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Amazon Stock Drops. Microsoft’s Outlook Hits Cloud Stocks.

text size Microsoft stock falls as investors digested the company’s outlook. It doesn’t bode well for others in cloud computing. Jeenah Moon/Getty Images Microsoft ‘s outlook was so worrisome that it’s knocking down the stocks of other cloud companies, including amazon.com . While Microsoft’s latest quarterly results revealed strength in its cloud computing business, a …

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IBM posts biggest annual sales increase in more than a decade, announces layoffs

International Business Machines Corp. increased revenue more than 6% in 2022, the biggest sales increase for Big Blue in more than a decade, but its stock fell in extended trading Wednesday. Chief Executive Arvind Krishna said on IBM’s IBM, -0.52% earnings call that the company saw “revenue growth across segments and geographies,” and attributed that …

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MacBook Security Chip Gives the Secondhand Computer Market Hell

Macbook Pros and Airs from 2018 to 2020, as well as 2020 iMacs, contain the T2 chip.Image: Justin Sullivan (Getty Images) Digital recyclers are having a hard time breaking into secondhand Macbooks that have retailed for as much $3,000. The problem? The laptops won’t let anyone other than the owner log in even after a …

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You Can Tell Forspoken To Shut Up (And Other Big Settings)

screenshot: Square Enix / Kotaku Forspoken, the latest action-RPG from Square Enix, is out now. The game has more than a few polarizing elements, one of which is the seemingly endless nightmare of back and forth in-game banter that might very well chase you away from what seems to be a passable open-world action experience …

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Microsoft 365 Services, Including Outlook and Teams, Are Down

That moment when everyone flocks to Twitter to check is Microsoft is down.Image: Ink Drop (Shutterstock) It’s not just you. Microsoft 365 services, including popular apps like Outlook and Teams, are down in countries throughout the world. Microsoft is aware of the problem and has rolled out fixes to address it. According to reports from …

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Security Keys Are Now the Best Way to Protect Your Apple ID

photo: Formatoriginal (Shutterstock) If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, your Apple ID is among your most important digital accounts. if it is compromised, bad actors can access your iCloud information, see your location, or outright steal your devices from you. Keeping your Apple ID safe is obviously paramount While code-based two-factor authentication (2FA) …

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Microsoft Cuts VR Staff and Leaves Questions About Metaverse

Microsoft’s Mesh avatars were first showed off in October last year, but excitement over the ‘metaverse’ has depleted significantly since late 2021.Image: Microsoft After the dust cleared from Microsoft making moves to lay off over 10,000 employees—5% of its global workforce—it’s become Microsoft isn’t merely taking a different tact on its virtual reality and mixed …

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This indicator may be flagging a stock slide in 2023. How the Fed and US banks could bring markets down.

Wall Street is pointing to a weak open ahead of Tuesday’s earnings from Microsoft and other big names. That’s a day after soft-economic landing hopes fueled fresh 2023 highs for the S&P 500 SPX, -0.33% and Nasdaq Composite COMP, -0.15%. Diving straight in, our call of the day taps into a potential market worry that …

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