Priyanka Sinha: Adventures in Mac, PowerPoint & the Valley
Upon completing her graduate degree in Computer Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology, Priyanka Sinha found herself at a crossroads. She had to choose between a dream job offer at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington, or living with her fiancé – whose career was in Silicon Valley.
Video Cognition at MSV: pioneering video search
The rise of online video has given us access to more footage and entertainment than seemed imaginable even just a few years ago. However, the limitations of traditional search engines mean that it has not been possible to fully engage with all of the video on the internet.
MSV's Microsoft Mediaroom and New GM, Pete Thompson, Vie To Define The Future of TV
Television is one of the world’s most popular pastimes. But TV, as we know it, is changing. The battle to define the future of TV and "the future of the living room" is being waged right now and Microsoft Silicon Valley (MSV) is on the front lines.
Mobile Acceleration Week Began 9-City International Tour in Bay Area
Microsoft's Emerging Business team hosted Mobile Acceleration Week recently in Microsoft Silicon Valley's downtown SF offices. The event kicked off a 9-city international tour through San Francisco, New York City, Herzeliya, Israel, London, Munich, Helsinki, Moscow, China, and India.
Bing Social: taking risks and changing search
After earning a PhD in Algorithms and Data Mining from Stanford, Shubha's skills were in high demand. So, she went right down the road to that titan of data mining known as Google... right? Not exactly.