Microsoft news recap: Xbox subscription practices to be made more transparent, Teams crosses 270 million monthly users, 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 entices enterprises to switch to Teams by launching new device trade-in program

A new device trade-in program has been launched by Microsoft, aimed at encouraging enterprises to switch to Teams. It allows businesses to essentially sell back their video conferencing equipment, removing the need for independent recyclers.

Teams trade in proccess.

Microsoft is making its Xbox subscription practices more transparent for consumers

Following an investigation by the UK's CMA, Microsoft has agreed to make changes in how transparent it is with Xbox subscription practices, particularly surrounding the use of auto-renewals.

Microsoft is making its Xbox subscription practices more transparent for consumers - OnMSFT.com - January 27, 2022

Microsoft Account service now reaches 1 billion users

Microsoft's user system, Microsoft Account, has crossed 1 billion users. Microsoft Account is used as a single sign-on across Microsoft products, such as Outlook, Windows, Xbox, and more.

Microsoft Account service now reaches 1 billion users - OnMSFT.com - January 26, 2022

Microsoft Teams has now exceeded 270 million monthly active users

There are now over 270 million users using Microsoft Teams on a monthly basis, showing an increase of 20 million monthly active users in the last six months.

Microsoft Teams has now exceeded 270 million monthly active users - OnMSFT.com - January 25, 2022

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

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