Ex-Mozilla Team Unveils “Sense,” An Intelligent, Secure Hub For The Smart Home

 With the emerging ecosystem of connected devices – often dubbed the “Internet of Things” – consumers are rightly worried about the security and privacy implications associated with always-on hardware in their homes that listen, watch, observe and then store data… Continue Reading

Microsoft Buys Ray Ozzie’s Communications Startup Talko, Team Will Join Skype

 Microsoft is buying Talko, the mobile messaging startup founded by Ray Ozzie, Microsoft’s former Chief Software Architect until 2010. The company says today the acquisition, whose terms were not disclosed, involves the Talko technology and the team. Talko employees will now join… Continue Reading

Microsoft Lays Off 60 On Its HoloLens Team In Israel As It Shifts Development To The U.S.

 Microsoft has yet to ship its first HoloLens holographic imaging device, but it is moving swiftly on to the next generation of development nonetheless. TechCrunch has confirmed that Microsoft has dismissed 60 people in Israel who work on the HoloLens — 30 full-time staff and 30… Continue Reading