Microsoft unveils details of London flagship store

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Enabling innovation and opportunity on the Intelligent Edge 

Left to right: Nick Parker, CVP of Consumer and Device Sales, Roanne Sones, CVP of OS Platforms, Rodney Clark, VP of IoT Sales, on stage at Computex 2019 in Taipei, “Enabling Innovation and Opportunity on the Intelligent Edge”

Huawei’s Android and Windows alternatives are destined for failure

Huawei has been dealt a series of massive blows this week that could halt the company’s global consumer tech ambitions. At first it was Google pulling Huawei’s Android license,...

GitHub launches Sponsors, a Patreon-style funding tool for developers

GitHub is adding the ability for developers to accept recurring monthly payments from supporters, who can fund their work on open-source software. The feature, called GitHub Sponsors, works exactly like Patreon. Developers can offer various funding tiers that come with different perks, and they’ll receive recurring payments from supporters who want to access them and encourage their work.

The Future Computed: AI and Manufacturing

Today, Microsoft is releasing The Future Computed: AI and Manufacturing. This new book provides an in-depth look at how artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the manufacturing sector by optimizing digital operations...

Minecraft Earth goes a step beyond Pokémon Go to cover the world in blocks

Alex Kipman, Microsoft’s HoloLens and Kinect creator, is always enthusiastic about the future of computing. As he stands in front of me inside a Minecraft-themed conference room on Microsoft’s...

How to get the Windows 10 May 2019 Update right now

Microsoft’s Windows 10 May 2019 Update is available this week and ready to download. After an extended month of testing, Microsoft is making its latest Windows 10 update available for anyone to install. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update includes a new light theme, a Windows Sandbox feature, and even kaomoji like ¯_(ツ)_/¯ and quicker access to symbols. You can find our 10 favorite new Windows 10 May 2019 Update features right here.

Microsoft’s new Xbox Game Bar launches for Windows 10 as a useful overlay with...

Microsoft is starting to improve its Xbox integration on PC with the launch of a new Xbox Game Bar for Windows 10 today. Originally unveiled for testers last month,...

Microsoft’s next major Windows 10 update is now available

Microsoft is releasing its Windows 10 May 2019 Update to everyone today. The Windows 10 May 2019 Update includes a new light theme for Windows 10, alongside Kaomoji support, a Windows sandbox feature, and the separation of Cortana and Windows search. Microsoft first released this to testers last month, giving the company plenty of time to avoid potential issues. Today marks the official release to all existing Windows 10 users.

Microsoft removes Huawei laptop from store, remains silent on potential Windows ban

Microsoft looks set to be the latest in a long line of US-based technology companies that are complying with President Trump’s new executive order to crack down on Chinese tech companies. Google cut off Huawei’s Android license over the weekend, but Microsoft has stayed silent on whether it will prevent the Chinese company from obtaining Windows licenses. The Verge has reached out to Microsoft multiple times for comment, but it has refused to offer any statement on the situation.


DeepMap, a maker of HD maps for self-driving, raised at least...

As car and tech companies continue to make inroads on vehicles and services to build autonomous driving systems, a startup that is creating high-definition maps to help these vehicles move around has quietly picked up a significant round of funding.