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Microsoft has announced the 3 finalists in the Windows Phone segment of the Imagine Cup 2012 contest. The Windows Phone segment of the contest challenges students to create software that can make a broad impact in the world by building great apps that start with strong functionality and finish with an outstanding Windows Phone user experience. Entrants are encouraged to…

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Last year we saw a Windows Phone being used to detect malaria parasites in blood samples, and continuing this trend of addressing major real world issues, one of this years Imagine Cup entrants is using the magnatometer in a Windows Phone 7 handset to detect landmines. The students from the Military University of Technology in Warsaw developed their SAPER technology,…

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Microsoft today announced the 15 finalists of the Student Technology Competition Imagine Cup Grants. Among the 15 final projects, 5 of them have Windows Phone platform related works. The winning teams will be awarded with a grant package in the form of cash, software, resources and other on the ground support to take their ideas and their innovative solutions to market as…

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We have written about Tristan Gibeau and Wilson To ‘s LifeLens app, which enables the diagnosis of Malaria in remote areas using only a Windows phone 7 smartphone and a special lens. They are now waiting to compete in the Finals of the Imagine Cup 2011, sponsored by Microsoft. The 9th-annual Imagine Cup asks student entrants to "imagine a world…