Microsoft Teams reminders appear in Windows 11 start menu
The new Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23619 brings new features for Microsoft Teams to the operating system.
The update introduces a new feature that shows reminders for Teams appointments in the start menu. The reminder appears about five minutes before the start of a Teams meeting. By click... Read more
Microsoft Teams gets Intelligent Recap feature
Microsoft is adding some new features to Teams. Among them, Intelligent Recap becomes available to Copilot users, optimizing meeting summaries and providing an improved way to share contact information.
First, the Intelligent Recap feature is being introduced this month for Desktop and Mac users... Read more
Microsoft Teams now has more than 320 million end users
The "new" Teams is very popular, Microsoft states in a recent blog post. The videoconferencing application now has more than 320 million users worldwide.
According to Microsoft, tens of millions of end users began using Teams this year. Also, more than 2,000 different apps can now be downloaded ... Read more
Microsoft competitors decide whether Teams removal is sufficient
European antitrust authorities have asked Microsoft's competitors whether they are sufficiently reassured now that Teams is no longer offered in Microsoft 365 bundles by default. It looks like the EU wants to gather criticism to build a hard case against Microsoft's bundled offerings.
Competito... Read more
Microsoft patches zero-day vulnerabilities in Edge, Teams and Skype
Microsoft recently patched a number of zero-day vulnerabilities in its Edge browser, MS Teams for Desktop and Skype for Desktop, among others. These are vulnerabilities in the open-source libraries that the solutions use.
The first bug Microsoft has addressed has been labelled CVE-2023-4863. Thi... Read more
Microsoft sees its Teams unbundling as a compromise for the EU
Microsoft does not really see the unbundling of Teams within the EU as an act that has users' best interests at heart. According to a memo to partners, it is a "compromise" and changes can still occur.
Recently, the tech giant reached an agreement with the EU and the EEA on taking Teams out of t... Read more
Cheaper Microsoft 365 bundle without Teams is available for the EU
Starting in October, Teams will no longer be a default application bundled in Office 365 and Microsoft 365. In fact, a new and cheaper Microsoft 365 subscription without Teams will become available. Microsoft is making the adjustment to address EU concerns and is therefore making the change only in... Read more
The Teams-EU saga proves authorities rarely get a grip on Big Tech
In 2020, Slack sounded the alarm: Teams' bundling within Office 365 by Microsoft was said to be unsporting. This allegedly prevents other meeting platforms from competing fairly with the tech giant's product. The EU is investigating, but as is often the case, it seems to be too little, too late. A ... Read more
Microsoft introduces scheduling app Classwork in Teams for Education
Microsoft has added the planning app for teachers Classwork to Teams for Education. This should make it easier for teachers to create, organize, manage and distribute their teaching materials to students via Teams.
According to Microsoft, the now-released planning app Classwork is an application... Read more
‘Microsoft will charge for Teams to overcome EU antitrust issues’
Tech giant Microsoft may end up charging for its Teams platform. Previous complaints against Microsoft from Slack have now been bolstered by additional EC filings.
Microsoft has offered to modify the pricing plans for its popular Office productivity suite in order to avoid an EU antitrust invest... Read more