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.
Experts are raising doubts over Twitter's ability to put together financing for a potential deal, so a possible combination is also being discussed.
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Microsoft said Microsoft and ByteDance have provided notice of their intent to explore a deal resulting in Microsoft owning and operating the TikTok service in the US, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.
Companies are less concerned with being on the wrong side of history than hurting their bottom line.
“We’ve decided we will not sell facial recognition technology to police departments in the US until we have a national law in place, grounded in human rights, that will govern this technology,” says Microsoft president and chief counsel, Brad Smith.
President Trump has strongly condemned protests, describing demonstrators as “lowlifes”. But a lot of other Americans, including powerful Republicans, disagree with him.
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