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1 hour ago
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As Apple headset reaches Europe, will VR ever hit the mainstream?

By Zoe Kleinman, Technology editor Getty Images To get a sense of the public interest in the Vision Pro, Apple's very high-tech, very expensive virtual reality (VR) headset - finally launched in the UK and Europe on Friday - where better to head than one of its own stores?
ZDNET
8 hours ago
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Buy a Microsoft Office 2021 license for Windows for $40 - lowest price of the year

If you need access to Microsoft Office but don't want to pay the yearly fee to access Office 365, you're in luck: Stack Social is offering a lifetime license for Microsoft Office Professional 2021 for Windows or Mac, starting at $40 (reg.
Theregister
13 hours ago
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PowerToys bring fun tweaks to Windows 10 and 11

Friday FOSS Fest Microsoft's collection of Power Toys for the current versions of Windows has some nifty little helpers, and Power Run may be comfortingly familiar if you're more used to macOS.
PCWorld
21 hours ago
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Get Microsoft Office for life for just $40

TL;DR: Do your best work with a lifetime license to Microsoft Office Professional 2021 for Windows for just $49.99, now through 7/21.
Fast Company
16 hours ago
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Intel could reap $1 billion in software sales by 2027. Here's how they plan to do it

Intel's push into software is going well and the company could have cumulative software revenue of $1 billion by the end of 2027, Chief Technology Officer Greg Lavender told Reuters.
ReadWrite
13 hours ago
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Another one bites the dust - Google discontinues One VPN

Google has announced the discontinuation of yet another product, this time the VPN service One VPN which was provided to subscribers to Google One.The service will shut down on Jul 20, 2024.
Ars Technica
13 hours ago
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New app releases for Apple Vision Pro have fallen dramatically since launch

Apple is struggling to attract fresh content for its innovative Vision Pro headset, with just a fraction of the apps available when compared with the number of developers created for the iPhone and iPad in their first few months.
Fortune
10 hours ago
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Most iPhone users have old phones. But it's actually good news for Apple stock

Apple customers are famously loyal-but it turns out they're also slow to upgrade.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
21 hours ago
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Apple (AAPL) or Microsoft (MSFT): Which is the better investment right now - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

Two titans of technology, both having excellent years in terms of stock performance.Apple Inc. (AAPL) is up 24.82% year to date, and Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) is up 24.46%.
Theregister
14 hours ago
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New Outlook set for GA despite missing some key features

The new Microsoft Outlook will hit General Availability on August 1, and Microsoft is not backing down on the move away from COM (Component Object Model) add-ins.
WIRED
16 hours ago
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At 25, Metafilter Feels Like a Time Capsule From Another Internet

After a quarter century the community-driven site hasn't changed much.And don't ask it to license its archive to AI.
Engadget
4 years ago
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The best student discounts we found for 2020

They say your college years are the best of your life.
sfist.com
11 hours ago
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Elon Musk's Twitter/X Now Looking to Sublease Entire Market Street Headquarters

It could be a sign of financial trouble for Musk's Twitter, and it's definitely a bad sign for downtown SF's office space recovery, that the social media company just put all 800,000 square feet of its Ninth and Market headquarters up for sublease.
Fortune
11 hours ago
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Tech could have a 'massive consolidation' problem due to AI

In the race to stay ahead in artificial intelligence, the biggest technology companies are swallowing up the talent and products of innovative AI startups without formally acquiring them.
Computerworld
19 hours ago
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What to do when Windows won't boot

When Windows won't boot up, it can be a disturbing experience.But that moment passes quickly, and you must decide how to get past this (hopefully) temporary hiccup.
The Verge
11 hours ago
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The best early Prime Day deals on Amazon devices

If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission.See our ethics statement.
MobileAppAaily
17 hours ago
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Why Is Samsung AI Building Features Specific To China

Samsung has remained the least market capturer of the Chinese smartphone consumer audience.Is it using AI to gain market traction?
Fortune
1 day ago
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Tesla walks back Robotaxi reveal, sending its stock plummeting

