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Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 wins plaudits for display, says researcher

Microsoft's newest 12-inch tablet has one of the best displays of any tablet out there, according to DisplayMate Technologies. That's no mean feat.

By July 30, 2014

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5-year-old finds Xbox security flaw, becomes Microsoft researcher

A boy works out how to get into his dad's Xbox Live account without a password. Microsoft not only plugs the flaw but appoints Kristoffer Von Hassel as a security researcher.

By April 4, 2014

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Microsoft researchers think local with HereHere

Researchers at Microsoft's FuSE Labs launch a second project that investigates the intersection of hyper-local content and civic engagement.

By March 10, 2014

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Canada accuses China of hacking into National Research Council

The organization, which handles Canada's R&D efforts, is rebuilding its IT infrastructure and says the hack didn't extend into the rest of the government's networks.

By July 30, 2014

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MIT researchers use drones as photography lights

Researchers at MIT have come up with a novel use for the humble drone, turning them into flying photography lights.

By July 14, 2014

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Cinnamon might slow Parkinson's, research suggests

The tools to slow the progression of Parkinson's disease might one day come from the kitchen cabinet instead of the medicine cabinet, according to a new study.

By July 9, 2014

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Microsoft Research: laptops more reliable than desktops, faster CPUs fail quicker

For reasons known only to the great churning of the internet, a paper published in April 2011 and presented at EuroSys 2011 has only just bubbled to the top of web consciousness and looks into consumer hardware failures across a million PCs.

By June 26, 2012

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More than half of 25 to 34-year olds have a tablet, says new research

Half of 25 to 34-year olds and a third of 18 to 24-year olds have an iPad or similar tablet, and they're using them to watch lots of online video.

By June 26, 2014

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S takes tablet display crown, says researcher

Samsung's Galaxy Tab S 10.5 and Tab S 8.4 catapult OLED screen technology to the top of DisplayMate's tablet rankings.

By June 24, 2014

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Microsoft snags Yahoo scientists for new research lab

Software giant hires a handful of Yahoo's brightest scientists for a New York lab that will focus on social interaction.

By May 2, 2012