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Microsoft looks to ‘deepen’ employee trust by removing NDAs, non-competes, and more.
In an effort to improve employee relationships and workplace culture, Microsoft has announced that it is curbing the use of non-compete agreements, post settlement NDAs, public disclosure of salary ranges and commissioning a civil rights audit within the company.
Xbox app coming to 2022 Samsung Smart TVs
An Xbox app is coming to 2022 Samsung Smart TVs, it has been announced. The app will allow people to stream games to their Samsung Smart TV through Xbox Game Pass, removing a barrier for would-be Xbox players who don’t have a console.
Microsoft expands background noise suppression in Teams to iOS/ MacOS
Background noise suppression has been expanded to Microsoft Teams on iOS and macOS, helping to eliminate background noise on calls.
Microsoft to “significantly scale down operations” in Russia
After initially pausing sales of its products in Russia, Microsoft has now said that it is to “significantly scale down” its operations in Russia. Around 400 employees are likely to be affected as Microsoft reduces its operations, and the company plans to still fulfill existing contracts with customers in Russia.
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microosft news.