Many outlets are reporting an interesting new program launched by Microsoft this week. Called “DreamSpark,” program is aimed at student developers, who will receive thousands of dollars in free software and the chance to develop new programs.
According to coverage on Tech News World, the DreamSpark program is currently available in several countries worldwide, with more countries to be added as the program continues its rollout throughout 2008.
“We want to do everything we can to equip a new generation of technology leaders with the knowledge and tools they need to harness the magic of software to improve lives, solve problems and catalyze economic growth,” said Bill Gates, chairman of Microsoft. “Microsoft DreamSpark provides professional-level tools that we hope will inspire students to explore the power of software and encourage them to forge the next wave of software-driven breakthroughs.”