Access members can now play up to 10 hours of “Mass Effect: Andromeda,” which will be publicly available starting March 21. Step into the boots of Ryder, meet your first squad members, take the helm of the Tempest and explore the first planet in the Andromeda Galaxy. … Read more »

Q&A: Director of Energy Strategy Brian Janous on why Microsoft got the North American Wind Deal of the Year award

An innovative financing model for Microsoft’s largest wind energy purchase was recognized by infrastructure journal and project finance magazine IJGlobal as the North American Wind Deal of the Year.   Additionally, Microsoft’s Director of Energy Strategy, Brian Janous, was named to the 2017 Energy Manager Today 50, Energy Manager Today … Read more »

Microsoft and National Geographic partner for March 18 events to inspire girls to change the world through STEM

Microsoft and National Geographic are partnering March 18 to celebrate and bring together women and girls in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) through events online and at select Microsoft Store locations. Register for a #MakeWhatsNext Workshop, geared for girls age 8 and older, at Microsoft Store locations in Bellevue, Dallas, Miami, New York … Read more »

How Microsoft helps early-career HR professionals launch their careers

Newcomers to a large, global company can easily feel overwhelmed — but what if they could experience the benefits of a big company while enjoying the advantages of a small, built-in support network? Early-career human resources (HR) professionals hired into Microsoft’s HR Trax program get exactly that. The Trax program … Read more »

Test-drive Microsoft Teams in free online, interactive sessions

The live 90-minute sessions, which also focus on Windows 10 and Office 365, will give participants an opportunity to apply the tools to their own business scenarios. Each session starts with a roundtable discussion led by a trained facilitator, then transitions into a live environment in the cloud. … Read more »

Microsoft Store showcases local art in New York City

The flagship Microsoft Store in New York is collaborating with renowned artist Tabor Robak to showcase original artwork created for the store’s exterior culture wall. Using his own unique style, Robak will develop an exhibit that will be displayed for fans and passersby to experience interactive design at the store … Read more »

From Strata + Hadoop World: New capabilities for Azure HDInsight and DocumentDB announced, and more

Azure HDInsight is a “fully managed operational support system (OSS) analytics platform for running all open-source analytics workloads at scale, with enterprise grade security and SLA,” and Azure DocumentDB is “our planet-scale fully-managed NoSQL database service,” writes Dharma Shukla, Microsoft distinguished engineer and OSS Analytics and NoSQL general manager. “Our … Read more »