Microsoft news recap: Skype screen sharing coming to iOS and Android, LinkedIn adds Reactions, and more

Email Twitter: @TheJackah Apr 14th, 2019 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!

Skype’s screen sharing feature is finally coming to iOS and Android devices

Skype is adding its screen sharing feature to mobile devices on iOS and Android, bringing it up to par with its desktop counterpart. Screen sharing on mobile is currently in testing with Skype Insiders, which is likely to take a couple of weeks.

Microsoft’s has been compromised for months, email addresses and subject lines, and more were left exposed

It has been revealed that Microsoft’s web-based email services, such as, have been affected by a data breach that has been ongoing for months. It has now taken steps to close the source of the data breach, but is warning users about the data that has been exposed.

LinkedIn starts rolling out Reactions to messages on the web and mobile

Bucking the trend of “reactions” and “emojis” over simple likes and favorites, LinkedIn is now rolling out Reactions for messages on its website and mobile apps.

LinkedIn Reactions

Microsoft increases its presence in the UK by doubling the size of its local Azure regions

Microsoft is bolstering its Azure presence in the UK by double the size of its local Azure regions in the country. This adds around fifteen times more computing power than they had in 2016.

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

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