Microsoft news recap: Xbox app on iOS and Android gets advanced messaging features, former Microsoft exec going to jail for stealing Super Bowl tickets, 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!

New Outlook on the web is now available for Office 365 customers

Office 365 users will begin to see the new Outlook web experience as the company makes it available to all customers by default. The new experience has been available as an opt-in experience, but with this change, it will now become the default experience.

Xbox app updates on iOS and Android with advanced messaging features

For those who send and receive messages via the Xbox app on iOS and Android, the latest update has brought more advanced functionality to the messaging feature. It is now possible to click on web links, whilst also send animated GIFs.

Xbox App Android

Microsoft new survey tool Microsoft Forms Pro is now generally available

Microsoft’s new survey tool, Microsoft Forms Pro, is now generally available. Those with a Dynamics 365 Enterprise licence can access the tool as part of their subscription, but Office 365 users can also add it. The tool helps in collecting information and then analysing it.

A businessman and woman with a Surface Pro

Former Microsoft exec, in charge of the NFL’s Surface program, going to jail for stealing Super Bowl tickets

A former Microsoft exec who was in charge of the NFL’s Surface program has been sentenced to prison for stealing Super Bowl tickets. The exec has been sentenced to 28 months for invoice and Super Bowl ticket fraud.

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

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