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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Microsoft Works with Meta

Now this does make sense 

Microsoft partners with Meta to bring Teams, Office, Windows, and Xbox to VR

The biggest Microsoft and Meta partnership since the Windows Phone days

By TOM WARREN / @tomwarren   in The Verge

Oct 11, 2022, 1:46 PM 

A first look at Microsoft Teams running in a Meta VR headset

Microsoft Teams on Meta’s Quest VR headsets. Image: Meta

Microsoft and Meta looked like they were on a collision course last year, poised to compete heavily for the future of work in the metaverse. But today, both companies announced they are partnering to collaborate on how people will work and even game in virtual reality. That starts with Microsoft bringing its biggest services — Teams, Office, Windows, and even Xbox Cloud Gaming — to Meta’s Quest VR headsets.

It’s a surprise partnership that will see Microsoft and Meta combine their strengths. Microsoft sees an opportunity to bring Teams and its other productivity experiences to a capable VR headset, and Meta gets a key partner in its grand metaverse plan. .... ' 

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