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  • Event: Digital Values series - Expressed Freedoms

    Microsoft - 17 June 2011

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  • Event: Microsoft European BizSpark Summit, 14 June - Brussels

    Microsoft - 25 May 2011

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  • Belgium used cloud computing to collaborate with partners during EU Presidency

    Microsoft - 31 March 2011

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  • Microsoft volunteers play key roles in community e-skills programs

    Microsoft - 04 Feb. 2011

    Since its launch in 2003, Microsoft’s Unlimited Potential (UP) community technology skills program has reached more than 50,000 community organizations across the world in bringing technology access and skills training to more than 170 million individuals. 

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  • Much more than IT: Microsoft volunteers support NGOs on many fronts

    Microsoft - 04 Feb. 2011

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  • Microsoft tech volunteers bring magic of software to NGO causes

    Microsoft - 04 Feb. 2011

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  • Help protect your kids from cyberbullying

    Microsoft - 04 June 2010

    Bullies are notorious for tormenting their victims face to face—at school, on the playground, in sports.  

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  • Take charge of your online reputation

    Microsoft - 04 June 2010

    Chances are you already have a reputation online, even if you don't want one. On Web sites across the Internet, people can find information about you.

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  • 11 tips for social networking safety

    Microsoft - 04 June 2010

    Social networking Web sites like MySpace, Facebook, Twitter, and Windows Live Spaces are services people can use to connect with others to share information like photos, videos, and personal messages. 

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  • Barcelona and the future for the cloud

    Microsoft - 27 May 2010

    A converted chapel in Barcelona is the home for a supercomputing centre that is helping to revolutionise the way we will use cloud computing.

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  • Video: Environment agency introduces their European air & water quality tracker

    Microsoft - 18 May 2010

    Learn how the government agency - European Environment Agency - is raising environmental awareness across Europe through Eye On Earth, a platform based on Windows Azure.

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  • Digital skills open the way to greater social inclusion in Europe

    Microsoft - 17 May 2010

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  • Funding boost for Telecentre-Europe will aid Europe’s digital literacy

    Microsoft - 15 March 2010

    With support from Microsoft, enabling Telecentre-Europe to meet and develop the bid, they have secured a €260,000 capacity-building grant from the EU Grundtvig Program. 

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  • Honour for Cambridge lab head

    Microsoft - 01 March 2010

    Andrew Herbert has always been fascinated by computing, completing his first degree in computational science in 1975 and since then gaining a PhD from Cambridge University, founding a couple of companies and later joining Microsoft Research Cambridge in the UK, where he is now managing director.

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  • Video: great two minutes elevator pitch by Belgian start-up

    Microsoft - 12 Feb. 2010

    Nomadesk - a BizSpark member from Belgium - provide on-demand file sharing, synchronization and data security for the world’s increasingly ‘nomadic’ workforce.
     

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  • Data Protection Day 2010 - selected videos of Think Privacy campaign

    Microsoft - 04 Feb. 2010

    Short presentation of the selected videos for the Think Privacy competition ran by European Schoolnet and supported by Microsoft.The event took place on January 28, 2010 at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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  • Microsoft helps Volvo improve environment sustainability with unified communications

    Microsoft - 20 Jan. 2010

    Volvo chose Microsoft technology to help improve the company's collaboration, communication and environmental sustainability efforts. Unified Communications enable reductions in costs and CO2 emissions as well as decrease the need for business travel.

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  • Somniloquy

    Microsoft - 10 Jan. 2010

    Scientists from Microsoft Research in the United Kingdom and the United States and University of California have developed a prototype that allows computers to run low-energy tasks while in sleep mode.

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  • Data Protection Day

    Microsoft - 05 Jan. 2010

    ‘Think Privacy’ is a campaign related to Data Protection Day, celebrated every year on the 28th January. Data Protection Day aims to raise awareness amongst citizens on privacy and data protection. Young people aged between 15 and 19 years olds are invited to take part in the Data Protection competition, which will be running from 15 October 2009 to 5 January 2010.

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  • Microsoft Helps Businesses Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions and Costs

    Microsoft - 05 Jan. 2010

    The Environmental Sustainability Dashboard for Microsoft Dynamics AX enables midsize businesses to easily track their environmental impact and energy consumption from within their Enterprise Resource Planning solution.

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  • 'Sleep Talking' PC’s Save Energy and Money

    Microsoft - 11 Dec. 2009

    A group of scientists from Microsoft Research in the United Kingdom and the United States and University of California have developed a prototype that allows computers to run low-energy tasks while in sleep mode. This saves both energy and money.

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  • Europeans rate the air quality using the internet

    Microsoft - 30 Nov. 2009

    Through Eye on Earth, a repository for geographical environmental information created by the European Environment Agency (EEA) and Microsoft, Europeans can see and rate the air quality with an online application called AirWatch.

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  • Eye on Earth Project Demo

    Microsoft - 27 Nov. 2009

    Prof. Jacqueline McGlade at EEA, Rob Bernard, Chief Environmental Strategist at Microsoft Corp and Ludo de Bock, Senior Director EU and NATO, Microsoft Corp. 

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  • Interoperability and EU Services Directive

    Microsoft - 27 Nov. 2009

    Video from Microsoft Interoperability Series on the EU Services Directive. Filmed in Brussels, October 2009.

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  • John Vassallo on cloud computing and growth

    Microsoft - 27 Nov. 2009

    Microsoft's Vice President for EU affairs blogs via video on how ICT can stimulate Europe's growth

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  • Windows 7 and interoperability

    Microsoft - 27 Nov. 2009

    Erich Andersen, VP and Deputy General Counsel of the Windows Business at Microsoft, speaking about the prevalence of interoperability in Windows 7.

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  • Windows 7 and European ICT growth

    Microsoft - 27 Nov. 2009

    Erich Andersen, VP and Deputy General Counsel of the Windows Business at Microsoft, speaking about Windows 7 as a potential driver of the European ICT economy.

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  • Europeans rate water quality of beaches , lakes and rivers using the Internet

    Microsoft - 18 Nov. 2009

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