Develop Apps and Fly

  Ready, Set, Go! ✓   Are you passionate about developing apps? ✓   Are you looking to be a famous developer? ✓   Are you super-excited to attend TechEd in Europe? If you answered yes to all of the above then the Develop and Fly Challenge is your chance to win a trip to TechEd in Europe….


Imagine Cup 2013 Kicks Off in Qatar!

We are very excited to announce that we have launched Imagine Cup, which is the biggest student technology competition in the world, for the second time in Qatar. After the excellent results we’ve seen the Qatar local team celebrate last year (being ranked in the top 20 teams in the world at the Global Finals in…


Windows Startup Challenge

  Are you ready to launch your Windows Store app at DEMO Mobile 2013? If you have a Windows Store app idea, we want you to apply and compete for a chance to launch your app at DEMO Mobile on April 17th, 2013.   It’s easy to enter the challenge Submit app prototype! This can be…


Your Chance to Impact the World – Imagine Cup 2013!

The Microsoft Imagine Cup is the world’s premier student technology competition. We invite all eligible students  to use their imagination and passion to create a technology solution in one of our competitions and challenges.     Over the past ten years, more than 1.65 million students from more than 190 countries have participated in the Imagine Cup….


Imagine Cup 2013 to be held in Russia!

On the 22nd of June, 2012, as part of the St. Petersburg Economic Forum, was the signing of an agreement on the World Wide Finals competition of Imagine Cup 2013 to be held in St. Petersburg in the summer of 2013! Over the past 10 years Imagine Cup finals were held in the most exotic…


The Windows Phone 7 Student Hackathon… Are you up for the challenge?

Microsoft Gulf presents the Windows Phone 7 Student Hackathon… The Windows Phone 7 is set to make an impact in the Gulf pretty soon, and this is your chance to make a mark as a developer for the Gulf. To encourage all the young and talented aspiring developers, Microsoft is proud to host a Windows…

Windows 8 App Camp Now Online – Watch today to learn how to build apps!

The very successful Gulf Windows 8 App Camp is now available to you on our YouTube MS Gulf Community Channel!  By watching this recording you’ll have the opportunity to learn how to build amazing Windows 8 apps.  Watch it again and again while you build your own app! The speaker leading this session in Dubai comes from the Microsoft Corportate office in…

Imagine Cup UAE – Meet Your Winners!

On April 23, the Imagine Cup UAE Country Finals were held.  The top 5 teams presented their solutions to some of the toughest problems such as environmental sustainability, health and piracy.  With a captive audience, Samer Abu-Ltaif kicked off the event with a keynote around student technology innovation.  By the end of the day, the…


Imagine Cup is coming, to town..

Ok, I know its been a while since blogged last, but as a 21-year old developer working in Microsoft, I think I have earned the right to say, I have been busy.. 😛 So of the many things I have been doing this past week, which involves submitting quite a few interesting apps, finishing off…