• US tech giants still doing business with blacklisted Chinese companies, research firm claims

    4 days ago - By RT

    American behemoths such as Google, Amazon and Microsoft are providing web services to Chinese companies included in the infamous US Entity List, according to UK-based tech research firm Top10VPN.
    “Despite the Trump administration's efforts to decouple the American and Chinese technology sectors, the continued presence of American companies in more discreet settings shows that cooperation between the two remains,” the company, which specializes in digital privacy and security, said in a recent report.
    Top10VPN alleges that the big tech provided the “core web services” required to power...
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  • Microsoft's acquisition of RPA firm Softomotive prompts sector leaders including UiPath and Automation Anywhere to brace for war

    Microsoft's acquisition of RPA firm Softomotive prompts sector leaders including UiPath and Automation Anywhere to brace for war

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    Microsoft's acquisition of Softomotive boosts the tech giant's ability to offer robotic automation tools to enterprise clients for automating common, repetitive computer tasks.
    It also highlights the rapid growth of the robotic processing automation, or RPA, industry, one of the fastest-growing segments in tech, whose importance became even more pronounced in the COVID-19 crisis.
    Microsoft's move has prompted leading RPA startups, Automation Anywhere and UiPath, to prepare for stiffer competition with the tech behemoth.
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