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Google Parent Alphabet to Lay Off 12,000 Workers

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, will axe twelve thousand jobs in the latest round of mass layoffs affecting the tech industry in recent months. Google is set to lose six percent of its workforce as a result. The job...

Microsoft to Cut Nearly 1,000 Jobs

Microsoft confirmed on Monday that the company will cut hundreds of jobs, as the software maker’s revenue is expected to slow thanks to weaker sales of Windows licenses for PCs. “Like all companies, we evaluate our business priorities on a...

Google to Open Cloud Service Hub in Greece

Following Microsoft’s and Amazon's investments in Greece, Google is also proceeding with the development of state-of-the-art infrastructure and a regional cloud service hub. An official announcement on Google’s investment plan is scheduled to be made on Thursday by Google Cloud...

Bill Gates Gives $6 Billion Worth of Shares to Charity

Bill Gates gave away shares worth more than $6 billion last week to his charitable foundation, Business Insider reported on Monday. Gates donated close to $5.2 billion worth of stock in Canadian National Railway Co. to the Bill & Melinda...

Greek Teen to Compete in International Microsoft Office Specialist Championship

Greek computer whizz Christos Letsios, 16, is headed to the Microsoft Office Specialist Championship after proving his skills in the program PowerPoint. Letsios, who hails from the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, took home the gold medal in the Greek...

RIP IE: Microsoft Retires Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer users are now hurtling through space without a tether after Microsoft announced Wednesday it would stop supporting the web browser after a 26-year run. The company had already shifted to its replacement browser, Edge—rolled into Windows 10 back...

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Has Arrived in Athens, Greece

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has arrived in Athens, Greece on Friday, according to reports from Greek news network SKAI. Gates, who is known for his philanthropic and educational endeavors, will be visiting the Greek capital and the islands while on...

Bill Gates Warns of More Fatal COVID-19 Variant

Bill Gates warned on Sunday that the COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, saying there could be a variant that is "even more transmissive and even more fatal." "We haven't even seen the worst of it," he said in an...

Greece Approves Fast Tracking of Microsoft Data Centres

Greece's state agency Enterprise Greece has given approval on Monday to fast-track a 100 million euros ($110 million) Microsoft investment project for three data centers in the country. The data centers will be located at Spata and Koropi in the...

Dramatic Rise of Foreign Investments in Greece

Greece marked an impressive increase of 74.3 percent in foreign direct investment (FDI) in 2021, according to Enterprise Greece