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August 2, 2018 4:56 AM Grab sees strong demand from investors to buy into business: president

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast-Asian ride-hailing firm Grab is seeing strong demand from investors keen to buy into it, a top executive said on Thursday, after the company announced new investment of $1 billion from a clutch of financial firms. “We continue to see significant demand from investors, both financial investors and strategic investors on a global 72

July 20, 2018 11:37 AM Microsoft foils hacking attempt on 2018 election candidates

File photo - General view of Microsoft Corporation headquarters at Issy-les-Moulineaux, near Paris, France, April 18, 2016. (REUTERS/Charles Platiau) Microsoft recently stopped an effort to hack three US candidates up for election this year. The attack relied on a spoofed Microsoft domain to target the candidates' campaign, company vice president Tom Burt said during 159

July 19, 2018 11:48 PM Microsoft’s Revenue Gets Lift From Cloud

Software giant exceeds $100 billion in annual revenue for first time Microsoft Corp. topped $100 billion in annual revenue for the first time as the software giant remakes itself from a legacy software provider into a power player in cloud computing. Much of that growth has come from persuading customers who run Microsoft’s software in their own data centers 63

July 19, 2018 9:51 PM Microsoft's cloud bet pushes annual sales over $100 billion

Microsoft's bet on the cloud helped propel the company to its first $100 billion sales year. Microsoft (MSFT) said Thursday that it posted $110 billion in sales for the 2018 fiscal year ending in June, a 14% increase over the prior year. CEO Satya Nadella credited "early investments" in cloud services for the results. The company's commercial cloud business 79

July 19, 2018 12:30 PM Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers make red carpet debut at ESPYs

Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers made their red carpet debut at the 2018 ESPY Awards on Wednesday. (AP) Danica Patrick and Aaron Rodgers have officially made their red carpet debut as a couple. Patrick, 36, and the Green Bay Packers quarterback walked the red carpet at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Wednesday before the NASCAR driver took on her hosting 84

July 18, 2018 4:13 PM Google's not alone. Europe has been taking on tech companies for decades

Europe has a long history of putting Big Tech under a microscope. The latest example came Wednesday, when the European Commission imposed a record €4.34 billion ($5 billion) fine on Google for abusing the dominant market position of its Android smartphone operating system. The European Union has emerged as a tech battleground because it has developed 89

July 17, 2018 5:31 PM Amazon Foes Walmart and Microsoft Deepen Tech Partnership

The shared rivalry with Amazon ‘is absolutely core to this,’ Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says Walmart Inc. agreed to use Microsoft Corp.’s cloud technology to power functions that could include algorithms for purchasing and sales-data sharing with vendors, the two companies said, deepening a partnership between two of Inc.’s most powerful 70

July 13, 2018 4:53 PM Microsoft Calls on Government to Regulate Facial-Recognition Technology

Brad Smith, president of tech giant, addresses potential ‘sobering’ uses for such technology A top Microsoft Corp. executive is calling for the U.S. government to regulate facial-recognition technology, an area Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc. and other tech-giant rivals have made significant bets, and where Microsoft has made its own investments 65

July 13, 2018 4:44 PM 'The Big Bang Theory' gets overlooked by the Emmys despite earning a big nomination

It seems "The Big Bang Theory" was accidentally left off the list of Emmy nominations in a major category. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the hit CBS show actually received a nomination in the Outstanding Directing category, making it the seventh nomination in the category instead of the six listed during Thursday’s announcement. “Voting in the Emmy category 59

July 13, 2018 4:38 PM Microsoft seeks regulation of facial recognition technology

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Friday called for government regulation of facial recognition technology and for laws governing its acceptable uses. "We believe Congress should create a bipartisan expert commission to assess the best way to regulate the use of facial recognition technology in the United States," Microsoft President Brad Smith wrote in a blog here post. In May, U.S. civil 71