Microsoft news recap: Slack working on cross-platform calling with Microsoft Teams, Mixer adds Education category, 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!

Slack says they’re working on cross-platform calling with Microsoft Teams

According to a new report, Slack is currently working on making it possible to call Microsoft Teams users, as part of a dramatic twist to bring cross-platform features between Slack and Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft ask developers to not break the Internet with Xbox game updates

To help ease pressure on the Internet, Microsoft has asked game companies to only release game updates during off-peak hours.

Xbox One Controller

Xbox One Controller

Microsoft to acquire 5G mobile network operations provider Affirmed Networks

Microsoft has announced it is acquiring Affirmed Networks, a 5G mobile network operations provider. It is believed the acquisition is to allow Microsoft to help mobile network operators get into the cloud for their 5G mobile networks.

Microsoft’s Mixer streaming service adds new Education category for online classes and studying

To support online classes and studying, particularly as there’s a sharp increase in distance learning due to Coronavirus, Mixer has added a new Education category.

Mixer Education

Mixer Education

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

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