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There's a place where Microsoft staffs go when they need to tinker: the Microsoft Garage.

The Garage is a physical complement to Google's 20% free-time impression, although staffs often go there after hours, not as part of their daily work.

It's on Microsoft's site, in Building 4, where the Bill Gates' office used to be, its chock full with techno treats, including a soldering bench, a laser reaper and a 3D printer. Occasionally, whole product groups get a "Garage week" where they head to the space to revolutionize.

It's a good concept. There's no rules, no burden.

The Garage, which has been about since 2009, has led to several cool projects. Last year, Microsoft's Steve Clayton blogged about Mouse without Borders, which allow you move the similar mouse between two altered PCs.

A Microsoft Office developer is presently working on a project that would let people to make mobile payments by selecting a card reader with a finger, reports Goldman. The NFC-enabled smartphone certainly not has to come out of the being's pocket.

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates ‘substantially’ improved his time at Microsoft former this year to help new CEO Satya Nadella, but since then it’s not been clear correctly what the former chairman has been employed on. While Gates has been busy making an elaborate Ice Bucket Challenge video lately, it shows he’s also working carefully on improving Microsoft Office. 

Gates doesn’t reveal precisely how Office can change, but likely developments include a touch optimized version of the efficiency suite for Windows. Microsoft has pestered Office touch for Windows, but the corporation is still testing it before its probable debut next year. Microsoft is also emerging a new version of Office for Mac, and the corporation has been investing deeply in OneNote and its novel Sway app.

Gates admirations Apple Pay

Somewhere else in the interview, Gates converses Apple Pay, noting that Microsoft must do as well or better at a similar application. Though Apple Pay is built on NFC business standards, Gates feels "Apple will help make sure it gets to serious mass for all of the devices." Gates isn’t working on a competing Apple Pay system at Microsoft though, as he declares his "time on this area is all basis focused" despite Microsoft having an "actually good vision in this." Gates is also questioned about whether he might appear courtside at previous Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s Clippers team, but Gates doesn’t promise either way. "I'm not a man who spends a ton of time watching sports games, but my families own teams, & I enjoy spending time with them, so at several point, possibly."

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