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Tencent forms ‘extended reality’ unit as metaverse race gathers steam – sources

Tencent forms 'extended reality' unit as metaverse race gathers steam - sources

A logo of Tencent is seen at its booth at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, China September 4, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 20 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings (0700.HK) announced to its staff on Monday the official …

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Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines – document

Exclusive: Google, Facebook, Twitter to tackle deepfakes or risk EU fines - document

BRUSSELS, June 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc unites Google (GOOGL.O), Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc(TWTR.N) and other tech companies will have to take measures to counter deepfakes and fake accounts on their platforms or risk hefty fines under an updated European Union code of practice, according to an EU document seen by Reuters. The European Commission …

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Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes

Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes

BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) will revise its licensing deals and make it easier for cloud service providers to compete, its president Brad Smith said on Wednesday, as the US software giant sought to dodge a lengthy EU antitrust probe into its cloud computing business. Microsoft was fined 1.6 billion euros ($1.7 billion) …

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Australian tech billionaire takes on Elon Musk’s ‘return to office’ directive

Australian tech billionaire takes on Elon Musk's 'return to office' directive

Elon Musk looks at his mobile phone in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, June 3 (Reuters) – Elon Musk got into a Twitter spat with Australia’s third-richest man on Friday over the value of putting an end to the pandemic-era …

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Microsoft warns of forex hit, cuts forecast

Microsoft warns of forex hit, cuts forecast

Silhouettes of laptop and mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Microsoft logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 2 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday cut its fourth-quarter forecast for profit and revenue, making it …

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