Microsoft news recap: Microsoft Store in London to open in Summer, HoloLens 2 leaks, and more

Jack Wilkinson

Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 headset leaks ahead of MWC event

Ahead of its Mobile World Congress (MWC) event, Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 headset has been leaked. New images pertaining to be the HoloLens 2 have surfaced, showing at least four cameras at the front and a smaller body, in comparison to the original.

Microsoft under fire by employees over HoloLens deal with U.S. military

At least 50 employees at Microsoft have signed a joint letter protesting Microsoft’s new contract with the U.S. military to provide augmented reality assistance to help with training. The employees claim they should have control over how their work is used and that they didn’t sign up to develop weapons.

HoloLens in the new Microsoft Technology Centre in Sydney Australia

Microsoft To-Do updates on Android with support for more emoji and file types

Android users of Microsoft To-Do received a new update this week that added support for more emojis, as well as additional file types, including PDFs and docs.

Microsoft To-Do app

London Microsoft Store to open this Summer according to reports

Microsoft looks to be getting nearer to opening its Microsoft Store in London, with reports suggesting it could open in the Summer of this year, 2019.

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.