Microsoft news recap: all-in-one Office app available on Android and iOS, Microsoft plans to bring Defender to mobile devices, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

Microsoft is bringing Defender ATP to iOS and Android later this year

Taking some by surprise, Microsoft plans to launch an anti-virus app for iOS and Android later this year, by bringing its Defender ATP from Windows 10 across to mobile devices.

Mexico the latest country to get its own Microsoft Cloud datacenter

Microsoft has announced that it is to open its first cloud data center in Mexico, as part of its programme of investment in the country.


Microsoft’s all-in-one Office app is now generally available on iOS and Android

Coming out of preview, Microsoft’s all-in-one Office app is now available for all users on iOS and Android, bringing Microsoft’s Word, Excel, and PowerPoint into one app.

Developer launches new ad network to fill the gap left by Microsoft’s Ad monetization service

Last month Microsoft announced that it will be closing its Ad Monetisation Platform for UWP apps. On the back of this, an app developer is stepping in to launch their own ad network, which is being opened up to other developers.

That’s it for this week. We’ll be back next week with more Microsoft news.