How to upgrade democracy: Former Microsoft executive Jon DeVaan’s primer on political reform

How to upgrade democracy: Former Microsoft executive Jon DeVaan’s primer on political reform

The January 6 rupture and riots in the U.S. Capitol and greater efforts to scrap the election results have drawn new attention to the greater need for political reform – …

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‘Developers, developers, developers!’ Ballmer and Sinofsky talk Microsoft, memes, more in Clubhouse

‘Developers, developers, developers!’ Ballmer and Sinofsky talk Microsoft, memes, more in Clubhouse

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. (GeekWire file photo) Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and former Windows President Steven Sinofsky met for a surprising conversation on Thursday evening when they appeared …

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Biden’s latest move confirms Microsoft avoided political nightmare when it lost TikTok deal

Biden’s latest move confirms Microsoft avoided political nightmare when it lost TikTok deal

“There is no God-given right for US tech companies to assume that there can be no other technical force,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella told Bloomberg TV in an interview that …

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GeekWire Podcast: The state of Microsoft, with special guest, tech journalist Mary Jo Foley

GeekWire Podcast: The state of Microsoft, with special guest, tech journalist Mary Jo Foley

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. (GeekWire File Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft’s earnings rose 33% in the December quarter when CEO Satya Nadella announced a “second wave of digital transformation.” But …

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Report on game console energy consumption dings Microsoft for failure to tweak power-saving settings

Report on game console energy consumption dings Microsoft for failure to tweak power-saving settings

(Xbox photo) The energy consumption of the new Xbox game console could cost new owners of the Microsoft device more than $ 500 million in electricity bills over the next …

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Microsoft cut carbon emissions 6% last year, predicts climate investments will pay off in long run

Microsoft cut carbon emissions 6% last year, predicts climate investments will pay off in long run

A quiet Microsoft campus during the COVID-19 pandemic. (GeekWire Photo / Todd Bishop) In the first year since aiming to go carbon negative by 2030, Microsoft announced Thursday that it …

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