VMware
Dell Will Spin-Off VMware in a $9 Billion Deal

Dell has announced plans to spin off VMware as a standalone company, in a deal expected to bring in $9 billion.

Huawei Factory
Huawei Blames US for Global Semiconductor Shortage

Huawei has laid the blame for the global semiconductor shortage squarely on the US, saying sanctions against Chinese firms have hurt the industry.

Surveillance
EU Set to Ban AI-Based Mass Surveillance

The European Union is preparing to pass rules that would ban AI-based mass surveillance, in the strongest repudiation of surveillance yet.

Google Drive
Google Services Experiencing Outages

Google services, including Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides and Classroom are experiencing issues Monday morning.

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Microsoft Acquiring AI Firm Nuance

Microsoft is acquiring Nuance in a deal worth some $19.7 billion, Microsoft’s second-largest acquisition, in a bid for the healthcare cloud market.

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Microsoft Releases 64-Bit Version of OneDrive

Microsoft has (finally) released a 64-bit version of the OneDrive sync client for Windows.

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AI Wars: 96% of Companies Using AI to Combat AI-Powered Cyberattacks

A new report shows that AI is increasingly being used in a defensive capacity, to combat AI-powered cyberattacks.

Affirm's Debit Card Is The Anti-Credit Card, Says CEO Max Levchin
Affirm’s Debit Card Is The Anti-Credit Card, Says CEO

Max Levchin, CEO of Affirm, describes the company’s debit card as the anti-credit card. the idea of credit cards fundamentally is to get you to spend, get into debt, and stay in debt.

Even Mark Zuckerberg Uses Signal

Signal may not be as popular as Facebook’s WhatsApp, but even Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg may use the competing product.

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Signal Adding Privacy-Focused Cryptocurrency Payments

Signal messaging app is adding payments, using the MobileCoin cryptocurrency and wallet.