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Iran restricts access to Instagram as protests intensify – NetBlocks

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 21 (Reuters) – Iran has restricted access to Meta Platforms Inc’s ( META.O ) Instagram, one of the last remaining social media platforms in the country, amid protests over the death of a woman in police custody, internet shutdown observatory NetBlocks said . The death …

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YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video …

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Elon Musk faces skeptics as Tesla gets ready to unveil ‘Optimus’ robot

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 20 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Chief Executive Elon Musk blamed overreliance on factory robots for sending the electric carmaker to “production hell” four years ago, saying humans were better at certain jobs. My, how times have changed. Musk’s Texas company is now floating ambitious plans to deploy thousands of humanoid robots, known …

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Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protesters in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now …

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France to recognize state of natural disaster in Guadeloupe after Fiona

French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech during a reception for France’s prefects at the Elysee presidential Palace in Paris, France September 15, 2022. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register PARIS, Sept 18 (Reuters) – France will recognize a state of natural disaster for Guadeloupe after heavy rain …

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China to accelerate projects, boost consumption to spur recovery

A worker welds at the top of skyscraper Xiamen International Center under construction in Xiamen, Fujian province, China December 23, 2017. Picture taken December 23, 2017. REUTERS/Stringer Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING, Sept 19 (Reuters) – China will speed up fund injections to expedite project construction and boost domestic consumption, …

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US antitrust officials ask to join arguments in Apple appeal

Smartphone with Epic Games logo is seen in front of Apple logo in this illustration taken, May 2, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Officials from the US Department of Justice have asked to take part in oral arguments next month in “Fortnite” creator Epic …

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Social media app Parler buys cloud services provider

Woman holding smartphone with Parler logo in front of displayed same logo in this illustration taken May 17, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – Parler, a social media app popular with US conservatives, said on Friday it has bought a cloud-services provider and is restructuring …

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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 15 (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) said on Thursday it was investigating a cybersecurity incident, after a report that its network was breached and the company had to shut …

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Biden hops into Corvette, declares Detroit ‘back’ at EV-focused auto show

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden took a victory lap on Wednesday at the Detroit auto show as he highlighted automakers’ electric-vehicle push, including billions of dollars in investments in battery plants, on the back of new government support. Self-declared “car guy” Biden climbed …

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