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Trump renews assault on Amazon

US President Donald Trump said he will take a “very serious look” at Amazon.com and what he said is an “uneven playing field” the retailer enjoys against competitors. “I’m going to study it and take a look,” Trump

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Cloud rains profit for Oracle

Oracle’s streak of revenue gains continued for a fifth straight quarter, buoyed by corporate demand for cloud-based software. Adjusted sales rose 7% to $9.2bn in the fiscal first quarter, exceeding analysts’ estimates, as sales

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Oracle to add cloud jobs in Europe, Africa

Oracle is hiring a thousand employees in Europe, the Middle East and Africa as it expands its cloud computing services in the region. The company is looking for workers with between two to six years

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Microsoft slips on Surface

Satya Nadella’s plan to reshape Microsoft as a cloud computing company hit a snag in the third quarter, when lacklustre sales of Surface tablets and weaker demand for corporate software support services kept revenue growth in check. Adjusted sales

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120 companies challenge Trump on immigration

More than 120 companies, from Apple to Zynga, filed an impassioned legal brief condemning US President Donald Trump’s executive order on immigration, stepping up the industry’s growing opposition to the policy. The amicus brief was filed late