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Satya Nadella in New Delhi, India. Ramesh Pathania | Mint | Getty Images Microsoft said Wednesday it will unveil “the next generation of Windows” on June 24. The move comes a week after CEO Satya Nadella teased major enhancements to the PC operating system for developers as well as creators. Windows, the dominant operating system
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China is set to become a major player in the “highly lucrative” satellite navigation market, as it seeks to compete with the U.S. government-owned Global Positioning System (GPS), an analyst said Monday. But China’s homegrown Beidou system is not likely to overtake the GPS system for now, said Craig Singleton, adjunct fellow at the hawkish
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In this photo illustration the HBO Max and Discovery Communications logo seen displayed on a smartphone. Rafael Henrique | LightRocket | Getty Images AT&T‘s decision to merge WarnerMedia with Discovery and Amazon‘s $8.45 billion acquisition of MGM Studios has kicked off another round of media consolidation. The last significant set of mergers brought Discovery and
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In this article SWI Annette Riedl | Picture Alliance | Getty Images The Russian hackers thought to be behind the catastrophic SolarWinds attack last year have launched another major cyberattack, Microsoft warned Thursday. Microsoft said in a blog post that the hacking group, known as Nobelium, had targeted over 150 organizations worldwide in the last
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In this article NVDA Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang wearing his usual leather jacket. Getty In February, as cryptocurrency prices spiked, Nvidia released new cards specifically for mining crypto. They can’t power a computer monitor, but they can generate valuable ether coins. On Wednesday, the company provided an update on how its cryptocurrency (CMP) cards are
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In this article AMZN Washington, DC Attorney General Karl Racine speaks after a news conference in front of the U.S. Supreme Court September 9, 2019 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong Washington, D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine announced Tuesday he’s suing Amazon on antitrust grounds, claiming the company’s practices have unfairly raised prices for consumers and
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An automated machine stacks packages at Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com’s huge logistics center in Dongguan, China. Arjun Kharpal | CNBC GUANGZHOU, China — Qin Jiahao has been working at Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com’s logistics operations for around six years. Now a huge amount of his work has become automated. “In the past, almost all the work is manual.
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Business mogul Barry Diller on Friday ripped into Apple over the fees it charges companies that have applications on the iPhone maker’s App Store. In an interview on CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” the chairman of IAC and Expedia said his companies, and others like them, are “overcharged in a disgusting manner.” For large companies, Apple takes a commission rate of
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In this article DRH Signage for the AT&T Inc. WarnerMedia HBO Max streaming service is displayed on a smartphone in an arranged photograph taken in the Brooklyn Borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, May 28, 2020. Gabby Jones | Bloomberg | Getty Images During its annual upfront presentation to advertisers this week, Fox ran
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In this article MTCH BMBL Dating apps are creating badges displaying vaccination status and offering vaccinated Americans free premium benefits. Tinder The largest dating apps in the U.S. are banding together in support of Covid-19 vaccines, in the hopes that it’ll be a hot vax summer. For the uninitiated, hot vax summer plays on the
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In this article GOOGL California Governor Gavin Newsom speaks at the opening of the country’s first federal and state operated community vaccination site during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Los Angeles, California, February 16, 2021. Mike Blake | Reuters California Governor Gavin Newsom pointed to a recent flood of tech IPOs and
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