EXCLUSIVE Chinese defense firm has taken over lifting Venezuelan oil for debt offset -sources

EXCLUSIVE Chinese defense firm has taken over lifting Venezuelan oil for debt offset -sources

SINGAPORE/HOUSTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – China has entrusted a defence-focussed state firm to ship millions of barrels of Venezuelan oil despite US sanctions, part of a deal to offset Caracas’ billions of dollars of debt to Beijing, according to three sources and tanker tracking data. China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) stopped carrying Venezuelan oil in … Read more

Samsung unveils new foldable smartphones, seeking to keep lead in growing market

Samsung unveils new foldable smartphones, seeking to keep lead in growing market

SEOUL, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) unveiled its latest high-end foldable smartphones on Wednesday, keeping prices at the same level as last year’s in a bid to cement its leadership in an expanding niche market. The smartphone maker priced its clamshell Galaxy Z Flip4 at $999.99, and the 5G-enabled top-line Galaxy Z Fold4 … Read more

Amazon’s connected device cart grows with $1.7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Amazon’s connected device cart grows with .7 billion deal for Roomba maker

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) will acquire the maker of robot vacuum cleaner iRobot Corp (IRBT.O) in an all-cash deal for about $1.7 billion, in the latest push by the world’s largest online retailer to expand its cart of smart home devices. Amazon will pay $61 per share, valuing the Roomba-maker at a … Read more

The Hidden Way to Monitor Your Mac’s Temperature for Free

The Hidden Way to Monitor Your Mac’s Temperature for Free

Photo: pisaphotography (Shutterstock) Apple silicon—including the M1 and new M2 chips—has a reputation for staying cool even under intense workloads. Intel Macs, on the other hand, run notoriously hot. They’re still capable computers, but they heat up fast, which, in turn, slows things down. If you have an Intel-based Mac, you’ve probably experienced this computational … Read more

Breakingviews: GE is fine, it’s everyone else that’s the problem

Breakingviews: GE is fine, it’s everyone else that’s the problem

Technicians build LEAP engines for jetliners at a new, highly automated General Electric (GE) factory in Lafayette, Indiana, US on March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Alwyn Scott/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, July 26 (Reuters Breakingviews) – No man is an island, but General Electric (GE.N) boss Larry Culp might … Read more

Canada will return repaired turbine for Nord Stream 1, expand sanctions on Russia

Canada will return repaired turbine for Nord Stream 1, expand sanctions on Russia

Pipes at the landfall facilities of the ‘Nord Stream 1’ gas pipeline are pictured in Lubmin, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, July 9 (Reuters) – Canada will return a repaired Russian turbine to Germany needed for maintenance on the Nord Stream 1 gas pipeline, … Read more

Canada’s Ukrainian community urges Trudeau not to return Russian gas turbine

Canada’s Ukrainian community urges Trudeau not to return Russian gas turbine

Ukrainians fleeing Russia’s invasion arrive on the first of three federally chartered flights to the city of Winnipeg, home to a large Ukrainian diaspora, at the James Armstrong Richardson International Airport in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Shannon VanRaes Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register OTTAWA, July 7 (Reuters) – Canada’s … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Ukraine urges Canada not to hand over gas turbine to Russia

EXCLUSIVE Ukraine urges Canada not to hand over gas turbine to Russia

KYIV, July 8 (Reuters) – Ukraine opposes Canada handing over a turbine to Russia’s state-controlled Gazprom for natural gas supplies to Germany as the move would contravene sanctions on Russia, a Ukrainian energy ministry source told Reuters on Thursday. Gazprom (GAZP.MM) cut the capacity along the Nord Stream 1 pipeline to just 40% of usual … 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