Microsoft, Alphabet-owned Google, Cisco, Dell Technologies-owned VMWare, and Washington-based Internet Association join forces with Facebook telling a US court that the firm's tools were "dangerous" and could be "used nefariously."
The suit says Google made deals to shut out competitors and set out to lock out rivals by muscling its search and advertising systems into users' everyday appliances.
The US Justice Department had sued Google in October for abusing its dominance in online search and advertising. Amazon and Apple also have been under investigation in Congress and by federal authorities for alleged anticompetitive conduct.
Microsoft Corp says it will allow most of its employees to clock in up to half their weekly working hours from home, providing greater flexibility even after offices start reopening.
The US Commerce Department bans downloads of TikTok and WeChat use within the United States as they "threaten national security" amid rising US-China tensions.
TikTok's Chinese parent company ByteDance looking to pick a buyer to finalise a deal by mid-September and comply with US President Donald Trump’s order to divest TikTok’s assets.
Microsoft Xbox cloud gaming service has launched in 22 countries with a low price to attract casual gamers who can now play more than 150 games via the cloud on Xbox consoles, Android devices and PCs.
The hacking attempts come as US intelligence agencies warn that foreign governments are trying to interfere in the November presidential election.
The long anticipated release date for Xbox's latest next-gen gaming console has been set, with a discless version set to retail at $299. Sony is expected to reveal its PlayStation 5 price soon.
The popular video sharing app is up for sale in the US where it has become one of the most downloaded applications.
The US retail giant is the latest company to want a piece of TikTok that has come under fire from the Trump administration that claims TikTok could be used by China to track people for blackmail and conduct corporate espionage.
The short-form video app's move comes as tensions soar between the world's two biggest economies – US and China. US President Donald Trump has claimed that TikTok could be allowing user data access to the Chinese government.
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