Microsoft news recap: ready to sell more HoloLens 2 devices, core GitHub features made free, 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 ready to start selling more HoloLens 2 devices

An email to those who have expressed an interest in HoloLens 2 has shown that Microsoft Store agents are beginning to contact people in order to see if they’re wanting to place an order, as the company begins to expand the rollout of its HoloLens 2 device.

Microsoft makes core GitHub features free for everyone, reduces paid Team plan prices

Microsoft has taken a huge step with GitHub, making its core features free, and at the same time, reducing the price of paid services. It’s part of Microsoft’s belief that “every developer on earth should have access to GitHub”.

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Microsoft ups Teams meeting view from 4 to 9 participants, promises more to come

Microsoft Teams users will now be able to show the video feed of up to 9 participants at a time, as Microsoft this week increased the limit from 4 to 9. It is also continuing work to increase this further, especially as one of its main competitors, Zoom, supports 49 at any one time.

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