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Microsoft to invest $500 million in youth outreach program

Microsoft introduces the YouthSpark philanthropy program, in which it's investing half a billion dollars over three years.

By September 20, 2012


Windows 8 app store now open to all developers

Microsoft's Windows Store -- the built-in app store for Windows 8 and Windows RT -- is fully open to developers as of today.

By September 11, 2012


Microsoft's stingy DreamSpark program

Redmond proves, yet again, that it is stuck in the 20th century. Alas, Mr. Gates, the day of placating developers with tools is over.

By February 19, 2008


Three software freebies worth $1,089

One of them is for students only, and not many students will even know what to do with it--but, still, who can say no to over a thousand dollars' worth of free software?

By October 20, 2009


Microsoft WebsiteSpark tries to hit open source, mostly misses

Company launches program to attract Web developers, but it's going to need more than a low initial price tag to beat open source in Web development.

By September 24, 2009


The Real Deal 176: Fiber versus copper

John Cioffi joins the show to explain the difference between fiber optic cable and copper cable. Find out what you should know and why you should care.

By August 27, 2009


Microsoft to give students free developer tools

Aiming to recruit more students to programming and to its set of tools, Microsoft plans to give away full versions of its Visual Studio and Expression development tools.

By February 18, 2008