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Emotion-sensing robot launches to assist space station astronauts

Emotion-sensing robot launches to assist space station astronauts

Published 05/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An intelligent robot equipped with emotion-sensing voice detectors was headed to the International Space Station after launching from Florida on Thursday, becoming [more…]

HP reiterates its rejection of Xerox’s offer to buy the company

HP reiterates its rejection of Xerox’s offer to buy the company

Published 25/11/2019

(Reuters) - HP Inc (HPQ.N) reiterated on Sunday its rejection of Xerox Corp’s (XRX.N) $33.5 billion cash-and-stock offer for the company, adding that the proposal [more…]

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Made in China: Samsung farms out more phones to fend off rivals

Published 17/11/2019

SEOUL (Reuters) - Samsung’s plan to outsource a fifth of its smartphone production to China next year may help it compete with low-cost rivals such [more…]

Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud computing contract

Microsoft beats Amazon for Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud computing contract

Published 27/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. (MSFT.O) has won the Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud computing contract, the Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favorite Amazon.com [more…]

Key dates leading up to the U.S. Pentagon’s cloud-computing award to Microsoft

Key dates leading up to the U.S. Pentagon’s cloud-computing award to Microsoft

Published 27/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) has won the U.S. Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud-computing contract, the Defense Department said on Friday, beating out favorite Amazon.com [more…]

Microsoft: ‘appreciate’ winning JEDI contract – statement

Microsoft: ‘appreciate’ winning JEDI contract – statement

Published 27/10/2019

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp. (MSFT.O) said in a statement on Saturday that the company appreciates being chosen by the U.S. Defense department (DoD) for the [more…]

Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough- critics say wait a qubit

Google unveils quantum computer breakthrough- critics say wait a qubit

Published 23/10/2019

BERLIN/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google said on Wednesday it had achieved a breakthrough in computing research by using a quantum computer to solve [more…]

Explainer: Google hails ‘quantum supremacy’, but don’t chuck out your PC just yet

Explainer: Google hails ‘quantum supremacy’, but don’t chuck out your PC just yet

Published 23/10/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Researchers at Google say they have achieved ‘quantum supremacy’, in which a computer harnessing the properties of sub-atomic particles did a far [more…]

Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests

Wall Street Week Ahead: Tech haves and have-nots face third-quarter tests

Published 21/10/2019

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Technology companies, which make up the largest swath of the U.S. stock market, are expected to post a nearly 8% drop [more…]

GlobalFoundries seeks to ban U.S. import of TSMC clients’ products

GlobalFoundries seeks to ban U.S. import of TSMC clients’ products

Published 27/08/2019

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Contract chipmaker GlobalFoundries has sued larger rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) for patent infringement, seeking to stop the defendant’s customers including [more…]