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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Next Google Nexus phone could arrive this month

The next Google Nexus phone could arrive in the next month, if new rumours are true.

By October 1, 2012

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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

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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

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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

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Motorola Xoom zooming into US shops this month for £500

Best Buy has revealed a price and release date for the hotly anticipated Motorola Xoom tablet, the first to run Google's new Android 3.0 Honeycomb software.

By February 8, 2011