Research

Breaking language barriers: Microsoft Translator now speaks Russian

Now we can easily converse with 260 million more people than we could before. That is because this week, Russian became the ninth speech language supported by Microsoft Translator. Microsoft Translator is the speech translation technology that powers all Microsoft speech translation-enabled apps and services: Microsoft Translator apps for Android, … Read more »

Computing to solve cancer

How Microsoft computer scientists and researchers are working to ‘solve’ cancer What started with just three researchers in 1997, the Microsoft Research Lab in Cambridge has grown to more than 130 researchers and engineers today. The freedom of enquiry enabled by Microsoft’s approach to basic and applied research, coupled with … Read more »