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Google Chrome

Google has released an emergency patch for the Chrome browser

Google is urging all users of its popular Chrome web browser to update their installations as soon as possible.

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Microsoft looking to bring advertising into more of its software?

It seems Microsoft is getting ready to integrate advertising into more of its products. Some Microsoft power users have noticed an advert in the latest iteration of Windows 11 File...

Microsoft Corp

File Explorer tabs to return in Windows 11?

Over the years, power users of the Windows OS have long asked the Washington state-based tech titan to improve the File Explorer interface, prompting several to create concepts tha...

Apple App Store

Advocacy group to challenge the iOS browser status quo

Apple is being challenged by a group of developers to end WebKit’s dominance and allow other browser engines on the tech titans iPhone and iPad devices, following accusations...

Facebook is Meta

Facebook owner Meta will block access to Russia’s RT, Sputnik in EU

Meta Platforms Inc, parent company of Facebook, will restrict access to Russian state media outlets RT and Sputnik on its platforms across the European Union, the company’s h...

Activision-Blizzard

Activision’s mobile gaming unit to see leadership changes ahead of Microsoft deal

Video game maker Activision Blizzard Inc’s mobile gaming unit, King, said on Wednesday two of its senior executives, including a co-founder, would leave the company before it...

Platform News: EU European Commission antitrust regulators

Vestager says tech giants may prefer EU fines to compliance, cites Apple

Some US tech giants may prefer to pay a fine rather than comply with antitrust rules, the European Union’s antitrust chief said, and cited Apple’s fight with the Nether...

Warren Buffet

Buffett’s Berkshire bought Activision shares before Microsoft takeover

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc acquired nearly $1 billion of shares in Activision Blizzard Inc before Microsoft Corp agreed to buy the video game maker for $68.7 bil...

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Sony’s new AI beats humans in Gran Turismo racing game

Sony has said it has created an artificial intelligence agent called Gran Turismo Sophy (GT Sophy) that was able to beat world’s best drivers of the PlayStation racing simula...

Platform Industry: Microsoft operating system users

Microsoft unveils new app store guidelines as it woos regulators on deal

Microsoft has announced a new set of principles for its app store, including open access to developers who meet privacy and security standards, as it began a push to win approval f...

Platform News: Google

Alphabet eyes $2 trillion value after blowout results

Google parent company Alphabet advanced nearer to joining peers Apple and Microsoft in the elite $2 trillion market valuation club as the search giant’s shares surged more th...

Platform News: Search engine Google's New York office

Google posts strong holiday sales, Alphabet shares surge

Alphabet Inc has beaten fourth-quarter sales expectations as the search giant’s internet advertising, cloud computing and hardware businesses benefited from holiday shopping,...

Platform News: Epic Games, the maker of the Fortnite game

Epic Games invests in Spire Animation’s funding round, eyes metaverse

Spire Animation Studios has said it has raised $20 million in a funding round, which included an investment from Fortnite-maker Epic Games to collaborate and build metaverse experi...

Platform News: Software titan Microsoft building

Microsoft cloud growth forecast bodes well for tech rivals, too

After a brief scare, Microsoft Corp reassured tech investors that its enterprise internet cloud business category has plenty of room to grow.

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Microsoft faces challenge cleaning up Activision Blizzard’s culture

The success of Microsoft’s biggest deal ever rides on rehabilitating Activision Blizzard’s culture, Microsoft Chief Executive Satya Nadella declared after announcing the $69 billio...