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Exclusive: Meta girds for ‘fierce’ headwinds, slower growth in second half -memo

June 30 (Reuters) – Facebook-owner Meta Platforms Inc (META.O) is bracing for a leaner second half of the year, as it copes with macroeconomic pressures and data privacy hits to its ads business, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters on Thursday. The company must “prioritize more ruthlessly” and “operate leaner, meaner, better executing …

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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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Exclusive: FAA urges airlines to act as wireless carriers plan 5G signal boost

A Southwest commercial aircraft flies past a cell phone tower as it approaches to land at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana, California US January 18, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 15 (Reuters) – The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday urged the executive chiefs …

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SpaceX faces NASA hurdle for Starship backup launch pad

Starship prototypes are pictured at the SpaceX South Texas launch site near Brownsville, Texas, US, May 22, 2022. Picture taken May 22, 2022. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, June 13 (Reuters) – NASA wants Elon Musk’s SpaceX to ensure its plan to launch its next-generation Starship rocket …

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Pausing Solar Tariffs, Tesla’s Stock Split And Quantum Computing For Sustainable Manufacturing

This week’s Current Climatewhich every Saturday brings you the latest news about the business of sustainability. Sign up to get it in your inbox every week. China News Service via Getty Images Earlier this week, the Biden Administration announced a two-year pause on the imposition of new tariffs and duties on imported solar panels from …

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Pausing Solar Tariffs, Tesla’s Stock Split And Quantum Computing For Sustainable Manufacturing

This week’s Current Climatewhich every Saturday brings you the latest news about the business of sustainability. Sign up to get it in your inbox every week. China News Service via Getty Images Earlier this week, the Biden Administration announced a two-year pause on the imposition of new tariffs and duties on imported solar panels from …

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‘Podfasters’: Why some people can’t listen to audio at normal speed

So they’ve found a way to keep up. The three are part of a subculture of people who listen to audio content on accelerated speeds — sometimes up to three times faster than normal. To these people, known as “podfasters,” normally paced talk can sound like it’s in slow motion. “It’s gotten to the point …

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Taser maker halts drone project; most of his ethics panel resigns

The headquarters for Axon Enterprise Inc, formerly Taser International, is seen in Scottsdale, Aizona, US, May 17, 2017. Picture taken May 17, 2017. To match Special Report USA-TASER/EXPERTS REUTERS/Ricardo Arduengo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 5 (Reuters) – Taser-maker Axon Enterprise Inc (AXON.O) said on Sunday it was halting work …

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Are internet companies ‘common carriers’ of content? Courts diverge on key question

Law firms Related documents (Reuters) – (NOTE: After this story was originally published, the US Supreme Court agreed to temporarily block enforcement of Texas’ law prohibiting social media giants from moderating content based on users’ viewpoints. In a dissent, Justice Samuel Alito, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch, hinted that the common carriage …

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Eating one egg per day may help lower risk of heart disease, study suggests

article FILE IMAGE – Eggs in a carton sit on a kitchen counter in Lafayette, California, in a file image dated Jan. 15, 2021. (Photo by Smith Collection/Gado/Getty Images) Eating up to one egg per day may help lower the risk of developing heart disease, according to a new study. The study, published last week …

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