Microsoft news recap: overtakes Apple as most valuable company, Two Hat acquired, 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 slips past Apple to become the World’s Most Valuable Company

As Apple failed to meet analysts’ expectations on its earnings, it allowed Microsoft to surpass the company to become the world’s most valuable company, reaching a $2.47 trillion market cap, whilst Apple sat at $2.42 trillion.

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GitHub points to early successes for AI programming tool Copilot

Copilot, GitHub’s automated code writing assistant in preview, has received support for new languages, including C, C++, C#, and Java.

Microsoft acquires Xbox, Minecraft, MSN content moderation provider Two Hat

Content moderation provider, Two Hat, has been acquired by Microsoft. The company provides moderation services for Xbox, MSN, and Minecraft. Under Microsoft, the two will aim to bolster its moderation technology to keep online communities safe and clean.

You can now stream PC games on Xbox consoles with GeForce Now

This week saw GeForce Now add support for the Microsoft Edge browser on Xbox consoles, making it possible to stream PC games to Xbox consoles via GeForce Now.

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