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Microsoft to gobble up Activision in $69 billion metaverse bet

Microsoft Corp is buying “Call of Duty” maker Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion in the biggest gaming industry deal in history as global technology giants stake the...

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Analysis: Sony faces deep-pocketed rivals in war over future of gaming

Sony Group, perched atop the gaming sector, is facing a fresh challenge from cash-rich rivals betting on a next-generation online video game boom as the Japanese conglomerate eyes ...

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Microsoft observed malware in systems belonging to Ukraine govt agencies

Microsoft Corp said in a blog post over the weekend that it had observed destructive malware in systems belonging to several Ukrainian government agencies and organisations that wo...

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Russia fines Twitter for not deleting banned content, says court

A Moscow court has said it had fined Twitter 3 million roubles (approximately $40,920) for failing to delete content Russia deems illegal, the latest in a string of penalties again...

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Moody’s gives Apple top ‘AAA’ credit rating on growth promise

Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Apple Inc’s long-term credit rating to ‘AAA’ with a stable outlook, citing the iPhone maker’s “exceptional l...

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Microsoft’s $16 billion Nuance bid gets EU antitrust approval

The European Commission has granted Microsoft unconditional antitrust approval for its $16 billion bid for artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communicatio...

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Dutch town approves licence for Meta data centre, biggest in Netherlands

The town of Zeewolde, 50km east of Amsterdam, on Thursday approved plans by Meta to build the largest data centre in the Netherlands from which Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp can...

Major tech companies struggle to plug holes in logging software

Some of the world’s largest technology companies are still struggling to make their products safe from a gaping vulnerability in common logging software a week after hackers began ...

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Apple closes in on $3 trillion market value

Apple Inc’s market value hovered just shy of the $3 trillion mark, following a stunning run over the past decade that has turned it into the world’s most valuable compa...

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Apple inches closer to $3 trillion market cap

Apple Inc is within striking distance of a $3 trillion market capitalization, a milestone that would make it as big as the world’s fifth largest economy after Germany, just o...

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EU antitrust regulator seeks input on Microsoft’s $16 billion Nuance deal

EU’s antitrust regulator is taking a deeper look into Microsoft Corp’s $16 billion deal for transcription technology company Nuance Communications, asking customers and...

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Microsoft shareholders back proposal seeking report on harassment

Microsoft Corp has said its shareholders had approved a proposal by Arjuna Capital, which sought a report from the software firm on the effectiveness of its policies to battle sexu...

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Salesforce forecasts lower revenue as cloud competition heats up

Salesforce.com has forecast first-quarter revenue below Wall Street’s estimates, casting a shadow on an upbeat performance in the third quarter, and sending its shares down 6...

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Who is Twitter’s new CEO Parag Agrawal?

Twitter Inc has promoted company insider and technology head Parag Agrawal to replace Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey.

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Xbox chief evaluating console maker’s relationship with Activision

Xbox Chief Phil Spencer is evaluating its relationship with Activision Blizzard, the Microsoft-owned gaming console maker confirmed amid allegations of sexual misconduct and equal ...