By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read FILE PHOTO: Flags of China and U.S. are seen near a Bytedance logo in this illustration picture taken September 18, 2020. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Ministry of Commerce said the Beijing commerce authority has received ByteDance’s application for a technology export license. Ministry spokesman Gao Feng made
By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read Slideshow ( 5 images ) BERLIN (Reuters) – Tesla expects to be able to press ahead with plans to build battery cells and battery packs at its new factory in Brandenburg, near Berlin, a spokesman for the U.S. carmaker said on Wednesday, after assurances it would not use too
By Joan Faus, Douglas Busvine 3 Min Read BARCELONA/BERLIN (Reuters) – The organisers of the Mobile World Congress, the telecoms industry’s biggest annual gathering, said on Wednesday they were postponing next year’s event to late June to make it possible to convene safely despite the coronavirus pandemic. FILE PHOTO: Employees pass by Fira de Barcelona
By Martinne Geller 3 Min Read LONDON (Reuters) – Facebook, YouTube and Twitter have agreed on first steps to curb harmful content online, big advertisers announced on Wednesday, following boycotts of social media platforms they had accused of tolerating hate speech. FILE PHOTO: Dozens of cardboard cut-outs of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sit outside of
By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read TAIPEI (Reuters) – The deleveraging of China-U.S. supply chains and protectionism on both sides of the Pacific will only drive up costs and limit the flow of ideas, the chairman of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Ltd 2330.TW said on Wednesday. Slideshow ( 2 images ) The Trump administration has
By Reuters Staff 2 Min Read FILE PHOTO: An entrance sign at the Chevron refinery, located near the Houston Ship Channel, is seen in Pasadena, Texas, U.S., May 5, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott (Reuters) – U.S. oil giant Chevron Corp has asked employees globally to delete Tencent Holdings Ltd’s WeChat from their work phones, following the
By Josh Horwitz, Brenda Goh 3 Min Read SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies said on Wednesday its supply chain was under attack from the United States and called on Washington to reconsider its trade restrictions which were hurting suppliers globally. The world’s biggest maker of mobile telecommunications equipment and smartphones is under
By Reuters Staff 1 Min Read FILE PHOTO: The Panasonic booth is shown during the 2020 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. January 7, 2020. REUTERS/Steve Marcus TOKYO (Reuters) – Panasonic Corp 6752.T is studying options for new electric car battery production with partner Tesla TSLA.O after the U.S. carmaker unveiled a plan to expand
By Hyunjoo Jin, Yilei Sun 4 Min Read SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Shares of Asian battery suppliers fell on Wednesday after Tesla Inc TSLA.O outlined a plan to halve the cost of its electric vehicle batteries and bring more production of the key auto component in-house. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla car is charged at a super-fast
By Byron Kaye Gelesen in 3 Minuten SYDNEY (Reuters) – The majority of a 470-strong pod of pilot whales found stranded off Australia’s remote southern coast has died, officials said on Wednesday, as rescuers struggled in freezing waters and fading light to free those still alive. Slideshow ( 3 images ) The group, which is
Health Maria Caspani Steve Holland NEW YORK (Reuters) – Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Tuesday declared a new public health emergency and extended a face mask mandate into November to fight a coronavirus flareup in his state, as the number of people who have died across the United States since the pandemic began passed 200,000.
Fatima Ibrahim has been a climate change activist since the age of 18, but she’s not sure the movement is bringing everyone along. The BBC took Fatima to Doncaster, where an entire community was flooded, to see if they felt represented by the activists on TV and to an Extinction Rebellion protest in London to
Scientists are warning that, across Siberia, vast swathes of ground – normally frozen all year round – are thawing – with potentially devastating consequences for the climate. As it thaws, the earth is believed to be releasing huge amounts of greenhouse gases, accentuating the problem of global warming. BBC Moscow correspondent Steve Rosenberg has been
A man who has thought a lot about the maths behind stirring cups of tea has won one of the world’s most lucrative academic prizes. Professor Sir Martin Hairer from Imperial College in London won the 2021 Breakthrough Prize for Mathematics by applying complex maths to simple situations – like stirring a cup of tea.
Best ways to beat tax scams in 2020 – techspade.com Best Ways to Beat Tax Scams in 2020 Table of Contents A threat that seems to be growing day by day is the tax scam, and it is the state that has the chance to affect numerous people, if not all, many people among us
Table of Contents If you are a serious trail runner, swimmer, mountain biker, hiker, and downhill skier, you should go for the latest addition of Polar watches, notably Polar Grit X. It includes everything such as overnight recovery measurements, heart rate tracking, and outdoor-specific features like downhill and uphill stats, route planning, refueling advice for