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  • Team South Africa, who competed in 2013's competition (image: Charlie Fripp)

    South Africa: Imagine Cup springs into high gear

    May 6, 2014 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Imagine Cup springs into high gear

    A unified communications tool that allows employees to collaborate and share work more effectively plus two entertaining space-based puzzle games were the big winners at this year’s local finals of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, which was held last week in...

  • Team Code 8 from Uganda walk away with the Women’s Empowerment Award for their project called Matibabu (image: Microsoft)

    Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2014 season kicks off

    September 17, 2013 • SoftwareComments Off on Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2014 season kicks off

    Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, where students from around the world, including Africa, compete for prizes for their best innovations using Microsoft products and technology, concluded with the worldwide finals in July in St. Peterburg, Russia. The company is...

  • Uganda wins for Africa at Imagine Cup

    July 12, 2013 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Microsoft last night announced the winners of the 11th annual Microsoft Imagine Cup, the world’s premier competition for student technologists, developers and aspiring entrepreneurs to create innovative projects and ultimately bring those ideas to market....

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    In Pictures: Africa at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    July 10, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on In Pictures: Africa at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    On the third day of Microsoft’s Imagine Cup in St. Petersburg, Russia, competitor offerings will be scrutinised by judges who will physically test each submission. Yesterday saw the individual teams presenting their games, apps and programs to judges –...

  • Microsoft’s Imagine Cup by numbers

    July 9, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    With Microsoft’s Imagine Cup world finals in full swing in St. Petersburg, Russia, a few interesting statistics about the annual competition have been revealed. While there are over 10 African teams competing for the grand prize, over 70 countries in...

  • Africa well represented at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    July 8, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Africa well represented at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup

    Competing nations have started to arrive in St. Petersburg, Russia, as Microsoft’s bi-annual Imagine Cup officially kicks off today. The competition sees teams from different nations compete against each other in app development, program development and...

  • Team MASKed Ninjas from Egypt (image: Microsoft)

    Meet Africa’s Innovation Competition Imagine Cup finalists

    June 27, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Microsoft’s annual Imagine Cup has been gaining a lot of momentum over the last couple of months and it is almost time for the worldwide finals. This year, the event is scheduled to take place in St. Petersburg, Russia, and there are a number of African...

  • Social media opens doors for UJ students

    April 19, 2013 • OnlineComments Off on Social media opens doors for UJ students

    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...

  • Uganda developers win Microsoft grant

    December 5, 2012 • SoftwareComments Off on Uganda developers win Microsoft grant

    Technology giant Microsoft has announced the winners of the second annual Imagine Cup Grants, a three-year, $3 million competitive grant program that provides students with funding and support to help transform their project into a social enterprise or...