UK says Adobe's $20B deal for Figma would hurt graphic design market

The UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has objected to Adobe's acquisition of graphic design company Figma, adding to the EU and US concerns about the deal.

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Apple and the wireless industry invite you aboard Qi2

Charging devices that support the iPhone-friendly Qi2 wireless charging standard are on the way. Android users shouldn’t be upset, as some Android manufacturers might eventually support it in their products.

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Varjo’s XR-4 new mixed reality headsets — an enterprise alternative to Vision Pro?

The Finnish headset maker has launched a (relatively) affordable mixed-reality device similar to Apple’s upcoming Vision Pro, alongside a higher-end device that promises advanced passthrough.


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Amazon Braket Direct program to help reserve quantum computers

The new program allows researchers to cut through waiting queues or wait times while providing the option to connect with experts to seek guidance on quantum workloads.

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EU Commission to Amazon: iRobot purchase could leave competitors in the dust

Regulators have expressed formal objections to the proposed $1.7-billion buyout of the robotic vacuum maker over concerns it will limit competition.

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Microsoft gives up on internet search to build a better AI brand

The company is going all in on generative artificial intelligence, even if that means walking away from its fight over internet search with Google.

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New Amazon Lex AI features aim to let developers quickly build, enhance bots

Amazon has added generative AI capabilities to Lex, its chatbot development tool.


Google US antitrust trial: A timeline

The biggest antitrust trial of the century has kicked off, targeting Google's search business, and a second trial against the tech giant, focusing on advertising, is scheduled for next year. Here's an updated, play-by-play account of...

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6+ issues for autonomous vehicles (and any Apple Car)

We've been waiting for autonomous transport for years, and while the underlying artificial intelligence may be improving, big problems remain to solve before AVs hit the road.

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Alibaba shutters quantum computing efforts

In the same month that Alibaba shelved plans to spin off its cloud computing arm, the e-commerce and cloud computing company has now shuttered its quantum computing research laboratory.


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Best Places to Work in IT 2024

Our 30th annual report underscores the growing importance of IT — and its people — across organizations of all sizes and industries.

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AWS turns Fire TV Cube into Thin Client for enterprises

The cloud-based Thin Client, which uses the same hardware as a Fire TV Cube, is targeted at enterprises, including call centers and payment processing centers, which deploy large numbers of PCs.

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At BCU, IT is a core competency for business success

As the lines blur between IT and business strategy, leadership at the No. 4 small company on Computerworld’s ‘Best Places to Work in IT 2024’ list focuses on employee well-being and an outcome-based workplace.

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‘IT that just works’: A mantra for innovation at Kinaxis

A commitment to excellence and continuous learning helps IT teams reach their full potential at the No. 5 midsize company on Computerworld’s ‘Best Places to Work in IT 2024’ list.

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At UKG, diversity is a linchpin of better IT and business outcomes

A merger of two software companies was the catalyst for a culture of representation at the No. 3 large organization on Computerworld’s ‘Best Places to Work in IT 2024’ list.