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Microsoft Announces Winners of 2015 Build The Shield Contest

Teams from Amrita College of Engineering (Bengaluru), the Indian Institute of Technology (Hyderabad), and the Indian Institute of Technology (Mumbai) were announced as the winners of the recently concluded national college hacking contest, Build The Shield, respectively. A first-of-its-kind... (more)
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Microsoft Ventures Launches Two New Programs for Later Stage Startups in India

Microsoft Ventures in India today announced the launch of its two new accelerator programs while unveiling its Summer 2015 batch. The two new programs – Accelerator Plus and Scale Up – will focus on helping later stage startups in growing traction.
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Reaction to the Budget by Bhaskar Pramanik, Chairman, Microsoft India

The Finance Minister has presented a broad-based Budget focused on accelerating India’s inclusive growth. The Budget reiterates the major programs and initiatives that have been previously announced – Jan Dhan Yojana, Skill India, Swach Bharat, Make in India and Digital India.(more)
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Microsoft India Chairman Bhaskar Pramanik's Expectations from the Union Budget 2015

Over the past nine months, the Government has set the right context and articulated its vision for India’s economic development. We look forward to this vision being realised over the next year with key announcements in the Budget. Programs such as Digital India, smart cities and Skil... (more)
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Anil Wamanrao Sonune from Maharashtra selected in Microsoft’s 2014-15 Class of Education Innovators

Anil Wamanrao Sonune has been selected by Microsoft India as a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert from Maharashtra, in the 2014-2015 class of Education Innovators. Microsoft Innovative Educators are experts who integrate progressive pedagogy with advanced technology to advance learn... (more)
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Showcase Schools and Innovative Educators from India Selected as Education Innovators by Microsoft in 2014-15

Microsoft India welcomed its 2014-2015 class of Education Innovators featuring seven Microsoft Showcase Schools and thirty Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Experts across India. Microsoft Showcase Schools represent leaders who apply a comprehensive vision for change to transform local sc... (more)
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Experience the Adventures of ‘Assassin’s Creed Unity’ on the Xbox One Kinect

Microsoft India in partnership with Ubisoft, today announced a new exclusive Xbox One “Assassin’s Creed®” bundle with Kinect featuring what is shaping up to be the biggest, most intense “Assassin’s Creed” game to date: “Assassin’s Creed Un... (more)
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Microsoft : Halo Nation Celebrates the Xbox One Debut of the Master Chief

Today, more than 13 years after the first Halo game launched in 2001 on the original Xbox, the legendary franchise has arrived on Xbox One with the worldwide release of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
 
Leading up to the official launch of the title wo... (more)
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Ride Shot Gun with the Masterchief in a Warthog, Experience Zero Gravity, Visit Some of the Biggest Gaming Studios and Attend Super Bowl XLIX: It's the XBOX One High Flyers Tour

If you’re among the thousands of Indians who have dreamt of soaring through the space and riding shot gun with the Master Chief from “Halo,” then your dream could be about to come true…seriously.
 
Xbox is offering one lucky winner from India an... (more)
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Make your Child Digitally Secure this Children’s Day with Microsoft’s Devices and Services

The emergence of social media, affordable smartphones, and intuitive tablets have drastically changed the way children interact with the world. Children nowadays have 24/7 access to technology and live in a digital environment. While this no doubt has immense benefits, it brings with it con... (more)
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