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    Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies at 65

    (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) co-founder Paul Allen, who had been suffering from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a form of cancer, passed away at the age of 65 on Monday, his family said. Seattle Seahawks owner and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen takes a photo prior to ringing the opening bell at...
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    Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. The team had been building computer programs since 2014 to review job applicants’ resumes with the aim of mechanizing the search for top talent, five people familiar with...
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    Exclusive: Microsoft's $7.5 billion GitHub deal set for EU approval – sources

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) – U.S. software giant Microsoft (MSFT.O) is set to win unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $7.5 billion purchase of privately held coding website GitHub, two people familiar with the matter said on Monday. A Microsoft store is pictured in New York City, New York, U.S., August...
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    Exclusive: Adobe in talks to buy marketing software firm Marketo: sources

    (Reuters) – Adobe Systems Inc (ADBE.O), the maker of image-editing software Photoshop, is in negotiations to buy Marketo Inc, a privately held cloud-based marketing software company, according to people familiar with the matter. An Adobe Systems Inc software box is seen in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 13, 2017....
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    Facebook confirms data sharing with Chinese companies

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said Tuesday it has data sharing partnerships with at least four Chinese companies including Huawei, the world’s third largest smartphone maker, which has come under scrutiny from U.S. intelligence agencies on security concerns. Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the Viva...