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U.S. charges Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska with violating sanctions

NEW YORK, Sept 29 (Reuters) – U.S. prosecutors on Thursday unveiled criminal charges accusing the Russian billionaire Oleg Deripaska of violating sanctions imposed after Russia invaded Ukraine. Deripaska, the 54-year-old founder of aluminum giant Rusal (RUAL.MM), , was among two dozen Russian oligarchs and government officials blacklisted by Washington in 2018 in reaction to Russia’s … Read more

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

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

Wall St Week Ahead Investors wonder when vicious sell-off in U.S. stocks will end

A specialist trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., September 22, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A week of heavy selling has rocked U.S. stocks and bonds, and many investors are bracing … 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

Trump may be called to testify at ally’s foreign agent trial, judge says

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Former President Donald Trump may be called as a witness at the criminal trial of Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor and former Trump fundraiser charged with acting as an unregistered agent for the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. judge … Read more

Starboard builds stake in website development platform Wix

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Starboard Value LP has built a 9% stake in website development platform Wix.com Ltd (WIX.O), the activist hedge fund disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday. Starboard had been building the stake, and spoke to Wix about how it can … Read more

U.S. signs deal with Google to develop chips for researchers

The logo for Google LLC is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said it reached a cooperative research and development agreement with Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google … 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

Cryptoverse: Ether snaps at bitcoin’s heels in race for crypto crown

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency Bitcoin and the Ethereum network, with its native token ether, plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 13 (Reuters) – For years, ether could barely dream of challenging its big brother bitcoin. Now, its ambitions may … Read more