Here’s how much Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made in total compensation during fiscal year 2020

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella speaks at the Microsoft Build developer conference in Seattle in May 2019. (GeekWire Photo / Kevin Lisota) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella saw his total compensation rise 3% to $44.32 million during the company’s fiscal year 2020 that ended in June. The number, revealed in an annual filing disclosed Monday, includes Nadella’s salary ($2.5 million), stock awards ($30.72 million) and cash bonuses ($10.99 million). The cash bonus is based on the board’s review of the CEO’s performance. Here’s the breakdown of Nadella’s compensation and other Microsoft executives over the last few years: Microsoft reported record revenue of $143 billion, up 14%, during fiscal year 2020, with net… Read More

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TikTok’s QAnon ban has been ‘buggy’

Image Credits: TikTok screenshot via TechCrunch Media Matters praised the changes in a statement to NPR as something TikTok was doing that was “good and significant” even if “long overdue.” While TikTok’s ban did tackle many of the top searches results and tags associated with the conspiracy, we found it was overlooking others, like Pizzagate and WWG1WGA, for instance. In tests this afternoon, these terms and many others still returned much content. TikTok claims what we saw was likely “a bug.” We had reached out to TikTok today to ask why searches for terms like “pizzagate” and “WWG1WGA” — popular QAnon terms — were still returning search results, even though… Read More

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Microsoft’s new Xbox app lets you stream Xbox One games to your iPhone or iPad

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Microsoft’s Xbox app update for iOS and iPadOS is now live, allowing Xbox One owners to stream games to their devices. A new Xbox app is available in the App Store that includes a remote play feature, which lets Xbox One console owners stream their games to an iPhone or iPad. Remote play is different to Microsoft’s xCloud service, which streams games directly from servers instead of your own Xbox One console. This Xbox remote play feature will only connect to your own Xbox console, not to xCloud. It’s similar to Sony’s own PS4 Remote Play feature that’s also available on Android and… Read More

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Daily Crunch: Pakistan un-bans TikTok

TikTok returns to Pakistan, Apple launches a music-focused streaming station and SpaceX launches more Starlink satellites. This is your Daily Crunch for October 19, 2020. The big story: Pakistan un-bans TikTok The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority blocked the video app 11 days ago, over what it described as “immoral,” “obscene” and “vulgar” videos. The authority said today that it’s lifting the ban after negotiating with TikTok management. “The restoration of TikTok is strictly subject to the condition that the platform will not be used for the spread of vulgarity/indecent content & societal values will not be abused,” it continued. This isn’t the first time this year the country tried to crack… Read More

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