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Tencent forms ‘extended reality’ unit as metaverse race gathers steam – sources

Tencent forms 'extended reality' unit as metaverse race gathers steam - sources

A logo of Tencent is seen at its booth at the 2020 China International Fair for Trade in Services (CIFTIS) in Beijing, China September 4, 2020. REUTERS/Tingshu Wang Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, June 20 (Reuters) – China’s Tencent Holdings (0700.HK) announced to its staff on Monday the official …

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Hackers crash internet as ‘Russian Davos’ adjusts to new reality

Hackers crash internet as 'Russian Davos' adjusts to new reality

Russian companies make a splash but Western firms lacking Deputy PM talks of ‘painful’ move towards own technology Energy giant seeks state funds while gas prices are high June 17 (Reuters) – Hackers on Friday delayed the start of President Vladimir Putin’s speech to Russia’s flagship economic forum, shorn of strong Western participation as Russia …

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At avatar fashion store, Meta to sell virtual clothes for real money

At avatar fashion store, Meta to sell virtual clothes for real money

A logo of Meta Platforms Inc. is seen at its booth, at the Viva Technology conference dedicated to innovation and startups, at Porte de Versailles exhibition center in Paris, France June 17, 2022. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 17 (Reuters) – Facebook owner Meta Platforms (META.O) is launching …

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Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes

Microsoft seeks to dodge EU cloud computing probe with changes

BRUSSELS, May 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft (MSFT.O) will revise its licensing deals and make it easier for cloud service providers to compete, its president Brad Smith said on Wednesday, as the US software giant sought to dodge a lengthy EU antitrust probe into its cloud computing business. Microsoft was fined 1.6 billion euros ($1.7 billion) …

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UK plans to probe Apple, Google’s mobile browser dominance

UK plans to probe Apple, Google's mobile browser dominance

LONDON, June 10 (Reuters) – Britain’s competition watchdog said it was planning to investigate the market dominance of Apple Inc (AAPL.O) and Google’s mobile browsers, as well as the iPhone maker’s restrictions on cloud gaming through its app store. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said on Friday it was also taking enforcement action against …

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Intel freezes hiring in PC chip division for at least two weeks

Intel freezes hiring in PC chip division for at least two weeks

The Intel Corporation logo is seen at a temporary office during the World Economic Forum 2022 (WEF) in the Alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 8 (Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) has frozen hiring in the division responsible for PC desktop …

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Safaricom’s M-Pesa, Visa offer virtual card for global transactions

Safaricom's M-Pesa, Visa offer virtual card for global transactions

NANYUKI, Kenya, June 2 (Reuters) – M-Pesa, the mobile phone-based African money transfer service owned by Kenya’s Safaricom Plc (SCOM.NR), and Visa Inc (VN) launched a virtual payment card on Thursday in a bid to capture some of the continent’s $40 billion-a-year subscriptions market. The M-Pesa Global Pay Visa Virtual card will allow users to …

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Australian tech billionaire takes on Elon Musk’s ‘return to office’ directive

Australian tech billionaire takes on Elon Musk's 'return to office' directive

Elon Musk looks at his mobile phone in Cape Canaveral, Florida, US January 19, 2020. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SYDNEY, June 3 (Reuters) – Elon Musk got into a Twitter spat with Australia’s third-richest man on Friday over the value of putting an end to the pandemic-era …

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Microsoft warns of forex hit, cuts forecast

Microsoft warns of forex hit, cuts forecast

Silhouettes of laptop and mobile device users are seen next to a screen projection of Microsoft logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register June 2 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) on Thursday cut its fourth-quarter forecast for profit and revenue, making it …

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Indian shares mutated as Reliance, tech stocks counter auto losses

Indian shares mutated as Reliance, tech stocks counter auto losses

A man speaks on his mobile phone past a new brand identity for Nifty Indices inside the National Stock Exchange (NSE) building in Mumbai, India, May 28, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BENGALURU, June 2 (Reuters) – Indian shares were flat on Thursday as losses in auto stocks …

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