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Amazon appeals $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

Amazon is protesting the Pentagon's decision to award a $10 billion cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing "unmistakable bias" in the process.

Fri 15 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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New Jersey seeks $640M from Uber for misclassifying workers

New Jersey is seeking more than $640 million from Uber in taxes and penalties, saying the ride-hailing company misclassified its drivers as independent contractors.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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I Hope PayPal's Dick Falls Off

PayPal wages its years-long war on sex work, announcing yesterday that it has officially refused to stop processing payments made through Pornhub to over 100,000 models. The reason, as per usual, ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Gizmodo

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U.S. to extend license for its companies to continue business with Huawei: sources

The Trump administration is set to issue a two-week extension of a license allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd [HWT.UL], two sources familiar ...

24 hours ago from Reuters Technology

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Netflix secures rights to a fourth 'Beverly Hills Cop' movie starring Eddie Murphy

Axel Foley is making a return. Netflix has reportedly signed a one-time licensing deal with Paramount to develop a fourth movie in the Beverly Hills Cop franchise, Deadline reports.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Techspot

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Disney Plus hits 10M subscribers in 1 day

Disney Plus says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations.

Wed 13 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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Icahn pushes for HP merger with Xerox: WSJ

Activist investor Carl Icahn has taken a stake in HP Inc and is pushing for the personal computer maker's merger with printer maker Xerox Corp, arguing that a union could yield big profits for ...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Reuters Technology

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Private Equity Ghouls Buy Non-Profit That Handles .Org Domains

Private equity firm Ethos Capital has acquired the Public Interest Registry (PIR), the agency that operates the .org domain.Read more...

Thu 14 Nov 19 from Gizmodo

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Alibaba confirms huge Hong Kong public listing worth at least $13bn

Chinese technology giant Alibaba on Friday confirmed plans to list in Hong Kong in what it called a $13 billion vote of confidence in the turbulent city's markets and a step forward in its plans ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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India telecom rivals see wild share swings after record losses

Shares in Indian telecom giants Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel went through wild swings on Friday, initially sinking more than ten percent at the open, after the British joint venture reported ...

Fri 15 Nov 19 from TechXplore

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