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Microsoft Changes Mind About Forcing Chrome Users to Try Bing

Microsoft has changed its mind about including software in a forthcoming update to its cloud-based Office apps that would automatically change Chrome users’ default search engine to Bing, reported ZDNet. The reversal follows an outcry from administrators and customers after Microsoft first announced the plan two weeks ago.  Although Microsoft’s culture has changed dramatically since Satya...

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Patreon, the online service that allows podcasters, musicians and other artists to receive direct financial support from fans, is considering a public listing as soon as this year, said a person with knowledge of discussions. The San Francisco startup has met with banks and has been approached by special purpose acquisition companies, though the latter path to the public markets isn’t...
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