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|Is a Safer Cloud on the Horizon?
A new technology called "Haven" could provide unprecedented protection for data stored in the cloud.
|Enabling Cross-Lingual Conversations in Real Time
Machine-translation efforts at Microsoft are contributing an app for Skype that enables real-time conversations that break down language barriers.
|Microsoft Brings World’s Fastest Texting to Windows Phone 8.1
Teens and tweeters take note: Microsoft researchers and Windows Phone engineers have collaborated to set a Guinness World Record® for fastest texting on a mobile device.
|Leslie Lamport Receives Turing Award
On March 18, Leslie Lamport of Microsoft Research was rewarded for his outstanding contributions to computer science when the Association for Computing Machinery announced him as the recipient of computing’s greatest honor, the A.M. Turing Award.