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United Airlines, Emirates announce once-unthinkable partnership – The Points Guy

United Airlines and Emirates are joining forces for a partnership that was once unthinkable. The limited partnership, announced Wednesday at a hangar at United’s hub at Dulles International Airport (IAD), represents a remarkable thawing of relations between a U.S. carrier and a Middle Eastern carrier. Want more airline-specific news? Sign up for TPG’s free biweekly …

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Biden to announce $900 million electric vehicle infrastructure overhaul at Detroit auto show

Biden to announce $900 million electric vehicle infrastructure overhaul at Detroit auto show

Former White House council of Economic Advisers chair Tomas Philipson and former Dallas fed adviser Danielle Dimartino Booth discusses how stocks took a nosedive while inflation remains high on ‘Fox Business Tonight.’ President Joe Biden will attend an auto show in Detroit, Michigan on Wednesday, where he will tour the newest models in auto-manufacturers electric …

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D3 Publisher and Shade announce sword-fighting action game SAMURAI MAIDEN for PS5, PS4, Switch, and PC - Gematsu

D3 Publisher and Shade announce sword-fighting action game SAMURAI MAIDEN for PS5, PS4, Switch, and PC – Gematsu

D3 Publisher and developer Shade have announced sword-fighting action game SAMURAI MAIDEN for PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC (Steam). It will launch this winter worldwide. SAMURAI MAIDEN follows student Tsumugi Tamaori, who is summoned in her sleep to the Sengoku period, where she must team up with new friends and use her sword …

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Oracle and Microsoft announce availability of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure – Stories

Oracle partners with Microsoft to give Azure customers direct, streamlined access to Oracle databases on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) AUSTIN, Texas and REDMOND, Wash. — July 20, 2022 — Oracle Corp and Microsoft Corp today announced the general availability of Oracle Database Service for Microsoft Azure. With this new offering, Microsoft Azure customers can easily …

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Activision employees announce second union ahead of game company's sale to Microsoft

Activision employees announce second union ahead of game company’s sale to Microsoft

Bobby Kotick, CEO of Activision Blizzard, attends the Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference on July 8, 2022, in Sun Valley, Idaho. Kevin Dietsch | Getty Images News | Getty Images A group of software testers at Activision Blizzard have formed the company’s second union in the months before Microsoft is expected to close its …

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Rivian and Arrival announce business restructuring, Tesla continues layoffs

Rivian and Arrival announce business restructuring, Tesla continues layoffs

Inflation and global supply chain constraints continue to take their toll on EV automakers, especially those based in the United States. Young automakers like Rivian and Arrival have announced plans to restructure their businesses, hinting at potential layoffs. Meanwhile, EV veteran Tesla has laid off hundreds of employees the past month and continues to do …

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Pfizer and BioNTech Announce New Agreement with U.S. Government to Provide Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

Pfizer and BioNTech Announce New Agreement with U.S. Government to Provide Additional Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine

NEW YORK & MAINZ, Germany–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pfizer Inc. (NYSE: PFE) and BioNTech SE (Nasdaq: BNTX) today announced a new vaccine supply agreement with the U.S. government to support the continued fight against COVID-19. Under the agreement, the U.S. government will receive 105 million doses (30 µg, 10 µg and 3 µg). This may include adult Omicron-adapted …

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Instagram and Snapchat Announce Updates to Stay Relevant

Instagram and Snapchat Announce Updates to Stay Relevant

Change is the only the constant, especially when it comes to social media apps. But that doesn’t mean the changes are unique. Instagram is testing out a full-screen feed feature that looks awfully similar to TikTok’s interface. And Snapchat is joining Twitter in adding a paid subscriber tier. Also, if Elon Musk gets his way, …

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CWA, Microsoft Announce Labor Neutrality Agreement

CWA, Microsoft Announce Labor Neutrality Agreement

WASHINGTON and REDMOND, Wash – June 13, 2022 – Today the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and Microsoft announced they have entered into a ground-breaking labor neutrality agreement. The agreement will apply at Activision Blizzard beginning 60 days after Microsoft’s acquisition closes, and it reflects a fundamental belief by both organizations that enabling workers to …

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Ethereum Core Developers Announce Further Delay of ‘Difficulty Bomb’

Ethereum Developers Announce Further Delay of ‘Difficulty Bomb’

Ethereum’s developers announce another delay of the “difficulty bomb,” a section of the consensus algorithm that eventually makes it impossible to mine Ethereum. This announcement comes as more bad news for Ethereum enthusiasts hoping for the completion of the Ethereum 2.0 merge in August. While ConsenSys researcher Mikhail Kalinin officially initiated work on the Ethereum …

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