Microsoft news recap: original Surface Duo to receive Android 11 soon, Microsoft Advertising reaches 1 billion people, 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 advertisements reach 1 billion people across Bing , Outlook, AOL, Yahoo, MSN, more

Microsoft Advertising has reached a milestone of reaching 1 billion people across its various media platforms, including Bing, Outlook, MSN, and more. The milestone, confirmed by Microsoft's own data and that of Comscore.

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LinkedIn to launch new audio and video events platform in beta

Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is reportedly beginning to test a new live events platform, designed to dip its toe into the virtual live events market. At first, the social network aims to launch audio events, but expects videoe vents to follow after.

Linkedin to launch new audio and video events platform in beta - onmsft. Com - january 7, 2022

Microsoft's original Surface Duo to receive Android 11 "in the next few weeks”

Android 11 is expected to arrive on the original Surface Duo in the next few weeks, which may provide some confidence for Surface Duo owners, after Microsoft missed its original target of bringing Android 11 to the original Surface Duo before the end of 2021.

Microsoft's original surface duo to receive android 11 "in the next few weeks” - onmsft. Com - january 5, 2022

Microsoft is making Teams meetings less stressful by letting users hide their video feed

If looking at yourself in a mirror isn't your idea of fun, Microsoft Teams is working to make Teams meetings more comfortable and less stressful, as it is set to allow users to hide their own video feed, whilst still keeping their camera on so that others in the call can still see them.

Microsoft is making teams meetings less stressful by letting users hide their video feed - onmsft. Com - january 3, 2022

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

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