EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks bigger stake in ‘Assassin’s Creed’ maker Ubisoft -sources

EXCLUSIVE Tencent seeks bigger stake in ‘Assassin’s Creed’ maker Ubisoft -sources

HONG KONG, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK) plans to raise its stake in French video game group Ubisoft Entertainment SA (UBIP.PA) as the Chinese gaming giant pivots to the global gaming market, four sources with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. China’s largest social network and gaming firm, which bought a … Read more

Rogers to invest C$10 billion in AI, testing after massive outage

Rogers to invest C billion in AI, testing after massive outage

The Rogers Building, the green-topped corporate campus of Canadian media conglomerate Rogers Communications is seen in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 14, 2022. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 24 (Reuters) – Rogers Communications Inc (RCIb.TO)said on Sunday it will invest C$10 billion ($7.74 billion) over the next three … Read more

Chinese spacecraft acquires images of entire planet of Mars

Chinese spacecraft acquires images of entire planet of Mars

BEIJING, June 29 (Reuters) – An uncrewed Chinese spacecraft has acquired imagery data covering all of Mars, including visuals of its south pole, after circling the planet more than 1,300 times since early last year, state media reported on Wednesday. China’s Tianwen-1 successfully reached the Red Planet in February 2021 on the country’s inaugural mission … Read more

Meta and other tech giants form metaverse standards body, without Apple

Meta and other tech giants form metaverse standards body, without Apple

The logo of Meta Platforms is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 21 (Reuters) – Meta (META.O), Microsoft (MSFT.O) and other tech giants racing to build the emerging metaverse concept have formed a group to foster development … Read more

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

iPhone 12 phones are seen at the new Apple Store on Broadway in downtown Los Angeles, California, US, June 24, 2021. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, June 7 (Reuters) – Apple (AAPL.O) will have to change the connector on iPhones sold in Europe by 2024 after EU countries … Read more

Exclusive: EU deal on single mobile charging port likely June 7 in setback for Apple

EU agrees single mobile charging port in blow to Apple

BRUSSELS, June 3 (Reuters) – EU countries and EU lawmakers are set to agree on a common charging port for mobile phones, tablets and headphones on June 7 when they meet to discuss a proposal that has been fiercely criticized by Apple (AAPL.O ), people familiar with the matter said. The proposal for a single … Read more

Google cuts racy results by 30% for searches like ‘Latina teenager’

Google cuts racy results by 30% for searches like ‘Latina teenager’

A Google search page is seen through a magnifying glass in this photo illustration taken in Berlin, August 11, 2015. A US Jury handed Google a major victory May 26, 2016 in a long-running copyright battle with Oracle Corp over Android software to run most of the world’s smartphones. This logo has been updated and … Read more