Microsoft withdraws Xbox Live Gold price hike following uproar from users

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Microsoft backtracks on planned price hike of Xbox Live Gold.

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Backtracks from Microsoft on the planned price increase for Xbox Live Gold The company says it has “failed to satisfy the expectations of players who rely on it every day.” The price of a one-month plan will range from $10 to $11, three months to $25. Six-month subscriptions are going to increase from $40 to $60, but only for new clients. Back in July last year, the company stopped selling twelve-month plans, which is when the price would have to increase. Back to Mail Home home online

Back to the page from which you came from Returning to the page you came from Today we messed up and you were right to let us know,” says Microsoft, “We messed up. Microsoft says that Xbox free-to-play games will no longer require a subscription to Live Gold. CNN’s Manish To ensure that he’s the best-paid player, we’re going to do what we have to do.

Microsoft reports $43.1 billion in revenue, $15.5 billion in net income in second quarter of 2021.

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In the second quarter of 2021, Microsoft reported $43.1 billion in revenue and $15.5 billion in net revenue. Surface, Xbox, and cloud related services revenues continue to grow. Thanks to next-gen consoles, Surface revenue is now, for the first time ever, a $2 billion business. Consumer subscribers to Microsoft 365 have also increased to 47.5 million, a 28 percent bump. With 300 million devices expected to be shipped in 2020, the PC market has just experienced its first major growth in 10 years.

Microsoft has just announced an updated Surface Pro 7 Plus device with a larger battery and a removable SSD and LTE, which is only available for businesses and schools. Back to Mail Home home online ÂBack to the page you came from. Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft: “Building their own digital capability is the new currency that drives the resilience and growth of every organization.” Microsoft will hold an investor call at 5:30 PM ET. To ensure that he’s the best-paid player, we’re going to do what we have to do.

Xbox Game Pass now has 18 million subscribers, up from 15 million in September.

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There are now 18 million subscribers to Xbox Game Pass, up from 15 million in September, For $9.99 per month, the service provides access to more than 100 Xbox games. The Xbox Series X and S launch was the most successful in the history of the company, according to Microsoft CEO, There are also 100 million monthly active users on Xbox Live, Satya Nadella said on a revenue call, The organization recently reversed its decision to raise the price of Xbox Live Gold

The move was commonly interpreted as an attempt to push individuals into the Xbox Game Pass Back to Mail Home home online Back to the page from which you have come. To ensure that he’s the best-paid player, we’re going to do what we have to do.

LottieFiles, a platform for Lottie animations, has raised a Series A of $9 million.

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A Series A of $9 million has been raised by LottieFiles, a platform for Lottie animations. The round was led by M12, the venture capital arm of Microsoft, with 500 start-ups participating. It now claims that 65,000 businesses, including Airbnb, Google, TikTok, Disney and Netflix, have around one million users. The new funding brings its total raised to around $10 million and growth of 300 percent year-over-year The funding will be used to broaden its product roadmap, to broaden its infrastructure and to increase its global user base.

To ensure that he’s the best-paid player, we’re going to do what we have to do.

Microsoft says it has already cut its carbon footprint by 6 percent.

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Microsoft claims it has already reduced its carbon footprint by 6%, The company committed itself to becoming carbon negative by 2030 last year. Other companies are being paid by Microsoft to trap and store carbon dioxide It is not clear exactly how much carbon dioxide the company will continue to pollute and then pay to remove it from the environment. Microsoft has released 11,164,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent in its 2020 fiscal year.

Back to Mail Home home online Back to the page from which you came from You came from: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sustainability/2013/01/29/4583852/Microsoft-says-it-has-cut-its-carbon-footprint-by-6-percent-in-1-year. Microsoft says that last year, through direct air capture, it removed less than 1% of its carbon dioxide from the atmosphere The company has mainly relied on reforestation projects and other conservation projects to date. To accelerate the growth of carbon removal, the company launched a $1 billion Climate Innovation Fund last year.

In the first place, the world needs to double down on efforts to stop pollution, Microsoft says. Some plans have been laid out on how it will do that, including linking the pay of executives to sustainability initiatives Back to Mail Home home online Back to the page from which you came. Back To the pageYou came from: back to the place from which you came to Returning to the page you came from

It is Back to the original page. Microsoft has the objective of halving its data center emissions by 2030 The data centers absorb a lot of energy and are an essential part of their company. The world needs to halve emissions by 2030 in order to avoid the most serious effects of climate change, scientists say. Last year, Microsoft promised to conserve water where it operates.

The company pledged last year to become carbon negative by 2030.

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Microsoft’s quantum computing platform is now available in public preview.

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Quantum computing has now been made available by Microsoft in a public preview. In the cloud-based platform, called Azure Quantum, you can experiment with simulations of quantum computing. The basic service costs about $10 in a week for an item like this. Microsoft claims that it is the “#1 Quantum Technology Company in the world. There’s a reason for that” Microsoft has made progress with Quantum Computing, but there’s yet to be a working qubit. Go to the Mail Online homepage.

You are now back at the page you came from. “Back to the page you came from” will take you back to the page you came from. It also takes you to the pages you came from before then.     >>> Go back to the page you were on ______ Robert Downey Jr. is leading a group of investors known as the Footprint Coalition. It is aimed at identifying environmentally friendly tech startups.

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Microsoft launches Viva, a new employee experience platform for remote workers.

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Viva, a new employee experience platform for remote workers, is being released by Microsoft The company claims that even after the “pandemic” of remote work terminates, remote work is here to stay. Access to internal communication, learning and knowledge sharing tools and analytics is provided by Viva. It is also intended to provide managers with insights into whether their team, for example, is at risk of burnout. The tool is powered by Microsoft 365 and includes, among other resources, integrations with Yammer, Teams and SharePoint.

Back to Mail Home home online Back to the page from which you came. Back To the page You came from: Back to the page from which you came Back to the page from which you originated, There is no going back, no going back, “Flexibility will be key in when, where and how we work,” Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says in a video about the new employee platform of the company, Viva

For now, the service is free, but Microsoft is rolling out a limited beta version for workers to try it out for a limited period of time for now. Visit Microsoft’s Viva website for more information about Viva and its features. Microsoft 365 can now be integrated with LinkedIn’s Glint to help employees stay on top of their work. The company says the instrument will help organizations build resilience and ingenuity cultures. Microsoft 365 is scheduled to be implemented by the end of 2021 for all its employees. What the company plans to do with the data is not clear, but it could be used to improve the engagement of employees.

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The company argues that remote work is here to stay, even after the “pandemic” of remote work ends.

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Published by Ana Miller

Ana Miller is a technology journalist who covers corporate and policy intersection. Born in London, Ana has been at The HowToGuide almost two years, and has written extensively about the technology industry.

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