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Microsoft's privacy issues expand to Xbox users according to contractors
Following the company's recent privacy dispute over hiring contractors to hear Skype translation calls, Microsoft has now been criticized for contractors who use data on Xbox, such as listening to audio fragments. Microsoft has not confirmed the accusations made by some of its former contractors.
LinkedIn blocked 21.6 million fake accounts in the first half of 2019
LinkedIn has provided information on how many fake accounts you have dealt with In general, 98% of fake accounts have been treated by their automated systems, resulting in a total of 21.6 million fake accounts blocked between January and June 2019.
Scarlett project: Microsoft talks about the next big increase Xbox console CPU
The next Microsoft Xbox console, currently known as Project Scarlett, is expected to get a huge increase in CPU performance, according to Microsoft.
Minecraft Earth's closed beta will arrive on Android devices next week, you can sign up now
Next week, the closed beta for Minecraft Earth is released on Android. Interested Android users can register now.
Android players, we have heard your call. Next week, we will bring the #MinecraftEarth beta to your devices! Be sure to sign up now for a chance to join the fun!
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– Minecraft Earth (@minecraftearth) August 22, 2019
All for this week. We will be back next week with more news from Microsoft.
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