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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


Kinect looks to replace your mouse with your fists

Microsoft is showing off updated Kinect features at TechFest this week, allowing people to use hand gestures to replace a mouse.

By March 6, 2013


Windows Blue upgrades may be shown in leaked videos

Speculation on Microsoft's next Windows release abounds -- new videos suggest that touch may be enhanced and Windows Phone could get better speech recognition.

By March 21, 2013


Windows 8 Blue update illustrated with a leak of Fresh Paint

Microsoft is improving its touch interface for Windows 8, with an apparently leaked video showing new touch features in the Blue update.

By March 21, 2013


Using Kinect to map the human brain for neurosurgeons

The new Kinect Fusion API has allowed the team at Microsoft Research Cambridge to create an app that re-creates a 3D brain scan.

By March 10, 2013


More from Microsoft's TechFest

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.

By March 3, 2010


Microsoft uses TechFest to tout new user interfaces

The software maker uses its internal science fair as an opportunity to showcase new ways of connecting with the computer.

By March 2, 2010


Microsoft TechFest 2009: Research revealed

Microsoft's TechFest 2009 has been and gone, showing off some of the company's research before it hits the development stage.

16 Images By March 9, 2009


Microsoft hits TechFest high notes

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.

By February 23, 2009


Inside Microsoft's science fair

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.

By February 11, 2011