Microsoft news recap: Minecraft Dungeons cross-platform play arrives, AI noise suppression for Microsoft Teams, 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!

GitHub patches “high” severity security flaw after 104 days

After 104 days, a patch has been released for a “high” severity security flaw, after Google’s Project Zero team identified the flaw, and subsequently disclosed it publicly at the beginning of November.

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Microsoft Edge will soon run natively on Apple Silicon Macs

With Apple’s new line of Macs making use of its own chip, M1, many will be waiting for applications to be updated to properly support the new Macs. Microsoft Edge has announced it will soon run natively on Apple’s own Silicon Macs.

Microsoft Edge On Macos

Minecraft Dungeons gets cross-platform play today, cross-saves are coming soon

Players across gaming platforms can now join up and play online together in Minecraft Dungeons, thanks to a new cross-platform play update that was released this week. Cross-saves are also on the way, allowing you to move your game save across platforms, ensuring you don’t lose that precious progress.

Minecraft Dungeons video game soundtrack cover.
Minecraft Dungeons video game soundtrack cover.

Microsoft Teams starts rolling out AI-based noise suppression for Meetings

With the rise of video conferencing, it’s likely you’ve experienced unwanted background noise, be it from family members talking in the background, the dog barking, or something else. Microsoft Teams is now rolling out AI-based noise suppression for Meetings which aims to solve this by removing unwanted background noise.

Microsoft Teams Noise Suppression

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