Biden Official Praises Tech Move to Sever Ties With Chinese Company


Key Topics in this News Article:

News Snapshot:

Microsoft's decision to invest $1.5 billion for a stake in G42 was a welcomed development as the deal points to an American company offering an alternative to Chinese tech-giant Huawei, a White House official said on Monday. In April, Microsoft announced the deal with G42, a United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based artificial intelligence (AI) firm, for what the companies said was "to co-innovate and deliver advanced AI solutions with Microsoft Azure" across the Middle East, Central Asia and Africa. Tarun Chhabra, a White House technology adviser, suggested that the U.S. government applauded the move where an American company replaced Huawei for...