The preview release of Sway, Microsoft’s web-based presentation app, has been available by invite since autumn of last year, and more recently was opened up to anyone wishing to sign up. Now Microsoft has announced that it is enabling the ... Read more
Bing has added a new search function to its search engine; The New York Times’ best-seller carousel. In an attempt to make it faster to find books on the New York Times best-seller list, you can search Bing by category, title, ... Read more
Microsoft has rolled out a new app in the Books & Reference category in the Windows Store. The app, called Bing Wikipedia Browser, is a simple app that lets you search for content on Wikipedia, with enhanced search and content ... Read more
Xbox One SmartGlass, Wikipedia and Lync 2013 apps for Windows Phone were recently updated, and each app update introduces a few new enhancements and bug fixes to improve the overall experience of the mentioned apps. The unofficial Wikipedia app for ... Read more
For those of you who use the official Wikipedia app on Windows 8.1, there is an update available for the app that features a new search input. This search input takes advantage of the new search capabilities in Windows 8.1. ... Read more
Microsoft has been touting its Windows Phone Next App Star competition for a few weeks now and the company has finally selected a winner in the contest.
Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia has today released a statement saying that they plan to move
Microsoft Research today announced the launch of the beta version of WikiBhasha, a multilingual content creation tool for Wikipedia. The WikiBhasha tool enables contributors to Wikipedia to find content from other Wikipedia articles, translate the content into other languages, and then either compose new articles or enhance existing articles in multilingual Wikipedias.
The WikiBhasha beta is available as an open source MediaWiki extension, under the Apache License 2.0 at http://svn.wikimedia.org/viewvc/mediawiki/trunk/extensions/WikiBhasha, and as a user gadget in Wikipedia. The tool is also available as an installable bookmarklet at http://www.wikibhasha.org, which is hosted on the Windows Azure platform from Microsoft Corp. The name WikiBhasha derives from the well-known term “wiki,” denoting collaboration, and “bhasha,” which means “language” in Hindi and Sanskrit.