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Wed, 06 Oct 2010 15:00:00 GMT
Today the European Commission unveiled a new broad strategy to make Europe a world leader in science and business by calling for Europe to become an ‘Innovation Union' by 2020.
Tue, 05 Oct 2010 09:45:00 GMT
Today in Berlin, Germany, at the 2010 International Security Solutions Europe (ISSE) conference, Microsoft's Scott Charney proposed that governments and industry around the world develop a global health model for Internet security much like what we see today in the world of public health.
Thu, 30 Sep 2010 15:00:00 GMT
Microsoft shares Europe's vision of a future that is competitive, innovative and inclusive. Microsoft believes Europe has extraordinary potential thanks to its interconnectedness, educated work force, and diversity. With both the Microsoft Ecosystem and the Cloud, Microsoft is working with the EU to establish the privacy, security and open standards needed to help Europe fully realize the opportunities of the cloud. Read here further information about Microsoft's investment in our region.
Tue, 28 Sep 2010 14:00:00 GMT
Entrepreneurs across the EU face challenges on a daily basis, including access to finance and finding employees with the right skills. André Richier, Principal Administrator, DG Enterprise and Industry, explains how these challenges are addressed from a legislative point of view, but also about the great growth opportunities lying ahead. The economies of scale of the European single market need to be seized, and new technology such as cloud computing to be adopted to further enable start-ups and SMEs to scale effectively.
Wed, 15 Sep 2010 17:30:00 GMT
See how Microsoft's partnership with Research4Life's Agora program is helping farmers in Burkina Faso to gain access to relevant information and innovative solutions to improve productivity and household incomes.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 16:45:00 GMT
Brad Smith, General Counsel at Microsoft, responds to allegations about Russian anti-piracy raids on NGOs and Microsoft's involvement.
Thu, 9 Sep 2010 13:30:00 GMT
Microsoft sponsors this year's Innovation Exchange, an event organised by the European Tech Tour Association, in partnership with the European Venture Capital Association and Informilo, to help support European technology companies and startups to find access to capital in their early years. The event takes place in Copenhagen on October 14th and will feature presenters and panellists from some of European's top companies. Topics on the agenda will include cloud computing, gaming, mobile, cleantech and disruptive technologies.
Wed, 8 Sep 2010 10:15:00 GMT
Microsoft and UNESCO share the vision that literacy, and education more broadly, is the cornerstone to personal, social and economic development, and essential for lasting peace. Working together in a public-private partnership since November 2004, UNESCO and Microsoft are helping support the creation of a global online network to bring together literacy researchers, experts and other
stakeholders. The Knowledge and Innovations Network for Literacy (KINL) portal aims to generate knowledge and innovation within the community to help build the capacity of literacy experts and educators.
Thu, 2 Sep 2010 15:30:00 GMT
Watch Dan Jørgensen, Danish Member of the European Parliament and Vice Chairman of the European Parliament's Environmental Committee for the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats, give his views on the contribution of ICT to climate change and EU plans for carbon reductions.
Thu, 2 Sep 2010 12:15:00 GMT
Opinion piece by Dr. Cheick Modibo Diarra, Chairman for Africa Microsoft Corp, on CNN.com discussing how ICT, together with investment in skills and infrastructure, is one of the driving forces that will accelerate Africa's economic and social development.
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