Students devs, it’s time to switch from MongoDB to Microsoft Azure!

Editor’s Note: Jingya Wang is Microsoft Student Partner currently attending Imperial College London. You can find more of Jingya’s awesome code over on GitHub. You are deciding on which database you should use for your web app, searching for NoSQL database and coming cross MongoDB. “MongoDB has been #1 in the NoSQL category!” She is…

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Rock star student dev immerses herself in hackathons and cloud technologies at Global MVP Summit

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Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post by Mariam Elgabry, a Microsoft Student Partner in the United Kingdom who currently attends Imperial College London.  I recently traveled to Washington State as a Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) to represent the U.K. for Microsoft’s 2016 Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) Global Summit. Needless to say, I could…

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10 tips for building awesome on-campus events from the 2016 MSP of the Year

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Editor’s Note: Lisa Wong, 2016 Microsoft Student Partner (MSP) of the Year and guest blogger for the Microsoft Imagine Blog, shares her wisdom on how to be a successful MSP. MSPs are student technology leaders, empowered to build Microsoft communities on their campus and share their deep knowledge and passion for technology with their fellow…

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This Imagine Cup team gives you the power to manipulate time and see the future

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  In their game “Timelie,” Imagine Cup Team PH21 from Thailand puts you in control of a woman and girl as they try to escape from a research lab. The four student developers that make up Team PH21 met while collaborating on computer engineering projects at Chulalongkorm University in Thailand. Their game started as a…

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Can technology help stop bullying? This Imagine Cup team believes it can

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Last year, four students from Greece came across the story of Amanda Todd, a 15-year-old in Canada who tragically took her own life after two years of bullying. Inspired by the young woman’s story, the students – Georgios Schinas, Ilias Chrysovergis, Margarita Bintsi and Vasileios Baltatzis – decided to explore the possibility of using technology…

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Next year, this Imagine Cup video could be about you

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For 15 years, Imagine Cup has challenged student developers to further the reach, breadth and effect that technology can have on the world around us. Team ENTy – three computer science students from Romania – rose to that challenge and was crowned the 2016 Imagine Cup Champion last July. What was their winning secret? They…

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Code FTW. Sign up for Imagine Cup today!

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Imagine Cup is all about innovation, transformation and what comes next. Through Imagine Cup, Microsoft provides student developers with the opportunity to mold the world of tomorrow in their eyes by combining their ideas with the power of technology. Now celebrating its 15th anniversary, I want to share some exciting new changes we’re making to…

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Team Tactile takes their invention to the patent office and beyond

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Chandani Doshi, Jialin Shi, Bonnie Wang, Charlene Xia, Tania Yu and Grace Li of Team Tactile.

Team Tactile, a spirited group of six young women from MIT, made it all the way to the U.S. Imagine Cup finals by impressing judges with an invention that turns printed text into Braille. Their innovative technology makes it easier for people with low or no vision to read everything from textbooks to menus in…

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Coding for the cloud could win you $1,000!

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Are you ready to create something cool, learn new skills and have a chance to pocket a nice chunk of change? Then get ready for the launch of the 2017 Hello Cloud Contest. From now until June 2017, you’ll have a chance each month to win $1,000 — all while building the cloud development skills…

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