Microsoft smart lamp proof-of-concept detects a phone sat on your desk and recharges it by directing a beam onto solar panels.
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Microsoft wants Windows 10 to boost its mobile play, but that's not the only battle the software giant will have to fight.
Microsoft has unveiled two new Lumia smartphones that come in below the $100 mark, including the Lumia 435, its cheapest smartphone to date.
In the Android space this week came word of HTC stopping its slide, VW shows its car system, and Microsoft Office is getting closer.
Alibaba Group will strengthen its anti-counterfeit measures to protect the intellectual property rights of Microsoft as part of a new memorandum of understanding.
Microsoft is making more organizational changes aimed at getting more software developers to write for its platforms.
A Pacific Crest survey highlights how Microsoft stands to gain over the next three years, CIOs are seeing software price increases and decreases in maintenance and prepackaged apps are on the way.
Google is allowing users to run Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter on its cloud platform, and is now allowing them to run some of their licensed Microsoft enterprise apps on Google Cloud.
Microsoft and integrator partner Accenture have jointly funded and developed a hybrid cloud services/software bundle that will be available next year.
It's got good hardware, good software - so what does Microsoft need to do to make Lumia a success?
Microsoft is finally getting real about open-source software.
Microsoft has taken the wraps off its first non-Nokia branded Lumia, aimed squarely at first-time smartphone buyers and emerging markets.
Microsoft and IBM have forged a new alliance bringing more of IBM's enterprise software and services to Azure, and Microsoft's enterprise software to IBM's cloud platforms.
HTC continues to focus on imaging with a new Desire handset, enhanced camera experience, and an updated Zoe collaboration app that's even coming to iOS devices.
Microsoft has been busy forging new alliances with a variety of software vendors in recent months. But how much real substance is there in its latest partnerships?
Software as a Service offerings -- such as SalesForce.com, Office356, Microsoft Dynamics and AthenaHealth -- hold out the promise of replacing enterprise applications and serving as platforms for future development. While the promise can be fulfilled, organizations have to take some responsibility too.
Samsung vs. Apple vs. Nokia, HTC and Motorola. Who cares? All the hardware looks alike. The smartphone battle is won with ecosystems, cloud and sheer marketing.
4Afrika invests in competition to improve pan-continental collaboration and help improve lifespan of African innovation centres.
World Vision Australia will be enhancing its end-to-end communication both internally and externally with Microsoft Australia's AU$4 million software donation.
Microsoft, continuing in its mobile-first, cross-platform vein, is updating its services and software for Apple's latest operating system release.
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