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Congress to hold new AI hearings as it works to craft safeguards

New AI hearings will be held by Congress as it develops protections

As Congress works on laws to lessen the risks of the developing technology, it will have three hearings on artificial intelligence the next week, including one with Microsoft President Brad…

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Big Tech braces for EU Digital Services Act regulations

Big Tech is ready for the EU Digital Services Act rules

The comprehensive Digital Services Act (DSA) of the European Union imposes new regulations on content moderation, user privacy, and transparency, putting more than a dozen of the largest internet businesses…

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Microsoft, Activision to sell streaming rights to secure biggest video gaming deal

Sales of streaming rights by Microsoft and Activision will result in the largest video game agreement

Activision Blizzard, the company behind "Call of Duty," will transfer its streaming rights to Ubisoft Entertainment in a new bid to obtain the British anti-trust regulator's blessing for its $69…

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ChatGPT fever spreads to US workplace, sounding alarm for some

Spread of ChatGPT fever to US workplace alarms some

Despite concerns that have prompted employers like Microsoft and Google to limit its usage, a Reuters/Ipsos poll indicated that many workers across the U.S. are using ChatGPT to assist with…

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Microsoft says Russia-linked hackers behind dozens of Teams phishing attacks

Microsoft claims that hackers with ties to Russia are responsible for several Teams phishing campaigns

Microsoft researchers reported on Wednesday that a hacking gang with ties to the Russian government targeted dozens of international organizations with a campaign to acquire login credentials by tricking users…

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Apple, Microsoft remain world's top 2 companies by market cap

Apple and Microsoft are still the top two market-cap corporations in the world.

After riding this year's rise in technology shares, tech behemoths Apple (AAPL.O) and Microsoft (MSFT.O) were the top two global businesses by market capitalization at the end of July. Apple…

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Big Tech under pressure as Microsoft results put AI costs in spotlight

Microsoft’s results placed AI costs in the limelight, putting pressure on Big Tech.

As Microsoft's results showed how the high-stakes competition for AI supremacy could cost the IT giants, whose shares have risen in recent months on hype surrounding the technology, a number…

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Meta, Microsoft, hundreds more own trademarks to new Twitter name

Microsoft, Meta, and numerous other companies have trademarks for the new Twitter name.

Elon Musk, a billionaire, decided to rebrand Twitter as X, but it may be difficult legally because Microsoft and Meta already own the intellectual property rights to that letter. X…

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Microsoft beats quarterly estimates as AI boosts cloud business and spending

Microsoft surpasses quarterly projections as spending and cloud business are boosted by AI.

Microsoft beat fourth-quarter revenue and profit expectations on Tuesday as its cloud division benefited from product updates utilizing fresh artificial intelligence (AI) technology. However, when it constructed new data centers…

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According to a person acquainted with the situation, it has made an offer to CISPE in an effort to resolve the conflict, and conversations are currently taking place.

Cloud rivals are questioned by EU antitrust authorities about Microsoft’s request for user data.

Six months after a trade group complained about Microsoft's cloud computing tactics, EU antitrust inspectors are now inquiring about the kind of customer data Microsoft's competitors are compelled to supply…

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