Microsoft news recap: $9 billion spent on acquisitions, Microsoft’s Office apps go dark on iOS, and more

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Microsoft news summary is a weekly feature that highlights the main Microsoft news from last week. Sit down, have a coffee and enjoy reading!

Microsoft spent more than $ 9 billion on acquisitions last fiscal year

In the past year, Microsoft has been wasting cash on acquisitions, with 82% of what was spent on GitHub, the rest on another 19 acquisitions . In total, $ 9 billion was spent on acquisitions.

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LinkedIn introduces the Events tool to help people organize and promote physical network events

It is now easier to plan and announce meetings on LinkedIn thanks to a new Events tool that aims Promote networking events in person.

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Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint applications are updated on iOS with the new dark mode option

The dark mode fashion continues, as Microsoft updates its Office applications on iOS with an option for dark mode, which includes Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  Microsoft Excel dark mode icon in iOS

Dark mode is now active in the Microsoft OneNote application on iOS devices

OneNote has also been updated to add support for a dark mode in iOS.

  Microsoft OneNote application on iOS, Dark Mode

That's it for this week. We will be back next week with more news from Microsoft.

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