Cryptoverse: Bitcoin miners get stuck in a bear pit

A bitcoin representation is seen in an illustration picture taken at La Maison du Bitcoin in Paris, France, June 23, 2017. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Sept 27 (Reuters) – Spare a thought for the beleaguered bitcoin miner. In late 2021, miners were the toast of the town with … Read more

Twitter to interview Elon Musk, known for combative testimony

WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 26 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk’s tendency to dish out insults while being questioned under oath will be tested anew this week, when lawyers for Twitter Inc (TWTR.N)are expected to interview the Tesla Inc (TSLA .O) CEO about his abrupt decision in July to ditch his $44 billion deal for the social … Read more

Wall Street ends lower, Dow confirms bear market

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Fed rate hikes have investors ‘throwing in the towel’ Casinos jump as Macau allows tour groups after nearly 3 years Indexes: Dow -1.11%, S&P 500 -1.03%, Nasdaq -0.60% Sept 26 (Reuters) – Wall Street slid deeper into a bear market on Monday, with the S&P 500 … Read more

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

India wants local GPS rival in smartphones; Industry fears costs Smartphone players want delay to New Delhi’s Jan. 2023 deadline Samsung, others say Indian system needs hardware changes-sources Boosting native system part of Modi’s self-reliance campaign NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – India is pushing tech giants to make smartphones compatible with its home-grown navigation … Read more

Exclusive: Italy and Intel pick Veneto as preferred region for new chip plant

The Intel Corporation logo is seen at a temporary office during the World Economic Forum 2022 (WEF) in the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Intel to build advanced packaging and assembly site in Italy Draghi’s successor to have a say … Read more

EXCLUSIVE China sends regulators to Hong Kong to assist US audit inspection-sources

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 HONG KONG, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Beijing has sent a team of regulatory officials to Hong Kong to assist the US … Read more

iPhone iOS 16 update comes at a cost, as users’ battery drains

A bout of new features have arrived for Apple users who have installed the most recent iOS 16 update on their devices, but not all are raving about the impact it’s had on their phones. A customizable lock screen, iMessage updates and tougher security measures are among some of the new features introduced in Apple’s … Read more

Elon Musk faces skeptics as Tesla gets ready to unveil ‘Optimus’ robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk blamed overreliance on factory robots for sending the electric carmaker to “production hell” four years ago, saying humans were better at certain jobs. My, how times have changed. Musk’s Texas company now is floating ambitious plans to deploy thousands of humanoid robots, known … Read more

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices. The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went … Read more

Why deleting something from the internet is ‘almost impossible’

Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, the former security chief at Twitter, told a Senate committee on Tuesday that the social network does not reliably delete the data of users who cancel their accounts, expanding on bombshell allegations he made in a whistleblower disclosure first reported by CNN and The Washington Post last month. In his testimony and … Read more