India blocks Krafton’s game on concerns over data sharing in China – source

India blocks Krafton's game on concerns over data sharing in China - source

NEW DELHI/SEOUL, July 29 (Reuters) – India’s government blocked a popular battle-royale format game from Krafton Inc (259960.KS), a South Korean company backed by China’s Tencent (0700.HK), as it was concerned about its data sharing and mining in China, an Indian government source said. New Delhi used powers it has under India’s IT law to … Read more

Wall St ends up sharply for 2nd day; Amazon, Apple jump after hours

Wall St rises on Microsoft, Alphabet earnings as Fed decision looms

U.S. economy contracts in the second quarter Meta Platforms revenue drops for first time Ford shares gain after results Indexes: Dow up 1%, S&P 500 up 1.2%, Nasdaq up 1.1% NEW YORK, July 28 (Reuters) – U.S. stocks on Thursday rallied for a second day, with all three major indexes ending up more than 1% … Read more

Wall St rises on Microsoft, Alphabet earnings as Fed decision looms

Wall St rises on Microsoft, Alphabet earnings as Fed decision looms

Microsoft, Alphabet results spark rally in megacap stocks T-Mobile up after raising subscriber growth forecast Fed policy decision expected at 2 p.m. ET Indexes: Dow 0.39%, S&P 1.47%, Nasdaq 2.72% July 27 (Reuters) – The tech-heavy Nasdaq surged nearly 3% on Wednesday, leading Wall Street’s main indexes higher, as upbeat quarterly reports from Microsoft and … Read more

Alibaba aims to add primary listing in Hong Kong, woo China investors after crackdown

Alibaba aims to add primary listing in Hong Kong, woo China investors after crackdown

A man walks past the Alibaba Group office building in Beijing, China August 9, 2021. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Expects to add HK primary listing by end-2022, keep NYSE listing HK shares jump nearly 6%; move will diversify investor base -CEO Seen boosting mainland China investor access to … Read more

S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat; investors eye Fed, earnings

S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat; investors eye Fed, earnings

Apple, Amazon.com among companies to report earnings this week FOMC to kick off two-day policy meeting from Tuesday Miner Newmont falls after raising annual cost forecast Indexes: Dow up 0.3%, S&P 500 up 0.1%, Nasdaq down 0.4% NEW YORK, July 25 (Reuters) – The S&P 500 see-sawed on Monday and ended close to unchanged as … Read more

Chuck Grassley demands Chuck Schumer call vote on Big Tech antitrust bill

Chuck Grassley demands Chuck Schumer call vote on Big Tech antitrust bill

Months have passed since Sen. Chuck Schumer was expected to hold a vote for an antitrust bill designed to rein in Big Tech — and its top Republican backer is slamming the gentleman from New York for dragging his feet.  “It’s past time that the Majority Leader bring up our bipartisan antitrust bill cracking down … Read more

Private browsing may not protect you as much as you think

Private browsing may not protect you as much as you think

But clicking the “private” browsing option might not protect you as much as you think, some privacy experts say. These options have different names — Private Browsing on Safari and Firefox, and Incognito mode on Chrome — but the functionality is similar on each. In these private modes, the chosen browser does not keep a … Read more

We played ‘Stray,’ everyone’s favorite new cat-centric video game. It’s purrfection

We played 'Stray,' everyone's favorite new cat-centric video game. It's purrfection

We had to know: Was it really the cat’s meow? So we tried it out for ourselves, paying $30 to download it for a PlayStation 5. It was quickly apparent why “Stray” appeals to gamers (who like cats), people who simply like cats, and actual cats. It’s beautifully animated and offers a respite from video … Read more

Wall Street closes lower as ad tech, social media stocks drop

Wall Street closes lower as ad tech, social media stocks drop

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., July 21, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Snap Inc shares plunge on slowing growth Communication services stocks lead sectoral declines AmEx raises revenue forecast on resilient card spending Indexes down: Dow … Read more