Microsoft news recap: foldable devices, Outlook Premium comes to 6 more countries and more

Jack Wilkinson

Microsoft (MSFT) 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!

Your next Microsoft device may well have a foldable screen

A new patent from Microsoft has arisen. This patent demonstrates what Microsoft Technology see as a foldable display, giving an idea to the future devices that we may see from the Redmond giant. Would you like to see a foldable device?

Microsoft offers Outlook Premium in six new countries

Outlook Premium is a service designed to give users a few more features in return for an annual fee. Features include a custom domain, such as [email protected]. Now, Outlook Premium is available in 6 more countries, which include:

  1. Canada
  2. United Kingdom and Northern Ireland
  3. Singapore
  4. Australia
  5. Hong Kong
  6. Ireland Premium

Microsoft, Toyota announce connected car patent license agreement

Microsoft has announced a new connected car patent license agreement with car manufacturer Toyota. This comes in with Microsoft’s belief that more than 90% of cars will be connected in the next three years.

Xbox Live, Microsoft account login services apparently down

This week was a troublesome one for users’ of Microsoft’s online services, including Xbox Live, and OneDrive, with outages affecting customers’ signing-in and accessing the services. Luckily, Microsoft was able to resolve the situation and began investigating the cause.

Xbox live is down

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