Microsoft news recap: ads coming to Bing Chat apps, base salaries frozen for 2023, and more

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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!

CallRail Launches Integration with Microsoft Teams

CallRail has launched a new integration with Microsoft Teams that makes it quicker to respond to new leads, such as notifications for new calls, texts, and form submissions, as well as a host of other features to provide a smooth experience in handling incoming leads.

Microsoft eyes partnership with Firefox to make Bing its primary search engine

Mozilla’s current contract to have Google as the default search engine on Firefox is due to be renewed this year, and a new report suggests Microsoft is looking to clinch the default search engine contract for its Bing search engine, as it continues to see success with its Bing Chat.

Microsoft skips raises for salaried employees in 2023

An internal memo from Microsoft said that, due to the economic conditions, full-time salaried employees at Microsoft will not receive a raise this year. Despite this, bonuses and stock awards can still take place.

Ads are coming to Bing Chat apps – new API for publishers released

It was inevitable at some point, but Microsoft has released a new API for publishers that will allow ads into Bing Chat apps.

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