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  • Blog Post: Team SentiMeter from the University of Johannesburg Wins the Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals

    An innovative tool that allows businesses to see what people are saying about them on social media platforms has won three University of Johannesburg computer science students and their supervisor a place in the final of a global technology competition in Russia later this year. Dr Ian Ellefsen, Jan...
  • Blog Post: Announcing Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals Round 1B

    We are excited to announce teams that will be progressing to the next Round of the Imagine Cup SA 2013 Local Finals. . Microsoft continues to invest in the  Imagine Cup because we believe that it is more than just a competition, it is one of many ways that we are giving young entrepreneurs, innovators...
  • Blog Post: Team Asclepius off to Sydney

      Team Asclepius from University of Johannesburg is on its way to represent South Africa at the Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia from left to Right Peacemaker Dlamini (Department of Science and Technology) Michael Cilliers , Joshua Leibstein, Duncan Coulter (Team Asclepius – University...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup New York Finals Done…next Imagine Cup SA Local Finals then IC 2012 WW Finals in Sydney Australia

      Below is Team Hermes celebrates winning the Software Design first Prize at the Imagine Cup World Wide Finals Through the Imagine Cup, Microsoft continues to pursue and fulfil its vision to inspire students around the world to Innovate and create what’s next! Winners of the ninth annual Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Team South Africa at the Imagine Cup WW Finals

      Four students from the University of Cape Town represented South Africa at the 2011 Imagine Cup finals in the USA. Their presentation was not without some last minute drama, as the fourth member of the team, who was granted a visa only on the morning the competition started, rushed across the...
  • Blog Post: Steve Ballmer kicks off the Imagine Cup World Wide Finals

      Today’s Imagine Cup 2011 Opening Ceremony was packed with celebrities and successful American business leaders, including Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer, foursquare Co-founder Dennis Crowley, Jeffrey D. Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University and Special Advisor to United Nations...
  • Blog Post: Kinect for Windows SDK beta released

    Microsoft has released a highly anticipated programming toolkit for Kinect that will help enthusiasts, academics, and researchers dream up new uses for the hands-free sensor. The Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) allows developers to plug the Kinect sensor—and the in-depth stream of 3...
  • Blog Post: Cape Town Trip–Universities and Devs4Devs

    Dave and Nyaladzi recently took a trip down to Cape Town to visit universities and hold Devs4Devs in the mother city. The trips to the universities was aimed at sharing information around the Windows Phone 7 platform and development. At Stellenbosch we did a platform overview for the students and at...
  • Blog Post: Kinect SDK for Windows Coming Soon

      A few apps were showcased at MIX 11 Day 2 Keynote, Developers start your engines…. Watch the MIX 11 keynotes here There are a few hacks out there, but with the official SDK Developers will be able to take advantage of: The latest advances in audio processing, which include a four-element microphone...
  • Blog Post: DreamSpark verified Students get free Certification Vouchers

      Microsoft is offering all DreamSpark verified students a free Certification Exam voucher. This offer is for select Microsoft Certification exams (with 072 prefix). Offer will expire when supply is depleted. Students must take exams by June 30,2011 The value of Certification can never be over emphasised...
  • Blog Post: UCT Wins Imagine Cup 2010 SA Local Finals

    Yes the Imagine Cup SA Finals have come and gone and we have a winner that will represent South Africa at the worldwide finals in New York in July 2011. Team KOMODO, four students from the University of Cape Town’s Information Systems Department namely, Richard Sadie, Pieter Roodt, Junaid Parker and...
  • Blog Post: Imagine Cup SA Local Finals 2010–Kick-Off

    Imagine Cup SA 2010 Local finals kick off today - 6th of December 2010! Students from around the country will be showcasing their projects and solutions that they have been working on for the past few months. The competition has been pleasantly competitive over the years. I have no doubt that this year...
  • Blog Post: Watch the PDC2010 opening Keynote LIVE

    The PDC is our key developer conference and it’s all about Developers, Developers, Developers! You’ll see the latest and greatest of Microsoft tools and technologies being showcased and it gives great insight into what’s now and what’s coming in the pipeline. This year it’s being held at our Microsoft...
  • Blog Post: Visual Studio 2010 Available to Students through MSDNAA and DreamSpark

    Visual Studio 2010 and .Net Framework 4.0 RTM is finally here! and is now available to students through DreamSpark, MSDN Academic Alliance (MSDN AA) For more Information visit the following Sites What’s New in the .NET Framework 4.0 What’s New in Visual Studio 2010 Quick Tour of the Integrated Development...
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