Tesla Inc. is postponing its planned robotaxi unveiling to October to allow teams working on the project more time to build additional prototypes, according to people familiar with the decision.
ZDNET
8 hours ago
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Get a Microsoft Visual Studio Pro license for 92% off

Having in-house development is a massive advantage for many businesses.
Fast Company
17 hours ago
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Amazon Prime Day 2024 alternatives: Target, Temu, TikTok Shop, and Walmart compete for July shoppers with big deals

Next week, Amazon will hold its 10th annual Prime Day event, which has become one of the biggest online shopping days outside of the holiday season.
Medium
10 months ago
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Cable Bytes the Dust

It is upon us now.You no longer have to squint to see the end of cable.
Fast Company
14 hours ago
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Nike, Levi's, and Coca-Cola are betting on the Paris Olympics to boost sales

U.S. companies from Nike to Warner Bros are opening new stores and holding big marketing events in Paris before and during the Olympics, betting that excitement for the summer games can help boost their sales.
www.npr.org
20 hours ago
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AI brings soaring emissions for Google and Microsoft, a major contributor to climate change

Researcher Jesse Dodge did some back-of-the-napkin math on the amount of energy AI chatbots use.
Theregister
18 hours ago
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Android 15 beta has an optional desktop mode

It's been tried before, more than once, but if it comes as a stock feature, maybe people will actually start to use the feature.
WIRED
19 hours ago
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Amazon Will Brick Its $2,350 Astro Robots Just 10 Months After Release

Amazon is bricking all Astro for Business robots on September 25.
Theregister
23 hours ago
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Microsoft 365's Chinese host uses little renewable energy

China's major cloud computing and datacenter players aren't going green in a hurry, according to a Greenpeace study - leaving Microsoft tied to a datacenter operator that uses just 4.35 percent renewable energy.
Medium
8 months ago
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Apple's Night Moves

A flurry of Apple news, reports, and rumors hit in the past week - so much so that it's hard to keep up.But you do have to wonder if many of them are related, hence the timing.
Mail Online
1 day ago
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Apple's iPhone 16 to get 'significant' update

Apple's upcoming iPhone 16 is rumored to get a 'significant' update that hasn't been seen in previous smartphones.
24/7 Wall St.
16 hours ago
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Can AI Permanently Cripple Google?

There is a school of thought that Alphabet's ( NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google will not be the search engine of the future.
TechCrunch
11 hours ago
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Scoop: HeadSpin, whose founder is in prison for fraud, sold to PE firm for 'cents on the dollar'

Canadian private equity firm PartnerOne has acquired HeadSpin in a fire sale, TechCrunch has learned exclusively.
Medium
9 months ago
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The Too-Slick Apple Event

Is there such a thing as too slick?Pat Riley's hair may suggest not, but there is.
ZDNET
1 day ago
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Get a one-year subscription to Microsoft 365 for 35% off

If you've recently upgraded your laptop, you may have suddenly found yourself without access to Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and the rest of Microsoft's near-necessary software.
ZDNET
1 day ago
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Last chance: Buy Microsoft Office for Windows or Mac for $25

Whether you're setting up your new laptop or using a machine you've had for years, access to Microsoft Office is a necessity for many of us to get things done.
WIRED
1 day ago
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Apple to Allow Rivals to Access 'Tap and Go' Technology

Apple will allow rival companies to operate wallet technology on its iPhones free-of-charge for a decade, European Union regulators said on Thursday, in the latest overhaul prompted by local rules.
www.nytimes.com
1 day ago
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Apple Settles E.U. Case by Opening Its Payment Service to Rivals

Apple will for the first time allow banks, payment services and other app developers to use the underlying technology behind Apple Pay to make rival tap-and-go payment services, settling a long-running European Union antitrust investigation, regulators said on Thursday.
Theregister
2 days ago
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Apple, Google, ease cross-cloud data transfers

