Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
Microsoft Corp. today announced it has awarded a Technology Leadership Grant to The ASPIRA Association Inc., a national nonprofit organization devoted to the education and leadership development of Latino youth. ASPIRA is one of nine organizations to receive a Technology Lea...
When children in seven schools in rural Poland return to their classrooms in September, they will experience something many never dreamed possible: access to a computer.
Today during a reception for the "Spirit of the ADA" Torch Relay, Microsoft accessibility strategist Greg Lowney accepted on Microsoft’s behalf the Ron Mace Designing for the 21st Century International Award, which honors the company’s visionary leadership in designing produ...
Today in front of a backdrop of a 16-by-16-foot wall made of counterfeit software, Microsoft Corp. announced plans to donate $300,000 from anti-piracy recovery efforts to the Boys & Girls Club of Westminster, Calif., over the next three years. To show the extent of the s...
Today during a 10th anniversary celebration of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Microsoft Corp.'s director of federal government affairs, Jack Krumholtz, challenged the high-tech industry to make technology easier for people with disabilities to use....
Today, as part of the Group of Eight summit meeting, Microsoft Corp. pledged nearly $1 million for four new initiatives to help communities around the world bridge the digital divide. Additionally, Microsoft endorsed the White House global digital divide Call to Action and s...
When Bill Graham interviewed for a position at Microsoft in November 1995, two things impressed him: he felt his deafness was treated as irrelevant to the selection process, while his special needs were fully accommodated.
Sophia Opportunity School announced the opening of their Computer Centre, today. Hon'ble Chief Minister of Karnataka, Mr. S M Krishna, inaugurated the Centre, at a function organized by the School. Microsoft has provided aid towards the construction and setting up of the Cen...
Although Microsoft employees spend their days creating and refining technologies that improve people’s lives, it took their efforts in the Kosovo refugee crisis last year to remind them of just how profound technology’s impact can be.
Emmanuel Hutchinson, a student at Tucson High School, gave up football to attend classes at the Tucson-Pima Arts Council's Multimedia Arts Education Center, a component of the Council's Arts Education Program. He found the environment safe -- other kids didn't try to intimid...