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Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

Published 02/04/2020

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Oprah Winfrey said on Thursday she was donating $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts, including a new venture to help get [more…]

Microsoft to divest AnyVision stake, end face recognition investing

Microsoft to divest AnyVision stake, end face recognition investing

Published 28/03/2020

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp on Friday said it would sell its stake in AnyVision, an Israeli facial recognition startup, and said it no longer would [more…]

Cats, PJs, alien eyes unwelcome as work video calling boom prompts new etiquette

Cats, PJs, alien eyes unwelcome as work video calling boom prompts new etiquette

Published 19/03/2020

(This March 17 story corrects stock symbol of Zoom to ZM.O, not ZOOM.PK in the last paragraph) By Jane Lanhee Lee and Paresh Dave OAKLAND, [more…]

Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft

Pentagon seeks to reconsider parts of $10 billion cloud contract awarded to Microsoft

Published 14/03/2020

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking court permission to reconsider certain aspects of its decision to award a $10 billion cloud [more…]

How Lipper Award-winning fund managers are playing coronavirus scare

How Lipper Award-winning fund managers are playing coronavirus scare

Published 06/03/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Uncertainty over the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak has prompted at least some winners of the U.S. Lipper Fund Awards [more…]

Twitter bans posts that ‘dehumanize’ people in connection with diseases

Twitter bans posts that ‘dehumanize’ people in connection with diseases

Published 05/03/2020

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc said on Thursday it is banning posts that “dehumanize” people because they have a disease or disability or because of their [more…]

Think-tank report on Uighur labor in China lists global brands

Think-tank report on Uighur labor in China lists global brands

Published 02/03/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of ethnic Uighurs were moved to work in conditions suggestive of “forced labor” in factories across China supplying 83 [more…]

Elliott targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey’s removal: sources

Elliott targets Twitter, seeking CEO Dorsey’s removal: sources

Published 29/02/2020

(Reuters) - Hedge fund Elliott Management Corp has amassed a stake in Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) and is pushing for changes, including removal of the social [more…]

Eight men in frame to run Norway wealth fund, including deputy CEO

Eight men in frame to run Norway wealth fund, including deputy CEO

Published 25/02/2020

OSLO (Reuters) - Eight candidates have applied to head Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the country’s central bank said on Tuesday, as its board prepares to [more…]

Rising stocks fuel record profit for Buffett’s Berkshire- operating profit disappoints

Rising stocks fuel record profit for Buffett’s Berkshire- operating profit disappoints

Published 24/02/2020

(Reuters) - Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc (BRKa.N) on Saturday posted a 23% decrease in quarterly operating profit, while soaring prices in stock holdings such [more…]