Microsoft, LinkedIn Launch Job Training Initiative To Help People Acquire Skills During PandemicMicrosoft has launched a new program to help people get back to work.
Feds: Microsoft Worker Stole Millions In Digital CurrencyThe U.S. attorney's office in Seattle says 25-year-old Ukrainian citizen Volodymyr Kvashuk helped test Microsoft's online retail sales platform. He's accused of stealing digital currency such as gift cards that could be redeemed for Microsoft products, then reselling them on the internet and using the proceeds to buy a $160,000 Tesla vehicle and a $1.7 million lakefront home.
Microsoft Offers Software Tools To Secure ElectionsMicrosoft officials said the ElectionGuard development kit will be provided free of charge as part of its Defending Democracy Program. They also announced a cut-rate Office 365 application suite for political parties and campaigns at a 75 percent discount, the price they charge nonprofits.
Melinda Gates Talks 'Brash' Microsoft Culture In New BookThe book trails her life from Catholic school girl in Texas, to young tech leader at Microsoft; and from her private struggles as the wife of a dominating public icon and stay-at-home mom with three kids, to finding her professional purpose as a champion of women through venture capital and philanthropy.
Walgreens Brings In Microsoft To Help Improve CareThe companies will aim to boost prescription adherence, cut down on emergency room visits and decrease hospital admissions.
Amazon Emerges As Most Valuable U.S. Firm Amid Market TurmoilThe shift occurred Monday after Amazon's shares rose three percent to close at $1,629.51 and lifted the e-commerce leader's market value to $797 billion.
Microsoft To Contractors: Give New Parents Paid LeaveMicrosoft doesn't disclose how many contracted workers it uses, but it's in the thousands.
Illinois Teams Up With Tech Firms To Offer IT Training CoursesThe state of Illinois is teaming up with the private sector to offer people across the state – from every income level – free training in the information technology field.
[Opinion] Few Women Speakers At Microsoft's "Most Comprehensive Technology Event”
This Just In: Bill Gates Does The Dishes Bill Gates does the dishes.
Police Warn Of Bogus Computer Help CallsIf you get an unsolicited call offering help with your computer - hang up.
Non-Profit Seeks To Lead Disconnected Adults Into IT CareersA national non-profit focused on closing the opportunity divide has set up a branch in Chicago.
5 Chicago High Schools To Begin Offering Associate's DegreesMayor Rahm Emanuel is joining Chicago Public Schools officials, the City Colleges of Chicago, and corporate leaders in unveiling beefed up plans for five new high schools that could also offer their students community college degrees.
Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Smart Phone Patents