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Masayoshi Son's travel to Jakarta sets tongues wagging on potential Grab and Gojek tie-up

SINGAPORE (March 9): Grab and Gojek could be heading towards some sort of alliance or even a merger, as their backers face pressure to justify the valuations of loss-making tech companies.

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Microsoft granted license to export 'mass-market' software to Huawei

(Nov 22): Microsoft Corp said on Thursday it had been granted a license from the U.S. government to export software to Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.

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Amazon plans lawsuit challenging loss of Pentagon cloud deal

(Nov 15): Amazon.com Inc has given notice that it will file a lawsuit challenging the Defense Department’s decision to award Microsoft Corp.

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Cheap capital and SoftBank's audacious Vision Fund 2

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Over the next week or so, bonds issued by governments and companies in Europe and Japan that trade with negative yields will cross the US$17 trillion ($23.5 trillion) mark, or f

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Cheap capital and SoftBank's audacious Vision Fund 2

SINGAPORE (Aug 26): Over the next week or so, bonds issued by governments and companies in Europe and Japan that trade with negative yields will cross the US$17 trillion ($23.5 trillion) mark, or f

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Microsoft wins $659 mil army battlefield contract

(Nov 29): Microsoft Corp has won a US$480 million ($659 million) contract to supply prototypes for augmented reality systems to the Army for use on combat missions and in training, the Army said.

Grab secures investment from Microsoft as it adopts Azure platform's cloud services

(Oct 9): Microsoft Corp will invest an unspecified amount in Grab as the ride-hailing giant adopts the US company’s Azure as its preferred platform for cloud services.

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Quantum computing fast approaching prototyping phase

SINGAPORE (Sept 4): Quantum computing is rapidly shifting from an experimental phase to the rudimentary prototype phase, reported The Financial Times.

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Heavyweight stocks disrupted by new technologies, shifting consumer behaviour

SINGAPORE (June 17): New technologies and shifting consumer behaviour are destroying the reliable returns once offered by some widely owned heavyweight stocks.

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Microsoft shares hit high as cloud business flies above estimates

(Oct 20): Microsoft Corp reported adjusted revenue and profit that blew past analysts' estimates on Thursday, as soaring sales from its cloud business pushed the technology giant's shares to an all

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