Microsoft news recap: Bing Chat metrics coming to Webmaster Tools, PC Game Pass arrives in 40 more countries, 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!

Microsoft will let you turn off Start menu recommendations on Windows 11 soon

One of the most popular requests for Windows 11 is to allow recommendations in the Start menu to be turned off. But Microsoft is now testing, in the Dev Channel of the Windows Insider Program, a new setting to turn off Start menu recommendations.

Bing Chat user engagement tracking coming to Bing Webmaster Tools

Marketers and website owners will be able to see how Bing Chat is leading to interactions with their website via Bing Webmaster Tools soon, as Microsoft is working to bring Bing Chat engagement metrics to its Webmaster Tools.

Microsoft expands PC Game Pass to 40 new countries

PC Game Pass has been expanded to 40 more countries in preview. Some of the countries include Albania, Algeria, Bolivia, Costa Rica, Morocco, Georgia, and Egypt.

Windows 11’s next Moments Update includes AI, iOS support, screen recording, and more

A range of new features in the next major update for Windows 11 have been announced. Called the Moments Update internally, the update is expected to bring new features and improvements including AI, iOS support, screen recording, and more.

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