What New Mobile Hardware To Expect At MWC 2016

 Mobile World Congress, the biggest tradeshow specifically focused on mobile, kicks off in just over a week’s time in Barcelona so here’s a quick rundown of some of ...

Microsoft’s New App “Fetch!” Tells You What Kind Of Dog You Are (And It Can ID Your Dog, Too)

 Even Microsoft’s new image recognition app has no idea what kind of dog I have. Oh well! If you don’t own a mixed-breed mutt saved from the kill shelter, however, ...

Microsoft And GoPro Sign Patent Licensing Deal For File Storage Technology

 Microsoft, though its Microsoft Licensing LLC, and GoPro today announced that they have signed a collaborative patent licensing deal for “certain file storage and other ...

Bing’s New Apps For iOS And Android Focus On Finding Deals, Local Offers

 Microsoft’s Bing is trying to carve out a niche for itself on mobile by focusing on the types of common searches and information requests people need to access while on ...

Microsoft Turns On Yammer For Office 365 Business Customers

 Get ready for Yammer, Microsoft announced today – and it’s not kidding. Microsoft said this afternoon it will begin to activate Yammer for all its eligible Office ...

SwiftKey’s Timely Exit

 Another European startup exits to an American tech giant. Predictive keyboard app maker SwiftKey, based in London, confirmed today it has sold to Microsoft. Sources put a price-tag ...

Index Ventures Has A New, $550 Million Fund, And A New Partner

 When yesterday, the keyboard developer Swiftkey was reported to be acquired by Microsoft for $ 250 million — about 10 times what it raised from investors — it ...

Microsoft Confirms SwiftKey Acquisition (For $250M In Cash)

 Microsoft today confirmed that it has acquired SwiftKey — a startup based out of London that makes keyboard apps for Android and iOS devices and is already installed and ...

Here’s What Watching The Super Bowl With Microsoft’s HoloLens Could Look Like

 Watching sports could soon be a very different experience — at least if it’s up to Microsoft and the NFL. Before you know it, a holographic player could be charging ...

Microsoft Is Acquiring London’s AI-Driven SwiftKey For $250M

 Microsoft is understood to be acquiring London-based SwiftKey, the startup which employed artificial intelligence to create a ground-breaking predictive smartphone keyboard, according ...

3D Touch Opens A New Dimension Of User Interaction

 We spend so much time touching our devices — but what if they could touch us back? Apple’s recent leaps with 3D Touch technology show that this could soon be a reality. ...

Windows Phone Is An Ex-Platform

 Microsoft announced its Q2 2016 results yesterday, reporting strong performance for its cloud business and leading to a stock bump in the wake of the news. Its Surface tablet ...