Microsoft news recap: Healthcare Bot offered to CDC, Microsoft Teams crosses 44 million users, and more

Jack Wilkinson

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 offers its Healthcare Bot service to CDC to help screen for Coronavirus

With the Coronavirus getting worse in the United States by the day, Microsoft has offered its Healthcare Bot service to the CDC in order to help it screen for Coronavirus, in order to help prevent the health system being overloaded.

Microsoft Teams reaches 44 million users and gets new features for its third anniversary

As more and more people start to work from home, Microsoft Teams has seen a rapid increase in users as companies look to quickly find ways of communicating. This week saw the service cross 44 million users, whilst also receiving a new update which brings new features on its third birthday.

Mixer apps update on iOS and Android with new Home screen and improved discoverability

iOS and Android users have received a new update for their Mixer app which brings a new Home screen and improves the ability to discover live streams.

Mixer iPhone app
Mixer iPhone app

Microsoft Outlook update brings new functionality to the iOS and Android apps

Outlook has received a new update on both iOS and Android which brings some new functionality, including marketing attendees to events as either required or optional.

Microsoft Outlook dark mode icon
Microsoft Outlook dark mode icon

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