Microsoft launched a new app for newshounds on the Microsoft Store today, dubbed Microsoft News Bar. The app is essentially a persistent news ticker for your desktop, serving up the latest headlines as they happen. There’s also a fair bit of customization to get the right fit for your desktop setup.
On launch, News Bar takes up a portion of the right side of your screen with a list of images for each news story. Hovering over each image will give you a preview of the story’s headline and a bit of text. If you see something you want to read further, you can click through to open the full story in your browser.
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[…] The tech giant contracts several dozen journalists to select and curate news stories that appear on MSN. That news is displaying on the home page of Microsoft Edge browser and integrate in the new Microsoft News Bar. […]
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