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

Ireland’s Sinn Fein says UK is set to break international law

Ireland’s Sinn Fein says UK is set to break international law

Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald speaks during an interview with Reuters in her office at Government buildings, in Dublin, Ireland, May 18, 2022. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, June 12 (Reuters) – Britain is set to break international law by bringing forward legislation to unilaterally change the … 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

Groups urge US to probe ‘loot box’ on Electronic Arts video game

Groups urge US to probe ‘loot box’ on Electronic Arts video game

WASHINGTON, June 2 (Reuters) – Consumer advocates on Thursday urged US regulators to investigate video game maker Electronic Arts Inc (EA.O) for what they say was the misleading use of a digital “loot box” that “aggressively” urges players to spend more money while playing a popular soccer game. The groups Fairplay, Center for Digital Democracy … Read more

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

Musk loses bid to end SEC agreement on oversight of Tesla tweets

April 27 (Reuters) – A US judge slammed Elon Musk on Wednesday for trying to escape a settlement with regulators requiring oversight of his Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) tweets, saying the billionaire was “bemoaning” the 2018 deal now that he felt Tesla was “invincible.” The ruling comes after the Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) board accepted on Monday … Read more

Musk says US SEC ‘bastards’ forced settlement over Tesla tweets

Musk says US SEC ‘bastards’ forced settlement over Tesla tweets

April 14 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk on Thursday stepped up criticism of the US securities regulator, calling Securities and Exchange Commission officials “bastards” for bringing fraud charges against him over his 2018 tweets regarding taking the company private. On the day he made major news by unveiling a $43 billion cash … Read more

India’s aviation regulator bars 90 SpiceJet pilots from flying Boeing MAX planes

India’s aviation regulator bars 90 SpiceJet pilots from flying Boeing MAX planes

A Boeing 737 MAX airplane lands after a test flight at Boeing Field in Seattle, Washington, US June 29, 2020. REUTERS/Karen Ducey/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, April 13 (Reuters) – Indian budget carrier SpiceJet Ltd (SPJT.NS) said on Wednesday the country’s aviation regulator has asked 90 of its … Read more

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

UK watchdog closes online gaming probe as Sony, Nintendo make pledges

April 13 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition regulator has secured pledges from Japan’s Sony (6758.T) and Nintendo (7974.T) over the subscription renewal rules for their online gaming services, bringing to an end a three-year probe into the sector . The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) had kicked off the investigation into Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft … Read more

China plans to remove hurdle to Sino-US audit cooperation

China plans to remove hurdle to Sino-US audit cooperation

A Chinese national flag flutters outside the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) building on the Financial Street in Beijing, China July 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SHANGHAI/BEIJING, April 2 (Reuters) – China on Saturday proposed revising confidentiality rules involving offshore listings, removing a legal hurdle to Sino-US … Read more