Microsoft Switzerland is hiring graduates – Join our MACH program!

You just finished university? Looking for a great job? We offer you challenging positions where you immediately will be placed in a challenging role! At Microsoft Switzerland we currently offer 10 MACH graduate opportunities in Sales, Marketing, and Services. There are many different options. Come as you are. Do what you love. Some general requirements…


App of the Week – Movie Guide

Here is another entertainment App which was rewarded at the Microsoft Switzerland’s App conference Shape in the beginning of April. Movie Guide is one of the Switzerland top Apps which brings you the information of over 69’000 Movies into one place on your start screen. The App lets you easily browse through upcoming and currently playing titles…


App of the Week – Swiss Snow Report for Windows 8

If you spent your week-end buried under snow just like me you must be thinking about only one thing : SKIING ! The ski resorts are just about to open and this App of the Week is here to help you have the best winter season ever. Let me walk you through “Swiss Snow Report” for Windows 8. When…


WOWZAPP 2012 – Worldwide Hackathon for Windows

Good morning Today I have a really cool thing to announce! Microsoft is organizing a worldwide Hackathon for Windows called WOWZAPP 2012. At three days several thousand developers all over the world will code to make this event a big success. Microsoft Switzerland takes part of it and organizes two events on November 9, 2012….


You Make IT Smart 2012-2013: Win one of the best prizes ever!!!

Hi Folks! Yesterday we started with our new “You Make IT Smart” campaign and again you have the chance to win FANTASTIC prizes!   How can you win? That’s pretty easy. Code two apps for Windows 8, publish them in the Windows 8 store and you have your own Samsung ATIV tablet. Sounds easy, right?…


360° Summer Photo Competition

It’s getting hot out there. Temperatures reach 360° this summer with our Microsoft Photosynth Holiday Competition. Share your favorite 360° holiday-panoramas with us and win a great prize! The Swiss Academic Team is excited to tell you about this year’s summer competition. We didn’t want to send you back to your desk with closed curtains…

Shape – The App Conference

Hi all! Some times ago, there was a really cool conference organized by Microsoft Switzerland called Shape. In this blog I like to give you some impressions about this event, because in my eyes every student who likes to code for Windows Phone 7 or Windows 8 should visit an event like that from time…


Microsoft TechDays 11 Bern Agenda Published – Free of Charge Entry for Students!

A detailed TechDays 11 Bern agenda is now available at TechDays website. As previously announced, the 8th Edition of TechDays Switzerland offers a separate full-day program for each audience, here some of the main highlights per day: IT PRO DAY, October 20, 2011 offers a total of 5 tracks with 29 presentations. In the keynote session,…


Winners of You Make IT Smart 2011

We proudly announce the winners for Round 2 of the You Make IT Smart 2010/2011. But first of all we like to congratulate everybody who participated in this year’s competition. Just one year ago, the Windows hone 7 got launched and simultaneously we announced it as our major topic for You Make IT Smart (YMITS)….

Free Entrance for Students for Microsoft TechDays 11 Bern!

We are happy to announce that we are offering students free of charge entry to TechDays, the largest Swiss Microsoft technology event taking place on October 20-21, 2011, at the Kursaal Bern. This is a great change for you to hear best highlights of BUILD Windows, the first Windows 8 deep-dive conference, which will take…