Big screens and viral media on show at Microsoft's TechFest

Big screens and viral media on show at Microsoft's TechFest

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New TechFest is Microsoft's annual research and development showcase event. The company shows off concepts and technologies that it has been working on and that could set the tone for its future developments. Most of the event is behind closed doors, for employees only. However, the company has shown off...
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