Microsoft news recap: Bing overtakes Baidu as China’s top desktop search engine, PowerToys to support controlling multiple PCs with same mouse and keyboard, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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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!

Microsoft to roll out Windows 11 “Moment 3” update starting May 24, 2023

This week saw the roll out of the latest update for Windows 11, called Moment 3, which began on May 24. The update brings a number of changes and improvements across the OS, including in the Taskbar, Task Manager, and Windows Update.

Microsoft flaunts redesigned and modern File Explorer in Windows 11

In a video shown by Panos Panay, a glimpse of a redesigned File Explorer is shown, showing off the new design briefly. Earlier this year, it was reported a new File Explorer design was being worked on and this has since confirmed that something is in the works.

Microsoft PowerToys will now let you control multiple PCs using the same mouse and keyboard

The latest update for PowerToys has added the ability to control multiple PCs using the same mouse and keyboard. Called Mouse Without Borders, you’ll be able to work across multiple PCs effortlessly without requiring several mice and keyboards. Additionally, it is also possible to share clipboards and files across machines.

Microsoft Bing overtakes Baidu as China’s top desktop search engine

Baidu has been dethroned as the top search engine on desktop in China, to be beaten by Microsoft’s Bing. Bing brought in a market share of 37.4%, placing it 10 percentage points ahead.

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