Alibaba threatens bigger than Beijing in Weibo IPO

HONG KONG, DECEMBER 3 (Reuters Breakingviews) – China’s most censored internet company has bigger concerns than Beijing. Weibo (WB.O), the country‚Äôs response to Twitter, is a frequent target for regulatory intervention thanks to its influence over public opinion. Leaders have mostly handled it with awareness. The company’s relationship with Alibaba (9988.HK) is a worse thorn … Read more

Reaction to Didi Global’s plans to delist from New York

December 3 (Reuters) – The following are reactions to ride-high giant Didi Global (DIDI.N)’s decision to delist from the New York Stock Exchange and pursue a listing in Hong Kong, after succumbing to pressure from Chinese regulators who are concerned about data security. Didi encountered Chinese authorities pushing ahead with its 4.4 billion US IPO … Read more

Google will delay mandatory return to office after January 10th

A man walks past a logo from Alphabet Inc’s Google in front of an office building in Zurich, Switzerland on July 1, 2020. REUTERS / Arnd Wiegmann Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up December 2 (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google said on Thursday that it is indefinitely pushing its … Read more

NFT’s next hit may be the music industry, says former manager of Elton John, Beyonce

December 2 (Reuters) – As a former music manager who once counted Elton John, Beyonce and Guns N ‘Roses as customers, Merck Mercuriadi’s eye for talent and an ability to identify trends. As streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music gained mainstream popularity, Mercuriadis formed the Hipgnosis Songs Fund to acquire music rights. The fund, … Read more

Southeast Asia’s Grab setbacks in US debut after record Spac deal

Grab listed Thursday after $ 40 billion. agreement with Altimeter Debut marks the largest listing in the United States of a Southeast Asian company Early backers SoftBank, Didi set for payday bonanza The bell ceremony takes place in Singapore SINGAPORE, December 2 (Reuters) – Shares in Grab, Southeast Asia’s largest travel and delivery company, fell … Read more

Apple says suppliers’ demand for the iPhone 13 series has weakened – Bloomberg News

December 1 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) has told its parts suppliers that demand for the iPhone 13 series has slowed, Bloomberg News reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter, signaling that some Consumers have decided not to buy hard to find item. The company had cut production of the iPhone 13 by … Read more

Real and virtual fans attend the premiere of ‘The Witcher’ in London

Actor Henry Cavill attends the premiere of “The Man From ONCLE” at the Ziegfeld Theater in New York on August 10, 2015. REUTERS / Eduardo Munoz Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up LONDON, Dec. 1 (Reuters) – Netflix actors “The Witcher” hit the red carpet in London’s Leicester Square on … Read more

Overconfident China can make miscalculations, says the British spy chief

The MI6 chief says China is the No. 1 priority The risk of Chinese miscalculation is high China, Russia are rushing into artificial intelligence, says MI6 The spy chief remembers Moscow with joy LONDON, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – An overconfident and confident China under President Xi Jinping and the Communist Party rule risks making miscalculations … Read more

New York accuses Amazon of stepping back over worker safety, seeks surveillance

Amazon crates to be stacked for delivery in New York City’s Manhattan, January 29, 2016. REUTERS / Mike Segar Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.com Sign up NEW YORK, Nov. 30 (Reuters) – New York State’s Attorney General on Tuesday asked a state judge to appoint a monitor to monitor worker safety … Read more

Russia fines Google 3 million rubles for not deleting banned content

The logo of Google LLC is displayed in their office in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA, November 17, 2021. REUTERS / Andrew Kelly / File Photo MOSCOW, NOVEMBER 29 (Reuters) – A Moscow court on Monday sentenced Alphabet Inc.’s (GOOGL.O) Google to a fine of 3 million rubles ($ 40,400) for not deleting … Read more