Microsoft news recap: Satya Nadella offloads stocks, Clarity Boost announced for Xbox Cloud Gaming, 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 announces new Teams Essentials plan for small businesses

A standalone Teams offering, designed for small businesses, has been introduced by Microsoft this week. Called Microsoft Teams Essentials, it offers up to 10GB of storage space, unlimited group video calls for up to 30 hours with up to 300 people, calendar integrations, and more.

Microsoft announces new teams essentials plan for small businesses - onmsft. Com - december 1, 2021

Xbox video game clips will soon get shareable public web links

Sharing video game clips recorded on Xbox is set to become easier, as the videos will soon have their own individual URL that is publicly shareable, making it simple and easy to share a link to a video game clip.

Xbox app's new social feed

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella offloads stocks ahead of costly new taxes

Between November 22 and November 23, it has been recorded that CEO Satya Nadella sold 840,000 shares, which comes ahead of a new capital gains tax coming into effect.

Satya Nadella onstage with Microsoft logo

Microsoft announces new Clarity Boost feature for Xbox Cloud Gaming

The video quality of games being streamed via Xbox Cloud Gaming is set to receive a ‘boost’, thanks to a new feature that was announced for the game streaming service, called Clarity Boost. The feature aims to improve the visual look of the video stream, so that the game looks more visually appealing. The feature is expected to roll out to the Microsoft Edge web browser on all supported platforms by next year.

Xbox cloud gaming clarity boost

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