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Bing Maps Provides More Accurate Trip Times Worldwide
Bing Maps now supports traffic-aware routing worldwide, including Clearflow machine-learning technology from Microsoft Research that predicts traffic on roads that do not provide live traffic data.

bing blogs · 25 November 2014

Meet Carnegie Mellon’s Energy Sleuths
Learn how Microsoft's Azure Machine Learning and data visualization are transforming sustainable architectural design.

Microsoft News Center · 25 November 2014

Why Your Hands Are the Windows to Your Mind
Nora Young interviews Microsoft researcher Ken Hinckley about his tablet and stylus work that won a best-paper award at UIST 2014.

CBC Radio · 24 November 2014

USC Annenberg Awards Microsoft Innovator
Researcher Duncan Watts receives the Ev Rogers award for his work on Internet connectivity.

USC Annenberg Media Center · 20 November 2014

Bing Predicts the NFL Playoffs
As we approach the last days of November, we prepare for the annual time-honored tradition of... NFL playoff projections.

bing blogs · 20 November 2014

Seattle Sounders Score with SQL Server and Fitness-Tracking Technology
“SQL Server is the place where all the data from different devices meshes together. It provides us a holistic view of the data and enables us to draw powerful insights from it,” says Ravi Ramineni, a performance analyst with the Sounders.

20 November 2014

New Community Challenge Seeks to Evaluate Methods of Computing on Encrypted Genomic Data
Kristin Lauter, head of the cryptography research group at Microsoft Research, on "practical homomorphic encryption" (PHE), which allows only some operations to be performed on data based on carefully selected parameters.

GenomeWeb · 17 November 2014

Fitzgibbon Channels Led Zeppelin into Practical Engineering
Microsoft researcher Andrew Fitzgibbon, recently elected as a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, never tires of seeing abstract thinking transform into tangible results.

17 November 2014

Third International Women's Hackathon Continues into December
A unique crowdsourcing event designed to empower young women leaders in computer science, the hackathon provides a fun and safe environment in which participants explore computing as a means of solving real-world problems.

Microsoft Research Connections Blog · 14 November 2014

Machine Learning in the Cloud Made Easier for Researchers—Azure ML Grants Available
The recently launched Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML) service hosted in the cloud aims to make it easier for researchers to build and deploy models for use in limitless applications.

Microsoft Research Connections Blog · 12 November 2014

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