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Satya Nadella talks AI at DLD digital conference

Satya Nadella, DLD, Microsoft

Satya Nadella has shared his thoughts on artificial intelligence at an event in Germany. Microsoft’s chief executive took part in a “fireside chat” with Ludwig Siegele, technology editor of The Economist, at the DLD digital conference in Munich on Monday. Nadella focused on the importance of responsive and responsible leadership … Read more »

Minecraft: Education Edition comes to European schools

A new version of Minecraft aimed at helping schoolchildren learn has been released after feedback from tens of thousands of teachers and students. Minecraft: Education Edition has been launched in 11 languages around the world, and landed in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, … Read more »

Europe Code Week

This Europe Code Week, we focus on short-term and long-term ways to prepare current and future generations for our modern, digital workforce; and ultimately nurture a passion for STEM education among young Europeans. Check out what we have planned around the region! … Read more »

Satya Nadella and Brad Smith visit Europe

In early October, 2016 Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and president Brad Smith spent time visiting Ireland, France and Germany and Satya also visited the UK. Throughout the week they met with government and business leaders, students, educators and customers. Here is a sampling of their busy week in photos. Ireland … Read more »

Language is the key to success

Microsoft provides new version of German language learning app Schlaumäuse in Berlin Language is an important key to successful integration. In Germany there are currently hundreds of thousands of refugees, adults and children, faced with a need to learn German. This week in Berlin, Microsoft unveiled the new version of the … Read more »

#UpgradeYourWorld: Thank you for voting!

Windows was built to help people do great things. Whether creating opportunities for youth, saving the environment, fighting hunger, enabling next generation farming, or inspiring 3D creation – Windows is built for those who do. In this spirit, we asked you to vote for not-for-profit organisations making a difference in … Read more »

German Imagine Cup Finalist enCourage-s Increased City Safety

enCourage Imagine Cup Germany

The genre of science fiction has long provided us with a vision of what our cities might look like in the future – although it’s not always been positive! While films like Blade Runner present a fairly bleak portrait, others like 2002’s Minority Report give a prescient perspective on what … Read more »

European AppCup 2015 Winners Revealed

After an intense round of presentations, the winners of the 2015 AppCup were finally revealed during an awards ceremony held at the Microsoft Centre on 24 March. Each finalist had a chance to impress the jury of experts, highlighting their applications’ innovative features and answering key questions about their work. … Read more »

How BMW revamped its business with the cloud

Start your business engines! Here’s an interesting case from BMW. Get inspired to have a tech-makeover yourself by learning how a top-of-the class business revamped its game with cutting-edge technology. Ready, set, let’s go! Red light: The challenge Founded in 1916, the BMW Group is a Global automobile and motorcycle … Read more »

Intersecting art and technology in Berlin with Kinect

Rising changes in technology have deeply modified the way we work, breaking the mold and changing the rules (or expanding them) across disciplines. They reshaped the work of entrepreneurs, lawyers and also artists. New digital tools have created new alternatives for those who wish to depart from the brush and … Read more »