Creative Kids Win Kodu Video Game Design Competition
June 13, 2011
On Monday, Microsoft announced the winners of its first U.S.-based Kodu Cup, a competition for young video game designers. The entries were created with Kodu, a kid-friendly programming language developed by Microsoft Research’s Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs.
More U.S. Students Needed in Tech
April 22, 2010
Hundreds of students will meet in Washington, D.C., this weekend to compete in the Imagine Cup U.S. Finals. The winner goes to the world finals in Poland but won’t be favored to win, an indicator that the U.S. must do more to remain competitive in technical fields.
Microsoft Employee’s Daughter to Compete in Winter Games
Feb. 12, 2010
Danny Lange’s 16-year-old daughter, Yina Moe-Lange, will fulfill a childhood dream when she competes at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Games. A Danish citizen who has lived in the U.S. since she was 4, Moe-Lange will represent Denmark in the slalom and giant slalom alpine skiing events.
Carrying Torch Rekindles Memories
Feb. 11, 2010
Microsoft employee and former Olympian Ben Hindle carried the Olympic torch for the 2010 Winter Olympics in late January, bringing back memories of competing in the 1998 Winter Games.