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Microsoft wants to invest in Indonesia data centers, says Indonesian president

Microsoft Corp is keen to invest in data centers in Indonesia which will soon make regulatory changes to facilitate the move, the country’s president said after meeting with the software giant’s CEO on Thursday.

Spanish plant owned by Denso, Fujitsu preparing to halt production as virus causes shortages

A Spanish plant owned by Denso Corp and Fujitsu Ltd is prepared to halt some production of auto electronics components if necessary because of a shortage of parts from China due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Waymo joins backlash against California self-driving data requirement

Alphabet Inc’s Waymo and General Motors Co’s Cruise are leading a backlash against a California reporting requirement on self-driving vehicle test data that the companies claim is not relevant or accurate in measuring performance or progress.

Google defeats conservative nonprofit’s YouTube censorship appeal

Google persuaded a federal appeals court on Wednesday to reject claims that YouTube illegally censors conservative content.

Facebook to ban misleading ads about coronavirus

Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would ban advertisements for products offering any cures or prevention around the coronavirus outbreak, and those that create a sense of urgency around the situation.

Coronavirus clouds Apple’s timeline for new iPhones

Travel restrictions to China because of the coronavirus have come just as Apple Inc’s engineers usually jet off to Asia to perfect the production of this fall’s new iPhones, former employees and supply chain experts told Reuters.