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Microsoft uses prediction and polling tools to forecast the election

For David Rothschild, an economist with Microsoft’s research organization in New York, providing continuously updated odds for the major party candidates is a prominent part … Read more »

Microsoft Research, Project Springfield

Project Springfield, a cloud-based bug detector, now available in preview

Project Springfield, one of the most sophisticated tools Microsoft has for rooting out potential security vulnerabilities in software including Windows, Office and other products, is … Read more »

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Microsoft researchers use computer science to help ‘solve’ cancer

At Microsoft’s research labs around the world, computer scientists, programmers, engineers and other experts are trying to crack some of the computer industry’s toughest problems, … Read more »