Google and Apple have signed off on a tool that their cloud photo storage services interoperable, but it may come at a cost to some users.
ZDNET
1 day ago
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Buy a Windows 11 Pro license for just $23 - an all-time low price

Need an operating system upgrade?
Theregister
1 day ago
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Google: We're still working to defeat Microsoft cloud policy

Google says Microsoft's confidential settlement with a group of European cloud providers is merely about using its financial muscle to make complaints about software licensing costs vanish.
TechCrunch
1 day ago
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Intel Capital backs AI construction startup that could boost Intel's own manufacturing prospects | TechCrunch

Intel could be giving its burgeoning foundry ambitions a much-needed shot in the arm, as the chip giant's venture capital arm today revealed that it's making a "strategic" investment in an Israel- and U.K.-based AI construction startup.
Business Matters
2 days ago
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Microsoft and Apple abandon OpenAI board seats amid regulatory scrutiny

Microsoft and Apple have withdrawn from their board observer seats at OpenAI in response to global regulatory concerns about the relationships between big tech firms and influential AI start-ups.
Intelligencer
1 day ago
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Why I Quit Nvidia at the Start of the AI Boom

You're unlikely to know Jacopo Pantaleoni's name, but you definitely know his work.
Cloud Pro
1 day ago
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Microsoft has settled its European cloud complaint - but rivals are calling it a "pay off"

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A two-year-long dispute between Microsoft and a cloud industry group is finally over - and all it took was $22 million, an oversight body, and licensing changes.
ZDNET
1 day ago
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You can now easily move your photos from Google Photos to iCloud Photos. Here's how

Three years ago, Apple and Google released a tool that lets you transfer photos from an iCloud account to Google Photos.
AdExchanger
2 days ago
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Can The 'New Paramount' Succeed?; The Case For Spinning Out YouTube | AdExchanger

What Paramount needs is more scale to compete with media and tech behemoths like Amazon, Google, Disney and NBCUniversal.
www.theguardian.com
1 day ago
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Apple settles EU case by opening its iPhone payment system to rivals

The EU on Thursday accepted Apple's pledge to open its tap to pay iPhone payment system to rivals as a way to resolve an antitrust case and head off a potentially hefty fine.
www.dw.com
1 day ago
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EU approves Apple plan to open up tap-to-pay to rivals DW 07/11/2024

The European Commission on Thursday said it would accept commitments by Apple to open up its phone-based checkout payment system to third parties.
Business Insider
1 day ago
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Apple seems super confident that AI will make you want to buy a new iPhone

Apple is expecting AI to give iPhone sales a big boost.It expects AI to drive shipments of 90 million iPhone 16 devices this year, Bloomberg reported.
Engadget
1 day ago
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Apple will allow developers access to its NFC technology, avoiding an EU fine

After four years of back and forth, the European Union and Apple have finally come to an agreement on the latter's tap-and-go technology.
Theregister
1 day ago
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Mac sales decline as owners keep devices for longer

Owners of Apple Mac devices simply aren't buying new hardware as quickly as they used to.
Coindesk
1 day ago
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DePIN Doesn't Need New Infrastructure

The idea of a decentralized internet isn't new.Projects like Hyphanet and Tor were early attempts to create decentralized networks.
TechCrunch
1 day ago
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Medal raises $13M as it builds out a contextual AI assistant for desktop | TechCrunch

Medal, a startup that is better known for its video game clipping product, just announced that it has raised $13 million at a valuation of $333 million from several investors, including Horizons Ventures, OMERS Ventures, peak6 and Arcadia Investment Partners.
Theregister
1 day ago
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European Commission accepts Apple's 'tap and go' pledges

Apple has avoided a potential hefty fine and an antitrust case in Europe after making concessions that include opening up access to iPhone hardware needed for "tap and go" applications.
time.com
1 day ago
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Tesla Delays Planned Robotaxi Unveiling to October

