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Amazon, Microsoft may be putting world at risk of killer AI

WASHINGTON: Amazon, Microsoft and Intel are among leading tech companies that could spearhead a global AI arms race, according to a report that surveyed major players from the sector about their stance on lethal autonomous weapons. Dutch NGO Pax ranked 50 companies by three criteria: whether they were developing technology ...

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Dell, HP, Microsoft, Intel oppose tariffs on laptops, tablets

WASHINGTON: Dell Technologies Inc, HP Inc, Microsoft Corp and Intel Corp opposed U.S. President Donald Trump’s proposal to include laptop computers and tablets among the Chinese goods targeted for tariffs. Dell, HP and Microsoft, which together account for 52% of the notebooks and detachable tablets sold in the United States, ...

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Microsoft gives glimpse of new Xbox console

LOS ANGELES: Microsoft on Sunday gave the world a first glimpse of a powerful next-generation Xbox gaming console that it aims to release late next year. Xbox head Phil Spencer pulled back the curtain on “Project Scarlett,” the creation of a successor to the Xbox One that will give game ...

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Microsoft tops $1 trillion as it predicts more cloud growth

NEW YORK: Microsoft Corp briefly topped $1 trillion (774 billion pounds) in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business. The Redmond, Washington-based company beat Wall Street estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, powered by an unexpected boost in Windows revenue and brisk ...

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Apple announces debut of Microsoft Office in online App Store

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple Inc. announced that Microsoft Office 365 is available for the first time on Mac App Store where Apple users can download directly the signature apps such as Word, PowerPoint and Excel that are popular in Microsoft Windows system. The debut of the Microsoft Office in Apple Store ...

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Bill Gates congratulates Malala on her book on displaced refugees

LONDON: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has congratulated Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai on her new book ‘We Are Displaced’. Malala shared on Twitter that her new book ‘We Are Displaced’ is a collection of stories from refugee girls around the world. She insisted that more than 68.5 million people are currently ...

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Microsoft accused of bribery in Hungary

LONDON: Microsoft Corp. is being investigated by U.S. authorities over potential bribery and corruption related to software sales in Hungary, according to people familiar with the matter. The investigation follows a series of similar probes into Microsoft business partners that surfaced in 2013 in five other countries. Microsoft MSFT, +0.47% ...

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Microsoft GitHub services completely free for schools

LONDON: GitHub has announced that they are expanding their offering to teaching-focus institutions by now offering them both GitHub Enterprise and Business Hosted accounts for free in addition to all of the previously available free services. A special page has gone up on the official GitHub Education website where anyone ...

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