You have most likely heard that tech giant Microsoft is now trying to take over the Nook Media business from Barnes & Noble, even though it’s not yet clear why.
While such an acquisition could help the company develop its own eReader, it could also bring Microsoft a significant advantage in the fight... [read more >>]
Even though it bets big on touch computing, the Redmond-based technology giant Microsoft is reportedly showing up a growing interest in wearable tech, as the company is believed to be working on a new device that would compete with Google’s very own Glass. Analyst Brian White revealed during a confer... [read more >>]
While Microsoft doesn’t provide any official confirmation on Windows Blue, more and more sources familiar with the matter are talking about the first major Windows 8 upgrade that’s reportedly scheduled to go on sale in August.
A new job advertisement published by the Redmond-based technology gi... [read more >>]
With touchscreen devices becoming extremely popular these days, it was only a matter of time before some company started work on a new technology supposed to keep harmful bacteria aside.
This isn’t the first time when Microsoft makes headlines with such a patent, but the company is apparently getting... [read more >>]
Microsoft is once again working together with US authorities for the creation of a revolutionary technology, this time aimed at the 911 emergency call system.
The new platform put in place by the Redmond-based technology giant goes well beyond the standard concept of a 911 emergency system and provides off... [read more >>]
Microsoft and Toyota Racing Development (TRD) have just announced a new application developed to improve car performance and help Toyota’s motorsport division win races.
The so-called TRD Trackside app is running on Windows 8-powered tablets and represents an innovative way to establish a real-time c... [read more >>]
Microsoft has recently released Windows 8 and reports are claiming that the company is already working on Windows 9, but references to a different operating system have reached the web today.
Mary Jo Foley of ZDNet writes that Microsoft is currently working on Midori, a non-Windows-based operating system t... [read more >>]
A group of researchers from Microsoft, Newcastle University’s Culture Lab and Greece’s Foundation for Research & Technology have created a brand new device that tracks the hand without the need for any dedicated glove. The device uses infrared sensors placed in a device that can be mounted on t... [read more >>]
HoloDesk is an innovative project from the Sensors and Devices Group, part of the Computer-Mediated Living research area at Microsoft Research. Steve Clayton, editor at Microsoft, shared the video on October 19, 2011, and some users might already be familiar with this amazing example of exploring of augme... [read more >>]
An operating system built in parallel with Windows 7 and that continues to be available even as Microsoft develops Windows 8 has been downloaded over 300,000 times. Singularity is just one of the non-Windows platforms prototyped by Microsoft Research, with additional examples including Menlo and Barrelfish... [read more >>]