Microsoft Research and Duke University are combining device graphics chips with those in the cloud to cut mobile broadband usage for streamed applications by up to 83 percent.
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Jill Schoolenberg will take on the role of VP of Canada, an assignment that will see the Microsoft MSN veteran tasked with attracting more Canadian SMBs to the platform.
Microsoft is continuing its cross-platform push, bringing a number of its MSN-branded consumer apps to iOS, Android and Amazon devices.
Microsoft is rebranding its Bing consumer apps as MSN apps and bringing them to iOS and Android devices. It also is revamping the MSN.com portal.
Ten years after its entrance to Chinese market, Microsoft has decided to terminate MSN messenger services in the country – the last one in the world – by the end of October.
The UK has launched a TV white space pilot in which it will test devices and databases that manage access to unused spectrum.
As budgets tighten and priorities are realigned in the newly reorganized Microsoft, MSN.com has cut loose some of its non-full-time employees.
Microsoft says it can reduce access costs by a factor of ten for poor communities in Limpopo.
Through a pilot project in Kenya, Microsoft hopes to show that white spaces offer a viable, low-cost way of extending broadband access to unserved and underserved communities in Africa.
Microsoft will launch a revamped MSN portal on October 26, the day Windows 8 and Windows RT PCs and tablets go on sale. Here's what to expect.
Microsoft's Surface tablets will initially reject mobile broadband connectivity for a Wi-Fi-only approach, according to reports.Sources quoted by Bloomberg on Friday said the first models of Microsoft iPad rival would come without the option of 3G or '4G' LTE, both of which are options in Apple's tablet.
The next version of the Windows operating system will make it far easier for users on the move to establish and manage mobile broadband connections, Microsoft said.Billy Anders, a Microsoft group programme manager on the devices and networks team, outlined the changes in a blog post on Friday.
We often get asked what we've seen this year in technology, so what better way to tell the story than with a round-up of the year's photos?
Microsoft, BT and start-up Neul are working on broadband using white-space radio, which promises new wireless data without needing new frequencies. That's a tougher job to pull off than it may seem
A group of 10 allies, including the BBC and Nokia, are setting up a test site in Cambridge for broadband based on the unused spectrum lying between TV broadcasts
Microsoft has hired designers to create ideas for the next generation of MSN and Microsoft.com. Catch a sneak peek of their ideas here.
Microsoft has hired quite a number of designers to create ideas for the next generation of MSN and Microsoft.com. Catch a sneak peek of their ideas here!
Two Microsoft executives have said that Australia's approach to its National Broadband Network is better than that of New Zealand with its Ultra-Fast Broadband initiative.
They say a picture tells 1000 words. Here at ZDNet Australia, we've compiled 25 of the year's best tech photos so you didn't have to read so much.
Asia will eventually develop strong cloud ecosystem, driven by large broadband investment and keen adoption interest from governments and enterprises, says Microsoft exec.
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