Microsoft, Facebook unveil deeper social search on Bing

      Microsoft’s Qi Lu, president of Microsoft Online Services, and Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg held a press conference at Microsoft’s Silicon Valley headquarters to announce an extension of a long-running partnership between the two companies to feature Facebook profiles and a "liked by your friends" section that takes advantage of the way…


Why Windows Phone 7 Makes Sense for MIS Programs

Dr. James Parrish write: Windows Phone 7 was released yesterday to the world to some rave reviews.  So what?  Mobile platforms have been around for the past few years and Apple and Google have a pretty strong foothold in the market.  Why should MIS programs care about the release of the Microsoft mobile platform?  Well…


Windows Phone 7 – It’s here!

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Top Curriculum Downloads from Microsoft Faculty Connection

Below are the top downloads from our Faculty Connection site in September. It is clear that XNA is a great topic for getting students interesting in software development. With XNA now also a development option for Windows Phone 7, the demand will only grow. 1. Introduction to Programming Through Game Development Using Microsoft XNA Game…


Windows Phone 7 Developer Launch

Location Day 1 Day 2 Philadelphia 10/5 10/6 Washington DC 10/6 10/7 Boston 10/12 10/13 New York 10/19 10/20 Atlanta 10/21 10/22 Day 1: Jump-Start Your Mobile Development | 9:00am – 5:00pm In the first of this two-day launch event, we’ll take you under the hood of Windows Phone 7 and the Windows Phone 7…


F# in Education Workshop – Nov 5th, 2010

  F# in Education is a one-day workshop for educators and industrialists, to be held in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S., on November 5, 2010. The workshop welcomes participation from all academics interested in F# as a possible teaching language, as well as from those in industry wanting to know what it can offer for them. The…


The 8-Year-Old Programmer

Paul Boutin has written a piece in the New York Times Magazine about Kodu, Microsoft’s XBox 360 based programming tool for kids. “Our society thinks of computer programming as lucrative, therefore it must be hard and dull,” says the leader of the Kodu project, Matt MacLaurin. He says software development should be like a fourth-grade…


Imagine Cup 2011 to be hosted in New York City

Imagine Cup 2011 Theme: Imagine a world where technology helps solve the toughest problems. It might sound lofty. And perhaps a little ambitious. But when it comes down to it, this year’s theme couldn’t be more relevant. The United Nations has identified some of the world’s toughest problems in its Millennium Development Goals. And Imagine…


BulletAsylum – Missile Command on steroids for Windows Phone 7

UberGeekGames has a preview video on their site that gives you insight into how amazing gaming can be on Windows Phone 7. Check this out: Praise for BulletAsylum UberGeekGames have just announced their latest game, BulletAsylum, which is being developed for Xbox 360 and WP7! It doesn’t just sound cool, it looks cool! – Phone7…