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Craig Mundie, Microsoft's chief research and strategy officer, takes News.com's Ina Fried on a tour of TechFest 2008. They discuss the latest research out of Redmond's labs and where the company is placing its bets these days.
Several new projects and ideas emerged from Microsoft's TechFest 2008 to help streamline people's media intake. CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi has some of the highlights from the event, including a political blog aggregator and an application that can search your music library.
With a few clicks of the mouse, bad photos can become great ones, according to Microsoft researchers. At Techfest 2008 in Redmond, Wash., CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi demoed two new photo programs that can turn any amateur picture-taker into a professional photographer.
Imagine a mobile device with front and back touch-screen sensitivity to better navigate a map. What about a software program that allows you to plot your journeys and share them with a friend? CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi reports on two mapping ideas that debuted at Microsoft's Techfest 2008 in Redmond, Wash., this week.
In an interview with CNET News.com's Ina Fried, Microsoft's chairman explains why the company is giving away its developer tools to students and offers a glimpse at the rationale behind the Yahoo bid.
Daylight saving time patches, DVRs get better connected, royalties kill the Net radio star, TechFest innovations, and get a grip on better digital pictures.
At the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit in Redmond, Wash., Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates challenged developers to create solutions that will "change the way things are done."
After yet another product delay, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer can't be happy about the emerging pattern. Go behind the scenes with Charlie Cooper, Brian Cooley and Ina Fried for this week's CNET News.com Reporter's Roundtable.
At CES 2011 in Las Vegas, Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, gives us a sneak peek at what the Redmond, Wash., company is developing this year.
To bring technology to emerging markets, Microsoft has an ongoing project called Unlimited Potential. CNET News.com's Ina Fried sat down with Microsoft VP Will Poole to discuss what the project's new "multipoint" technology is doing to help address the problems of having just one computer for a large classroom.