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Facebook cancels conference while IBM pulls out of one due to coronavirus fears

4 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Facebook and IBM are cancelling their tech conferences plans due to fears about coronavirus.
IBM said Friday that it will not attend the annual RSA cybersecurity conference in San Francisco later this month, citing concerns about its employees potentially catching the virus that has killed over 1,000 people and infected over 44,000 people globally.
“The health of IBMers continues to be our primary concern as we monitor upcoming events and travel relative to Novel Coronavirus ,” an IBM spokesperson told Fortune in an email. “As a result, we are cancelling our participation in this year's...
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IBM withdraws from RSA conference over coronavirus fears

4 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

International Business Machines Corp on Friday said it had canceled its participation in the RSA cyber security conference due to coronavirus-related concerns.
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Kanye West? The Girl Scouts? Hedge funds? All got PPP loans

Kanye West? The Girl Scouts? Hedge funds? All got PPP loans

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As Americans Avoided Restaurants And Doctors' Offices, Those Businesses Got...

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The Latest: Financial firms among big relief fund recipients

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U.S. Supreme Court bolsters law banning robocalls

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The DOJ may bring an antitrust suit against Google. But are Americans ready...

The DOJ may bring an antitrust suit against Google. But are Americans ready to break up Big Tech?

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Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after...

Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after deadly shootings in Atlanta over a violent Fourth of July weekend

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