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Microsoft, it's time to speak up about Project xCloud on iOS

Microsoft, it's time to speak up about Project xCloud on iOS

13 minutes ago   |   iMore

With Project xCloud iOS seemingly on hold due to Apple and its App Store restrictions, it's time for Microsoft to finally speak out. Microsoft recently set a date for its game...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning. The CEO of TikTok's parent firm, ByteDance, has...
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Is Microsoft Sure It Wants to Buy TikTok?

17 hours ago   |   NY Times

Running a social media service brings headaches and scrutiny.
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EU Launches Antitrust Probe Into Google's Planned Acquisition Of Fitbit

20 hours ago   |   Forbes

The regional block is concerned about the deal's potential to further entrench Google's dominance in the online advertising space.
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Google Faces European Inquiry Into Fitbit Acquisition

20 hours ago   |   NY Times

Authorities are investigating how Google will use health and wellness data collected from Fitbit's fitness tracking devices.
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Why Facebook is conspicuously silent about TikTok

23 hours ago   |   Fortune

Good morning, Data Sheet readers. Tech writer Danielle Abril here, filling in for Adam. Facebook , once a big buyer of social media companies, is apparently steering clear of...
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Google faces EU antitrust probe over the data implications of its Fitbit buy

23 hours ago   |   Fortune   |   4 articles

There's now no doubt about it: Europe's regulators see data as a serious potential antitrust issue. On Tuesday, the European Commission opened an in-depth investigation into...
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New Lawsuit Compares Golden Globe Voting Body to a “Cartel”

23 hours ago   |   Vanity Fair

A new antitrust suit accuses the Hollywood Foreign Press Association of presiding over “a culture of corruption.”
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EU launches antitrust probe into Google's $2.1 billion Fitbit bid

EU launches antitrust probe into Google's $2.1 billion Fitbit bid

23 hours ago   |   Venture Beat   |   4 articles

Google's $2.1 billion bid to take on Apple in the wearable technology market by buying Fitbit hit a hurdle as EU regulators launched an investigation.
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EU launches antitrust probe into Google's Fitbit deal over privacy issues

EU launches antitrust probe into Google's Fitbit deal over privacy issues

23 hours ago   |   RT   |   4 articles

A four-month-long investigation has been opened by EU investigators over Google's $2.1 billion bid for fitness tracker maker Fitbit. The deal would further entrench Google's...
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Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Chasm grows between President Trump and government coronavirus experts

Until recently, the medical experts on the White House coronavirus task force have walked a tightrope. But as deaths and infections surge, a divide has been growing between the... Read more ...

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that...

Military finds human remains, sunken tank off California in accident that killed 9 troops

The military is getting answers to a tragic accident that took the lives of nine troops. Read more ...

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

President Trump signs $3B-a-year plan to boost conservation, parks

Supporters say the act is the most significant conservation legislation enacted in nearly half a century. Opponents countered that the money isn't enough to cover the estimated... Read more ...

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Nebraska football schedule for 2020 season released

Big Ten Network released the schedule for the 2020 season Wednesday morning, including the schedule for the Huskers. Read more ...

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

Chicago officer shot on West Side; suspect in custody

CHICAGO - A Chicago police officer was shot on the city's West Side and a suspect has been taken into custody, police said. The shooting happened around 3:45 a.m. Wednesday... Read more ...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic...

'Save Space Camp' drive pulls in more than $1 million in days after pandemic losses threaten closure

A fundraising drive launched to help the U.S. Space and Rocket Center and Space Camp through the coronavirus pandemic has pulled in more than $1.1 million in just a few days. Read more ...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck open-source platform Almanac used...

We got an exclusive look at the pitch deck open-source platform Almanac used to raise $9 million in funding. The CEO breaks it down and gives his advice for entrepreneurs to perfect their pitch

Open-source platform Almanac gave Business Insider an exclusive look at the pitch deck the startup used to raise $9 million in seed funding. CEO and cofounder Adam Nathan... Read more ...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter, but 2 more...

Vietnam says contagion ‘under control' in virus epicenter, but 2 more provinces affected

A new coronavirus outbreak in Vietnam spread to two more provinces on Wednesday, the country's health minister said. However, the country's Covid-19 task force declared the... Read more ...

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Foreign Workers Living Overseas Mistakenly Received $1,200 U.S. Stimulus Checks

Thousands of foreign workers who entered the U.S. on temporary work visas received $1,200 pandemic stimulus checks in error, and many of them are spending the money in their... Read more ...

The catastrophic explosion that ripped through Beirut may have helped push...

The catastrophic explosion that ripped through Beirut may have helped push gold to a fresh record-high, analysts say

The devastating explosion in Beirut Tuesday likely helped gold prices jump above $2,000, two analysts said on Wednesday. The enormous explosion in the Lebanese capital... Read more ...