A closer look: China’s Xiaomi launches investigations into India’s main market

A man walks past the logo of Xiaomi, the Chinese consumer electronics manufacturer, outside a store in Mumbai, India, May 11, 2022. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Chinese smartphone giant Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) It faces legal problems in India as a federal financial crime … Read more

North Korea reports first outbreak of COVID-19, orders shutdown in ‘most severe emergency’

North Korea declares ‘most dangerous national emergency’ The possibility of an “unprecedented crisis” for Kim Jong-un – expert The isolated country rejected the international offer of the vaccine No North Korean civilians are believed to have been vaccinated SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korea on Thursday confirmed the first outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, calling it … Read more

NATO welcomes Nordic members as Ukraine pushes Russian forces back

Finland expected to announce its attempt to join NATO Ukraine stops the main route for transporting Russian gas to Europe Russia imposes sanctions on Gazprom units in Europe and the United States Ukrainian forces seek to cut Russian supply lines on the battlefield Kyiv/BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Finland is expected to announce on Thursday its intention … Read more

Google’s second attempt at computer glasses translates conversations in real time

May 11 (Reuters) – It’s hard to see science fiction at Google’s second attempt at glasses with a built-in computer. A decade after the advent of Google Glass, a pair of hackneyed specs and sci-fi that depicted what the wearer saw but raised privacy concerns and scored low for design, Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL.O) The unit … Read more

Russia brought down satellite internet in Ukraine – Western officials

US: Russian hack aims to disrupt Ukrainian communications UK: Hack was ‘intentional and malicious’ EU: Viasat attack caused ‘random’ outages Russia routinely denies carrying out cyberattacks NEWPORT, Wales, May 10 (Reuters) – Russia was behind a massive cyber attack on a satellite internet that knocked out tens of thousands of modems at the start of … Read more

Ukraine halts transport of major Russian gas to Europe, blaming Moscow

Gas pipelines at the Atamanskaya compressor station, a facility of the Gazprom Power of Siberia project outside the far eastern town of Svobodny, in the Amur region, Russia, November 29, 2019. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov. Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kyiv/LONDON (Reuters) – Ukraine said on Tuesday it would suspend the flow … Read more

Gay dating app Grindr goes public in $2.1 billion SPAC deal

The Grindr app on a mobile phone is seen in this illustrative photo taken in Shanghai, China on March 28, 2019. REUTERS / Aly Song / Illustration Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register (Reuters) – Gay dating app Grindr said on Monday it will roll out to the public through a … Read more

Disney Will Save Next Streaming Scale After Netflix Decline

A smartphone with the “Disney” logo appears on the keyboard in front of the words “Streaming service” displayed in this illustration taken on March 24, 2020. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, May 9 (Reuters) – The Walt Disney Company (DIS.N) The streaming TV business … Read more

Exclusive Germany is preparing a crisis plan for a sudden end to Russian gas – sources

BERLIN (Reuters) – Three people familiar with the matter told Reuters that German officials were quietly preparing for any sudden stop in Russian gas supplies with an emergency package that could include taking control of important companies. The preparations led by the Ministry of Economic Affairs show the growing alert over the gas supplies that … Read more

US profit outlook weakens as companies assess inflation risks

NEW YORK (Reuters) – As first-quarter earnings in the United States near their final stage, corporate growth forecasts for the current quarter and 2022 are mostly falling as oil and other supplies costs rise and interest rates rise. Sky-high oil boosted expectations for earnings for energy companies while fueling concerns about profit margins for many … Read more