Microsoft news recap: gives back to investors with $0.46 per share dividend, first details about next-gen “Scarlett” Xbox, 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, the trillion dollar company, gives back to investors with $.46 per share dividend

With Microsoft remaining as a trillion dollar company since last Friday, investors have received good news with an announcement of the quarterly dividend being $0.46 per share.

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Microsoft Teams users can now react to messages with 6 different emojis

Following in the footsteps of LinkedIn which recently added reactions to posts, Microsoft Teams now allows you to react to messages with 6 different emojis, instead of just ‘like’.

Microsoft has teams around the world working on some 150 Android apps, for hundreds of millions of users

A Senior Software Engineer at Microsoft, Cesar Valiente, has spoken of Microsoft’s work with Android, following the failure of its own mobile operating system. In all, Microsoft has teams across the world that work on 150 Android apps, with large numbers of users using them.

E3 2019: Microsoft shares first details about its next-gen “Scarlett” Xbox console

At E3, Microsoft shared the first details of its next-gen Xbox console, Scarlett. Details about the power of the console were unveiled, including 8K resolutions and a higher framerate.

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

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