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Friday Poll: Most compelling use for natural user interfaces?

The way we interact with computers is set to change over the next several decades. Which use for natural user interfaces excites you most?

By Jun. 17, 2011


Microsoft readies Bing Fund angel investment incubator

Software giant is poised to launch a new startup/accelerator incubation effort designed to bring innovation to the company's Online Services Division.

By Jul. 8, 2012


Royal Wedding smashes online records

The most-watched wedding of the century so far has broken online streaming records, reaching the largest ever online audience for a single event.

By May. 4, 2011


Microsoft demos 3D photo avatars, display tech

In a series of demo videos from Microsoft's Research group, the company shows off its efforts in 3D face-mapping and display technology that's user-aware.

By Feb. 22, 2011


Microsoft to acquire gesture control maker Canesta

Canesta, which a year ago took in a $16 million round of funding, makes technology that enables people to control devices using motions instead of hardware interfaces.

By Oct. 29, 2010


Giving Google App Inventor a spin

Google has created a simple way for us to make our own Android apps. To prove even the dimmest of wits can produce something usable, we had a go.

By Aug. 4, 2010


Election spurs record traffic to news sites

Akamai's Net Usage Index shows a Tuesday night peak of 8.5 million-plus visitors per minute to online news venues. That's even better than March Madness.

By Nov. 5, 2008


Google unleashes unlocked G1 on developers

Google has announced a SIM- and hardware-unlocked version of the first Android smartphone, especially good news for developers who live outside an area blanketed by T-Mobile.

By Dec. 6, 2008


Ghost's operating system comes alive

Palestinian-Israeli team launches its Virtual Computer that uses "cloud computing" to let users access their desktop and data from any computer worldwide.

By Jul. 13, 2009


Net usage spikes after U.S. Airways plane crash

People looking for news and information about the crash into the Hudson River caused a big spike in Internet traffic.

By Jan. 16, 2009