Tesla Inc. is postponing its planned robotaxi unveiling to October to allow teams working on the project more time to build additional prototypes, according to people familiar with the decision.
24/7 Wall St.
1 day ago
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Forget Netflix: This Stock Is the Next Millionaire Maker

For years, Netflix ( NASDAQ: NFLX) has been the darling of the entertainment industry.Its stock price has soared as it's revolutionized how we consume movies and TV shows.
Ars Technica
1 day ago
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Apple settles EU probe by opening up its mobile payments system

In two weeks, iPhone users in the European Union will be able to use any mobile wallet they like to complete "tap and go" payments with the ease of using Apple Pay.
www.bbc.com
1 day ago
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Microsoft killed my online life after I called Gaza

By Mohamed Shalaby and Joe Tidy, BBC World Service Getty Images Palestinians calling home to Gaza on Skype have had their digital lives destroyed, after Microsoft closed their email accounts without warning.
Gadgets 360
1 day ago
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Is Coming to Xbox Game Pass This Month: Report

Microsoft announced in May that Call of Duty: Back Ops 6, the next instalment in Activision's popular first-person shooter franchise, will be on Xbox Game Pass when it launches in October.
New York Post
1 day ago
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Apple lets rivals use tap-and-go payments but still faces multiple EU antitrust probes

Apple will open its tap-and-go mobile payments system to rivals, EU antitrust regulator said on Thursday, even as its chief Margrethe Vestager said the iPhone maker has yet to change its business practices to comply with landmark tech rules.
Fortune
1 day ago
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Apple breathes a sigh of relief as the EU closes its antitrust case, which could have cost the iPhone maker tens of billions of dollars

LONDON - The European Union on Thursday accepted Apple's pledge to open its "tap to pay" iPhone payment system to rivals as a way to resolve an antitrust case and head off a potentially hefty fine.
TechCrunch
1 day ago
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EU ends Apple Pay antitrust probe with binding commitments to open up contactless payments | TechCrunch

Government & Policy
The European Union has accepted commitments from Apple over how it operates Apple Pay to settle a long running competition investigation.
ComputerWeekly.com
1 day ago
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Microsoft and CISPE's settlement in long-running cloud antitrust dispute proves controversial | Computer Weekly

The Cloud Infrastructure Service Providers in Europe (CISPE) trade body stands accused of selling its members down the river, after agreeing a $22m deal to withdraw its long-standing anti-trust complaint against Microsoft.
TESLARATI
2 days ago
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Tesla Energy steps up big for Morgan Stanley to take notice

Tesla's energy unit was the talk of the second-quarter vehicle delivery report that was released last week.
Skillfloor
1 day ago
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Course

Skillfloor offers top-notch digital marketing courses in Bangalore, designed to help you master the art and science of online marketing.
Theregister
2 days ago
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Windows 11 adoption starting to pick up pace

There is finally some good news for Microsoft in the operating system market share stakes: use of Windows 11 continues to rise as Windows 10 falls.
ZDNET
2 days ago
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Buy a Microsoft Office 2021 license for Windows for $60

If you need access to Microsoft Office but don't want to pay the yearly fee to access Office 365, you're in luck: Stack Social is offering a lifetime license for Microsoft Office Professional 2021 for Windows or Mac, starting at $60 (reg.
Theregister
2 days ago
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PC market grows for third quarter in a row

Typical demand for new and faster PCs is returning to the market, Canalys principal analyst Ishan Dutt tells The Register after he totted up a third straight quarter of growth following several woeful years in the sector.
ITPro
2 days ago
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Microsoft has told workers in China to ditch Android and use iPhones - here's why

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Microsoft employees in China have been told they must ditch Android smartphones in favor of Apple iPhones over security concerns.
Engadget
2 days ago
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Microsoft and Apple give up their OpenAI board seats

