Muhammad Arrabi moving his blog (arrabi.blogspot.com)

Dear readers, Our writer on this team blog, Muhammad Arrabi, decided to pursue other paths outside Microsoft. In his words:   Dear friends, After 2 years of evangelizing all the great startup benefits from Microsoft (e.g. www.BizSpark.com), and encouraging people to take risks, I decided to go down this path (almost). I will be joining…

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Jordan Runs .NET launches the Community Videos Channel!

Check the new channel out. The community will post interesting videos & interviews with some of its guests. Watch the Community’s Interview with Yousef Khalidi on their Channel Watch the community’s interview with Ayman AlDahleh This work is licensed under a Creative Commons license.

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Learn Windows Azure (Online, Dec 13)–Amazing Speakers!

    Learn Windows Azure WATCH LIVE ONLINE 9AM – 5PM PST, TUES, DECEMBER 13 Join us LIVE from the Microsoft Redmond Campus to learn how to get started building applications for the cloud from Microsoft technical leaders Scott Guthrie, Dave Campbell, and Mark Russinovich! (http://learnwindowsazureevent.com/) On Tuesday December 13th we will be holding a…

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Windows Phone Code Party at MIC (Dec 16 & 17)

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JUST gets 1st place in NYUAD Hackathon! (Nov 2011)

  New York University in Abu Dhabi organized a big Hackathon in Nov 2011, flying over 50 students from surrounding countries. The Jordan University for Science & Technology (JUST) team (our MSP Hamza Kofahi was the team lead) got 1st place – creating a very nice Kinect Application. The solution is a Game that helps…

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TEDxYouth@Amman – first TEDx Youth

  Microsoft was the proud Gold Technology Sponsor of the first “TEDx Youth” in Amman (Nov 20, 2011) – official name is TEDxYouth@Amman. (The picture above does not show all the sponsors – for a complete list please see this page). Each student who attended TEDx Youth got a Microsoft DreamSpark Access card. This card…

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Kulacom first Webspark Hoster in Jordan

Kulacom has completed the tests and just got enrolled as the first Hoster in Jordan part of the Webspark program. WebSpark program offers tested & discounted hosting options for its members. Microsoft gives those companies free access to our latest Web Development tools. You can read about their offers here: http://www.kulacom.jo/products/data-2/hosting-page/microsoft/?locale=en_US You can read about…

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Journey to Imagine Cup–great video by the Jordanian 3rd place winner

these students rock – came from 3 universities (Princess Sumaya university, German Jordanian university, & Petra University) and got all the way to 3rd place world wide. Nice job Yousef Wadi, Monir Abu Hilal, Hani Abu Huwaij, and Mohammad Azzam.   Big thanks to our beloved Queen Rania for her support for the team and…

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Win with Windows Phone 7 Apps–every week, month, and more!

  There are so many competitions related to Windows Phone 7 now it’s hard to keep track! I’m including 3 – I encourage you all to participate:   1- Yalla Student Apps Grand Prix – your students can win a Phone every month! The student with the Most Apps Published in each month will automatically…

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Nokia unveils their Windows Phone 7 devices!

Today Nokia’s CEO at Nokia World in London unvelied their first Windows Phone 7 devices! They are called the Lumia 710 & Lumia 800. In his words “Lumia is the first real Windows Phone”. I can’t wait to get my hands on them. What are these phones? and what does it mean for Windows Phone…

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