Microsoft news recap: Office 365 users get 2TB OneDrive storage option, Microsoft switches off internal PBX in favor of Microsoft Teams, and more

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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, Sony, and Nintendo warn about Trump’s Tariffs impact on consoles prices in joint letter

Some of the top gaming companies have issued a joint warning about the effects of console prices following Donald Trump’s tariffs.

OneDrive is getting 2TB storage option for Office 365 subscribers, along with new Personal Vault feature

Subscribers of Office 375 are now getting a 2TB storage option, whilst a new feature called Personal Vault is on the way, allowing users to protect their files behind a PIN or biometric authentication.

Microsoft turns off internal PBX platform, says goodbye to telephones in favor of Teams

In a significant move for the company, Microsoft is switching off its internal Phone Branch Exchange (its internal phone system) and switching over to Microsoft Teams for internal user communications.

Google set to deny Gmail access for Swiftkey unless Microsoft updates the keyboard’s data policies

Microsoft’s Swiftkey integration for Gmail could stop working soon if Microsoft doesn’t make changes to the permissions it requests after Google has stepped in and said that Swiftkey is asking for unnecessary permissions, in violation of its data policies.

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

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