Microsoft news recap: LinkedIn teams up with Google to teach Android developers, Microsoft Edge receives iPad layout in beta, 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-owned LinkedIn teams up with Google to offer classes for Android developers

LinkedIn is teaming up with Google to offer users of the professional social networking site an opportunity to expand their knowledge of Android development through a 19-part learning course, certified by Google.


Microsoft could be facing a gender discrimination and harassment class action lawsuit soon

In the last 6 years, Microsoft has been the receiver of over 230 internal discrimination and harassment complaints. Now, it looks as though some are preparing a class action lawsuit, despite Microsoft’s publicity efforts to make it seem like it is focused on delivering an equal work environment for all.

Latest Microsoft Edge Beta on iOS brings much-anticipated iPad layout

The latest update to the beta version of Microsoft Edge on iOS has brought better support for iPad by delivering a specific iPad layout. Users of iOS can access the latest beta version through TestFlight.

First major update for Swiftkey on Android adds in plenty of new features

Version 7 of SwiftKey on Android has brought along plenty of new features for users to make use of. It’s such a major update that Microsoft decided to release a video that shows off everything that’s new, including the new toolbar which brings GIFs, stickers, and more.

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