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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

New iPhones have Qualcomm satellite modem, new Apple radio chips

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif., Sept 17 (Reuters) – Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iPhone 14 models contain a Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) chip that can talk to satellites, but have additional custom-designed Apple components used in the phone’s biggest new feature, according to an analysis of the phone by … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … Read more

Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum crawling with giant ants

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register AMSTERDAM, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, home to Dutch masterpieces like Rembrandt’s “Nightwatch”, will temporarily have its walls and windows overrun by 700 giant ants, as part of a new exhibit. By breaking artwork conventions, “House Taken,” by Colombian artist Rafael Gomezbarros, wants to draw … Read more

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of breach

An Uber office is shown in Redondo Beach, California, U.S., March 16, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) said on Thursday it was investigating a cybersecurity incident, after a report that its network was breached and the company had to shut … Read more

Tesla is sued by drivers over alleged false Autopilot, Full Self-Driving claims

The logo of car manufacturer Tesla is seen at a dealership in London, Britain, May 14, 2021. REUTERS/Matthew Childs/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 14 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) was sued on Wednesday in a proposed class action accusing Elon Musk’s electric car company of misleading the public … Read more

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court fined it 4.125 billion euros ($4.13 billion) for using its Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals, offering a precedent for other regulators to ratchet up pressure. … Read more

Exclusive: Medical journals broaden inquiry into potential heart research misconduct

WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations of possible data manipulation in heart studies led by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding new scrutiny to a misconduct inquiry by the university and the U.S. government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of Biological Chemistry are … Read more

Google faces $25.4 billion damages claims in UK, Dutch courts over adtech practices

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 13 (Reuters) – Alphabet unit Google (GOOGL.O) will face damages claims for up to 25 billion euros ($25.4 billion) over its digital advertising practices in two suits to be filed in British and Dutch courts in the coming weeks by a law firm on … Read more

‘Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion’ exhibit dazzles in New York

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 12 (Reuters) – Austrian Symbolist artist Gustav Klimt’s masterpieces are coming to life in an immersive exhibit in New York, inaugurating a new museum that merges technology, art and music. “Gustav Klimt: Gold in Motion,” which opens on Wednesday, enfolds visitors in 30-foot … Read more