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Zoom has agreed to pay $86 million to settle a class-action lawsuit filed in the U.S. The allegations included breach of customer data privacy and poor security standards that allowed zoombombing.
Gamers have noticed that the The Ascent on Xbox Game Pass for PC is inferior compared to the Steam version and lacks a few graphical options. The developer has confirmed that a fix is in the works.
Skype for Business Online is being retired today in favor of Microsoft Teams. The Redmond firm announced the change two years ago and is offering organizations assisted upgrades to Teams Only mode.
Those interested in Halo Infinite's campaign are in for an unpleasant surprise, as Microsoft has confirmed that it inadvertently included campaign files in the tech preview released two days ago.
A story about Tim Cook saying "F*ck you" to Elon Musk when he demanded the CEO position from the Apple executive is making the rounds on the internet. Musk says that the exchange never happened.
Microsoft's Turn 10 Studios has announced that Forza Motorsport 7 is being delisted from the Microsoft Store and Xbox Game Pass, just four years after launch due to expiration of licenses.
Microsoft has acquired Suplari, a company with expertise in using AI to optimize financial expenditure by providing actionable insights. This is Microsoft's third acquisition this month.
Nintendo has announced that it is shutting down Dr. Mario World in November, just a little over two years after the game's launch. The title was reportedly doing poorly in terms of revenue.
Sony has revealed that it has sold over 10 million PlayStation 5 consoles since launch. SIE CEO Jim Ryan also admitted that the company is struggling to keep up with demand due to chip shortages.
Facebook has announced that youngsters registering for Instagram will have their accounts set to private by default, and that it will be using AI to prevent unsolicited interactions from adults.
Apple has reported strong results for FY21 Q3 in terms of net sales, net income, and gross margins. Services hit an all-time high while hardware sales exhibited growth across the board as well.
Google has sweetened its premium Workspace for Education Plus offering further by providing syncing of rosters and courses with Student Information Systems (SIS) via Clever for schools in the U.S.
The ability to configure Safe Links policies for Microsoft Teams is now available for organizations which use Microsoft Defender for Office 365. It is utilized to protect against phishing attacks.