Microsoft Research Archive
Microsoft Research is at it again. They have developed a photo sharing app that goes by the name of Xim, and lets you share your images with anyone in a rather interesting fashion. The twist being that
Cortana, Microsoft’s digital voice assistant, has by far been the company’s most notable product in the past couple of years. It was unveiled with much fanfare a few months back. And while there have been clear signs
Well more like an indoor positioning system, but you get the drift. Microsoft Research has been responsible for some of the most innovative new technologies, many of which are applied mainstream. This newest one is the stuff
Had battery technologies improved as much as say computer graphics card or hard disk storage space, we’d probably be using mobile devices with a year of usage on a single charge. As things are, most would settle
When it comes to innovative research few can fault what the teams at Redmond cook up. The implementation of some of these technologies often leave a bit to be desired, but that’s that. But Microsoft Research often
While physical clouds may be part science and part art, the technology variant is all science. Cloud computing infrastructures are used for everything from mobile apps and enterprise software to (more recently) gaming and media streaming. And
The Microsoft Research unit has had a fairly busy year. And SIGGRAPH 2013, the 40th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Technique, has provided the company to showcase what it has been working on.
There were times when Microsoft was more interested in plain old software development, but the past few years, Redmond has increased its focus on research manifold. The result is that the company is now on the forefront
The Windows Phone 8 platform is finally seeing some intensified action on the apps front, with several third-party developers coding for the mobile operating system. Additionally, Nokia also comes up with exclusive applications for its Lumia range.
Microsoft has announced that Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s chief research and strategy officer, will retire in 2014 when he will be 65. Mundie was one of two Microsoft Corp executives who took over Bill Gates’ role at the