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Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Apr 15, 2021
Microsoft’s $20 billion AI deal will shake up how we work
At first glance, it may seem like a strange candidate for what would become Microsoft's second-largest acquisition after its $26 billion deal for LinkedIn Corp.
Japan Times
WORLD / FOCUS
Mar 13, 2021
Hackers rushed in as Microsoft raced to avert cyberattack
Microsoft is now investigating the possibility of a leak that may have triggered a mass compromise of its popular Exchange email system ahead of a patch release.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 7, 2021
Hackers breach thousands of Microsoft customers around the world
A sophisticated attack on Microsoft Corp.'s widely used business email software is morphing into a global cybersecurity crisis, as hackers race to infect as many victims as possible before companies can secure their computer systems.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 6, 2021
More than 20,000 U.S. organizations compromised through Microsoft flaw
More than 20,000 U.S. organizations have been compromised through a back door installed via recently patched flaws in Microsoft Corp.'s email software, a person familiar with the U.S. government's response said Friday.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Feb 12, 2021
Life without Google: Australia is now facing the unthinkable
Potential fallout from a spat goes far beyond Australia for Google, whose dominance of global advertising has made it a target for watchdogs worldwide.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Dec 22, 2020
Big Tech's stealth push to influence the Biden administration
The moves come as a pushback against tech firms from progressive groups and regulators grows.
Japan Times
JAPAN / History / JAPAN TIMES GONE BY
Nov 25, 2020
Japan Times 1970: Writer Yukio Mishima commits ritual suicide
100 YEARS AGO
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 19, 2020
Sony and Microsoft consoles struggle in launch week as stock runs thin
Factory and logistical disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic have hurt manufacturers' ability to keep up.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 12, 2020
PlayStation dominates Xbox and will for years to come
As incredible it may seem that Microsoft had no new games ready for its first console launch in seven years, it now looks like the disparity for 2021 will be just as bad.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 12, 2020
With the PlayStation 5, Sony sees a long-term cash cow amid gaming boom
The new PlayStation is Sony's most important gadget since the Walkman, and it goes head-to-head with Microsoft Corp.'s next-generation Xbox over the holidays.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Nov 10, 2020
Microsoft sets sights on Sony’s home turf in console clash
As the Xbox has virtually zero presence in Japan, there is plenty of room for it to increase its share of the market.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Nov 4, 2020
In China, big tech isn't the enemy. It's the strategy.
China is redoubling efforts to wean itself off foreign companies, with the result likely to be a cohort of domestic giants and a slow freeze-out of overseas competitors.
Japan Times
LIFE / Digital / ON: GAMES
Nov 1, 2020
New consoles debut just in time for 2020’s holiday season
This month sees the release of the PlayStation5 and Xbox Series X and Series S, plus the new Kingdom Hearts game has a musical twist.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 15, 2020
Zoom wants to partner with, not defeat, Slack and Microsoft
Zoom Video Communications Inc. Chief Executive Officer Eric Yuan said the company will do a better job integrating office chatroom products from Slack Technologies Inc. and Microsoft Corp., betting that cooperation is better than competition for the software-maker’s growth.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 25, 2020
Xbox targets mobile gamers with new cloud service in Japan
Microsoft is also engaging creators in the country, distributing development kits to more than 100 of them.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Sep 23, 2020
Blacklisting U.S. tech would highlight China’s own weakness
Pulling the trigger on such a threat could end up proving that the importance of the world's most populous country as a global buyer may be smaller than many imagine.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 23, 2020
Microsoft develops a ‘virtual commute’ for remote workers
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Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Sep 22, 2020
Microsoft’s Bethesda acquisition paves way for Netflix of gaming
The software giant aims to use the draw of popular Bethesda titles such as The Elder Scrolls and Fallout to attract subscribers to its Xbox Game Pass service.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 16, 2020
Sony cuts PlayStation 5 forecast by 4 million due to chip woes
Sony is widely expected to reveal its own launch and pricing plans for the PlayStation 5 during an official video presentation scheduled for Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 11, 2020
ByteDance poised to miss U.S. deadline for TikTok sale as China intervenes
New regulations Beijing posted in late August prohibit the export of certain artificial intelligence technologies that TikTok uses.

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