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    HTML5 Sites become Windows Phone Apps–Check out PhoneGap

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    Glen Gordon has begun a blog series on tips and tricks to get your HTML5 site running on windows Phone using  Phone Gap . PhoneGap is an HTML5 app platform that allows you to author native applications with web technologies and get access to APIs...
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    Student Developers get their App On

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    Check out what the students at Georgia Tech and University of South Florida have been up to as they learn to develop WP7 phone apps. Technorati Tags: Windows Phone , WP7 , Silverlight , XNA , Hackathon
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    Windows Phone Inner Circle–Try out the new Windows Phones

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    Enjoy free appetizers and cocktails, be one of the first people to get your hands on incredible new Windows Phones, and meet the team that brought them to life. Share your experience and you'll be entered to win a Windows Phone and other great prizes...
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    [Your App Here] offers opportunity to have your Windows Phone app featured

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    Review the app requirements and selection criteria We're looking for apps that will delight a broad consumer audience in categories such as casual games, kids and family, health and fitness, shopping, social, travel and utilities. Must Haves App is published...
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    Windows Phone Hackathon draws in Pro Devs and Students

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    Microsoft hosted professional developers and student developers at the Windows Phone 'Mango' Hackathon in Cambridge MA on 10/12 to 10/13. This 2-day event provided both eyes forward deep technical sessions on the new Windows Phone features such as Fast...
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    Core77 Windows Phone App Contest for DESIGNERS

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    CORE77.COM FAST TRACK TO THE MOBILE APP CONTEST Here's a pretty cool contest for you. http://fasttrackapp.core77.com/ - core77 online design magazine is having a contest for App Designers - not developers - for Windows Phone apps. The apps do not need...
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    Windows Phone ‘Mango’ Developer Event, Cambridge MA

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    Why should you attend? Get the latest on Windows Phone and everything you need to know to develop, publish and make money with your application at our free, two-day Windows Phone Developer Events. Day 1 will feature inside advice from Windows Phone experts...
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    Jason Milgram named Windows Phone 7 Developer Hero of the Week

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    Jason Milgram , the CEO of Linxter has been named Windows Phone 7 Developer Hero of the Week . Jason’s Track My Shots is a medical shot tracker application for Windows Phone 7 that uses Linxter and Azure on the back end. From the article … Jason Milgram...
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    Geekadelphia Goes Gaga Over Imagine Cup

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    Lindsay Lindstrom , Academic Develop Evangelist working in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, and Drexel University students Zachary Howitt and Daniel Sullivan were recently interviewed by Geekadelphia about Imagine Cup… Imagine a world where technology...
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    Digigirlz Tech Camp: Baltimore 2011

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    Ed Donahue has a great write up on the DigiGirlz event recently held in Baltimore. along with Lindsay Lindstrom and Donna Woodall, Ed welcomed 43 high school girls for the first ever Baltimore DigiGirlz Tech Camp. DigiGirlz is a national Microsoft initiative...
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    Game Development Summer Program for High School Students

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    Alfred Thompson has the details on 5 week mini-course on game programming with XNA Game Studio created by Pat Yougpradit , a talented high school teacher at Springbrook HS in Silver Spring, MD. Alfred details the course and provides links to download...
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    If these walls could talk

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    From MIT’s Technology Review : Researchers at Microsoft and the University of Washington have found a way to harness this radiation for a computer interface that turns any wall in a building into a touch-sensitive surface. The technology could allow light...
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    Howard Students showcased for Microsoft and the Whitehouse

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    Four students from Howard University were invited to a meeting between Microsoft and the HBCU Whitehouse team this past week. Shamir Saddler, Kyle Simmons , Lenon Thompson, Rashad Rose of Howard University present their Imagine Cup submission with Robert...
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    Classroom Innovation: Pat Yongpradit leverages XNA to teach Computer Science

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    Pat Yongpradit, computer science teacher at  Springbrook High School located in Montgomery County Maryland. He is innovating in the classroom by leveraging game design and development to teach computer science to high school students. In a recent...
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    Windows Phone 7 Student App-a-thon!

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    Use your next study break to build Windows Phone 7 apps and you could earn exciting prizes! The first 1,000 students to enter will receive an Xbox 360® game, or publish the most apps and win big!* Enter the Student App-a-thon   Register with App...
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    US Imagine Cup Finals Day 4–Final Presentations, Showcase and Awards

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    Day 4 brings the US Imagine Cup to its conclusion. The day included final presentations from the round 2 finalists, a showcase on the Redmond Campus and the announcement of the winners at the awards ceremony. All the teams that participated were really...
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    Imagine Cup Day 3–Workshops, Showcase and Round 2 Finalists

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    Day 3 of Imagine Cup US Finals here in Redmond has the students attending workshops, showcasing their solutions to Microsoft executives and getting the word from Soma Somesegar on which teams advance to the final round. Lindsay Lindstrom talks to the...
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    Imagine Cup US Finals Day 2–Be The Change!

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    It is Saturday, April 9th and the students here at the Imagine Cup spent the morning preparing their presentations and then heading in front of the judges for the first round of the competition. They all had their game face on…some game faces were more...
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    Imagine Cup US Finals Day 1

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    The US Finals of the Imagine Cup kicked of yesterday in Redmond Washington on the Microsoft Campus. The top 22 teams from around the US were on hand to register, shop at the company store, network with each other, eat a ton of food and have some fun before...
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    Bentley students have their heads in the clouds…

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    Professor Mark Frydenberg invited Edwin Guarin and Jim O’Neil to guest lecture on Windows Azure for his Cloud Computing class. You can attend class by watching this video… Technorati Tags: Windows Azure , Cloud Computing , Visual Studio , Bentley College
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    Take the Rock-Paper-Azure Challenge!

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    How do you stack up against the coding competition? Play weekly and find out! Did you play Rock, Paper, Scissors as a kid? Does it still determine who makes the afternoon coffee run? Then you already know how to play the game. Now's your chance to code...
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    Penn State Students Design Windows Phone 7 App

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    Have a dietary restriction and need help at the grocery store? There’s an app for that — thanks to a group of Penn State Abington students. Students at Penn State Abington have created and designed an application for the Microsoft Windows 7 phone. The...
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    Building Windows Phone 7 Apps just got easier!

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    AppMakr is a browser-based platform, that makes developing Windows Phone 7 Apps quick and easy.  No coding required. Anyone with existing content can use it and build Windows Phone 7 apps for free― bloggers/writers, business owners, website owners...
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    Harvard, UPenn and Central Conn State Undergrads among 2011 U.S. Imagine Cup finalists

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      From the article Cross-institutional team developed a software design solution to help improve patient attendance for maternal and child care A team composed of undergraduate students from Harvard, the University of Pennsylvania, and Central Connecticut...
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    Imagine Cup Peoples Choice Voting Is Open

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    Imagine Cup 2011 is now in full swing as the US Finalist have been selected. For the next 18 days, the People's Choice Award will be open so that you, yes you, the people, can select your favorite team. All the teams competing this year are fantastic...
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