Team develops faster, higher quality 3-D camera
When Microsoft released the Kinect for Xbox in November 2010, it transformed the video game industry. The most inexpensive 3-D camera to date, the Kinect bypassed the need for joysticks and controllers by ...
Microsoft opens Windows 10 to Apple, Android apps
Microsoft hopes to get more people using the next version of its Windows software on all kinds of devices by giving them access to many of the same apps they're already using on Apple or Android phones.
Research teams collaborate with microsoft on 'Earth-shattering' mixed-reality technology for education
Case Western Reserve University Radiology Professor Mark Griswold knew his world had changed the moment he first used a prototype of Microsoft's HoloLens headset. Two months later, one of the university's medical students ...
Microsoft Hyperlapse turns long video into distilled entertainment
'Windows 10 on everything' is Microsoft's gambit to profit from its competitors
Microsoft's aim to make Windows 10 run on anything is key to its strategy of reasserting its dominance. Seemingly unassailable in the 1990s, Microsoft's position has in many markets been eaten away by th ...
Microsoft Build 2015 is an opportunity to woo developers
Microsoft this week makes its pitch to a constituency that will go a long way toward determining the fate of the upcoming version of its flagship Windows software: developers.
Microsoft forecasts 1 billion Windows 10 computers, burst of new apps
Microsoft expects its newest operating system, Windows 10, to be running on 1 billion computers within two to three years.
Microsoft's Bing search engine to go 'mobile friendly'
Microsoft said Thursday its Bing search engine would be reconfigured to give more prominence to "mobile-friendly" websites, an acknowledgment of the growing importance of smartphones and other mobile devices.
Microsoft releases lineup of planned Windows 10 editions
Windows 10 will be released with at least six different variants, with features tailored for businesses, personal users and mobile devices, Microsoft said Wednesday.
Microsoft research project reveals new method for keeping data private
Microsoft researchers have created a new system that keeps data stored in the cloud safe from prying eyes or malicious players even when it is being accessed to make calculations.
Mellower Microsoft now clicks with its rivals
Todd McKinnon, the chief executive of a San Francisco technology startup, has no illusions about how the Microsoft of an earlier era would have viewed his firm.
Reorganization costs hit Microsoft profit
Microsoft reported a drop in quarterly profit Thursday, dragged down by higher costs for restructuring and integrating Nokia mobile phone operations.
MixRadio expands amid streaming battle
MixRadio, the streaming service originally launched by Nokia, on Tuesday expanded availability to major smartphone platforms as the market for on-demand music keeps growing.