Microsoft (MSFT) news recap: virtual reality coming to Edge, Surface Cardinal all-in-one and more

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Microsoft (MSFT) 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 begins work on WebVR support for Edge browser

Microsoft has started implementing WebVR, a virtual reality web standard, into its Edge browser, to allow virtual reality content to be supported when browsing in Edge.

Microsoft Germany hires new head of Windows and devices, makes more personnel moves

Microsoft’s Germany arm has hired a new head to run its Windows and Devices group as well as a reshuffling of some of its other senior figures.

DreamSpark program rebranding to Microsoft Imagine

Microsoft is beginning to rebrand its DreamSpark program, which offers students cheaper or even free Microsoft products, to Microsoft Imagine.

Report: Microsoft to unveil Surface “Cardinal” at October launch event

Microsoft has been rumoured to unveil a new Surface product at an event in October, a Surface all-in-one, known as Project Cardinal.

Microsoft Azure, Office 365 now available from UK datacenters

The company has opened up new data centers in the United Kingdom, which brings both Azure and Office 365 servers to the UK.

That’s it for Microsoft news this week – let us know your thoughts in the comments below!