Elon Musk accuses Twitter of security lapses in court filing

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of security lapses in court filing

Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of Twitter logo in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 15 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk accused Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) of fraud by concealing serious flaws in the social media company’s data security, … Read more

US lawmakers ask National Archives for accounting of Trump records

US lawmakers ask National Archives for accounting of Trump records

Former US President Donald Trump attends a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US, September 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – A congressional panel on Tuesday sought an urgent review by the US National Archives after agency staff members acknowledged that they did not … Read more

Twitter says Musk’s latest attempt to scrap deal ‘invalid and wrongful’

Twitter says Musk’s latest attempt to scrap deal ‘invalid and wrongful’

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 12 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) said on Monday payments made to a whistleblower did not breach any terms of its $44 billion buyout by Elon Musk, after the world’s richest man made another attempt to scrap the deal. In a letter to Twitter on … Read more

OK Google, get me a Coke: AI giant demos soda-fetching robots

OK Google, get me a Coke: AI giant demos soda-fetching robots

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug 16 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google is combining the eyes and arms of physical robots with the knowledge and conversation skills of virtual chatbots to help its employees fetch soda and chips from breakrooms with ease . The mechanical waiters, shown in action to reporters last week, embody an artificial … Read more

Tencent faces new video-game M&A challenge

Tencent faces new video-game M&A challenge

LONDON, Aug 5 (Reuters Breakingviews) – The frenzy in video-game dealmaking has reached a new level. China’s Tencent (0700.HK) wants to increase its 5% stake in smaller French rival Ubisoft Entertainment (UBIP.PA), the outfit behind the wildly popular “Assassin’s Creed” franchise, according to Reuters. The $380 billion company could offer the founding Guillemot family, who … Read more

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

Pinterest shares surge after Elliott discloses it is the largest shareholder

Pinterest shares surge after Elliott discloses it is the largest shareholder

Screens display the company logo for Pinterest Inc. during the company’s IPO on the front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, US, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 1 (Reuters) – Activist investor Elliott Investment Management disclosed on Monday it had become … Read more

Meta posts first-ever revenue drop as inflation throttles ad sales

Meta posts first-ever revenue drop as inflation throttles ad sales

Facebook’s new rebrand logo Meta is seen on smartpone in front of displayed logo of Facebook, Messenger, Intagram, Whatsapp, Oculus in this illustration picture taken October 28, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 27 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) issued a gloomy forecast after recording its first … Read more

Meta bumps prices of Quest 2 headsets ahead of successor release

Meta bumps prices of Quest 2 headsets ahead of successor release

The logo of Meta Platforms is seen in Davos, Switzerland, May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 26 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) said on Tuesday it would raise the prices of its Meta Quest 2 virtual reality (VR) headset by about $100 from August, even … Read more

Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine block Google search engine

Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine block Google search engine

Broken Ethernet cable is seen in front of Google logo in this illustration taken March 11, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 22 (Reuters) – Russian-backed separatists in a breakaway region of eastern Ukraine have blocked access to the search engine Google (GOOGL.O), their leader said on Friday, … Read more