Microsoft issues warning on phone scam

Microsoft issues warning on phone scam from Sassoon G on Vimeo. Microsoft today warned Australians to be wary of a phone scam that has left some victims hundreds of dollars out of pocket. Scammers are using several well-known brands, including Microsoft, to fool people into believing that something is wrong with their computers.       The…

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More Australian schools to participate in Partners in Learning program

NSW Premier Kristina Keneally last week announced four NSW schools that will participate in the 2011 Microsoft Partners in Learning Innovative Schools Initiative. In total, 20 schools from Australia will participate in the program. The NSW Premier made the announcement at an awards ceremony to congratulate schools taking part in the 2010 program – which…

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APEC Japan 2010

Microsoft Chief Research and Strategy Officer, Craig Mundie participated in a panel session at the APEC CEO Summit held in Yokohama, Japan, on November 13, on the topic of Innovation and ICT. Craig Mundie was joined on the panel by Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, who provided the introductory keynote. Craig Mundie in his address…

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Helping families with the provision of food

Microsoft was awarded Foodbank’s Collaboration Award at the Australian Food and Grocery Council Industry Leaders Conference in Canberra last month. This year’s Foodbank Collaboration Award was presented to the members of the Rinaldi Pasta Project which made possible the production of 800 tonnes of pasta aimed at meeting the deficit of key staple foods faced…

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Charity staff spend day at Microsoft and celebrate $100 million milestone

Microsoft last week hosted its first “Connecting Communities” event to showcase the important role of technology for not for profits, charities and community organisations. The event brought together a range of speakers who presented on topics important to not for profit organisations such as CRM, Cloud Computing, and Social Media strategy.  It was also chance…

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Queensland companies showcase Microsoft Surface

[View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3tPd1NXE-o&feature=related] Microsoft Gold Partners have developed Surface applications to benefit the Queensland Government and improve Government to citizen interactions. Spotlight 2010: Microsoft Surface is a competition for local Microsoft Gold Partners to develop the best solution that takes advantage of the innovative Surface platform. Microsoft Surface uses a combination of software and hardware to present…

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Microsoft signs the Federal Government and Industry Principles of Engagement on ICT

Microsoft has registered as a signatory to the Federal Government’s “Government and Industry Principles of Engagement on ICT”. The “Review of the Australian Government’s Use of Information and Communications Technology” conducted in 2008 by Sir Peter Gershon, recommended the development of client and supplier codes of conduct to help improve the operation of the Government…

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