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Microsoft’s Cube: The intersection of Art and Technology

When art and technology come together, the union can create a magical experience and some really unbelievable things. This is what happened when Microsoft’s creative and technical team came together and built ‘the Cube’. The Cube debuts at Decibel Festival, […]

Microsoft to close its Research lab, Trustworthy Computing Group, etc.

The victim of the latest round of Microsoft restructuring underway is the company’s esteemed Silicon Valley research group. Yes, the news is that Microsoft is shutting down its research facility that focuses on distributed computing. The Microsoft Research lab was […]

Microsoft OCR Library for Windows Runtime

Microsoft OCR Library for Windows Runtime released as NuGet Package

Microsoft recently announced Microsoft OCR Library for Windows Runtime as a NuGet package. This is an application used by Windows Phone 8/8.1, Windows Store apps to add text recognition capabilities to the devices. The feature of Microsoft OCR Library is […]

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Microsoft Internet Explorer Developer Channel is live

Microsoft has announced the release of Internet Explorer Developer Channel to give developers an early look in on the various features of Internet Explorer. The IE Developer Channel provides a version of the browser for Developer’s to explore and test […]


TrueCrypt must not die! Community efforts On to organize a future.

While TrueCrypt, the popular encryption software may have been killed under mysterious circumstances, efforts are “On” to give it a future. No reasons were given by TrueCrypt’s developers for their decision to kill the popular open source software, nor was […]


TrueCrypt dies … under mysterious circumstances!

The ultimate encryption freeware TrueCrypt has abruptly announced that the software is no longer secure after Microsoft ended support for Windows XP. This sudden news has sent shockwaves to the online community as TrueCrypt bears the honor of being the […]

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2014 released

Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack 2014 has been released. The latest version of Microsoft Desktop Optimization Pack (MDOP), the desktop virtualization and management toolset from Microsoft; was released for download yesterday. MDOP 2014 is a suite of desktop management solutions that […]

Registration is now open for Microsoft’s BUILD 2014 Developer Conference

Microsoft’s iconic BUILD Developer Conference is now, or will be in a few hours will be open for registration. Depending on your geographic location, the timing may differ. Microsoft’s website says it will be open the registration at 9AM PST, […]

IE11 Page prediction, Preloading, Prefetching features make it even faster

Internet Explorer 11 lets you browse the web fast as it loads the page content instantly, says Microsoft. In an official blog post, Microsoft explains how its premium web-browser tackles the network latency issue and utilizes battery life, memory, and […]

Windows 8.1 Engineers fail to address major concerns at Reddit AMA

On the occasion of the release of its new operating system, Microsoft participated in the popular Reddit AMA. A group of engineers from the Windows 8.1 team sat down to talk about user experiences, the new Internet Explorer and the […]

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Opera 17 First Developer Version Released

The first developer version of the Opera browser, Opera 17 Developer has finally been released with a few bug fixes and a handful of new features. Downloadable from the Opera Desktop Team website this developer stream brings several requested features […]

Internet Explorer 11 Developer Preview for Windows 7 released

During Microsoft’s Build conference, the IE team had promised the availability of Internet Explorer 11 (IE11), the latest version shipped with Windows 8.1 to be also available for Windows 7. Fast-forward a month on July 25, the team has released […]

Microsoft to open up its Bing search engine to developers

This is just the first step towards our vision for Bing as a platform. As we continue to build out our intelligent fabric services you can expect to see additional capabilities that will enable you to create experiences that are […]

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Microsoft launches new revamped Windows Dev Center

The Windows Dev Centre was launched in October, 2011. Since then, Microsoft has worked on it continuously to increase its efficiency. Microsoft’s team works closely with software architects and developers all across the world to understand the requirements and then […]

Microsoft Invites Young Developers For AppFest On Feb 26

Microsoft after launching, to support youth micro projects has now come up with a new platform AppFest for students to develop apps for Windows 8 platform. This Appfest will be conducted on February 26, 2013 by Microsoft Corporation (India) […]

Windows Phone Next App Star Contest Open For Developers Worldwide

If you are a registered Windows Phone developer, this might be good news for you. With an intention to use some marquee apps for its mobile platform Microsoft is launching its “Windows Phone Next App Star” contest today.  The company […]

Microsoft announces the Windows Startup Challenge

Microsoft, in association with Startup Weekend and DEMO, has announced the launch of the Windows Startup Challenge. The initiative has been launched with the idea of promoting the development of apps and accelerating their progress from prototype to development to […]

Microsoft announces Circle Of Experts program

Microsoft has organized a training and certification program for IT professionals, dubbed ‘Circle of Experts’. The program has been launched in an effort to help IT professionals update their knowledge as their profession is fast, ever-changing and requires enhancing skills. […]

Microsoft releases SkyDrive SDK for Windows Phone & .NET

Microsoft platform developers who are working for .NET platform and Windows Phone apps development may be happy to know that Microsoft has released a new SDK for developers to make their life easy and enhance the quality and power of […]

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Microsoft Windows Store plans revealed; First Apps Contest announced

Microsoft has revelead the details of its Windows Store.  The Windows Store will be a part of Windows 8 and the distribution point for Metro style apps. Microsoft today at its Store Preview event in San Francisco,  also described the […]

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Microsoft to develop software to monitor employee habits?

The next time you intend to end a conference call early being inside a Microsoft Office, be careful. Because there might just be a software to monitor that. Yes, we know that’s hard, but maybe that’s what Microsoft may want […]

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Kinect for Windows website is now live

Microsoft has launched the Kinect for Windows website. In fact it’s more than just a website – it really kick starts the journey for the Kinect for Windows commercial program that’s coming in early 2012. Whether you’re educating students, entertaining […]

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App Developer Hackathon coming in October 2011

Didn’t the Yahoo Open Hack 2011 satisfy your ‘hacking‘ appetite? Or is there more that your fingers want to engross themselves in by repeatedly banging on the keyboard with full vigor as you proceed towards your next hack? If yes, then […]