Gamers snap up first deliveries of PS4 game console
The wait nearly over, Casey Karch was ready to get his hands on one of the first PlayStation 4 game consoles set to be released Friday.
Microsoft is exploring data centers powered by fuel cells
New video game consoles face changed landscape
The last time Sony and Microsoft came out with new video game consoles, there was no iPad, the iPhone was months away and "FarmVille" and "Angry Birds" had yet to be conjured up.
Microsoft opens new cybercrime center
Microsoft said Thursday it has opened a new cybercrime center, using its resources to combat malware, intellectual property theft, child exploitation and other ills in cyberspace.
A look at what next-next-gen games could offer
The next generation of gaming is nearly here, but what about the generation after that one?
Xbox, can you hear me now? One requires repetition (Update)
Like a stubborn family member or insubordinate employee, Xbox One owners might need to tell their fancy new console what to do more than once.
Microsoft makes IE 11 browser work for Windows 7
Microsoft Corp. said Thursday that it has made its latest browser, Internet Explorer 11, available to users of Windows 7 machines.
Georgia Tech develops inkjet-based circuits at fraction of time and cost
(Phys.org) —Researchers from Georgia Tech, the University of Tokyo and Microsoft Research have developed a novel method to rapidly and cheaply make electrical circuits by printing them with commodity inkjet ...
Microsoft needs to 'start up again': CEO
Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer on Tuesday said the computer giant had to reinvent itself to avoid being "old and tired" as his company struggles to keep up in the mobile devices sector.
New computing model could lead to quicker advancements in medical research
With the promise of personalized and customized medicine, one extremely important tool for its success is the knowledge of a person's unique genetic profile.
Microsoft enters 20-year deal for Texas wind power
Microsoft Corp. has reached a 20-year deal to directly buy wind energy from a turbine farm being built in Texas.
Kinect Sign Language Translator expands communication possibilities for the deaf
Worldwide, an estimated 360 million people are deaf or hard of hearing. Because the majority of hearing individuals do not understand sign language, people who are deaf often have difficulties interacting ...
Powering better online document viewing
Viewing PDF and Microsoft Office documents on a Web browser can cause slow loading and messy formatting—and often such documents won't load at all. Most times, users will simply download the documents to ...
Pirate-themed 'Assassin's Creed' videogame sets sail
A new installment of blockbuster "Assassin's Creed" videogame launched on Tuesday, putting players in the boots of a bold pirate and tapping into mobile devices to expand play.