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MSDN Blogs:
Microsoft Research adopts Open Access policy for publications   —  In a recent interview with Scientific American, Peter Lee, head of Microsoft Research, discussed three main motivations for basic research at Microsoft.  The first relates to an aspiration to advance human knowledge …
Jan 21, 2014, 9:10 AMIn context
MSDN Blogs:
Introducing IE11: The Best Way to Experience the Web on Modern Touch Devices   —  As part of today's Windows 8.1 Preview, Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) Preview is now also available.  Fast, fluid and perfect for touch, IE11 continues our vision of providing the best Web experience across …
Jun 26, 2013, 6:55 PMIn context
Bill Hilf / MSDN Blogs:
Windows Azure Active Directory Processes 200 Billion Authentications - Connecting People, Data and Devices Around The Globe  —  At Microsoft, we have been on a transformative journey to cloud computing and we have been working with customers every step of the way.
Nov 28, 2012, 4:00 AMIn context
MSDN Blogs:
Kinect Fusion Coming to Kinect for Windows   —  Last week, I had the privilege of giving attendees at the Microsoft event, BUILD 2012, a sneak peek at an unreleased Kinect for Windows tool: Kinect Fusion.  —  Kinect Fusion was first developed as a research project at the Microsoft Research lab in Cambridge …
Nov 5, 2012, 3:40 PMIn context
Steven Sinofsky / MSDN Blogs:
Updating our built-in apps for Windows 8 … As we get close to the general availability (GA) of Windows 8, there are many things that the Windows team and other teams at Microsoft have been doing to get ready.  Of course, the most important thing has been working with PC makers to help …
Oct 4, 2012, 7:45 PMIn context
Steven Sinofsky / MSDN Blogs:
Collaborating to deliver Windows RT PCs … Windows 8 and Windows RT each reached the RTM milestone, and we are hard at work in collaboration with ecosystem partners, including PC manufacturers, Silicon partners, and other component suppliers, to complete high quality Windows RT and Windows 8 PCs that we think you'll love.
Aug 13, 2012, 5:55 PMIn context
Steven Sinofsky / MSDN Blogs:
Simplifying printing in Windows 8 … Of all the peripheral devices that you can connect to your Windows PC, printers are one of the most popular, and have been supported for the longest time.  In fact, Windows 1.0 (shipped in 1985) supported “a number of printers and plotters” and included a …
Jul 26, 2012, 6:45 AMIn context
Rob Copeland / MSDN Blogs:
Hardware accelerating everything: Windows 8 graphics … In computer graphics, high performance is a guiding principle.  In the early days of personal computing, discrete, add-on graphics cards were mostly focused on specialized applications such as CAD/CAM and gaming.
Jul 23, 2012, 11:40 PMIn context
Brad Calder / MSDN Blogs:
Windows Azure Storage - 4 Trillion Objects and Counting   —  Windows Azure Storage has had an amazing year of growth.  We have over 4 trillion objects stored, process an average of 270,000 requests per second, and reach peaks of 880,000 requests per second.  —  About a year ago we hit the 1 trillion object mark.
Jul 19, 2012, 6:45 AMIn context
Steven Sinofsky / MSDN Blogs:
Designing the Windows 8 touch keyboard … When we began planning how touch and new types of PCs might work on Windows 8, we recognized the need to provide an effective method for text entry on tablets and other touch screen PCs.  Since Windows XP SP1, which had Tablet PC features built in …
Jul 17, 2012, 5:20 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

Microsoft:
FansChoice.tv and Ooyala choose Microsoft to help them deliver content to anyone, on any device  —  On Monday at the 2014 NAB Show exhibition, Microsoft is showing the latest technology innovations for the broadcast media industry.
Atlassian:
5 Steps to launching a thriving Q&A Community  —  Imagine having a self-governing community of engaged employees answering each others' questions, solving problems, and sharing new ideas!
Zoho Blogs:
Zoho CRM - Discontinuing Integration with LinkedIn  —  Back in 2011, to help our customers focus more on selling and less CRMing, we started offering integration with LinkedIn along with various other important features.
Silicon Valley Bank:
Strengthening the U.S. Innovation Economy by Ending Abusive Patent Litigation  —  In Silicon Valley Bank's Innovation Economy Outlook 2014 survey, we asked executives what they see in today's patent system …