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January 17, 2015
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Google Glass Explorer: UD engineer explores use of computer vision to enable better health care

Google Glass Explorers are using the novel wearable computers for applications ranging from wildlife preservation and museum tours to precision sports training and on-the-go language translation. For the University of Delaware’s Jingyi Yu, Google Glass is one more device in … Continue reading

February 13, 2013
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High Stakes: Businesses Make Big Data Bets

Big data has exploded into the mainstream, and very soon harnessing the power of information won’t just be a matter of profitability, but of survival. Microsoft has the tools to help businesses survive and thrive in the dawning age of … Continue reading

January 7, 2013
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The Results Are In: Xbox NUads Makes Traditional TV Advertising More Engaging

New interactive TV ad format captivates consumers beyond the 30-second spot. REDMOND, Wash. — Jan. 7, 2013 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the double-digit engagement results of the first NUads experience, interactive polling, which it rolled out earlier in the … Continue reading

October 30, 2012
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“Nike+ Kinect Training” Provides World Class Athletic Training – at Home

Microsoft and Nike team up to make Nike’s elite athletic training – never before available to the public – available to everyone in the comfort of their living room with the power of Kinect for Xbox 360. REDMOND, Wash. – … Continue reading

September 30, 2012
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Microsoft Expands New England Campus, Unveils State-of-the-Art Tech Center

Microsoft’s grand opening of expanded facilities in Cambridge, Mass., aimed to help industry leaders work together to envision, architect and demonstrate solutions based on Microsoft and partner technologies. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Microsoft Corp. announced the expansion of its New England … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
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Bing Challenges Nation to ‘Bing It On’

Study suggests people prefer Bing’s Web search results nearly 2-to-1 over Google. REDMOND, Wash. — Sept. 6, 2012 — Beginning today, America can click and choose which Web search results it prefers by participating in the Bing It On Challenge, … Continue reading

June 12, 2012
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A Career of Thriving on ‘Impossible Projects’ – Including Kinect for Xbox 360

Alex Kipman, leader behind Kinect, on making technology ‘disappear.’ REDMOND, Wash. – June 12, 2012 – In June 2010, Alex Kipman sat in Los Angeles’ Galen Center as Cirque de Soleil performers helped introduce the world to Kinect. Acrobats, musicians … Continue reading

April 24, 2012
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Software You Can Eat: College Students Build Tool to Feed the Hungry

A team of Arizona State University Students won the U.S. Imagine Cup’s Software Design category with a program that takes uneaten restaurant and catered event meals and reroutes it to nearby families that would otherwise go without. REDMOND, Wash. — … Continue reading