The white heat of technology needs a furnace. That's where research labs - both commercial and academic - come in.
500 words into the future
Unapologetically opinionated views on technology, in the office and out
Simon Bisson is a freelance technology journalist. He specialises in architecture and enterprise IT. He ran one of the UK's first national ISPs and moved to writing around the time of the collapse of the first dotcom boom. He still writes code.
Mary Branscombe is a freelance tech journalist. Mary has been a technology writer for nearly two decades, covering everything from early versions of Windows and Office to the first smartphones, the arrival of the web and most things inbetween.
An extra surface for my Surface makes it work better on my knees. Here's how to make your own.
Microsoft Research’s hyperscale computing artificial intelligences are about to change the way we think about computing.
Michael Dell went on stage at Future in Review to talk about going private, the future of his company, and making money from PCs.
The language Microsoft uses internally is changing; and that means the way it works is changing too.
Windows Phone is popular enough for makers of fake apps to target it, but shouldn't it be harder for them to make it into the store?
No flashing lights, no darkened rooms; a few dozen people run the whole of Azure from an ordinary office — and that's the point
After several major security breaches, is there's another way to do things?
Transfer files off phones and tablets without plugging into a PC with this handy dual-port USB stick.
Trying out 16:9 on the desktop with the BenQ GW2760HM monitor.