A tale of two cities as Londoners mourn, tourists cheer the pound’s fall

A woman on a tour bus shelters herself from a downpour, in London, Britain, August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – As a drizzle fell over a gray autumnal London and the pound plummeted on traders’ screens, American tourist Heather Davidson …

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Exclusive: Italy and Intel choose Veneto as preferred region for new chip plant

The Intel Corporation logo is seen at a temporary office during the 2022 World Economic Forum (WEF) in the alpine resort of Davos, Switzerland, May 25, 2022. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Intel to Build Advanced Assembly and Packaging Site in Italy Draghi’s successor will have a …

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How technology and data can be used to drive business performance

The volume and efficiency of cross-border payments have increased considerably over the last decade. Figures from Statista show that in 2018, US$124 trillion worth of cross-border payments were made. By 2022, that had risen to $150.7 trillion. Based on these transaction figures, the volume of cross-border payments is projected to continue to increase annually. There …

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Printing the Future: New Factory Technology Reshapes America’s Industrial Economy.

DEVENS, Mass., Sept 21 (Reuters) – The giant machines that churn out metal parts at this factory don’t bang or clank, or make any other noise associated with heavy-duty manufacturing. They hum. “Sounds like a data center here,” said John Hart, co-founder of VulcanForms, a 3D printing startup that grew out of his research at …

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Investors are mixed as Porsche seeks a price of up to $75 billion

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Volkswagen shares little changed, Porsche SE up 3.5% Porsche AG will be listed at a valuation of 70-75 billion euros The listing comes amid turmoil in European markets Cornerstone investors pledged 40% of share offering BERLIN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Shares of Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) hovered …

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French TV shares fall after merger to defy Netflix collapse

A view shows the headquarters of French television group M6 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris, France, May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Sarah Meyssonnier/File photo Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record PARIS/MILAN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – The collapse of a deal to form a French television giant to challenge U.S. streaming services like Netflix (NFLX.O) …

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French broadcasters quit anti-Netflix merger deal

Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record PARIS, Sept 16 (Reuters) – France’s two biggest private broadcasters, M6 Group (MMTP.PA) and TF1 (TFFP.PA), have given up their merger plan to prevent the rise of US streaming platforms. the US, saying antitrust filings made the deal. Irrelevant. If successful, the deal would have …

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Compass Minerals chooses lithium extraction technology to supply Ford and others

The Ford name plate is seen inside the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck during a press event in New York City, U.S., May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record Sept 14 (Reuters) – Compass Minerals International Inc (CMP.N) said on Wednesday it will use lithium extraction technology …

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Indian stocks close higher boosted by banks and tech

People walk past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai, India, February 28, 2020. REUTERS/Hemanshi Kamani Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Record BENGALURU, Sept 8 (Reuters) – Indian stocks closed up 1% on Thursday, snapping two consecutive sessions of losses, led by gains in bank and technology shares and a …

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Bottlenose dolphins released into the ocean by an Indonesian sanctuary after years in captivity at a hotel complex

Three bottlenose dolphins were released into the open sea off Indonesia this week after years of being confined as tourist attractions. As the red and white flags of Indonesia flew, underwater gates opened off the island of Bali to allow Johnny, Rocky and Rambo to swim free. The trio were rescued three years ago from …

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