Microsoft news recap: US Department of Interior moves employees back to Office 365, ElectionGuard goes open source, 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!

US Department of Interior moves 84K employees from Google apps back to Office 365

84,000 employees at the US Department of Interior have been moved away from Google’s business suite of apps back to Microsoft’s Office 365.

Microsoft makes its ElectionGuard software for voting systems open source

To help more election campaigns secure their communications, Microsoft has open-sourced its ElectionGuard software that can be used with voting systems.

Microsoft is fighting to “curb the overuse” of government requests for enterprise data stored in the cloud

Microsoft has published a blog post talking about how it is trying to “curb the overuse” of government requests to access its enterprise customers’ data stored in the cloud, such as in OneDrive or Azure. It believes it has a right to inform its customers when such a request is made.

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LinkedIn announces new Recruiter mobile app and more Talent Solutions updates

LinkedIn is revamping its Recruiter app for iOS and Android. It is rebuilding the app from the ground up, with an improved search and messaging experience. The update will be available later this year.

LinkedIn announces new Recruiter mobile app and more Talent Solutions updates

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

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