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2014-02-11 23:27:36

$50,000 Awarded to Pilot Programs that Recruit and Retain Women in Computing Boulder, CO (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) and Microsoft Research today announce the winners of the NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund, which provides U.S. academic institutions with start-up funds to develop and implement initiatives that recruit and retain women in computing and technology fields of study. Since 2007, NCWIT and Microsoft Research have...

Microsoft Launches Security Bounty Program
2013-06-20 05:30:46

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it will launch a security bounty program that pays as much as $100,000 to anyone that exposes flaws, bugs and security vulnerabilities in its software before and after the products are released. The program will officially kick off on June 26, the same day that Windows 8.1 Preview begins shipping. While companies such as Mozilla, Google and Facebook have similar bounty programs already in...

New Insight Into Lifestyle Behaviors And Health Provided By Wearable Cameras
2013-02-05 10:33:20

Elsevier Health Sciences Understanding the relationships between lifestyle behaviors and health outcomes can be enhanced by the use of wearable cameras, concludes a collection of studies in a special theme issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Three studies report on the latest preventive medicine research using Microsoft's wearable camera, the SenseCam. "Wearable cameras and their associated software analysis tools have developed to the point that they now appear well...

Microsoft Unveils Portable, Touch-Screen Input Projector
2011-10-20 05:17:32

Microsoft researchers are developing a new, wearable system that can turn any surface, even a user's own hand, into an interactive multitouch input device, various media outlets are reporting. According to a Wednesday Mobiledia story reprinted by Forbes.com, the device, known as OmniTouch, is a "wearable touch screen sensor system" that was created by developers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University. It will combine a pico laser projector, which will project the touch...

2011-07-18 11:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., July 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 12th annual Microsoft Research Faculty Summit today, Microsoft Corp. unveiled details about a new platform that will expand the toolset for scientists in need of large-scale data computation capabilities. Currently code-named "Daytona," this tool kit is designed to run a wide class of analytics and machine-learning algorithms on Windows Azure to allow scientists to analyze their largest data collections. (Logo:...

2011-03-16 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. today announced the full availability of Microsoft Kodu Game Lab for the PC and the launch of the nationwide Microsoft Kodu Cup 2011 competition. Kodu Cup invites students, ages 9 to 17, to design, build and submit their own video games using the Kodu Game Lab software-- no previous programming experience necessary! Starting today, kids can enter the competition, read the Official Rules and learn more at http://koducup.us....

2011-02-05 00:00:40

Singularity was among the select companies that Forrester invited to participate in its Q1 2011 Forrester Wave report, Dynamic Case Management. In this January 31 2011 evaluation Singularity has been named as a Leader in The Forrester Waveâ“ž¢: Dynamic Case Management, Q1 2011. (PRWEB) February 4, 2011 Singularity creates agile organizations through the implementation of its market-leading Business Process Management (BPM) and Case Management software. In this...


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