An exclusive sneak inside Building 99, Microsoft's AI research labs in Redmond, highlighted the company's objective of taking the present technology to the next level with bots and more.
Opera has released a concept browser named Neon, intended to challenge some of the traditional facets of modern browsers while including features such as video pop-out and split screen mode.
Microsoft has outlined the changes it'll be making to Project Islandwood - its open source tool to port iOS apps to Windows - with better implementation of UIKit combined with XAML.
Google's co-founder, Larry Page, has big dreams when it comes to the future. He's hoping to create affordable flying cars for the masses so we can all live like George Jetson.
Modern prosthetics could be taken to a new level if a joint effort between St Vincent's Hospital and the University of Melbourne discovers how to relay sensory feedback from robotic arms to the brain.
The web is quite a bit different today than it was 20 years ago. We look at some ideas on how it will expand and change in the next two decades and would love to hear your opinions on the topic.
The blending of science and fiction is gradually becoming our reality as a man without both of his arms successfully operates two robotic arms using nothing more than his own brain.
Bing was pretty good at making predictions in 2014 with Cortana correctly predicting almost all the results of the football World Cup and more. What's in store for 2015? The Bing team explores.
Ever uploaded a photo in a subconscious state and regretted it afterwards? Not anymore. Facebook is working on a digital assistant which will question you before you upload embarrassing selfies.
We had a chance to chat with the team behind the Band - and with their far-reaching goals, what we see today is just the start of an ambitious project that will change the way we look at health data.
OnePlus has confirmed that it is working on a second handset, but the Two won't go on sale until mid-2015 - and the company has hinted that it could end up being a smaller device than its predecessor.
Researchers from Harvard have created a robot swarm. Consisting of over 1000 'kilobots' the swarm can assemble itself and achieve tasks without the need for human intervention.
Less than 24 hours ago, Google revealed a new product in their ever expanding line-up, the Chromebox. This video-conferencing system is available for $999 in the US today with a free one year license.
Samsung has introduced the 'Junior Software Academy' as an extra-curricular club for students in its home country of South Korea to learn about software development, from company employees themselves.
The future of the automobile is something that often includes the thought of self driving cars, hydrogen power and even the possibility of flying cars but Microsoft's view is slightly different.
Rick Rashid, Microsoft's chief research officer, has given an interview with The Verge where he states that a Microsoft smartwatch is a "possibility," but the market may not be there.
Livemocha has sent an email to its users alerting them that the company is now part of Rosetta Stone, letting users know that this will not change their ability to learn and hinting at a redesign too.
Mozilla's latest project, the 'Collusion' addon for Firefox, builds up an almost-scary picture of how you're connected to the Internet, and how you can be tied across different websites unknowingly.
Google's hunt for new Explorers with Glass is over. While the contest ran during February, the company has only begun to send out invitations to join the Explorer Program via Google+ today.
An update to Google's YouTube app for Android added some interesting code, indicating you could be paying to subscribe to channels in the near future, though the company has been tight-lipped.
Apple has been riding a tidal wave of success that started with the iPod in the early 2000s. But with increased competition from Google & Microsoft in the mobile space, where does Apple's future lie.
Microsoft Research, in cooperation with the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel, is working on a system to potentially divine the future from newspaper headlines and other sources.
Microsoft has launched fourteen Innovation Centres across four Indian states. The centres allow for students to gain certification with Microsoft's products, with seven in Andhra Pradesh alone.
What will Information Technology look like in the year 2020? That's what HP is trying to find out by crowdsourcing the Internet. Questions are asked on their site and an ebook will be published in Dec
We know the future of the internet is only going to see more development, but it can be hard to really comprehend it. We take a look at what a zettabyte is and where the internet could go, given time.
A Pew Internet survey shows that while most experts are optimistic about how the next generation can cope with today's technology, others aren't so sure. Others just have utterly bizarre predictions.
In an unusual new attempt to circumvent internet censorship, hackers have suggested using satellites in space, as no country could request their removal.
The year's not yet over, but IBM is looking towards the next five, with five predictions for developments and innovations in technology that it believes will have changed the world by the end of 2016.
Microsoft has released its latest 'future-gazing' video, offering an exciting glimpse into how it believes technology will develop and integrate within our personal and professional lives.
At a business event on Friday afternoon, Steve Wozniak (Co-founder of Apple alongside Steve Jobs) claimed that humans would "become the pets, the dogs of the house." Wozniak was speaking to an audience of over...
Ever since their worldwide debut in the 1980's, Mobile phones have been getting smaller and thinner. It's a good thing, too, those first phones were quite literally the size of your average house brick. All...
Google's Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt outlined his vision of the future of computing, where he sees Google heading, and the possibilities Moore's Law can provide the public with. In an interview with The Telegraph ,...
Linux's Future: Observations by a Linux user Having been inspired by the Neowin original two-part article, "Microsoft's Future" by Max Majewski (part one and part two), I decided that a look at where Linux...
A new hope The year 2009 has been an important one for Microsoft. Redemption is in reach again, after taking hits from increasingly hostile publicity, against its mishandled operating system Windows Vista; several corporate snafus...
A study looking at the quality of broadband across 66 countries worldwide has found that only nine countries are ready for future demand, with two-thirds meeting the criteria for today's requirements only. The study placed...
Once you enter the lobby you face wall of big screens, displaying current critical operations. Jeff Clarkson, research engineer at SPAWAR, wants you to see all relevant information, as you move through the lobby. Then,...
What is it that the New York Times claims is causing teens anxiety, falling grades, repetitive stress injury and sleep deprivation? They claim teens are doing it at school, late at night, at restaurants...
We have seen pictures of Microsoft's home of the future concept previously but this time the BBC has recorded a tour of the unit based at Microsoft's HQ in Redmond. The video demonstrates speech and...
How might technology influence a college student in the future, and what can we expect from our learning institutions in regards to advancements? In which type of environment will students find themselves learning in 10,...
Channel 9 have caught up with Bill Gates as he prepares to step down from his full time duties. It's the only place he's worked and he's getting ready to transition from his day to...