Microsoft news recap: Microsoft Authenticator on iOS gains security alerts, MSN News becomes Microsoft News, and more

Email Twitter: @TheJackah Jun 24th, 2018 inNews

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 Edge on Android hits over 5 million downloads

Over a year since Microsoft announced it would bring its new web browser to Android, Microsoft Edge has now hit over 5 million downloads on Google’s Play Store, marking a significant achievement for Microsoft in the consumer world.

Microsoft Edge on Android - 5 million downloads

Microsoft Authenticator app updates on iOS with new security alert feature

To enhance security of users’ Microsoft accounts for those who use iOS devices, Microsoft has added a new feature to the Microsoft Authenticator app that will now send you an alert when suspicious activity is detected on your Microsoft Account.

Microsoft Authenticator App

MSN News officially renamed to “Microsoft News” on iOS and Android, MSN brand won’t disappear

Following the announcement that MSN news will become Microsoft News, the company has now rebranded the MSN News apps for iOS and Android to Microsoft News, putting the company on a firm step to competing with Google News and Apple News.

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is “appalled” by separation of children at border, says company is standing up for change

Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella, has spoken out about alleged separation of children at the US border. Nadella says that his company is standing up to change this and prevent families being separated at the border.

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

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