Microsoft and LinkedIn respond to the President’s Call to Action to assist refugees
Back in Julyt, the US government announced a Call to Action for the U.S. private sector to stand with the White House and make new, measurable and significant commitments that will have a durable impact on refugees residing in cou...
Microsoft signs the Equal Pay Pledge, seeks to close gap between gender pay
by Greg Jordan
The Equal Pay Pledge, a White House initiative with goals to close the gap between gender salaries, has just garnered 39 new signees, including Redmond’s very own Microsoft. The pledge, which was announced ealier this year, ...
Microsoft summarizes its work to date to assist refugees in the US
Yesterday, the US government announced a Call to Action for the U.S. private sector to stand with the White House and make new, measurable and significant commitments that will have a durable impact on refugees residing in count...
Microsoft partners with Primus Power to advance energy storage at Microsoft’s datacenters globally
Microsoft and Primus Power recently announced a pilot program to advance energy storage at Microsoft’s datacenters globally. The program will be carried out in collaboration with NRG Energy, the University of Texas at San Antoni...
Satya Nadella to attend Obama’s last State of the Union as a special guest
Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella will be attending President Barack Obama’s last State of Union as a special guest tomorrow. First Lady Michelle Obama invited Satya to attend the event. Satya will be the only figure from...
Microsoft signs the American Business Act on Climate Pledge
Today at the White House, Secretary of State John Kerry is launching the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. Microsoft is signing the pledge along with other large companies such as Alcoa, Apple, Bank of America, Berkshire Ha...
Explore White House 2016 Budget In 3D Using Power Map For Excel
President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget is available in a machine-readable format on GitHub. Microsoft took the data and used it in Excel Power Map. It is easy to explore and discover insights and then it is easy to make a video sho...
President Obama Endorses Student Privacy Pledge, Microsoft Was One Of The First Companies To Sign The Pledge
President Obama yesterday spoke at the Federal Trade Commission on privacy protections for consumers. He also discussed about the expanded role and benefits of technology in the classroom and the accompanying need for greater priv...
Microsoft’s Jenny Lay-Flurrie Invited By The White House To Honor Her As 2014 “Champions of Change”
All across the US, ordinary Americans are doing extraordinary things in their communities to out-innovate, out-educate, and out-build the rest of the world. Every week, White House will invite these Champions of Change to the Whit...
Microsoft Research Supports White House Climate Data Initiative With Windows Azure And Others
Microsoft Research has announced a special Climate Data award program, which offers scientists and decision-makers 12 months of free Windows Azure cloud-computing resources.This program was launched as en effort to support White H...