Software industry

FILE - This file screen shot taken from YouTube shows a still frame from the video game "Active Shooter." Acid Software, the developer of the school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children, has lost the ability to sell the game online after being dumped by PayPal. The developer said Tuesday, June 19, 2018, that purchases of the game were temporarily suspended as its representatives tried to resolve the issues with PayPal. (YouTube via AP, File)
June 20, 2018 - 11:57 am
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The developer of a school shooting video game condemned by parents of slain children has lost the ability to sell its products online after being dumped by PayPal. Acid Software said Tuesday that purchases of "Active Shooter" were "temporarily disabled" as its representatives...
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May 07, 2018 - 1:16 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian federal court has ordered Microsoft to make it easier for users of its Windows 10 operating system to opt out of providing personal data to the software giant. Prosecutors in Sao Paulo filed a civil action last month that accused the Redmond, Washington-based company of...
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FILE - In this May 12, 2014, file photo, Paul Singer, founder and CEO of hedge fund Elliott Management Corporation, speaks at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Alexander Hamilton Award Dinner in New York. Prominent athenahealth investor Elliott Management Corp. is offering about $6.5 billion to take the medical billing software maker private after saying it has grown frustrated with the company's performance. Shares of athenahealth soared early Monday, May 7, 2018, after the shareholder outlined its proposal. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
May 07, 2018 - 10:58 am
Prominent athenahealth investor Elliott Management Corp. is offering about $6.5 billion to take the medical billing software maker private after saying it has grown frustrated with the company's performance. Shares of athenahealth soared Monday after the shareholder outlined its unsolicited bid...
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May 07, 2018 - 10:18 am
Prominent athenahealth investor Elliott Management Corp. is offering about $6.5 billion to take the medical billing software maker private after saying it has grown frustrated with the company's performance. Shares of athenahealth soared early Monday after the shareholder outlined its proposal. The...
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File-This Nov. 29, 2017, file photo shows Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaking at the annual Microsoft shareholders meeting in Bellevue, Wash. Microsoft’s annual Build conference for software development kicks off on Monday, May 7, 2018, giving the company an opportunity to make announcements about its computing platforms or services. The three-day event features sessions on cloud computing, artificial intelligence, internet-connected devices and virtual reality. Nadella will speak to more than 6,000 people who’ve registered to attend. Most are developers who build apps for Microsoft’s products.(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 07, 2018 - 3:21 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Microsoft's annual Build conference for software developers kicks off on Monday, giving the company an opportunity to offer updates on its computing platforms and services. The three-day event in Seattle features sessions on cloud computing, artificial intelligence, internet-...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a roundtable discussion on tax policy Thursday, April 5, 2018, in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2018 - 5:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Amazon is spending millions of dollars on lobbying as the global online retailer seeks to expand its reach into a swath of industries that President Donald Trump's broadsides haven't come close to hitting. Trump's attacks over the last week targeted what Amazon is best known for:...
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FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2016, file photo, actress Lindsay Lohan appears at the opening night of the Lohan Nightclub in Athens, Greece. Lohan sued a software company for using what she claims is a likeness of her in a video game. The New York Court of Appeals ruled Thursday, March 29, 2018, that the satirical representations of "a modern, beach-going" young woman are not identifiable as Lohan. The court affirmed a ruling from a lower state appeals court dismissing her lawsuit. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)
March 29, 2018 - 1:16 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — It looks like "Game Over" for actress Lindsay Lohan in her state court fight against a software company for using what she claims is a likeness of her in a video game. Lohan's lawyer argued before New York's top court that Take-Two Interactive Software Inc. violated her right to...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Orlando Wright smiles as he poses for a photo at his home in Kent, Wash. Wright, who was released from a Washington state prison a few months early due to a software glitch, is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. He was nearing the end of his eight-year prison term for armed robbery in 2012 when he was released 76 days early. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 22, 2018 - 1:52 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who was released early from a Washington state prison due to a software glitch is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. Orlando Wright was released...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, March 21, 2018, Orlando Wright smiles as he poses for a photo at his home in Kent, Wash. Wright, who was released from a Washington state prison a few months early due to a software glitch, is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. He was nearing the end of his eight-year prison term for armed robbery in 2012 when he was released 76 days early. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 22, 2018 - 1:13 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A man who was released early from a Washington state prison due to a software glitch is suing the Department of Corrections, saying his re-arrest three years later to serve the remaining time was illegal and upended the life he had painstakingly rebuilt. Orlando Wright was released...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, March 8, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
March 08, 2018 - 5:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised concerns about the graphic depiction of violence in video games at a White House meeting Thursday with members of the industry and some of their most vocal critics. Searching for ways to respond to last month's Florida school shooting, Trump has...
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