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Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

Using sensor-equipped head bands, the device could ideally interpret neurological data to have users open and use apps with thoughts instead of gestures.

Jan 17, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

Microsoft patents 'mind control' brain interface

These sensors would send neurological signals like the electroencephalogram (EEG) readings, which the device can decode to launch and operate compatible apps.
 

Jan 17, 2018, 12:59 PM IST
US says Facebook, Microsoft disabled North Korean cyber threats

US says Facebook, Microsoft disabled North Korean cyber threats

"Facebook took down accounts and stopped the operational execution of ongoing cyber attacks and Microsoft acted to patch existing attacks," White House homeland security adviser Tom Bossert said.

Dec 19, 2017, 22:19 PM IST
Microsoft files patent for foldable dual-screen notebook

Microsoft files patent for foldable dual-screen notebook

The design shows two edge-to-edge displays which are positioned such that they touch each other without any significant gap.

Dec 16, 2017, 14:37 PM IST
Facebook is the best place to work in the US: Glassdoor ranking

Facebook is the best place to work in the US: Glassdoor ranking

This is Facebook's 3rd time on top spot, and 8th time in the top 10.

Dec 06, 2017, 23:41 PM IST
Over 300 students bag jobs at IIT-Kharagpur

Over 300 students bag jobs at IIT-Kharagpur

The placement season at IIT-Kharagpur has started on a robust note with more than 300 students bagging jobs on the first two days.

Dec 03, 2017, 20:21 PM IST
Microsoft working on Snapdragon 845-powered Surface device: Report

Microsoft working on Snapdragon 845-powered Surface device: Report

The company has posted a job advertisement for a radio engineer to be based in Redmond Building 85.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:50 PM IST
Microsoft releases Edge browser for Android, iOS

Microsoft releases Edge browser for Android, iOS

The browser also includes access to favourites, history, reading list, and e-books.

Dec 01, 2017, 12:23 PM IST
Windows 10 now running on 600 mn devices

Windows 10 now running on 600 mn devices

It took the latest Windows OS almost 27 months to hit the milestone.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Microsoft now supports Tamil text translation

The new addition will enable Tamil users get directions, order food at restaurants, and use the built-in "Phrasebook" feature.

Nov 22, 2017, 15:57 PM IST
Google, Facebook join news organizations in `Trust Project`

Google, Facebook join news organizations in `Trust Project`

Each online platform will develop "trust indicators" to help readers "assess whether news comes from a credible source they can depend on," Lehrman added.

Nov 17, 2017, 00:00 AM IST
Russia's Internet regulator goes after Facebook now

Russia's Internet regulator goes after Facebook now

Facebook had confessed that as many as 126 million US users may have seen Russia-backed content over the last two years.

Nov 09, 2017, 16:42 PM IST
Ola partners with Microsoft for connected vehicle platform

Ola partners with Microsoft for connected vehicle platform

Ola will use Microsoft AI and IoT to enhance driver experiences with telematics and navigation guidance.

Nov 07, 2017, 13:53 PM IST

SBI deploys Microsoft Office 365 across its network

Microsoft has also consolidated SBI`s messaging and collaboration server infrastructure in 17 countries, helping it save more than $200,000 annually.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:50 PM IST
Microsoft brings HoloLens to 29 new markets

Microsoft brings HoloLens to 29 new markets

Mixed reality delivers interfaces that help workers act upon data generated from instrumented/intelligence devices, and connect seamlessly with others across physical space.

Nov 02, 2017, 13:03 PM IST

Tata Comm joins Internet Watch Foundation

The company said over 28 per cent of the world's internet routes travel over Tata Communications' network, making it the fifth largest global internet backbone service provider.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:48 PM IST

Microsoft Office 365 now available in 96 new global markets

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella had previewed the integration of LinkedIn profiles in Outlook.com at the company`s annual conference for developers and IT professionals "Ignite" in September. 

Nov 01, 2017, 12:46 PM IST
Amazon's Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon's Bezos overtakes Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos overtook Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates as the richest person in the world on Friday as the e-commerce giant's shares registered an uptick on the Wall Street.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:21 AM IST
Microsoft stops manufacturing Kinect

Microsoft stops manufacturing Kinect

Microsoft`s Kinect for Xbox 360 became the fastest-selling consumer device back in 2011.

Oct 26, 2017, 11:18 AM IST
Microsoft releases Fall Creators Update for over 500 mn devices

Microsoft releases Fall Creators Update for over 500 mn devices

Also known as "Windows 10 Version 1709", this iteration of Windows 10 brings changes to the overall design and usability of Windows 10.

Oct 18, 2017, 12:33 PM IST