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Microsoft news recap: threatens to take down social network hosted on Azure over anti-Semitic posts, Skype getting Spotify add-in, 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 enters hate speech fray, threatens to take down social network site Gab over anti-Semitic posts

Microsoft has threatened to take down a social network site hosted on its Azure platform. The social network, Gab, has been accused by Microsoft for refusing to remove anti-Semitic posts. Microsoft’s threat follows complaints to the tech giant from users.

Microsoft Edge on Android scores 4.4 rating on the Google Play Store, beating even Chrome

Microsoft’s web browser, Edge, has overtaken Chrome’s rating on the Google Play Store, with Edge coming in at a rating of 4.4.

Skype version 8 is getting a new Spotify add-in

Skype is currently testing a new add-in that adds Spotify integration to the communication tool. Currently available for Skype Insiders in the US, the feature will be released worldwide soon. It adds the ability to share and preview songs.

Microsoft To-Do Beta on Android picks up dark mode option

Beta testers of Microsoft’s To-Do app on Android have received a new update that adds a dark mode, great for those who are making use of dark mode being added to many other apps.

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

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