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Record software donations
Microsoft Australia reached new heights with the Software Donation Program last financial year donating more than $50 million dollars’ worth of software to over 3,300 community organisations.
Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, Legal and Corporate Affairs, Microsoft, discusses the need for a thoughtful and consistent approach to privacy that respects the need and expectations of consumers while balancing the many other benefits that today's technology and use of data can provide.
This post summarizes a speech that Brad gave in Uruguay this week at the 34th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, in which he outlined some of the key areas of focus for Microsoft when it comes to privacy
Microsoft Australia has been collaborating with the Australian Business and Community Network(ABCN) over the past three years to provide mentorship to students who live in areas of lower socioeconomic conditions.
The partnership enables Microsoft employees to participate in a series of mentoring programs offered by ABCN, with the main purpose of improving educational opportunities for students and schools that are most in need. Through the mentoring programs, ABCN strives to address issues such as inadequate literacy skills and improving student retention.