After closely monitoring local health data and government requirements to accommodate more workers, Microsoft announced today its plans to partially re-open its Redmond headquarters and nearby campuses next week on March 29. It’s been a year since Microsoft announced a ... Read more
Who knew that Microsoft's campus in Redmond, Washington was a great spot for an early morning jog? Well, the weather is a little cold in the Seattle area right now, but that didn't stop a unknown jogger to give a ... Read more
Microsoft has been headquartered in Redmond, a "bedroom community" east of Seattle, since 1986, and although there are now Microsoft offices in Seattle, in Bellevue, in Mountain View, California, and in many regional headquarters around the world, the main campus ... Read more
Microsoft is continuing it's organizational restructuring, and in doing so, the company is making room in some of its Bellevue locations. Part of Satya Nadella’s promise to the company as first time CEO was to compress the old level of ... Read more
Young women from around North America have are being given the opportunity to code and take courses with the Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Program. Most of the attendees are in high school as junior and senior level students who ... Read more
Continuing with their plan to cut 18,000 positions, Microsoft has let hundreds of employees go last week. This most recent job cut is a part of the entire restructuring process which Microsoft has been undergoing for the last year and ends ... Read more
President Obama has announced a $100 million employment program called "TechHire", aimed at getting more ordinary people into the world of high-tech. If "it's the economy, stupid" is something of a holy grail for those studying politics, then "tech's the ... Read more
The Microsoft HoloLens project took a blow recently when project designer Mike Ey, 30, was killed in a hit-and-run incident in Redmond. Ey, reportedly a cautious driver who completely abstained from alcohol, was making his way home early on Saturday ... Read more
Toby Richards: Today marks the kick-off of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Global Summit, the largest customer event each year on Microsoft’s main campus in Redmond. It’s something I look forward to all year long. Why?
In short, it’s a jam-packed week. Each year, I’m amazed at all that we learn in such a short amount of time from hundreds of the globe’s best and brightest technical experts – the MVPs. We welcome the opportunity to host MVPs who come to the summit to deepen relationships, participate in feedback sessions with Microsoft product teams and share their valuable insights about how Microsoft products perform in their communities. And you better believe we are listening...