We wanted to lift people up and remind them that ordinary people can make a difference. Our message focuses on the spirit of the holidays, people coming together and celebrating what is good and right with the world—what unites us, instead of what divides us. Learn more at: www.microsoft.com/en-us/empowering/harmony
In partnership with local start-ups, Microsoft is providing high speed, affordable Internet over vast distances using TV waves, or “white spaces”. Today, in rural Kenya, entrepreneur Benson Maina uses this technology to operate an Internet café, where people can walk in, study, and grow their businesses. See more stories at microsoft.com/empowering.
Over 60% of infant deaths occur in Sub-Saharan Africa. Accurate fetal heart rate monitoring is hard to come by in this part of the world. Two University students from Uganda are developing WinSenga, a portable, mobile, and affordable fetal heart rate monitor that runs on Microsoft phones. See more stories at microsoft.com/empowering.
A special thanks to the voices of our Microsoft Store employees and a local NYC children’s youth choir. To celebrate the holidays, Microsoft employees, who were selected from across the country, gathered together, meeting each other for the first time, at the new Microsoft 5th Ave Store to spread some holiday wishes. Joined by […]
Frederico Phillips and Maria Takeuchi explore the relationship between dance and technology in an effort to change the experience of art. With the help of Microsoft Kinect, these two artists create a new way to experience dance, and art in general. See more stories at microsoft.com/empowering.
This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating women inventors, how they’ve changed the world, and are inspiring the next generation. Learn more about them and tell us what you’re going to make www.MakeWhatsNext.com
Highlights of the Oct. 26, 2016 Microsoft event. Announcing Microsoft Surface Studio, Surface Dial, the new Surface Book i7, and the Windows 10 Creators Update. Imagine what you’ll do. Learn more at msft.it/CreatorsUpdate