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Run 26.2 miles to take away a Microsoft Band for free

Running, jogging or walking is a good habit to keep you fit. But if you can make it 26.2 miles, you get to win a Microsoft Band for free. The two companies – Microsoft and Runkeeper – have come together […]


Enter “What is next with Windows 10” event sweepstakes

Prior to organizing a “What is Next with Windows 10 event” webcast, Microsoft is conducting a sweepstakes where one can win prizes varying from gift cards worth $25 to Toshiba Encore 2 tablet worth $164. The webcast is scheduled for […]

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Windows Game Developer Contest – Chance to win $10,000

Here is a chance for the game developers across the globe to win $10,000. How? Windows has recently made an announcement of the ‘Windows Game Developer Contest’, where game and app developers from around the world stand a chance to […]


Microsoft announces a new online developer event called Connect();

Microsoft has recently announced its plans to host an online developer event called Connect(); which will be live from New York on November 12, 2015. Microsoft Connect(); Talking about the event, the company says: Build on your current skills, unleash […]

Microsoft Bounty Programs

Microsoft Online Services Bug Bounty program launched

The Bug Bounty Program by Microsoft is considered to be an innovative and great initiative. In this program, Microsoft has asked developers, programmers, researchers and even hackers across the globe to join hands with Microsoft in finding certain types of […]


Microsoft Preferred Supplier Program Excellence Award winners announced

The recipients of Microsoft Preferred Supplier Program (MPSP) Excellence Awards were announced recently. The announcement was done during the 12th Annual MPSP Summit on Microsoft’s main corporate campus in Redmond, Washington. The MPSP Excellence Awards are one of the highest […]

Bing’s Hometown Photo Contest: Your Photo Can Be Next Home Page Image

Microsoft’s search engine Bing brings an interesting “Hometown Homepage Photo Contest” for photographers on this World Photography Day. The winning picture will be showcased on the Bing homepage on October 1 along with the picture of the photographer. The winner […]

BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 Regional Rounds Start Tomorrow

Kochi Startup village, India’s first telecom technology incubator will host the regional round of the prestigious BizSpark India Startup Challenge, starting tomorrow. Microsoft BizSpark India Startup Challenge 2013 is an event organized by Microsoft for identifying and promoting promising startups. […]

Microsoft launches Get2Modern Contest

Microsoft never misses an opportunity when it comes to convincing Windows users to upgrade to Windows 8. As an attempt, the software giant has organized the so-called ‘Get2Modern Contest‘. The idea is to get SME’s from select Asian countries to […]

Winners & Finalists of the Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards 2013

Microsoft yesterday announced the winners and finalists of Microsoft Partner of the Year Awards 2013. The company hosts these awards annually for Microsoft Partners innovative solutions addressing customer challenges. It also includes the use of various Microsoft technologies with their […]

Microsoft launches YouthSpark Challenge for Change contest

Targeted to help improve the social community, Microsoft announced the YouthSpark Challenge for Change contest that invites users to share more about their social good project and how Microsoft products can help bring it to life. Focusing on the social […]

Submit your Windows 8 story to Microsoft and win $50000 in prizes

After four months of launching its latest operating system Windows 8, Microsoft has now come up with a video contest for Windows 8 users to share their personal story of how Windows 8 has impacted their lives. The contest winner […]

Microsoft announces the Windows Startup Challenge

Microsoft, in association with Startup Weekend and DEMO, has announced the launch of the Windows Startup Challenge. The initiative has been launched with the idea of promoting the development of apps and accelerating their progress from prototype to development to […]

Skype hosting ‘Santa in the classroom’ contest

To provide an opportunity to the teachers of winning $10,000 in technology products this holiday season, Skype is hosting ‘Santa in the classroom’ contest. Skype in the classroom contest Skype in the classroom is a project that helps students to […]

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Microsoft launches Meet Your Match – A new Windows Phone Challenge series

Before packing his bags for CNET 2012, Ben Rudolph aka Ben The PC Guy, a Windows Phone evangelist at Microsoft started tweeting with the #smokedywindowsphone hashtag, surprising many while others stood there and scratched their heads. This turned out to be […]

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Design a better Windows 8 logo for fun and win $295

Microsoft just released a new logo for Windows 8.  The blue-colored squares did find a fan base amongst followers with many appreciating it. But is that the best? Or could it have been better? If you think it could have […]

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Google Science Fair invites mavericks and young genuises to participate

The Google Science Fair is an online science competition which is seeking out mavericks, square-pegs, curious minds and geniuses from all parts of the world, and inviting them to upload their science projects here. Billed as the world’s largest online […]

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Microsoft Windows Store plans revealed; First Apps Contest announced

Microsoft has revelead the details of its Windows Store.  The Windows Store will be a part of Windows 8 and the distribution point for Metro style apps. Microsoft today at its Store Preview event in San Francisco,  also described the […]

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Microsoft launches new Windows 7 ‘Toon My family’ contest

Who are the Tom & Jerry of your family? Identify them and then go participate in Microsoft India’s new ‘Toon My family’ contest and win attractive prizes every week! What’s it about Grandpa Max that reminds you of your dad? Why […]

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The Microsoft Imagine Cup 2012 is here!

The Microsoft Imagine Cup 2011 was a huge success. Held in NY State, it gave the world promising solutions to some of the  challenging problems faced by common people around the world. And these solutions in the form of software […]

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App Developer Hackathon coming in October 2011

Didn’t the Yahoo Open Hack 2011 satisfy your ‘hacking‘ appetite? Or is there more that your fingers want to engross themselves in by repeatedly banging on the keyboard with full vigor as you proceed towards your next hack? If yes, then […]

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Microsoft announces Blue Hat competion: $250,000 in cash prizes

Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group today announced the BlueHat Prize competition with over $250,000 in cash and prizes for developing new computer security protection technology. The Microsoft BlueHat Prize contest is designed to generate new ideas for defensive approaches to support […]

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Microsoft wins seven IDEA trophies for Design Excellence

After all the hard work, its accolade time. And the fruits of hard work are definitely sweet. Microsoft got to taste such sweets recently at the International Design Excellence Awards 2011 where it scooped 7 awards handed over by the Industrial Designers Society of […]

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Create a Windows 7 Movie and win a trip to the Cannes Festival

In just one week, we are reporting another cool contest from Microsoft. This contest is one of the best contest I have ever come across. The contest is simple just create an entertaining and engaging  “Movie of 60-90 seconds highlighting […]

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Windows 7 Technology Quiz from MSDN

Here is another cool contest from MSDN India! Test your knowledge on Windows 7! Participate in the Quiz Contest and you stand a chance to win a Windows Phone, USB Pen Drives and Microsoft Arc Mouses.