Microsoft news recap: LinkedIn will tell you if you’re a match before applying for a job, Bing Ads to ban cryptocurrency ads, 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 Edge Beta updated on iOS with new hub design, developer options menu, and more

A new update for the Microsoft Edge Beta app on iOS brings a new hub design, a new menu for developers, and more. There are also numerous tweaks to the elements of the UI. The update is available via Apple’s TestFlight app.

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Bing Ads, a little late to the party, to ban cryptocurrency ads beginning in June

Microsoft has announced that its search and display ad network, Bing Ads, is set to follow the trend of other ad networks, such as Google’s AdWords, and ban cryptocurrency ads from June onwards.

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Bing updated with intelligent answers expansion and additional weather info among others

Bing is expanding its intelligent answers, while adding additional weather information to its search experience. Weather in search will now show live radar mappings, as well as the weather in neighbouring cities. The intelligent answers expansion shows answers to a question, verified by up to 5 sources.

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LinkedIn will now tell you if you’re a match before applying to a job

LinkedIn is making it a little less stressful in applying for a job, by showing if you’re a good match for the job before you apply, so that you can make a more informed decision. It will show how different factors will affect the application, and whether your profile currently meets the criteria.

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