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Exclusive: US aims to arm Ukraine with advanced anti-ship missiles to fight Russian blockade

The US Navy’s Arleigh-Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Curtis Wilbur launched a Harpoon surface-to-surface missile during the Quadruple Pacific Vanguard (Pakvan) exercises between Australia, Japan, the Republic of Korea and the US Navy in the Philippine Sea on May 26. Photo taken May 26, 2019. Tony Burton, Mass Communications Specialist / US Navy 1st Class … Read more

Exclusively TikTok planning big push in gaming, testing in Vietnam sources

The TikTok app on a smartphone is shown in this illustration taken on July 13, 2021. REUTERS / Dado Ruvic / Illustration / File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG/HANOI (Reuters) – TikTok is running tests so users can play games on its video-sharing app in Vietnam, four … Read more

Stocks rebound and Treasury yields rise on stronger data

Stocks gain from retail sales, China optimism Dollar falls as risk appetite returns Crude oil dips amid fears of Fed tightening Powell keeps a hawkish message from the Fed NEW YORK (Reuters) – Global stock markets rebounded and Treasury yields rose on Tuesday, as strong retail sales in April signaled economic growth could strengthen, as … Read more

Analysis: White House balances inflation and farmers in new biofuel mandates

May 16 (Reuters) – The White House is expected to announce in coming weeks how much biofuels like corn ethanol that U.S. refiners will have to blend into their fuel this year, a decision that will force it to balance taming consumer inflation against subsidizing the nation’s farmers. How the administration balances competing priorities could … Read more

Gas supply crisis in Europe worsens after Russia imposes sanctions

Russia imposes sanctions on European companies affiliated with Gazprom The Polish operator of the Yamal-Europe division was also affected Germany loses 10 million cubic meters per day of gas supply Dutch gas prices closed 12% higher BERLIN (Reuters) – Pressure on Europe to secure alternative gas supplies increased on Thursday as Moscow imposed sanctions on … Read more

Apple supplier Foxconn anticipates challenges ahead in China to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus and inflation

A shovel and a FoxConn logo are seen before the arrival of US President Donald Trump as he participates in the groundbreaking ceremony for Foxconn Technology Group’s LCD manufacturing campus, in Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, US, June 28, 2018. REUTERS / Darren Hauck / Files Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register First … 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

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

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 unveils AI tool for real-world searches

May 11 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL.O) Google on Wednesday laid out plans to bridge the real world and its digital world to search, maps and other services using new advances in artificial intelligence. Google has also introduced a tablet that will launch in 2023 and a smartwatch that will go on sale later this … Read more