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Tencent bets on cloud computing growth abroad amid gaming slowdown

Tencent bets on cloud computing growth abroad amid gaming slowdown

Tencent has faced a number of headwinds in 2022 including a Covid-induced slowdown in the Chinese economy and a tougher market for gaming. Bobby Yip | Reuters Tencent said it will launch new cloud computing products aimed at overseas markets as it searches for new avenues for growth amid a slowdown in its core online …

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Microsoft withdraws Internet Explorer and ends support

Microsoft withdraws Internet Explorer and ends support

Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates announces a new version of Microsoft Internet Explorer for Windows XP and that Microsoft would include Windows AntiSpyware technology at no extra charge, during his keynote address at RSA Conference 2005 in San Francisco, Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2005. The two new enhancements will lead to safer Web browsing according to …

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Why technology spending will rise even as stocks tank, layoffs mount

Why technology spending will rise even as stocks tank, layoffs mount

Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images After the recent earnings from big technology companies and the mounting layoff headlines in the sector, tech investors can be excused for feeling a little confused: Is the tech-led economy about to fall off a recessionary cliff? Stocks like Amazon.com and Microsoft got pounded after missing analysts’ growth forecast …

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Europe telco industry pushes Big Tech to pay for building the internet

Europe telco industry pushes Big Tech to pay for building the internet

In Europe, the battle between US Big Tech companies and telecommunications firms has reached fever pitch. Telecom groups are pushing European regulators to consider implementing a framework where the companies that send traffic along their networks are charged a fee to help fund mammoth upgrades to their infrastructure, something known as the “sender pays” principle. …

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