The Microsoft news summary is a weekly feature that highlights Microsoft's main news last week. Sit down, have a coffee and enjoy reading!
Xbox chief Phil Spencer says that Microsoft is not working on a "streaming only console"
With Microsoft working on a gaming streaming platform, something similar to Google's Stadia, they began circulating rumors that the company is working on a transmission-only console. Xbox Chief Phil Spencer has crushed these rumors by saying that the company is not working on a "streaming only console."
Minecraft to maintain its pixelated style as a Super Duper Graphics package is now officially canceled
After years of waiting, it's official. The promised Minecraft Super Duper Graphics package, which promised higher resolution graphics and new features, similar to PC shaders, has been canceled. The company cited performance issues and said it could not offer the expected experience on all devices.
Microsoft clarifies the policies, but will not stop human reviews of Skype and Cortana conversations at this time  After being called for contractors to listen to Skype translation calls, Microsoft It has updated its policies to establish that humans can review Skype and Cortana conversations, however, despite the strong reaction, it will not put an end to the practice. 19659010] Microsoft clarifies the policies, but will not stop the human reviews of Skype and Cortana conversations at this time ” data-recalc-dims=”1″/>
The LinkedIn mobile application could soon gain compatibility with the dark mode
An application researcher has Found code in the LinkedIn mobile application that shows that the social network may be working in a dark mode for the application, although it seems to be in an early stage of development with dark text on a dark background in some areas.
LinkedIn is working in Dark Mode!
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– Jane Manchun Wong (@wongmjane) August 13, 2019
That's it for this week. We will be back next week with more news from Microsoft.
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