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July 14, 2023


US FTC asks court to temporarily halt Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision

A federal judge had ruled for Microsoft on Tuesday, saying the agency had failed to show the deal would be illegal under antitrust law. The FTC appealed that loss late on Wednesday, and Microsoft has said it would fight that appeal.

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Microsoft, Activision weigh sale of some UK cloud-gaming rights – Bloomberg News

July 13 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and Activision Blizzard (ATVI.O) are considering giving up some control of their cloud-gaming business in the UK as a way to appease regulators so they can complete their $69 billion merger by the July 18 …

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Team unveils new path for dense photonic integration

Integrated optical semiconductor (hereinafter referred to as optical semiconductor) technology is a next-generation technology for which many researches and investments are being made worldwide because it can make complex optical systems such as LiDAR …

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ChatGPT gives an extra productivity boost to weaker writers

The ChatGPT logo on a laptop computer. ChatGPT allowed study participants to finish a writing assignment faster than participants who did not have access to the tool.Credit: Gabby Jones/Bloomberg …

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You Can ‘Listen’ To Answers From Google’s Bard Chatbot And Choose The Tone It ‘Talks’ In

In its latest update, Google (GOOG) (GOOGL) expanded the functionality of its artificial intelligence tool and expanded its service into new geographies. KEY TAKEAWAYS. Google’s Bard chatbot can deliver audio responses in tones customized by users.

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The Guardian

Will Microsoft be able to close $69bn deal for Activision Blizzard?

The US competition watchdog is appealing against a ruling that has said Microsoft could push ahead with its $69bn (£53bn) acquisition of the Call of Duty creator Activision Blizzard to create a video gaming powerhouse. Confirmation of the appeal is the …

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CBS News

‘Go for Stack’ begins at Science Center

On July 20 – Space Exploration Day – the California Science Center will commence “Go for Stack,” the complex process of moving and lifting each of the space shuttle components into place for Endeavour’s upcoming, awe-inspiring 20-story vertical display …

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MIT News

Generative AI imagines new protein structures

MIT researchers develop “FrameDiff,” a computational tool that uses generative AI to craft new protein structures, with the aim of accelerating drug development and improving gene therapy. Rachel Gordon …

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Telappliant VoIP Blog and News

The importance of Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) for your business

One of the most effective ways to fortify your digital defences and reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber attack is through Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA). In today’s digital age, the security of online accounts has become crucial.

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Porsche Newsroom

Porsche Vision 357 Speedster: purism meets e-performance

Overall, Porsche presented more than 15 new and classic models on the grounds of the Duke of Richmond in West Sussex. One of the highlights is the 356 No. 1 Roadster, the very first sports car from the brand. Six Le Mans winners were also on display for …

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