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Microsoft Says Its TikTok Buyout Offer Rejected

TikTok has been at the center of a diplomatic storm between Washington and Beijing, and Donald Trump gave Americans a deadline to stop doing business with TikTok's Chinese parent company ByteDance. ...more

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Disney testing a new ‘Group Watch’ feature for Disney Plus
Disney is slowly rolling out a new ‘Group Watch’ feature for Disney Plus users that lets users watch content together. Screenshots of the new feature were shared on Disney ...more
Legal & Patents
Tax Google, Facebook as telecom companies? Spain considering new law
Under the proposed rules internet companies such as Alphabet Inc. and Facebook Inc, would have to disclose their sales from messaging services in the country ...more
Reports
U.S. Rural Telecom Networks Need $1.8 Billion To Remove Huawei, ZTE Equipment – FCC
U.S. rural telecommunications networks, which have relied on inexpensive network equipment from China’s Huawei Technologies Co [HWT.UL] and ZTE Corp , have told the government that it would cost $1.837 billion to replace those ...more
Policy & Regulation
AGR verdict brings certainty; DoT should now focus on ease of business: BIF
The AGR verdict will allow companies to move ahead with certainty on business plans, and the DoT must now focus on steps to make the telecom sector profitable and ...more
Telecom
Moody's revises Airtel ratings outlook to 'stable' from 'negative'
Moody’s Investor Service has affirmed Bharti Airtel’s Ba1 corporate family rating (CFR) and revised the outlook to `stable’ from `negative,’ following clarity around adjusted gross revenue (AGR) dues payment timelines ...more
 
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