Bringing laughter to those who need it most

Red Noses and Red Noses Clowndoctors International have found a unique medicine to help children stuck in hospitals – laughter. Visiting hospitals can be an unpleasant experience for anyone. For cancer patients, who typically experience lengthy stays and painful therapy, hospitals take a big emotional and psychological toll. Young cancer … Read more »

Breaking language barriers: Microsoft Translator now speaks Russian

Now we can easily converse with 260 million more people than we could before. That is because this week, Russian became the ninth speech language supported by Microsoft Translator. Microsoft Translator is the speech translation technology that powers all Microsoft speech translation-enabled apps and services: Microsoft Translator apps for Android, … Read more »

Is it time to upgrade your holiday traditions?

From prepping your Holiday dinner to keeping in touch with long-distance friends and relatives, we all know how hard it can be to adapt your long-standing traditions. However, in the run up to the big day, have you thought about how technology can make even your favourite traditions a little … Read more »

Get your spook on for Halloween!

It’s that scary time of the year again, when fake spiders, carved pumpkins and spooky costumes slowly crawl out of the shadows for our biggest enjoyment. Halloween is all about goodies, and whether you’re planning a scary movie night, a chilled night out or a ‘trick-or-treat’ adventure with the kids, … Read more »

Use tech to learn a new language

Whether you’re thinking of making a bold career move, moving to a new country, starting your own company or finding your dream job, adding a few extra strings to your language bow will only help you achieve more. With today’s tools and technology, and the right mindset, you’ll be breaking … Read more »

Five tips to extend your summer

Summer is the ultimate time to rest, relax and recharge your batteries – but sometimes work doesn’t have the same idea! A recent Microsoft study of small-medium sized business (SMB) employees in Europe found that a huge 83% are contactable by work outside of regular office hours – despite almost … Read more »

Real Madrid fans meet their superstars

It’s not every day that football fans get the opportunity to meet their superstars. But a dream became reality for 12 of Real Madrid’s biggest fans – or ‘madridistas’ as they are called. During an event hosted at the club’s stadium in Madrid, these 12 Real Madrid supporters got the … Read more »