Microsoft news recap: Swiftkey gets rebranded, Outlook getting suggested replies, 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!

New report shows all game streaming platforms except Microsoft’s Mixer saw massive growth in April

In April, all game streaming platforms except Microsoft’s Mixer saw a large jump in growth, according to a new report. Whilst the majority of game streaming platforms saw growth during the pandemic, Mixer is lagging behind with the smallest level of growth.

Microsoft's Mixer website
Microsoft’s Mixer website

Swiftkey rebrands to Microsoft Swiftkey keyboard on Android and gets Emoji 12.0 support

Microsoft’s Android keyboard app, Swiftkey, has been rebranded as Microsoft Swiftkey keyboard. At the same time, it has also received an update to add support for Emoji 12.0.

SwiftKey keyboard on Android
SwiftKey keyboard on Android

Outlook on the web is getting suggested replies and text predictions features

Following in the footsteps of Google’s Gmail suggested replies to emails, Microsoft is now adding suggested replies and text predictions to Outlook on the web, helping you compose emails quickly.

Microsoft publishes full Build 2020 session catalog

The full schedule for Build 2020 has now been published. This year, Build 2020 will be digital and is free to attend.

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