Microsoft information recap is a weekly function highlighting the highest Microsoft information tales of the previous week. Sit again, seize some espresso, and benefit from the learn!
OneDrive now helps household and group sharing
Making it simpler to share recordsdata, OneDrive has launched household and group sharing. Relatively than typing every recipient that you just want to share a file with one-by-one, now you can create a household or group to share with, permitting you to simply share with a bunch of individuals in a single go. This function is presently solely obtainable for OneDrive on the internet.
Microsoft confirms (nearly) all current backwards suitable video games will run on Xbox Sequence X|S on day one
With the Xbox Sequence X and S simply across the nook, Microsoft has confirmed that nearly the entire current video games which are backwards suitable can even work on the Xbox Sequence X and S on launch day. The one exception is video games that require Kinect, as this accent is not going to be supported by the brand new consoles.
After 500K+ hours of testing, we’re are excited to share that each one Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One video games playable on Xbox One as we speak, apart from the handful that require Kinect, shall be obtainable – and look and play higher – on Xbox Sequence X|S at launch.
— Jason Ronald (@jronald) October 28, 2020
Microsoft Groups jumped from 75 to 115 million day by day lively customers in simply 6 months
Over the past 6 months, Microsoft’s enterprise communication device, Microsoft Groups, has seen an enormous bounce within the variety of day by day lively customers. In all, it has seen a bounce from 75 million to 115 million day by day lively customers. The big improve will be, at the least partly, right down to the COVID-19 pandemic, which has sparked loads of companies into digital transformation and needing to boost their digital communications, significantly with the rise of dwelling working.
Microsoft FY21 Q1: Cloud companies supercharged by pandemic
Microsoft’s FY21 Q1 monetary outcomes are in. And so they present that the pandemic has helped to supercharge Microsoft’s cloud companies. All in all, beating income expectations of $35.76 billion, Microsoft drew in $37.2 billion in income.
That’s it for this week. We shall be again subsequent week with extra Microsoft information.