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Ancient Greek Town Lavrio to Host New Microsoft Data Center

Reports say that the ancient town of Lavrio in southeast Attica will be home to a Microsoft Data Center as part of the tech giant's one billion euro ($1.17 billion) investment in Greece which was announced in early October. During...

PM Mitsotakis Reconnects with Greek-Australians in Videoconference

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis held a video conference on Tuesday with the president of The Hellenic Initiative, Andrew N. Liveris, and the president of The Hellenic Initiative of Australia, Nicholas Pappas. During the meeting, the PM noted the strong ties...

Microsoft Announces Massive Billion-Dollar Investment in Greece

Microsoft President Brad Smith announced a large investment in Greece on Monday, which is expected to reach one billion euros ($1.17 billion) and -- as he noted -- shows the company's confidence in the Greek economy. As part of the...

Microsoft Reportedly Plans Massive €1 Billion Investment in Greece

Microsoft is expected to announce on Monday a massive €1bn ($1.17bn) investment in Greece for the establishment of its new activities in Europe, including cloud services, Greek media report. The announcement will be made during an event at the Acropolis...

Microsoft Plans to Create Robotic Center in Greece

Microsoft spokesman Charles Lamanna revealed on Thursday that the multinational technology company plans to create an RPA (Robotic Process Automation) development center in Greece. The announcement came during a teleconference between PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis, representatives from major multinational companies and representatives...

Greek Student Wins First Place in Microsoft Office Specialist World Championship

Three Greek students participated in Microsoft's "Office Specialist World Championships" this year, and performed exceptionally well, with one of them coming first in his category. The competition took place in New York between July 28 and July 31, 2019. Kyriakos Chatziefthymiades...

Greek 16-Year-Old Comes in 3rd in International Microsoft Competition

Greek 16-year-old Kyriakos Chatziefthymiadis, took home third place among 567,000 other participants, in the International Microsoft Office Specialist Competition of 2017. Students between the ages of 13-22 from 122 countries competed in the annual global event. "It was the best day...

Greek AUTH Students Win Microsoft Competition

Four Greek students from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki won first place in a Microsoft competition with a game they designed, which they will present at the 81st Thessaloniki International Fair. The innovative and pioneering virtual reality game against bullying,...

Microsoft Denies Reports on Cancelling its Investments in Greece

Microsoft announced late on Thursday that the company does not intend to cancel any investments in Greece, amid reports that it is planning to transfer its activities in Romania. "The company continues its scheduled investment activities in Greece, as it...

Microsoft Releases Greek Mythology Pack For Minecraft

Fans of Minecraft and ancient Greek culture will be pleased to know that Microsoft has released a new Greek Mythology mash-up pack for Minecraft on Xbox. The pack, which is now available for Minecraft: Xbox One Edition, Minecraft: Xbox...