Microsoft news recap: Fortnite arrives on Xbox Cloud Gaming, teams up with other tech giants to expand passwordless sign in, and more

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 introduces new Learn Educator Center

Microsoft's Learn Educator Center, previously Microsoft Educator Center, has been introduced. Whilst the new Learn Educator Center is very similar to its predecessor, in that it has the same content, it is different in that it has  custom pathways geared, which is aimed at helping students develop professional skills equipped for the 21st-century.

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Fortnite comes to Xbox Cloud Gaming for Free on Android, PC, iOS, iPadOS

In an interesting twist, Fortnite has arrived on Xbox Cloud Gaming, allowing people to stream Fortnite to a whole array of devices across Android, PC, iOS, and iPadOS. But this is particularly interesting because it allows iOS and iPadOS users to play Fortnite, despite it having been removed from the App Store.

Fortnite comes to Xbox Cloud Gaming for Free on Android, PC, iOS, iPadOS - OnMSFT.com - May 5, 2022

Apple, Google and Microsoft come together to expand support for passwordless sign-in

Microsoft has teamed up with other tech giants to work to expand support for "a common passwordless sign-in standard created by the FIDO Alliance and the World Wide Web Consortium."

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HoloLens not dead yet, as Microsoft partners with Volkswagen on "Moving Platform" mode

A partnership between Microsoft and Volkswagen has been formed, as Microsoft announced a new "Moving Platform" mode for its HoloLens 2 headset. The new mode aims to train drivers on how to handle challenging road conditions through the use of holograms that show up in the real world.

HoloLens not dead yet, as Microsoft partners with Volkswagen on "Moving Platform" mode - OnMSFT.com - May 5, 2022

That's it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.

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