Microsoft news recap: opens new South Dublin, Ireland HQ, OneDrive on iOS gets enhanced security, 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’s iOS OneDrive app updates with enhanced security

iOS users of Microsoft’s OneDrive app have received a new update that brings enhanced security features. Multi-factor authentication is now available via Symantec.

Microsoft opens new South Dublin, Ireland headquarters

Microsoft has opened up its new headquarters in South Dublin, Ireland. The new HQ will house 2,000 employees, and deliver a number of features aimed at supporting education and providing employee benefits.

Microsoft 365 prepares for upcoming GDPR changes

As the EU’s new GDPR rules surrounding privacy come into force later this year, Microsoft is preparing to bring itself in-line with the new rules. Microsoft 365 customers are receiving updates that will provide tools and transparency surrounding Microsoft’s use of data.

Microsoft Research has developed a balance for high performance mobile gaming and battery life

Microsoft’s research arm, Microsoft Research, believes it has developed a new way to improve the balance between high-performance mobile gaming and battery life, using a new system called RAVEN. It aims to reduce redundant frames, thus improving battery life, while allowing high-performance games. Find out more about RAVEN here.

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

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