Iranian state-organised marchers call for execution of rioters

A police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DUBAI, Sept 23 (Reuters) – State-organized demonstrations … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A US appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … Read more

Uber investigating ‘cybersecurity incident’ after report of breach

An Uber office is shown in Redondo Beach, California, US, March 16, 2022. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) said on Thursday it was investigating a cybersecurity incident, after a report that its network was breached, forcing the company to shut several … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan join William and Kate on Windsor walkabout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WINDSOR, Sept 10 (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined William and wife Kate on a walkabout among crowds near Windsor Castle on Saturday following the death of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth, raising the prospect of a rapprochement between the brothers. The two sons … Read more

California urges power cuts as demand heads toward record

Power lines are shown as California consumers prepare for more possible outages following weekend outages to reduce system strain during a brutal heat wave amid the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Carlsbad, California, US, August 17, 2020. REUTERS/Mike Blake Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 6 (Reuters) – California’s grid … Read more

Famed male Italian director tells Venice he was born a woman

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register VENICE, Sept 4 (Reuters) – Award-winning Italian director Emanuele Crialese revealed on Sunday that he had been born a woman as he presented his highly autobiographical movie “L’Immensita”, starring Penelope Cruz, at the Venice Film Festival. “L’Immensita” focuses on an Italian family growing up in 1970s … Read more

Wall St falls for 3rd straight session on worries about Fed rate hikes

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, August 29, 2022. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Best Buy sales beat estimates as discounts spur demand Jobs openings in July rise sharply Dow down 1.02%, S&P 500 down 1.22%, Nasdaq … Read more

Musk sends fresh letter to scrap Twitter deal after whistleblower claims

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 30 (Reuters) – Elon Musk has sent an additional letter of deal termination to Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) to include a recent whistleblower complaint from former security head of the social media firm as another reason to scrap the $44 billion deal. Last week, Peiter Zatko, … Read more

Twitter misled U.S. regulators on hackers, spam, whistleblower says

Aug 23 (Reuters) – Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) misled federal regulators about its defenses against hackers and spam accounts, the social media company’s former security chief Peiter Zatko said in a whistleblower complaint. In an 84-page complaint, Zatko, a famed hacker widely known as “Mudge,” alleged Twitter falsely claimed it had a solid security plan, according … Read more

Finnish PM takes drugs test after party video causes stir

HELSINKI, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin said on Friday she had taken a drugs test following the publication of video footage this week that showed her partying with friends, and vowed she had never used illegal drugs. Marin, 36, also said her ability to perform her official duties had remained unimpaired … Read more