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!
Xbox Takes Strict Measures Against Emulation
Following a discovery of a workaround to run emulators on Xbox in retail mode, Microsoft has fought back by issuing 15-day console bans to discourage their use. Instructions for emulating games on Xbox in retail mode were being sold for $2.
RETAIL MODE ON XBOX IS DEAD!
– 15-day suspensions handed out to users of retail emulators as a warning shot from Microsoft.
– Devs warning users to delete emulators
– Retail Mode team disbanding and shutting down the Patreon.
Sorry to bear the bad news. RT to warn others pic.twitter.com/nYAQHgtow5
— Miles (@HikikomoriMedia) July 27, 2023
Samsung and Microsoft Launch Advanced Mobile Security Solution
Samsung and Microsoft have teamed up to create a cutting-edge mobile security solution for businesses. This solution is the first of its kind, providing on-device, mobile hardware-backed device attestation for both company and personal devices. By combining the power of Samsung Galaxy devices with Microsoft Intune protection, enterprises can rest assured that their sensitive data is safe from compromised devices.
PayPal and Microsoft Team Up for Enhanced Payment Solutions
PayPal and Microsoft have announced a major integration of PayPal’s Pay Later solution in several countries, including the U.S., U.K., Australia, Germany, France, Spain, and Italy. Additionally, U.S. customers will soon be able to pay with Venmo, a PayPal subsidiary, in the Microsoft Store, as is already possible on Xbox. These new integrations aim to provide customers with more flexible payment options and increase customer loyalty.
Microsoft to Provide Japan’s Government with ChatGPT AI Technology
That’s it for this week. We will be back next week with more Microsoft news.