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What if you could ask a multibillion-dollar corporation to do something great for someone else and that corporation would do it? Well, this past holiday season Microsoft tried to do just that.
Microsoft's app gap is a problem 5G, Progressive Web Apps and more advanced processors may be able to solve.
Microsoft seems to be on a path to bringing its folding mobile device to market. If it happens, what should Microsoft call this unique pocketable PC?
Microsoft is working on an enterprise-focused mobile device. But how is it preparing its target market for this new device category?
Microsoft may deliver its folding mobile device in 2018. Here's why I have remained convinced of Microsoft's mobile strategy.
We all love certain products. But a company's prospects of success aren't limited to the one business segment you embrace. We all need to understand each company's mission.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845 processor impresses with immersive AR capabilities. Will it replace Microsoft's custom Holographic Processing Unit (HPU) in HoloLens 2.0?
Last month Broadcom, a leading semiconductor supplier made an unsolicited bid to acquire Qualcomm, the chip company whose technology powers virtually every smartphone and smart device on the planet.
Windows 10 Mobile's dying, and Android phones and iPhones are a Windows phone refugee's only real options. Here's why they may want to pass on the iPhone.
Windows 10 Mobile's dying and Android phones and the iPhone are a Windows phone refugees only real options. Here's why they may want to pass on Android.
When Microsoft cut its smartphone business, it cut the advantages those innovations may have added to its AI and mixed reality efforts.
With AI dominating headlines, we hear a lot about neural networks and natural language processing. But what are they and why do they matter to us and Microsoft?
With Projects Fizzyo and Torino Microsoft is helping children with Cystic Fibrosis engage in treatment and teaching blind children to code.
The terms AI, machine learning and digital assistants are often used interchangeably. But should they be? And what do they really mean?
Smartphones have changed the face of personal computing. Google and Apple are marketing Chromebooks and iPads to optimize on that reality.
With Project Rome, Microsoft is turning Microsoft Cloud into a super OS for iOS, Android, Windows and millions of cross-platform apps.
Technology can enhance our lives in many ways. Sadly, its (inevitable) misuse can also do tremendous harm.
As we celebrate Thanksgiving there are many advances in technology that benefit humanity that we should be grateful for.
Microsoft's iOS and Android investments aren't a new mobile strategy to replace Windows Mobile; they're what's left of an ambitious multi-platform mobile effort.
Ambient computing has its benefits, but as the world becomes more connected we also become more vulnerable to attacks from hackers.
There are millions of people living with Parkinson's Disease. With Emma Watch and Project Emma, Microsoft is seeking to innovate symptom-relieving treatments.
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