Software vendors

Alphabet Mulls Offer For Marketing Software Firm HubSpot

Amidst antitrust scrutiny, Alphabet reportedly plans on making an offer for HubSpot to bolster CRM and cloud position

3 weeks ago

OpenAI Drops Sign Up Need To Access ChatGPT

AI pioneer to give users the ability to start using ChatGPT instantly, after dropping requirement for sign up

3 weeks ago

Apple To Bring RCS To iPhones Autumn 2024, Says Google

Finally on the way? Google webpage briefly indicates that Apple will bring RCS to the iPhone by Autumn this year

3 weeks ago

Microsoft Unbundles Teams From Office Suite

Redmond's collaboration tool Teams is decoupled from Office Suite, under new licensing terms announced on Monday

3 weeks ago

China Bans Intel, AMD Chips, Windows OS From Government Computers

Beijing reportedly begins blocking the use of Intel and AMD chips in government computers, and sidelines Microsoft's Windows OS

3 weeks ago

Google To Pause Gemini AI’s Image Generation Of People

Image generation of historical people by Gemini (aka Bard) AI model is to be halted, amid inaccuracy criticisms

2 months ago

Apple, Microsoft Win Exemption From EU Gatekeeper Designation

Apple's iMessage and Microsoft Bing win exemption that would subjected those services to Europe's tough DMA rules

2 months ago

Hewlett-Packard Tells Court It Lost $4 Billion From Autonomy Acquisition

HP tells London court that it is seeking $4 billion in damages from former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch and ex-CFO…

2 months ago

Google Rebrands Bard AI Chatbot As Gemini

Bard becomes Gemini, as Google rebrands chatbot and launches monthly subscription for access to more powerful AI system

2 months ago

Microsoft Profit Rises 33 Percent Thanks To AI, Cloud

Strong AI adoption and cloud helps Microsoft deliver another strong quarterly performance, amid $3 trillion valuation

3 months ago

Microsoft Axes 1,900 Staff After Activision Acquisition

Microsoft adds to job gloom after axing 9 percent of its gaming division, after closing the Activision Blizzard acquisition

3 months ago

SAP To Restructure 8,000 Jobs, Amid Business AI Push

Restructuring plan at SAP will impact 8,000 jobs, as firm focuses “on scalability of operations and Business AI”

3 months ago

Sheryl Sandberg To Step Down From Meta’s Board

Former operating chief Sheryl Sandberg is to step from board of directors at Meta Platforms, after quitting COO role in…

3 months ago

Microsoft Adds Copilot AI Subscriptions For Consumers, Small Business

Microsoft expands Copilot generative AI subscription access for consumers, smaller businesses as it integrates AI across product line

3 months ago

Microsoft Briefly Overtakes Apple As Most Valuable Tech Company

Microsoft briefly overtook Apple as the most valuable tech company in the world, after share price pushed market cap to…

3 months ago

EU’s Antitrust Head To Meet Tech CEOs Next Week

Margrethe Vestager to met Tim Cook, Sundar Pichai, Jensen Huang etc to discuss EU digital regulation and competition policy

4 months ago

Google, Meta, TikTok Russian Debts Removed From Bailiff Database – Report

Debts allegedly 'owed' by Google, Meta and TikTok to the Russian government have been removed from state bailiff database

4 months ago

Merry Christmas, Readers Of Silicon UK

Silicon UK wishes our readers a joyful Christmas and much merriment, amid the ongoing geopolitical and economic challenges

4 months ago

China Drafts New Restrictions For Online Gaming

Draft rules by Beijing to curb excessive spending in online gaming, wipes nearly $80bn value off two Chinese gaming giants

4 months ago

Adobe Abandons Figma Buy In Face Of EU, UK Probes

Adobe terminates acquisition of cloud design software maker Figma amidst mounting regulatory challenges in EU, UK

4 months ago

UK Regulator Begins Scrutiny Of Microsoft Partnership With OpenAI

CMA seeks feedback about the relationship between Microsoft and OpenAI, and whether it has antitrust implications

5 months ago

FTC Urges Appeals Court To Reject Microsoft-Activision Merger

Last regulator standing. US FTC tries again to block Microsoft's already closed Activision purchase at Federal Appeals Court

5 months ago

Microsoft To Offer Consumers Paid Windows 10 Support Beyond Cutoff Date

For the first time Microsoft is to offer consumers paid security updates for Windows 10, when support officially ends in…

5 months ago

CMA Finds $20 Billion Adobe Figma Deal Could Harm UK Digital Design

Provisional finding from the UK antitrust regulator, the CMA, puts Adobe's $20 billion acquisition at risk

5 months ago

Google To Begin Deleting Inactive Accounts On Friday

Users have until Friday, as search giant Google moves ahead with plan to delete accounts inactive for at least two…

5 months ago

Sam Altman Reinstated As CEO, New OpenAI Board Appointed

Turbulent few days for OpenAI ends, after new board of directors is announced and Sam Altman returns as CEO

5 months ago

US Wraps Up Landmark Antitrust Case Against Google

Government wraps up its evidentiary phase of landmark antitrust case against Alphabet's Google, but closing arguments may come in 2024

5 months ago