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Pentagon reconsidering huge JEDI cloud-computing contract

The Pentagon is reconsidering how to make a massive shift to cloud computing, officials said Monday, suggesting it could scrap the so-called JEDI contract potentially worth $10 billion that was awarded to Microsoft Corp. ...

Internet

Facebook panel punt on Trump puts onus back on Zuckerberg

Facebook's top executives set up an independent oversight board to avoid having to make tough decisions about explosive content—but the panel's first major ruling on Donald Trump sent the ball right back into Mark Zuckerberg's ...

Internet

Trump ban ruling marks defining moment for Facebook panel

Facebook's independent oversight board was gearing up Tuesday for a momentous decision on the platform's ban of former US president Donald Trump, as debate swirls on the role of social media in curbing hateful and abusive ...

Business

Amazon conciliatory as US eyes regulation

US tech giant Amazon on Thursday sounded conciliatory notes as the US government considers stricter regulatory measures against America's largest digital platforms.

Business

Musk crowned 'Technoking' at Tesla

Electric carmaker Tesla has crowned its brash billionaire founder and CEO Elon Musk with a new title: Technoking.

Business

Cathay Pacific posts record loss, warns of long recovery

Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific said Wednesday it suffered a record $2.8 billion loss last year as the coronavirus pandemic wiped out demand for travel—and the airline warned of a long road to recovery ahead.

Computer Sciences

Researchers create virtual reality cognitive assessment

Virtual reality isn't just for gaming. Researchers can use virtual reality, or VR, to assess participants' attention, memory and problem-solving abilities in real world settings. By using VR technology to examine how folks ...

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