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After Hindu slain, police in northwest India ban public gatherings, suspend internet

MUMBAI, June 29 (Reuters) – Fearing outbreaks of religious violence, police in the Indian state of Rajasthan banned public gatherings and suspended Internet services a day after two Muslims posted a video claiming responsibility for slaying a Hindu tailor in the city of Udaipur. Two suspects were being interrogated by federal investigators on Wednesday, while …

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Stocks up as commodity slide offers a salve for inflation fears

Men wearing protective masks amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, use mobile phones in front of an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei index outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan June 16, 2022. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, June 24 (Reuters) – Stocks and bonds were both headed for …

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Hackers crash internet as ‘Russian Davos’ adjusts to new reality

Russian companies make a splash but Western firms lacking Deputy PM talks of ‘painful’ move towards own technology Energy giant seeks state funds while gas prices are high June 17 (Reuters) – Hackers on Friday delayed the start of President Vladimir Putin’s speech to Russia’s flagship economic forum, shorn of strong Western participation as Russia …

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EXCLUSIVE TikTok plans big push into gaming, tests in Vietnam -sources

TikTok app is seen on a smartphone in this illustration taken, July 13, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG/HANOI, May 19 (Reuters) – TikTok has been tested so users can play games on its video-sharing app in Vietnam, part of plans for a major push into …

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EXCLUSIVE Malaysia’s biggest telcos seek majority stake in 5G agency – document

People use their mobile phones at a university in Semenyih, outside Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Four telcos seek at least 51% of 5G agency DNB – letter to govt Telcos say majority shareholding ‘most viable’ for agreement Telcos want review …

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Crypto-loving S.Koreans bet on Luna rising from ashes, worrying regulator

A woman using her mobile phone is reflected on an electric board showing exchange rates of various cryptocurrencies at Bithumb cryptocurrencies exchange in Seoul, South Korea, January 11, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, May 19 (Reuters) – Reckoning they have little to lose with prices so …

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Google unveils artificial intelligence tool for real-world searches

May 11 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Wednesday previewed augmented-reality glasses that display translations of conversations in real time, and it laid out additional plans to bridge the real world and its digital universe of search, Maps and other services using artificial intelligence. Google also teased a tablet to be launched in 2023 …

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Exclusive: US spy agency probes sabotage of satellite internet during Russian invasion, sources say

March 11 (Reuters) – Western intelligence agencies are investigating a cyberattack by unidentified hackers that disrupted broadband satellite internet access in Ukraine coinciding with Russia’s invasion, according to three people with direct knowledge of the incident. Analysts for the US National Security Agency, French government cybersecurity organization ANSSI, and Ukrainian intelligence are assessing whether the …

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Analysis: Shanghai COVID crisis puts political spotlight on key Xi ally

Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang speaks at the opening ceremony of the World Artificial Intelligence Conference (WAIC) in Shanghai, China July 9, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, May 9 (Reuters) – If Shanghai Communist Party chief Li Qiang has been politically bruised by the city’s struggle to …

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Japan’s low-cost soul food noodles may become casualty of Ukraine war

A customer looks at his mobile phone at Soba noodle restaurant at a shopping district in Tokyo, Japan, February 25, 2016. REUTERS/Yuya Shino/Files Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TOKYO, May 2 (Reuters) – Ryu Ishihara will soon be raising prices on his inexpensive bowls of soba noodles for the first time …

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