Microsoft news recap: LinkedIn gets AI assistance, Minecraft on Chromebook, 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 offers new remedies in bid to win over EU regulators for Activision Blizzard deal

As Microsoft continues to battle for approval of its acquisition of Activision Blizzard, the company has reportedly offered further remedies to help win approval from EU regulators, however the details of what’s being offered have not be released.

Microsoft natively embeds Adobe Acrobat in Edge

Following Microsoft’s previous announcement that it plans to integrate Adobe Acrobat into Microsoft Edge, some users are now beginning to receive an update with Adobe Acrobat integrated into Edge, making the PDF viewer built-in to Edge powered by Adobe Acrobat’s PDF engine.

Linkedin adds AI to writing recruitment ads, profiles, LinkedIn Learning

It feels like AI is touching every digital experience at the moment, and LinkedIn is no exception. New AI assistance features have been introduced to LinkedIn, including writing suggestions when updating your LinkedIn profile or producing a job description. 100 AI-relate courses have also been added to LinkedIn Learning.

Minecraft on Chromebook now available with early access version

An early access version of Minecraft for Chromebook was released this week, marking the first time Minecraft has arrived on Google’s computer platform.

Minecraft on Chromebook now available with early access version - - March 15, 2023

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