Amazon's new Dash button aims to help you get a handle on all your smart home devices.
New GPU virtualisation features in Windows Server 2016 mean Azure is getting more powerful graphics and GPU computing options.
Head of PlayStation suggests there will be smaller hardware upgrades every other year, rather than once every six.
Expect to see the tools from Microsoft's cloud analytics and visualisation service showing up in other firms' systems.
Whether it's feature ideas or foundational technologies, Redmond doesn't have to invent everything anymore.