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Televisa, Azteca to provide TV learning as Mexican schools stay shut

Televisa, Azteca to provide TV learning as Mexican schools stay shut

Published 03/08/2020

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican schools will not reopen when the academic year begins on August 24 in order to safeguard the health of students [more…]

Microsoft talks to buy TikTok’s U.S. operations spark ire in China

Microsoft talks to buy TikTok’s U.S. operations spark ire in China

Published 03/08/2020

BEIJING/HONG KONG (Reuters) - A potential shotgun wedding to Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) for TikTok’s U.S. operations provoked an outcry on Monday on Chinese social media [more…]

Zoom to shift to ‘partner-only’ model in China, suspend direct sales

Zoom to shift to ‘partner-only’ model in China, suspend direct sales

Published 03/08/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Zoom Video Communications (ZM.O) will shift to a partner-only model in mainland China from Aug. 23, suspending direct sales to all customers [more…]

Republican senators back plan to sell TikTok’s U.S. operations

Republican senators back plan to sell TikTok’s U.S. operations

Published 02/08/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Republican senators on Sunday backed a plan by China’s ByteDance to divest the U.S. operations of TikTok after President Donald Trump [more…]

Google to keep employees home until summer 2021 amid pandemic: WSJ

Google to keep employees home until summer 2021 amid pandemic: WSJ

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s Google will keep its employees home until at least next July, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar [more…]

Qualtrics float would be ‘win-win’ proposition: SAP CEO

Qualtrics float would be ‘win-win’ proposition: SAP CEO

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - SAP’s (SAPG.DE) plans to float online sentiment tracking business Qualtrics would be a “win-win” proposition, CEO Christian Klein said on Monday, as [more…]

SAP picked by Moderna to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine candidate

SAP picked by Moderna to help distribute COVID-19 vaccine candidate

Published 27/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Business software group SAP (SAPG.DE) has been selected by Moderna (MRNA.O) to help distribute the potential COVID-19 vaccine that the U.S. pharmaceuticals [more…]

Huawei cuts India revenue target by up to 50%, laying off staff: ET

Huawei cuts India revenue target by up to 50%, laying off staff: ET

Published 27/07/2020

(Reuters) - Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co has cut its India revenue target for 2020 by up to 50% and is laying off more [more…]

Ebay nears deal to sell classified-ads unit to Norway’s Adevinta: WSJ

Ebay nears deal to sell classified-ads unit to Norway’s Adevinta: WSJ

Published 20/07/2020

(Reuters) - EBay Inc (EBAY.O) is in advanced talks to sell its classified-ads unit to Norwegian group Adevinta ADEV.OL as the online auction pioneer seeks [more…]

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Twitter disables Trump tweet over copyright complaint

Published 19/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Twitter Inc disabled a campaign-style video that President Donald Trump retweeted on Saturday, citing a copyright complaint. The video, which included music [more…]