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Microsoft Announces New Scholarly Initiative
2012-09-21 11:45:17

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft announced on Thursday a brand new Spark to their already sparkly lineup, which includes DreamSpark and BizSpark. Now, Microsoft has YouthSpark, a program which aims "to help close the opportunity divide for youth” by partnering with governments and non-profits, according to their blog post. YouthSpark will now fall in line behind BizSpark and DreamSpark, programs which help startups get off the ground and...

2011-04-20 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced its support for the Startup America Partnership by making the benefits of the Microsoft BizSpark program easily accessible to Startup America Partnership's qualified software startups. In the future, Microsoft will add new benefits targeted at the broader Startup America Partnership community. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The Startup America Partnership was launched in...

2010-06-08 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Students from around the world will gather in Warsaw, Poland, next month to showcase innovative ideas that could change the world. They are competing in the eighth annual Imagine Cup, the world's premier student technology competition sponsored by Microsoft Corp. Starting today and running through July 7, the public is invited to view videos created by the students and vote for their favorite projects at http://www.imaginecup.com. The team...

2009-07-09 02:00:00

PARIS, July 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In an effort to help higher education institutions support economic stimulus efforts and work-force development strategies, Microsoft Corp. has committed up to $50 million in higher education resources, training and certifications through the Microsoft Education Alliance Program agreement. As part of the agreement, the company will provide resources and tools for short-term work-force training and higher education enhancements. (Logo:...

2009-03-26 10:01:00

Expansion of free DreamSpark program to high school students and skill-building initiatives such as Elevate America and BizSpark offer a path for more people to pursue lifelong academic and professional careers, and drive long-term entrepreneurial growth. WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today stepped up its commitment to prepare people of all ages with the technology skills and tools to succeed in today's challenging economic climate at the Government Leaders...

2009-03-11 08:00:00

Familiar tools, large worldwide customer base and transparent policies allow mobile developers to innovate and generate new revenue opportunities with Windows Mobile 6.5 and Windows Marketplace for Mobile. REDMOND, Wash., March 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced new details about how developers can build and sell applications for Windows(R) phones through Windows Marketplace for Mobile, the recently announced application marketplace available with the Windows Mobile...

Word of the Day
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.