AT&T is giving the Windows Phone 7 handset a big advertising push to try to get this phone into the hands of customers. The Lumia 900 is considered a flagship phone for both the carrier and Nokia even though it is listed for only $99. The hope is that it will draw users from the iPhone and Android phones. But will this phone actually do that?
Microsoft’s Business Plan Collaborative Challenge 2012 is now underway. But this isn’t a competition open to any college student. No you have to be attending one of only ten colleges whose students are allowed to participate. Those colleges are: Berkeley, Columbia, MIT, Harvard, Northwestern, Stanford, the University of Illinois, the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania, or the University of Washington.
It seems like the current chapter in a dispute that is seven years old is coming to an end between Novell and Microsoft. Recently, Bill Gates testified in court after Novell accused Gates of anticompetitive practices to squeeze Novell out of the word processing market.
Well the Imagine Cup has reached the Worldwide Finals and it’s now time to vote for the People’s Choice Award. You can watch videos of the different teams and vote on the project that you think is the best. The winner of the People’s Choice Award receives $10,000. For the winning team that money can help with project improvements, commercialization, or the biggest pizza party you can imagine.
All the local, regional and national competitions are over and the winners of those Imagine Cup finals are moving on to the World Finals that will be held in New York, New York from July 8 through 13. There are 124 student teams from 73 countries that will competing for the top prize in several categories.