Microsoft creates Special Projects group, modeled after Google X

By Shawn Knight
Apr 28, 2014
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  1. Microsoft's Research division has created a new Special Projects Group assigned to create disruptive technologies that could benefit both the company and society. The whole outfit is similar to Google X by design according to sources as reported by ZDNet's...

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  2. JC713

    JC713 TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 6,680   +870

    I thought they already had Microsoft Research? They seem very similar.
  3. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 2,789   +702

    If you can't beat 'em, copy 'em.
  4. That's Google's motto alright, and while we are on the topic, Samsung's as well. That from me, an IPhone hater.
    ...but seriously though, if Microsoft can actively research the next greatest and useful thing, then that's all good in my books. I mean, they have already got some awesome projects on the go.
  5. Nobina

    Nobina TechSpot Booster Posts: 339   +66

    Project X?


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