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Google reportedly abandoned a cloud computing product for the Chinese market

Google has abandoned plans to develop and launch a cloud computing product designed for the Chinese market, among other politically controversial countries. The move marks the second high-profile initiative within

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Apple promises to support Thunderbolt on its new ARM Macs

Apple is moving away from Intel’s chipsets in favor of its new, custom-designed ARM chips — but the company is promising that it’ll still support Intel’s Thunderbolt USB-C connectivity standard

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Quibi reportedly lost 90 percent of early users after their free trials expired

Streaming service Quibi only managed to convert a little under 10 percent of its early wave of users into paying subscribers, says mobile analytics firm Sensor Tower. According to the

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Hong Kong was a ‘safe harbor’ for tech companies shut out of China. Not anymore

For decades, Silicon Valley giants shut out of China by the country’s massive censorship apparatus have continued to operate in Hong Kong thanks to the city’s unique political status that

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Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games

Sony is investing $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games, giving the Japanese company a minority stake in Epic. Sony told CNN Business Thursday that it will now have a

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Twitter could launch a subscription option

Twitter may be working on a paid product and investors seem thrilled about it. Shares of Twitter (TWTR) rose 8% Wednesday afternoon following a job posting that said the company

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Genius Bar Index: How Apple Stores track the reopening

Last month, as Covid-19 cases increased in Texas and Arizona, Apple opted to shut stores in those states. Shortly after, the states themselves would either pause or roll back their

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