Microsoft has withdrawn from OpenAI's board of directors a couple of weeks after the European Commission revealed that it's taking another look at the terms of their partnership, according to the Financial Times.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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Microsoft emails that warned customers of Russian hacks criticized for looking like spam and phishing | TechCrunch

In March, Microsoft confirmed that Russian government hackers known as Midnight Blizzard (or APT29) had broken into its systems with the goal of stealing various kinds of information, including data on Microsoft customers.
The Motley Fool
2 days ago
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Is It Too Late to Buy Alphabet Stock? | The Motley Fool

The company has outperformed its peers in stock growth since last year but remains a bargain buy.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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Google brings new Gemini features and WearOS 5 to Samsung devices | TechCrunch

www.bbc.com
2 days ago
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Microsoft hiking Xbox Game Pass prices by up to 25%

By Tom Gerken, Technology reporter Getty Images Microsoft has announced big price rises for Game Pass, its Netflix-style subscription service for games.
The Verge
2 days ago
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Microsoft has nine months to stop another antitrust battle from escalating

It reached an agreement with a group of cloud infrastructure providers in Europe, prompting the group to withdraw a complaint with the European Commission.
Simplilearn.com
1 year ago
Tech industry

What is System Software?

System software is a program designed to run a computer's hardware and applications and manage its resources, such as its memory, processors, and devices.
www.nytimes.com
2 days ago
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Microsoft Surrenders OpenAI Board Position

Microsoft has given up its seat on OpenAI's board, relinquishing a nonvoting position it gained late last year, as regulators intensify their scrutiny of the ties between the tech giant and the start-up behind the chatbot ChatGPT.
Business Insider
2 days ago
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Why Amazon wants you to pick up your Prime Day orders this year

Amazon is reminding customers they can pick up Prime Day orders instead of having them delivered.The retailer has thousands of pick-up points, including its lockers, around the US.
Business Insider
2 days ago
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Microsoft and Apple may be playing the long game by ditching OpenAI board roles

Microsoft has given up its observer role on OpenAI's board, per a letter reported by outlets including Axios.Apple is not expected to take up a similar observer role, The Financial Times reported.
Ars Technica
2 days ago
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Microsoft asks many Game Pass subscribers to pay more for less

For years now, Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass has set itself apart by offering subscribers launch-day access to new first-party titles in addition to a large legacy library of older games.
Fortune
2 days ago
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Microsoft hikes the cost of its Netflix-like Game Pass service

Microsoft Game Pass, a Netflix-like service for the company's video games, is undergoing some substantial changes that are likely to rile up the always-vocal gaming audience.
New York Post
2 days ago
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Microsoft, Apple nix OpenAI board seats as antitrust scrutiny mounts

Microsoft and Apple have reportedly dropped their plans to hold observer seats on OpenAI's board of directors - a move that comes as the Big Tech firms face a widening antitrust crackdown in the US and Europe.
Computerworld
2 days ago
Tech industry

10 ways to boost your Windows laptop's battery life

We all dream of all-day battery life - the ability to use a laptop away from an outlet for an entire workday, or longer.
The Verge
2 days ago
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Microsoft and Apple ditch OpenAI board seats amid regulatory scrutiny

Microsoft has dropped its seat as an observer on the board of OpenAI, less than eight months after securing the non-voting seat.
Fortune
2 days ago
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Microsoft and Apple abandon OpenAI board roles amid increasing regulatory scrutiny

Microsoft Corp. and Apple Inc. dropped plans to take board roles at OpenAI in a surprise decision that underscores growing regulatory scrutiny of Big Tech's influence over artificial intelligence.
Kotaku
2 days ago
Tech industry

The Best Deal In Gaming Keeps Getting Worse

Xbox Game Pass started out feeling like a frivolous boondoggle aimed at distracting from the Xbox One's lack of hit exclusives.
Ars Technica
2 days ago
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OpenAI board shakeup: Microsoft out, Apple backs away amid AI partnership scrutiny

