Microsoft has created a new research incubator for scientists and engineers to work towards general-purpose artificial intelligence. The incubator will tackle the development of AI that can be deployed into all products, rather than narrow AI, which is built for a singular purpose. See Also: Microsoft likes self-driving cars, but won’t be building them This […]
Introducing Cyanogen’s MOD integrated mobile platform
The chat tool’s Web app goes global, epitomizing Microsoft’s new approach to software.
The chat tool jumps from desktop to Web.
Microsoft is bringing the universal translator to life with a new feature from Skype.
The Next Big Thing for mobile phones will help out carriers and smartphone makers quite a bit. Consumers? Not so much.
Satya Nadella is done talking about his company’s missed opportunities.
Skype is taking on Google Hangouts and helping businesses in one fell swoop.
Once again, Google seems set to leverage its place at the center of our personal productivity.
Getting set up properly with Microsoft’s online services is just as important as getting your hands on the gear. (Sponsored by Microsoft)
Have you ever considered how archaic it is to use a phone number in 2013? One company predicts we’ll soon be using screen names even on the phone.
Under Ballmer’s leadership, Microsoft made piecemeal forays into social media. His successor will need to be bolder.
As the mobile battle shifts to cloud services, Microsoft may hold a winning hand: Skype.
Microsoft claims it has never granted any government direct access to Skype or any other products.
The privacy-touting communication platform has allegedly circumvented its privacy features for the NSA since 2011.
On-premise assets contradict denials from Google, Microsoft and other named PRISM participants.
After merging Outlook.com with Skype, Skype’s next step may be moving onto the Xbox. But do you want your work contacts pinging you while you’re playing Halo?
Microsoft now commands an impressive one-third of voice traffic through Skype, but it’s traffic that its competitors increasingly want to shed. Is Skype a winning hand in a losing market?
On Tuesday, Microsoft is expected to announce that it has combined its two VOIP communications solutions, Lync and Skype, into a single team, paving the way for what the company is calling a universal “living room to the boardroom solution”.
On Friday, Microsoft launched a new Video Messages feature for Skype on the Mac, iOS, and Android – but not Windows Phone or even Windows. Is that really what Microsoft had in mind when it bought the company?