Italy

Technology transforms migrants’ lives in Italy

Today, on World Refugee Day, we join the world in focusing on the global refugee crisis, sharing stories to help raise awareness of the challenges facing millions of people around the world – people like Mohamed, a refugee from Sierra Leone, who has been living in Italy for one and … 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 »

Just how safe is your business?

By Tim Rains, Director, Security at Microsoft I’ve had the opportunity to talk with many organizations in Europe over the years. No matter what type of organization I spoke with, big or small, retail or manufacturing or healthcare, they all expressed an interest in protecting their data, infrastructure and people … Read more »

Pizza or pasta? Move your arms to decide

As Italian film director and legend Federico Fellini so tastefully pointed out, “life is a combination of pasta and magic”. And it couldn’t be more true than with Barilla’s latest digital adventure in the heart of Manhattan. Keep the pasta, replace Fellini’s magic with an ounce of digital technology and … Read more »

Transforming European healthcare with technology

With the number of people in the EU aged 65 and over set to double by 2050, the cost of treating chronic diseases, already amounting to €700bn across the region, will likely continue to rise. One saviour could be personal technologies such as mobile phones, apps, wearables and personal computers … Read more »

Meet the women who will shape Europe’s future

Nuvola Rosa

Marina is a straight A student aiming to pursue a career in medicine; Molly and Lois are both passionate interior designers; and Rocio is an aspiring engineer with a desire to help build Europe’s future. What do they have in common? All four recognise the importance of technology in securing … Read more »

Meet Lorenzo from Italy: “Let’s clean up and innovate!”

By Mirta Michilli, Director General of “ Fondazione Mondo Digitale ” (FMD) Lorenzo Dente is 20 years old, he lives with his parents in Scampia, a suburb on the northern outskirts of Naples, one of the most problematic areas of southern Italy due to high unemployment, school dropout and crime. … Read more »