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Microsoft hit with EU antitrust charge over Teams app

Microsoft hit with EU antitrust charge over Teams app

Microsoft faces a hefty antitrust fine after the European Commission on Tuesday accused it of illegally linking its chat and video app Teams with its Office product. Two decades after Microsoft’s last EU fine, the EU competition watchdog’s latest action was triggered by a 2020 complain

Apple charged with breaching EU tech rules

Apple charged with breaching EU tech rules

European Union antitrust regulators charged on Monday that Apple breached the bloc's tech rules, a charge that could result in a hefty fine for the iPhone maker which also faces another investigation into new fees imposed on app developers. The European Commission, which is also the EU's antitrust

42pc of SIMs inactive: Palak

42pc of SIMs inactive: Palak

Around 42 per cent of SIM cards in the country are now inactive, State Minister for Posts, Telecommunications and Information Technology Zunaid Ahmed Palak told in Parliament on Monday. Responding to a question from Independent MP elected from Mymensingh-6 Constituency M Abdul Malek Sarker, the Mi


Apple and Meta have discussed AI partnership, WSJ reports

Apple and Meta have discussed AI partnership, WSJ reports

Facebook parent Meta Platforms has discussed integrating Meta's generative AI model into Apple Inc's recently announced AI system for iPhones, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday. Apart from Google and Meta, AI startups Anthropic and Perplexity have also been in discussions with Apple to br

US lawsuit against TikTok to focus on children's privacy

US lawsuit against TikTok to focus on children's privacy

The US Department of Justice plans to focus an upcoming lawsuit against TikTok on allegations that the popular social media platform violated the privacy rights of children, rather than claims it misled adult users about its data privacy practices, according to a source familiar with the matter. T

Biden bans US sales of Kaspersky software over Russia ties

Biden bans US sales of Kaspersky software over Russia ties

The United States administration on Thursday announced plans to bar the sale of antivirus software made by Russia's Kaspersky Lab in the United States, with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo saying that Russia's influence over the company poses a significant security risk. The software's privileged

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