Researchers at Microsoft's FuSE Labs launch a second project that investigates the intersection of hyper-local content and civic engagement.
Microsoft is showing off updated Kinect features at TechFest this week, allowing people to use hand gestures to replace a mouse.
Speculation on Microsoft's next Windows release abounds -- new videos suggest that touch may be enhanced and Windows Phone could get better speech recognition.
Microsoft is improving its touch interface for Windows 8, with an apparently leaked video showing new touch features in the Blue update.
The new Kinect Fusion API has allowed the team at Microsoft Research Cambridge to create an app that re-creates a 3D brain scan.
Although the annual science fair isn't open to the press, company is releasing details on projects on display, including a phone that does language translation on the fly.
The software maker uses its internal science fair as an opportunity to showcase new ways of connecting with the computer.
Microsoft's TechFest 2009 has been and gone, showing off some of the company's research before it hits the development stage.
A day ahead of this year's internal science fair, Microsoft shows off some projects that made it into product form, including the music program Songsmith.
CNET gets an inside look at a Microsoft event designed to give employees a place to show off ideas they've built outside their everyday work schedules. Some could end up as real products one day.