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Microsoft using ‘Game of Drones’ AI racing challenge to improve trustable autonomy systems

A series of new features appear to be on the way for Microsoft’s AirSim, a robotics and AI simulation platform. The Unreal Engine-based simulator...

Microsoft 365 consumer bundle reportedly under development for next year

(GeekWire Photo / Nat Levy) A consumer version of Microsoft 365, the bundle of some of the tech giant’s top programs and services, is on...

Gates Foundation CEO stepping down from $47B philanthropy, handing reins to internal successor

Gates Foundation CEO Sue Desmond-Hellmann, pictured here at the 2018 GeekWire Summit, led an expansion of the philanthropy’s ambitions and executive team. (GeekWire Photo...

Microsoft is giving its Office for iOS and Android apps a makeover

Credit: Microsoft Microsoft has been working on remaking its Office mobile apps for iOS and Android in terms of design and functionality. On December...

PC players give Halo: Reach a warm welcome

Earlier this week, 343 Industries and Microsoft added Halo: Reach to the Master Chief Collection on both Xbox and PC. This was a big...

Microsoft 365 ‘Life’ is reportedly launching in spring 2020 with Office, password manager, and...

Microsoft has been leading up to launching a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 subscription for months. The Verge originally revealed that the company...

Microsoft wants everyone to follow its lead with its new mobile design

Nearly a decade ago, Microsoft launched its Windows Phone platform with the promise that its software would free users from their phones. The first...

Slack CEO shrugs off Microsoft Teams’ rapid growth, trumpets big Office 365 customers wins

Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield. (Slack Photo) Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield is bracing for fast-growing rival Microsoft Teams to hit 100 million users as soon as...

2020 tech conferences and events to add to your calendar

2020 is almost here, and with it are all the usual tech conferences and events. If you're a tech professional who travels for business,...

Microsoft kills Store version of Windows 10 Notepad app

In August, Microsoft decided to make Notepad for the Windows 10 20H1 branch a separate application that could be updated from the Microsoft Store.  But...

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Vankyo V600 projector hands-on: Perfect for business or home theater use

I have been impressed with Vankyo's line of business projectors, and the Vankyo V600 is a nice bright projector for the office – or...