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DuckDuckGo Privacy Browser Starts Blocking Microsoft Trackers

[caption id="attachment_365768" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] Image: DuckDuckGo[/caption] Privacy-focused web browser DuckDuckGo has announced that its third-party tracker loading protection will now also work against Microsoft tracking scripts on third-party websites — reports The Verge. Advertising services use trackers to follow users across websites and profile them. These user profiles are then used to serve interest-based and...

Discord Voice Chat Now Available on Xbox to Beta Testers

Last week, Xbox announced its partnership to bring Discord Voice chat to Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One consoles to Alpha Insiders. Now, Xbox Beta ring Insiders are able to take advantage of the new voice support. Microsoft has rolled out its new software update to beta Insiders. In the release notes, it's confirmed that...

Microsoft Brings Discord Voice Chat to Xbox

Microsoft today announced it is bringing Discord Voice chat to Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles. You will be able to chat with anyone on Discord via voice channels or group calls directly from your console making it easy to connect with friends across mobile, Xbox, and PC. Xbox users can connect their Discord...

Microsoft Delays Next Major Windows Release to 2024: Report

Microsoft is delaying its next major Windows release, which it had originally planned for sometime next year, to 2024 — reports Windows Central. More broadly, Microsoft is returning to a more traditional three-year release cycle for major iterations of Windows. The tech giant launched Windows 11 in 2021, so we won't see its successor until...

Netflix Picks Microsoft to Power its First Ad-Supported Streaming Tier

Netflix has announced it has partnered with Microsoft as its global technology and sales partner for its first ever ad-supported subscription streaming offering. "Microsoft has the proven ability to support all our advertising needs as we work together to build a new ad-supported offering. More importantly, Microsoft offered the flexibility to innovate over time on...

How to Watch the Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase and What to Expect

On Sunday, June 12th, Microsoft is hosting its annual bombastic keynote, highlighting what's to come for Xbox in 2022 and the near future. The Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase is said to feature updates and announcements from Xbox Game Studios, Bethesda, as well as third-party partners from around the world. According to Microsoft, the showcase...

Xbox Design Lab Introduces New Pastel Colours and Customization Options

Xbox Design Lab, the fan-favourite controller design suite from Microsoft is returning and is folding in new customization options. Recently, Microsoft closed its Xbox Design Lab portal, priming itself for another substantial update to its offering. Now, moving forward, players can customize their Xbox Wireless Controller using a wide variety of pastel colours and new...