Microsoft has withdrawn from its non-voting observer role on OpenAI's board, while Apple has opted not to take a similar position, reports Axios and Financial Times.
London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com
2 days ago
Tech industry

Possibly the two best undervalued stocks for 2024 - London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com

For investors, industries like the tech industry are a dream come true because of all the high-profile companies within it.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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As Microsoft leaves its observer seat, OpenAI says it won't have any more observers | TechCrunch

Months after Microsoft gained an observer seat on OpenAI's board, the company is leaving the position of the non-voting seat.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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As Microsoft leaves its observer seat, OpenAI says it won't have any more observers | TechCrunch

Months after Microsoft gained an observer seat on OpenAI's board, the company is leaving the position of the non-voting seat.
Polygon
2 days ago
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Microsoft to increase Game Pass prices and drop day one games from standard tier

Microsoft has announced sweeping changes to the pricing and structure of its Game Pass subscription service.
TechCrunch
2 days ago
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Microsoft settles with European cloud trade body over antitrust complaints | TechCrunch

Microsoft has reached an agreement with Cloud Infrastructure Services Providers in Europe ( CISPE), nearly two years after the European not-for-profit trade association filed an antitrust complaint with the European Commission (EC) alleging that Microsoft was using its market dominance in the business software realm to tether customers to its Azure cloud.
GameSpot
2 days ago
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Prime Day 2024 Amazon Device Deals - Huge Savings On Fire Sticks, Kindles, And More

Amazon has built quite a stable of connected devices for everything from reading ebooks to watching its extremely expensive TV shows.
ReadWrite
2 days ago
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Microsoft gives up OpenAI board observer seat role

Microsoft has announced it will relinquish its observer seat on OpenAI's board.
24/7 Wall St.
2 days ago
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The Single Best Stock to Buy Under $20

24/7 Wall Street Insights
Since their launch, the single most universal complaint of mobile devices has been insufficient battery life.
The Verge
2 days ago
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Switching from Google Photos to iCloud is about to be a lot less painful

Apple and Google are offering a new, nearly painless way to copy files from Google Photos to iCloud.
www.npr.org
2 days ago
Tech industry

Paramount and Skydance are merging here are 3 questions we have about the deal

There may be no more giddily optimistic time in media than the moment after a big deal is announced.
Kotaku
2 days ago
Tech industry

This Deal On Game Pass Ultimate Will Save You A Bunch Before The Price Hike

Microsoft is raising the price of every tier of Xbox Game Pass starting July 10.Fortunately, you can save a good chunk of change on the most expensive tier through a current Amazon deal.
www.theguardian.com
2 days ago
Tech industry

Microsoft drops observer seat on OpenAI board amid regulator scrutiny

Microsoft has withdrawn its observer seat on the OpenAI board and Apple will no longer be able to appoint an executive to a similar role, amid regulatory scrutiny of big tech's relationship with artificial intelligence startups.
Ars Technica
2 days ago
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Three betas in, iOS 18 testers still can't try out Apple Intelligence features

The beta-testing cycle for Apple's latest operating system updates is in full swing-earlier this week, the third developer betas rolled out for iOS 18, iPadOS 18, macOS 15 Sequoia, and the rest of this fall's updates.
Ars Technica
2 days ago
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Amazon Buy Box rigging suit dismissed after users failed to show receipts

A court has dismissed a proposed class-action lawsuit alleging that Amazon's Buy Box was rigged to rip off customers seeking the best deals on the platform.
Theregister
2 days ago
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AI demand pushes TSMC revenue for 2024 up 28% so far

Semiconductor colossus TSMC appears more confident that its fortunes are on the upswing after posting strong growth in Q2 revenue based on demand for advanced chips such as GPUs for AI acceleration.
Fast Company
2 days ago
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Amazon Prime Day pushes retailers to release back-to-school deals earlier

While American children may wish summer vacation would never end, retailers want back-to-school season to start earlier than ever - preferably now - and are timing promotions ahead of Amazon's Prime Day.
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