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Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2019 witnessed major announcements from Microsoft (MSFT), Nintendo, EA and other gaming companies....

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Outlook Mail Down? You’re Not Alone
02:25pm, Friday, 14'th Jun 2019
Outlook Mail is down for many users around the globe. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like Microsoft is aware of the problem because the company hasn’t acknowledged it yet. The Office 365 Dashboard indicates that Outlook.com is working just fine. At […] The post Outlook Mail Down? You’re Not Alone appeared first on ValueWalk ....

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Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation are archrivals in the console world. Both have tried to outdo each other on several occasions, including at E3. However, E3 2019 was different because Sony chose not to take part in gaming’s biggest event. […] The post Microsoft Missed Sony At E3, Says E3 Wasn’t As “Good” Without Them appeared first on ValueWalk ....

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Douglas Merrill served as Google's chief information officer between 2003 and 2008, during which time the search giant went public and released flagship products such as Gmail. Merrill told Business Insider that Google's difficult relationship with Microsoft in the 2000s taught him a business lesson he still draws upon today. He said that although it might not feel like it, it's helpful to have "good, hard competitors." Click here for more BI Prime stories. Even by the cut-throat standards of Silicon Valley, Google's rivalry with Microsoft in the 2000s was decidedly bitter. At the start of the decade, the pair were competing in the increasingly lucrative internet advertising market, with Google establishing itself as the search engine of choice for erstwhile internet giants AOL and Yahoo . The launch of Gmail in 2004 also threatened Microsoft, with the storage capacity of Gmail said to have been 500 times that of Hotmail, Microsoft's email service . In 2005, Microsoft even sued Google for allegedly poaching one of its top executives....

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Microsoft and Sony are already facing off over their next-generation consoles even though we’re more than a year away from the releases. Microsoft officially revealed the Xbox Scarlett at E3 this week, and Sony executives have been talking up the […] The post Xbox Scarlett Vs PlayStation 5: Under-The-Hood Comparisons appeared first on ValueWalk ....

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The era of cloud gaming is here. At the E3 event, Google and Microsoft revealed further details about their respective cloud gaming services Stadia and Project xCloud. The cloud streaming is supposed to allow you to play high-end games anytime […] The post Google Stadia vs Microsoft Project xCloud [Comparison] appeared first on ValueWalk ....

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Alibaba has reportedly filed to list on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong in an offering that could raise $20 billion. The China-based ecommerce conglomerate raised more than $20 billion from its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange more than four years ago. Alibaba's shares were up less than 1% early Thursday. Watch Alibaba trade live . Alibaba, Amazon's largest competitor in China, has reportedly filed confidentially to list on the Hong Kong stock exchange. Bloomberg first reported the news. The listing could raise as much as $20 billion, but the official amount hasn't been determined yet, according to the report . Alibaba's listing on the New York Stock Exchange in September 2014 raised a staggering $21.7 billion and still holds the lofty designation of the largest offering in US history. Aliabab's current market capitalization is $418 billion as it stands now, and the company generated $54.4 billion in revenue in fiscal 2019. Similar to Amazon , Alibaba operates a variety of business units ranging from ecommerce sales through its AliExpress brand to financial services under Ant Financial....

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Facebook, Bank of America, American Express and Deere...

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Huawei is working furiously to get its homemade operating system, Hongmeng, off the ground. Reuters reported that it has filed a trademark for the software in nine countries, as well as Europe. China Daily also said Huawei is shipping 1 million test devices. Huawei wants to release Hongmeng early next year after being blacklisted by the US government. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Huawei is working furiously to get its new operating system off the ground amid the serious threat that Google will sever all ties with the Chinese tech company. US President Donald Trump's administration blacklisted Huawei last month amid fears it is a proxy for Chinese surveillance. It meant Google took the decision to cut off Huawei 's access to its Android operating system. In response, Huawei — the world's second-biggest phone maker — has been ramping up plans for its own operating system, which it wants to release by early 2020, according to Richard Yu, the CEO of Huawei's consumer division . "Today, Huawei, we are still committed to Microsoft Windows and Google Android....

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Asset managers' websites are difficult to navigate. Soon institutional and retail investors could ask questions and access their portfolios via voice assistants like Siri and Alexa. Some of the largest fund managers, including BlackRock, Invesco, JPMorgan, State Street, and T. Rowe Price, are laying the foundations for voice programs, which they could roll out as soon as next year. It's unclear how much investors will use these programs, and some advisers are worried about privacy and encouraging short-term behavior. Click here for more BI Prime stories . With just a few spoken words, you can schedule doctors' appointments on Alexa , order groceries on Google Home, and ask Siri for flight updates . Soon people will be able to interact just as easily with the companies that manage their investment and retirement accounts. Big asset managers such as BlackRock, Invesco, State Street, T. Rowe Price, and JPMorgan are preparing to roll out tools on platforms like Alexa and Siri as soon as next year, top digital and marketing executives told Business Insider....

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In an eventful week, Microsoft packed in an Oracle deal, faced an EU judgement on Skype, criticized a GCHQ suggestion on privacy/security and also announced interesting product news....

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The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Microsoft, Amazon, Google and AMD...

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Apple and Microsoft launched new iCloud for Windows app. The new app allows users to access their iCloud content on Windows 10 PCs....

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Stocks Analysis by Investing.com (Haris Anwar/Investing.com) covering: AT&T Inc, Microsoft Corporation, Alphabet Inc Class A, Amazon.com Inc. Read Investing.com (Haris Anwar/Investing.com)'s latest article on Investing.com...

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The head of antitrust at the Department of Justice said Tuesday that officials will be scrutinizing big tech companies looking for anticompetitive behavior. Interestingly, several top tech companies actually have significant market share in areas that you might not expect. Their command of so many markets could give federal investigators a lot of things to look at, should they want to peer deeply into these company's businesses. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . The head of antitrust at the Department of Justice said Tuesday that officials will scrutinize big tech companies in search of evidence of anticompetitive behavior. The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission have already agreed to divvy up responsibility for the fresh burst of oversight, with the DOJ looking at Google and Apple, and the FTC looking at Amazon and Facebook, according to recent news reports. On Tuesday, Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim explained, in a video speech to a conference in Tel Aviv, Israel, the kinds of behavior and market conditions the DOJ will look for ....

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