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EA reportedly had acquisition talks with NBCUniversal, Amazon, Apple, Disney The FIFA publisher has been "persistent in pursuing a sale" in recent years, sources reported Marie Dealessandri Features Editor Monday 23rd May 2022 Share this article Share Companies in this article Electronic Arts Electronic Arts CEO Andrew Wilson reportedly had negotiations with NBCUniversal boss Brian Roberts to merge the two companies, but the deal wasn't concluded. That's according to news outlet Puck, which reported that EA also entered M&A talks with Amazon, Apple and Disney "in recent years." The timeline wasn't specified except for Disney, with discussions allegedly held as recently as March. The talks with NBCUniversal ultimately fell through "within the last month due to disagreements over price and structure," Puck added, having talked to four sources close to the matter. The negotiations lasted several weeks, and the deal would have seen NBCUniversal take majority control of the merged company, which would have been headed by Wilson.

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May 23, 2022
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AMD debuts today its new SmartAccess Storage technology which marries the goodness of Microsoft's DirectStorage with its own Smart Access Memory technology, promising faster game load times, and more.

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May 23, 2022
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Over the last six months, Microsoft threat researchers say they've witnessed a 254 percent spike in the malware's activity. And Microsoft said it wouldn't have them until the middle of next week. "DDoS attacks in and of themselves can be highly problematic for numerous reasons, but such attacks can also be used as cover to hide further malicious activities, like deploying malware and infiltrating target systems," the Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team wrote. But Microsoft didn't blog about this one. How XorDdos evades detection In the new blog about XorDdos, Microsoft noted that the malware uses secure shell (SSH) brute force attacks to gain control on target devices.

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May 23, 2022
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May 23, 2022
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New Delhi: Oppo India on Monday said it has launched the second edition of its 'Oppo Elevate programme in collaboration with Microsoft for startups to furtherthe startup ecosystem in the country.Focused on the theme of 'Virtuous Innovation', Oppo India is looking to recruit proposals under two entry categories — Accessible Technology and Digital Health The company said that startups from these two categories, who are driven by the same purpose of using technology andinspiration to build a better world, can apply to showcase their innovations.The proposals will be reviewed by a jury of experts, led by Tasleem Arif, VP and Head, Oppo India and Madhurima Agarwal, Country Head-India, Microsoft for Startups, among others. "The Elevate programme opens doors for the like-minded new age innovators to use 'virtuous innovation" to create technology solutions that benefit people and tackle social issues," said Arif.The 'Oppo Elevate' programme has seen momentous success in its first edition and with the second edition, "we aim to build the innovation in health and accessibility and highlight Indian innovation on a global platform," Arif added.The top 10 selected startups will get a chance to present their proposals to the jury during an event in August this year.These startups will also be entitled to a collaboration with Oppo for applicable technical discussion and access to facilities (Labs, spaces, Mobile devices) on mutually agreed terms and schedule, said the company.The India jury will select 3 startups who will be entering the global Innovation Accelerator Programme and stand a chance to win grants of $46,000 each as well as further investment opportunities, technical support, research and commercial partnerships, and promotion at global events.As part of the programme, all participants will be invited to Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub and eligible startups can receive up to $150K worth of Azure credits, mentoring and guidance from business and technical experts as well as access to world-class developer and productivity tools. "The collaboration between Oppo India and Microsoft for Startups extends our commitment to boost the innovation and entrepreneurial energy of startups in the country. Through this program, we hope to help startups truly scale the impact of digital innovation with the combined resources of both organisations," said Agarwal.Over the years, Oppo's groundbreaking innovations have helped the company build a name for itself as an innovator in tech.Oppo Elevate will help the brand harness the power of innovation by extending a palatial platform for start-ups to collaborate. Through a robust partnership, the Oppo Elevate program will help young startups with some remarkably interesting ideas to enter a fast-growing ecosystem of innovation.Applications for the second edition of 'Oppo Elevate' programme are open till July 10.

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May 23, 2022
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Mastercard has partnered with Microsoft to enhance its Digital Transaction Insights (DTI) solution with next-generation authentication and real-time decisioning intelligence capabilities.

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May 23, 2022
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2022- Censorship on Windows? Microsoft admits mistakes - The Latest News

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May 23, 2022
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The current trends suggest that Microsoft sites have increased their market share by 76 percent over this period. In addition, Microsoft has witnessed market grow from 15.2 percent in January 2012 to 26.8 percent in January 2022. The biggest loser from Microsoft Sites’ surge appears to be the Google Search Engine. What’s spurring Microsoft Sites’ growth? For example, Microsoft provides users with eight autocomplete suggestions while Google only does four of them.

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May 22, 2022
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Welcome back to our Windows news recap, where we go over the top stories of the past week in the world of Microsoft’s flagship operating system.

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May 22, 2022
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Microsoft news recap is a weekly feature highlighting the top Microsoft news stories of the past week. Sit back, grab some coffee, and enjoy the read!

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May 22, 2022
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A Surface Duo is a more pertinent guess considering it launched late last year and would befit the Microsoft co-founder. ANDROIDPOLICE VIDEO OF THE DAY Still acting as one of the best reps Microsoft has, one could figure that the company's ongoing collaboration with Samsung could also play a role. What phone would you guess Bill Gates uses? Here’s a hint: it’s not the Lumia 950 — that phone’s almost seven years old now. But it’s hardly an option for a daily driver — in our review, we found the form factor clunky, the battery life weak, and the software buggy among other issues.

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May 22, 2022
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