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Recent April, 2020 Stories
As Zoom scrambles to address all its security and privacy concerns, Google is banning employees from using the Zoom desktop app on their employee devices as it doesn't meet the security standards of the company.
After more than 2 years of nagging, looks like Microsoft is finally giving the volume flyout in Windows 10 a makeover. It's currently disabled by default in the latest Insider build, though.
Microsoft's latest Windows 10 build for Insiders makes it much easier to access Windows Subsystem for Linux files from the File Exporer.
Google is making it mandatory for Android phone makers to support a new partition that enables seamless updates on Android 11.
Microsoft is bringing Xbox Game Pass to two of Asian's largest markets next week. It's also adding a total of 5 new titles to the subscription this month.
Microsoft is opening up the Xbox Game Bar to third-party developers with a new Widget Store, and a new SDK that allows developers to build widgets for the Game Bar in Windows 10.
Microsoft has bought the "dangerous" domain Corp.com to protect organizations using Active Directory. The domain was originally auctioned for a starting price of $1.7 million.
Mozilla is revamping the address bar on Firefox with an improved look that makes searching faster and smarter.
Microsoft's upcoming update to the Xbox One system could include a streamlined Guide experience, as well as improvements to the Mixer viewing experience.
Microsoft is expanding its xCloud game streaming service to a total of 11 new countries in Western Europe. You can register your interest today, but the preview will be available later on.
Microsoft is testing a new dark mode for Bing.com that gives the search engine a much better look for those who prefer a darker interface.
Facebook launches a new standalone Messenger app for Windows and Mac after the company saw more than a 100% increase in calling on desktop browsers over the last month.
Amazon is releasing its first original games in May, along with interactive games that take advantage of Twitch. It's game streaming service is also said to be launching in 2021.
Dolby is bringing its app for recording high-quality audio and video from phones to Android, adds support for direct streaming to Twitch on iOS.
Amazon-owned Blink launches new $35 home security camera with free cloud storage till the end of the year. It also supports motion detection and two-way audio.
Apple is extending its Customer Assistance Program for another month to help Apple Card customers skip their payments for the month of April.
Microsoft's Bing search engine is testing a new logo that's influenced by the company's Fluent Design system. It seems to be A/B testing the new logo with a small portion of users.
It's official: you can now make Microsoft Teams calls right from Slack with its latest integration. Slack is also getting VoIP phone integration for Zoom, Jabber, WebEx, RingCentral, and DialPad.
Apple has officially acquired Dark Sky, one of the most popular and powerful Weather apps on iOS. The company will shut down its Android and web apps, as well as its official API.
Microsoft claims Skype has seen a significant increase in usage recently, with more than 40 million people using the app daily.
Microsoft is adding a new vertical tabs UI to the Edge browser, as well as a new smart copy feature, along with a new Password Monitor.
Microsoft is launching new consumer-focused features for the Teams app that will make it easier to share passwords, login information, track family members, etc.
Microsoft is combining the best of its services into a single product: Microsoft 365 Life. It includes a new Microsoft Editor, Office 365, Teams for Life, and more.
Slack CEO says the company is working on adding Microsoft Teams calls integration, which would allow possibly allow Slack users to call users on Microsoft Teams. It's not clear exactly how the feature would work yet.
Apple is launching a new screening tool as a website and an iOS app for users in the United States to help users get the latest guidance from CDC on COVID-19.
Amazon's personal assistant Alexa can now check your risk level and offer guidance from the CDC by asking you a number of questions at home.
Apple is reportedly planning to launch "several" ARM-powered Mac devices, including desktop computers that could pave the way for a new generation of Mac computers.