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New findings headline weeklong series on the Microsoft News Center showcasing big data customers, industry perspectives, solutions and more.
Monday, February 11, 2013
Cairo, Egypt - 
More than 75 percent of midsize to large businesses are implementing big data-related solutions within the next 12 months — with customer care, marketing and sales departments increasingly driving demand, according to new Microsoft Corp. research released today.
New offers, apps and range of hardware options offers choice and opportunity for customers as Windows 8 becomes globally available.
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Cairo, Egypt - 
With the attendance of more than 3 thousand IT experts, media people, developers and students, as well as the attendance of Ali Faramawy, Microsoft corporate vice president, today Microsoft launched its long-awaited Windows 8 operating system in the Egyptian market. Egyptian consumers and businesses will be able to experience all that Windows 8 has to offer: a beautiful new user interface (UI), a wide range of apps with the grand opening of the Windows Store, available on a broad range of Windows 8 certified PCs and tablets. The system features an entirely new look and feel, which is designed to be used across an array of devices like desktops, laptops, tablets and phones.
New "Keep Your Business Moving" initiative provides support for small businesses and entrepreneurs
Thursday, November 08, 2012
Cairo, Egypt - 
Microsoft Corp. today announced the launch of a brand new program focused on providing support, benefits and tools for the small and medium businesses (SMB) segment in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
Sunday, October 07, 2012
Cairo, Egypt - 
Microsoft Egypt celebrates the end of its ‘Summer Training’ session dedicated to university students, during the summer of 2012, marking the seventh installment of the program. The program, known as the "Microsoft Fellowship”, is dedicated to IT and applications training and has been witnessing steady success since its inception. The graduation ceremony was attended by dozens of guests and representatives of IT companies, who were given thorough presentations of the trainees’ graduation projects. The ceremony ended with distributing certificates for the completion of the training course.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Cairo, Egypt - 
After landing the ‘Best Employer’ award in the Middle East for past two years, Microsoft reached a new height this year after gaining accreditation as the ‘Best Employer’ in Africa for their operation on the continent, namely in Egypt, Kenya, East Africa and South Africa .
Sunday, September 02, 2012
Cairo, Egypt - 
As part of the activities done by Microsoft in support of the different sectors in the Egyptian society and on top of them the nonprofit organizations, Microsoft donated programs worth more than $266,000 for The Food Bank in Egypt, which is considered one of the biggest non-profit organizations in Egypt.
Sunday, July 29, 2012
Cairo, Egypt - 
Microsoft’s advanced technology laboratory (ATLC) celebrates the completion of research cooperation between universities of the Nile, Port Said, and Alexandria, to implement one of the biggest projects to translate the featured content to Arabic and making it available on the internet.
57 Percent of Computer Users globally Admit They Pirate Software
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Egypt, Egypt - 
57 percent of computer users globally admit they have acquired pirated software, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) reported today in the 2011 BSA Global Software Piracy Study. Some users say they pirate all or most of the time. Others say they do it occasionally or rarely. The net effect was to fuel a software piracy rate 61 percent last year in Egypt, meaning nearly 2 out of 3 programs that users installed were unlicensed. The commercial value of this piracy was $172 million
Microsoft, ElectionMall, Masrawy and MSN Collaborate to Provide a Unique Online Experience for Egyptian Voters
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
Cairo, Egypt - 
As the Egyptian people vote in the first full democratic elections since January's revolution, Microsoft Egypt has launched the Egypt Votes to deliver insight into the experience of voters and publish the election results as they are announced. Egypt Votes was launched in conjunction with ElectionMall, a specialist provider of election-monitoring websites, Egyptian news portal Masrawy and MSN Arabia.
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Cairo, Egypt - 
H.E. Dr. Ahmed Darwish, Minister of State for Administrative Development, and Mr. Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer, Microsoft International, launched a new initiative called “Government CIO Academy”.
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