Google Meet will now let you use custom backgrounds on video calls

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Google is introducing custom backgrounds for its Meet

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Microsoft adds new Xbox touch controls to 10 xCloud games

Microsoft is bringing Xbox touch controls to 10 games on its xCloud game streaming service

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Microsoft’s new image-captioning AI will help accessibility in Word, Outlook, and beyond

The image captioning algorithm will be used to improve apps like Seeing AI, here being

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xCloud is an unfinished but inspiring glimpse of how we might game in the future

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s cloud gaming service can’t compete with Stadia

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Microsoft’s first Xbox Series X commercial features a lot of Halo

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge Microsoft is launching its marketing campaign for its

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UK blames mysterious ‘technical issue’ for missing 16,000 coronavirus cases

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge The UK failed to add nearly 16,000 confirmed

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2020 is giving us another chance to watch Mark Zuckerberg and Sundar Pichai get grilled by Congress

Photo by MANDEL NGAN/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai,

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A week with the Xbox Series X: load times, game performance, and more

Photo by Tom Warren / The Verge An early look at Microsoft’s next-gen console Continue

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Microsoft Teams is getting fake coffee shops, breakout rooms, and custom layouts

Microsoft is expanding its new Together Mode for Microsoft Teams soon, allowing co-workers to pretend

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