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17 08, 2019

Harvard University Sold Apple and Facebook Stock — and Bought Alphabet

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Harvard University’s endowment made some bold stock trades in the calendar second quarter.

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11 06, 2019

Salesforce and Google just spent billions on Big Data because of Microsoft

June 11th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Two hefty acquisitions by Alphabet Inc. and Salesforce.com Inc. in the exploding arena of Big Data appear to be expensive moves to shore up their competitive…

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6 03, 2019

Iranian Hackers Have Hit Hundreds of Companies in Past Two Years

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Cyberattacks linked to Iranian hackers have targeted more than 200 companies over the past two years, Microsoft said, part of a wave of computer intrusions from the country that researchers say has hit businesses and government entities around the globe.

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6 03, 2019

If You’re Creeped Out by Facebook, Here Are the Settings to Check

March 6th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

There’s no switch to turn off Facebook’s insatiable consumption of your personal data and activity. However, there are controls meant to limit the impact of all that tracking on the Facebook and Instagram ads you see.

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27 10, 2018

Amazon was almost worth $1 trillion, but it is down $119 billion in just two trading sessions

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Amazon.com Inc. was very nearly the second U.S. company worth $1 trillion last month. Now, it’s worth less than a neighbor and major cloud rival.

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26 10, 2018

Microsoft Defends Its Bid on U.S. Military Contract

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Microsoft executives defended supplying technology to the U.S. military, in another case of a tech company having to explain its relationship with the government in the face of objections from employees.

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23 08, 2018

Microsoft Hit With U.S. Bribery Probe Over Deals in Hungary

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Microsoft is being investigated by U.S. authorities over potential bribery and corruption related to software sales in Hungary.

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13 07, 2018

Microsoft Calls on Government to Regulate Facial-Recognition Technology

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A Microsoft executive is calling for the U.S. government to regulate facial-recognition technology.

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