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TikTok, WeChat to be banned in US in 45 days unless sold by parent companies, president Trump issues executive order
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TikTok, WeChat to be banned in US in 45 days unless sold by parent companies, president Trump issues executive order

The twin executive orders that will take effect in 45 days, cited national security concerns.

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropic work related to global health, education and climate change
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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board to focus on philanthropic work related to global health, education and climate change

Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most valuable technology firms, stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic works related to global health, education and climate change.

Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund
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Jeff Bezos commits $10 billion to address climate crisis through new Bezos Earth Fund

He said the grant will fund scientists, activists and NGO's to explore new ways of fighting the impact of climate change.

Amazon accuses Trump for losing out on $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract
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Amazon accuses Trump for losing out on $10 billion Pentagon cloud contract

Amazon said Trump launched 'repeated public and behind-the-scenes attacks to steer' JEDI, away from Amazon.

Google's former CEO urges US govt to invest more in artificial intelligence
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Google's former CEO urges US govt to invest more in artificial intelligence

The Google Former CEO also emphasised that China is investing more than the United States in AI.

LinkedIn's appeal to stop hiQ from getting access to user profiles rejected
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LinkedIn's appeal to stop hiQ from getting access to user profiles rejected

LinkedIn has no protected property interest in the data contributed by its users, says the Circuit Judge.

Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot
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Bernard Arnault replaces Bill Gates as world's second-richest person with $39 billion gains in a year; Jeff Bezos retains top slot

Bernard Arnault added $39 billion to his fortune in 2019, which pushed his net worth to $107.6 billion, as he led Gates by more than $200 million.

Microsoft profits and revenue rises; 23 percent gain in share prices
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Microsoft profits and revenue rises; 23 percent gain in share prices

Microsoft beat estimates for quarterly profit and revenue with shares touching a record high of $125.85 during regular trading hours.

Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns
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Microsoft turned down facial-recognition sales on human rights concerns

AI has more cases of mistaken identity with women and minorities, according to research.

Xbox Game Studios to partner with ELEAGUE for 'Gears of War' documentary series
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Xbox Game Studios to partner with ELEAGUE for 'Gears of War' documentary series

The series will feature six hour-long programs focusing on Gears 5 and the lives of its star players.

Amazon Echo Dot, Auto, Sub and 10 new products announced to expand Alexa ecosystem
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Amazon Echo Dot, Auto, Sub and 10 new products announced to expand Alexa ecosystem

Amazon wants Alexa to be a dominant computing platform like Microsoft Corp’s Windows.

Microsoft faces investigation over alleged bribery related to software sales: Report
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Microsoft faces investigation over alleged bribery related to software sales: Report

Microsoft allegedly sold software like Word and Excel to middleman firms in Hungary at discounts.

Ola plans to roll out services in Britain this year; Indian ride-hailing firm intensifies rivalry with US peer Uber
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Ola plans to roll out services in Britain this year; Indian ride-hailing firm intensifies rivalry with US peer Uber

Ola has obtained licenses to begin operations in South Wales in September, as well as Greater Manchester, and plans to expand nationwide by the end of the year

Microsoft introduces free version of its workplace collaboration software Teams
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Microsoft introduces free version of its workplace collaboration software Teams

The free version of Microsoft Teams will not offer the same functionality as the Office 365 version.

Flipkart buys back shares worth $350 million to convert into pvt ltd firm ahead of potential deal with Amazon or Walmart
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Flipkart buys back shares worth $350 million to convert into pvt ltd firm ahead of potential deal with Amazon or Walmart

Amazon is believed to have offered Flipkart a higher valuation of about $22 billion, along with a break up fee of $2 billion, compared to Walmart's $18-20 billion valuation of the Bengaluru-based company

Flipkart shareholders barring SoftBank Group agree to sell stake to US retail giant Walmart
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Flipkart shareholders barring SoftBank Group agree to sell stake to US retail giant Walmart

Key shareholders of Indian e-commerce player Flipkart have reportedly agreed to sell their stake to US retail giant Walmart.

Walmart wants control of Flipkart; US retail giant completes due diligence for acquisition
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Walmart wants control of Flipkart; US retail giant completes due diligence for acquisition

Walmart completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm Flipkart this week as US retail giant looks to take a control of Indian company

Microsoft Windows chief Terry Myerson leaves company amid management reshuffle
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Microsoft Windows chief Terry Myerson leaves company amid management reshuffle

The latest transition builds on earlier efforts to unite engineers who work on software with those that oversee hardware.

Amid data breach scandal, more than 50 percent users distrust Facebook in US and Germany: Survey
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Amid data breach scandal, more than 50 percent users distrust Facebook in US and Germany: Survey

Facebook is coming under growing government scrutiny in Europe and the US and is trying to repair its reputation among users, advertisers, lawmakers and investors.

Women working at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints related to gender discrimination and sexual harassment between 2010-16
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Women working at Microsoft filed 238 internal complaints related to gender discrimination and sexual harassment between 2010-16

The figure was cited by plaintiffs suing Microsoft for systematically denying pay raises or promotions to women at the world’s largest software company