Exclusive: Brands blast Twitter for ads next to child pornography accounts

Sept 28 (Reuters) – Some major advertisers including Dyson, Mazda, Forbes and PBS Kids have suspended their marketing campaigns or removed their ads from parts of Twitter because their promotions appeared alongside tweets soliciting child pornography, the companies told Reuters. DIRECTV and Thoughtworks also told Reuters late on Wednesday they have paused their advertising on … Read more

Frugal is the new cool for young Chinese as economy falters

BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Before the pandemic, Doris Fu imagined a different future for herself and her family: new car, bigger apartment, fine dining on weekends and holidays on tropical islands. Instead, the 39-year old Shanghai marketing consultant is one of many Chinese in their 20s and 30s cutting spending and saving cash where … Read more

Biden touts ‘Cancer Moonshot’ on JFK speech anniversary in Boston

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks to media before boarding Air Force One as he departs for Washington from New Castle, Delaware, U.S., September 11, 2022. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BOSTON, Sept 12 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden signed orders on Monday to push more government dollars to … Read more

Elon Musk says he was joking about buying Manchester United

Aug 17 (Reuters) – Elon Musk, the world’s richest person, said early on Wednesday that he was joking when he tweeted hours previously that he was going to buy currently struggling English football club Manchester United Plc (MANU.N). “No, this is a long-running joke on Twitter. I’m not buying any sports teams,” Musk posted when … Read more

U.S. spares Western states from Colorado River water cuts – for now

An aerial view of Lake Powell is seen, where water levels have declined dramatically to lows not seen since it was filled in the 1960s as growing demand for water and climate change shrink the Colorado River and create challenges for business owners and recreation in Page, Arizona, U.S., April 20, 2022. REUTERS/Caitlin Ochs/Files Register … Read more

Over 4,000 beagles destined for drug experiments finding new homes

Aug 9 (Reuters) – About 4,000 beagles are looking for homes after animal rescue organizations started removing them from a Virginia facility that bred them to be sold to laboratories for drug experiments. “It’s going to take 60 days to get all of these animals out, and working with our shelter and rescue partners across … Read more

Berkshire Hathaway posts massive $43.8 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, U.S., May 4, 2019. REUTERS/Scott Morgan//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 6 (Reuters) – The slide in U.S. stock prices … Read more

Beyond Meat cuts sales forecast as consumers shun pricier faux meat

Products from Beyond Meat Inc, the vegan burger maker, are shown for sale at a market in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 5, 2019. REUTERS//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 4 (Reuters) – Beyond Meat Inc (BYND.O) on Thursday lowered its revenue forecast for the year and announced job cuts … Read more

Wall Street falls as Walmart warning rattles retail sector

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 Walmart cuts profit forecast, drags retailers McDonald’s up as sales, profit top estimates GE jumps on higher profit, Coca-Cola up on forecast raise Indexes … Read more