The latest version of Microsoft's Kinect for Windows SDK adds more HTML5, Kinect Fusion and support for other programming interfaces.
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One of the former brains behind Microsoft's Kinect is spearheading the company's efforts in new devices, including wearable technologies.
Microsoft is working on its 'Cortana' rival to Apple's Siri and Google Now, which will be integrated into all flavors of Windows in the future.
It's not just science fiction. Microsoft is working to make calendar, e-mail and other 'super' apps smarter by embedding entity information directly into them.
Customers ask why they are being sold more than they bargained for when signing up for MSN satellite service at RadioShack outlets.
Microsoft is continuing to advance its HomeOS research project. Now testers can use a framework, with ties to Windows Azure, to more easily monitor and update their device and sensor tests.
Microsoft and Yahoo have another month before they'll announce whether their 10-year search pact will continue as it currently stands.
Microsoft's latest future-concept video features software, services and hardware that are all about productivity.
The self-described 'productivity and platforms' company is championing this week some cross-divisional projects meant to show how enterprise and consumer tech can be combined to create new kinds of apps and services.
QNX Neutrino was picked to power 3Com's Audrey Net appliance. And alliances with the likes of Palm and Cisco are widely rumoured