A Microsoft Corp (NASDAQ: MSFT) search engine has made it more challenging in North America to look up politically sensitive people for China, the Wall Street Journal reports. Citizen Lab consistently found that Bing censored politically sensitive Chinese names. Bing’s autofill system, which guesses based on searching after a few keystrokes, often fell silent in connection to names the Chinese government deems sensitive, like Chinese President Xi Jinping and the deceased human-rights activist Li
Microsoft Corp's (NASDAQ: MSFT) pitch to Brussels directly addressed competition worries with a clear geopolitical purpose prompted by recent complaints from smaller European cloud companies, the Financial Times reports. Microsoft laid out a series of "principles" that it would follow out of respect for Europe's concerns. Any customer who has paid to license Windows or Office under Microsoft's standard Software Assurance license will not have to pay extra as long as they used a European cloud co
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