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

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive $43.8 billion loss; operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive .8 billion loss;  operating results improve

Berkshire Hathaway Chairman Warren Buffett walks through the exhibit hall as shareholders gather to hear from the billionaire investor at Berkshire Hathaway Inc’s annual shareholder meeting in Omaha, Nebraska, US, May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – The slide in US stock prices … 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

Austrian spy firm accused by Microsoft says hacking tool was for EU states

Austrian spy firm accused by Microsoft says hacking tool was for EU states

A Microsoft logo is seen at a pop-up site at Roosevelt Field in Garden City, New York July 29, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, July 29 (Reuters) – An Austrian firm which Microsoft (MSFT.O) said created malicious software that was detected on the computer systems of some … 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

Microsoft soothes market fears with forecast for strong revenue growth

Microsoft soothes market fears with forecast for strong revenue growth

A Microsoft logo is seen in Los Angeles, California US November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register July 26 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Tuesday forecast revenue this fiscal year would grow by double digits, driven by demand for cloud computing services and sending shares up 5%. … 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