Students take on real-world problem solving

Microsoft has launched Imagine Cup Solve This, a new program to provide inspiration for students looking to help solve the world’s toughest problems through technology. Imagine Cup Solve This provides a marketplace of problems in need of solutions.

Microsoft also announced the first group of U.S. Imagine Cup finalists. These finalists will compete at the U.S. national finals that will be held on the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington, in April.

Students still can register to compete in Imagine Cup 2011 by visiting