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Microsoft Research toils on app shield for the cloud

Microsoft researchers develop a prototype of an app-shielding technology called Haven, which builds on top of its previous Drawbridge operating system work.

By October 6, 2014


A non-Windows OS? Microsoft drops clues

We take stock of some recent developments of note regarding Microsoft's hush-hush "Midori" operating system project.

By December 30, 2013


25 fun things to do with a Raspberry Pi

Time to get creative with your computing -- here are our favourite fun things you can do with your Raspberry Pi.

By November 28, 2012


Microsoft forges ahead with new home-automation OS

In a handful of real homes, Microsoft is testing a prototype of a home-automation operating system on which its researchers have been working for several years.

By April 27, 2012


Microsoft taking a sip of Midori

The software maker has an "incubation project" that is exploring what an all-new operating system might look like. But it's too soon to say that the company has found Windows' replacement.

By August 5, 2008


Toyota's viral hit makes the minivan (almost) cool

A music video spot for the Toyota Sienna might just get families grooving to the idea of a minivan a "swagger wagon."

By May 7, 2010


To challenge Google, Microsoft might want to think Apple

Redmond's challenge is to prove the Windows experience is worth paying for. If it is looking for a game plan, it might want to look at how the Mac has tackled the PC.

By July 8, 2009


Microsoft nabs Sun chip executive

Marc Tremblay, one of the main architects of the Sparc line of chips, is headed to Redmond as a "distinguished engineer" after spending 18 years at Sun.

By April 8, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 780: Microsoft to dump Windows?

Details are leaking out about a post-Windows OS from Microsoft, code-name Midori, that would use virtualization and the cloud to manage your computing life. Throw in the semantic Web and you have a buzzword threefer!

By August 4, 2008


Microsoft gets paid twice as Vista users downgrade to XP

Microsoft has a far deeper problem with Vista than it had originally expected.

By August 19, 2008