The world's largest software company says it's acquired the Israeli company's technology assets.
The tech giant has been using N-trig's styluses for its Surface tablet line, which is now a billion-dollar business.
Crave talks to Lenny Engelhardt, N-trig's VP of Business Development, about the company's multitouch technology.
The acquisition would represent further investment by Microsoft in the cloud as it looks to make good on Satya Nadella's promise of being a "mobile-first, cloud-first" company.
After two weeks with the Surface Pro 3, the good and the bad come into sharper relief.
Lenovo unveils its Android 3.1 ThinkPad and IdeaPad K1 tablets, both of which are priced at $499 and available in August 2011.
A story from Israel-based Haaretz says HTC's anticipated tablet will boast multitouch functionality, courtesy of technology from N-trig.
Support for multitouch input is one of the most tangible ways that Windows 7 differs from its predecessors. But will many people actually get their hands on the technology?
Software makers are taking advantage of operating system's multitouch, while Microsoft's hardware unit is tailoring keyboards and mice to take advantage of new features.
Despite searching for ways to tighten its belt, Microsoft is still spending in many areas. Its latest investments include a stake in a multitouch start-up as well as a new ad campaign aimed at businesses.