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Greek Students to Compete in Final Round of Microsoft 'Imagine Cup' Competition

A team of passionate Greek students from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, led by professor Leontios Hadjileontiadis, is considered to be one of the 12 best student innovation teams in the world. On...

7 Companies in Greece Among the Best in Europe

Seven companies that operate in Greece are among the 100 European companies with the best working environment, according to the Great Place to Work® Institute. Specifically, according to the Great Place to Work for 2015, the NetApp (Data storage specialist) is the...

Greek Student Among Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge Winners

Greek high school student Nefeli Stefopoulou was one of ten winners at the worldwide Microsoft YouthSpark Challenge for Change competition. Her project managed to stand out among thousands of participants from 100 countries. This year's 10 winners represented Greece, Chile, Ecuador,...

Greece's Unemployed to Get Free IT Lessons

The Greek Manpower Organization (OAED) is launching a pilot program to test a scheme created in cooperation with Microsoft and aimed at training jobless people in information technology for free, aiming to expand to all registered unemployed. Regardless of age,...

Greek Students Win Microsoft Competition

It appears that despite the financial crisis, Greek children have developed a close relation with the digital world. Two students from Greece, Panos Oikonomou and George-Nikiforos Avgoustidis, took first place at the Microsoft-organized European Kodu Kup competition. According to fortunegreece.com, the...

MSN Releases Greek Beta Version

The beta version of the Greek-language MSN is available to the public as of Monday, September 8, and accessible at preview.msn.com, Microsoft has announced. The Greek MSN will go online in its final form in early October, along with other...

Cypriot Team Awarded in Microsoft Competition

The winning team in the Student Entrepreneurship category of Cyprus' first Digital Championship 2013-2014 received an international distinction at the Imagine Cup 2014, held by Microsoft for the 12th consecutive year. This year's competition took place in Seattle, US, with the participation of 34 teams from...

Microsoft Recognises Two Greek Schools for Innovative Teaching

Two Greek public schools housed in the same building, the 26th and 29th Secondary Schools in the Acharnes city of East Attica, Greece were jointly recognized by Microsoft corporation for innovative education for 2013. The two schools, competing as a...

A Microsoft Support Centre in Greece

A regional support centre will be set up in Greece by Microsoft, as notified after the meeting between the CEO of the company in Greece, Peggy Antonakou, with the Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. The investment plan of the American software...

Cypriot Students Win Imagine Cup Again

For the third straight year,  engineering students from the University of Cyprus have won the The Multinational Software Corporation Microsoft, a premier student technology competition. Over the past 10 years, more than 1.65 million students from more than 190...