Microsoft to Close Its Retail Stores

Microsoft Corp. is exiting bricks-and-mortar retail after opening its first location more than a decade ago, as the tech giant

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Microsoft CEO Pledges to Back Racial-Justice Efforts Through Promotion, Investment Initiatives

Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Satya Nadella laid out plans to double the number of Black managers and senior leaders in

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Microsoft Shutting Down Live-Streaming Service Mixer

Microsoft Corp. said it is shutting down its live-streaming service Mixer and working to move its community of broadcasters and

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Facial Recognition Companies Commit to Police Market After Amazon, Microsoft Exit

The use of facial recognition technology by U.S. law enforcement agencies isn’t dead, despite the withdrawal this week of Microsoft

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Facebook Investment in Africa to Expand Internet Capacity Moves Ahead

Facebook Inc.’s investment in an enormous underwater internet cable circling Africa will move forward with help from partners in China,

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Amazon, Google Help States as Coronavirus Boosts Unemployment Claims

WASHINGTON—States including Rhode Island, Kansas and New York are turning to tech companies including Amazon Web Services and Google to

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Videogame Makers’ Boost Can’t Last Forever

As any videogame player knows, the problem with running up a high score is how to top it. A round

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Cybersecurity Lobbying Spending Mounts as Privacy, Security Laws Take Shape

Cybersecurity companies are spending millions of dollars on lobbying efforts in Washington, seeking to influence policy makers as they reshape

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Amazon’s Sales Jump as Coronavirus Prompts Surge in Online Shopping

Amazon.com Inc. reported soaring quarterly sales as the company experienced a surge in online orders from homebound customers contending with

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