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Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft board

03 March, 2020 10:01 am 10:01 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp co-founder Bill Gates, who made the company one of the world’s most valuable technology firms, stepped down from the board on Friday to focus on philanthropic works related to global health, education and climate change. The billionaire and his wife Melinda run one of the world’s largest charities, the Gates … Read More

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Bloomberg to sell his company if elected president: campaign

02 February, 2020 11:33 am 11:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House in November, his campaign confirmed on Tuesday. Bloomberg has risen quickly in opinion polls since entering the race for the Democratic nomination in November and he … Read More

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Facebook’s Zuckerberg says company considered banning political ads

10 October, 2019 11:15 pm 11:15 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said in a speech on Thursday that the social media company had considered banning all political advertising but decided against it, erring on the side of greater expression. Facebook Inc has been under fire over its advertising policies, particularly from Democratic presidential candidate and US Senator Elizabeth … Read More

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Company must share more data to fight misinformation: Facebook

07 July, 2019 10:40 am 10:40 am

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – One of Facebook’s third-party fact-checking partners on Tuesday said the company needed to share more data with fact-checkers to better curb misinformation. UK-based charity Full Fact, which joined the programme in January, issued a report urging Facebook to provide more data on how flagged content is shared over time, to see … Read More


British-based Thomas Cook in £750m rescue deal talks

07 July, 2019 12:30 pm 12:30 pm

MANCHESTER (Web Desk) – Troubled travel company Thomas Cook- a Manchester-based venture- is in £750m rescue talks with the banks and its largest shareholder, Fosun. The measures, which have not been finalised, would see the Chinese investor buy the firm’s tour business. Thomas Cook’s chief executive, Peter Fankhauser, said the proposal was “not the outcome … Read More

Apple expected to unveil new iPhone models on September 12

09 September, 2018 9:25 am 9:25 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Apple Inc said it will host an event on Sept. 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater in the company’s Cupertino, California, campus, where it is widely expected to unveil new iPhone models. Analysts believe Apple plans to release three new smartphones this year, including one with a larger display than previous models. … Read More

TSMC says third-quarter revenue hit by computer virus

08 August, 2018 8:44 am 8:44 am

TAIPEI (Reuters) – A computer virus outbreak has hit third-quarter results at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company Ltd, the world’s largest contract chipmaker, the company said . TSMC, a major supplier for Apple Inc, said that a number of its computer systems and fab tools had been infected by a virus, but the problem had been … Read More

Nissan agrees to sell car battery unit to China’s Envision Group

08 August, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – Nissan Motor Co said it agreed to sell its electric car battery unit to Chinese renewable energy firm Envision Group for an undisclosed sum. The announcement comes after Nissan canceled a potential $1 billion sale of the unit to GSR Capital last month, saying the Chinese investment firm lacked the funds to … Read More