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Analysis: Is Netflix envy over in Hollywood? Not quite

Aug 11 (Reuters) – Over an earnings period that appeared to signal the end of Netflix envy, Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) restored hopes that growth in the streaming business will continue. But Disney, which edged past Netflix as streaming leader by global subscribers last quarter, is the outlier among its media peers. read more The […]

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Entertainment

Breakingviews – Disney turns screws on Netflix

Tamim Fares, regional Director of Disney+, speaks at a press event ahead of launching a streaming service in the Middle East and North Africa, at Dubai Opera in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7, 2022. REUTERS/Yousef Saba Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Aug 10 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Walt Disney […]

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US

Metaverse and Web3 good opportunities in India, survey says

Credit: Reuters With Metaverse and Web3 gaining traction in India, around 55% founders believe that these spaces are good opportunities for the startup ecosystem, while 17% feel that these are not big trends with the startups, a survey by venture capital firm 100x.VC states.  The “India Sentiment Outlook Survey” which includes views of 475 Indian […]

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Technology

Apple supplier Foxconn’s Q2 profit up 12% on cloud demand

A motorcyclist rides past the logo of Foxconn, the trading name of Hon Hai Precision Industry, in Taipei, Taiwan March 30, 2018. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register TAIPEI, Aug 10 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) supplier Foxconn (2317.TW) reported on Wednesday a 12% jump in second-quarter net profit, beating […]

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World

Exclusive: U.S. readies new $1 billion Ukraine weapons package

A view shows a M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is being fired in an undisclosed location, in Ukraine in this still image obtained from an undated social media video uploaded on June 24, 2022 via Pavlo Narozhnyy/via REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – […]

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Technology

Taiwan Apple Inc supplier Pegatron: No stoppage in shipments from mainland China plant

TAIPEI, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) iPhone assembler Pegatron Corp’s (4938.TW) mainland China plant is operating normally, the company said in a statement on Friday. Contrary to media reports, production has not halted, and there is no stoppage in shipments, the Taiwanese firm said. Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register […]

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S&P 500 flat as Apple, energy shares weigh

A trader works on the trading floor at the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., August 3, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Eli Lilly falls after cutting annual profit view Eyes on nonfarm payrolls report on Friday Indexes: Dow off 0.16%, S&P flat, […]

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Technology

Breakingviews – Big Tech in finance? There’s a regulator for that

The logo for Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 1 (Reuters Breakingviews) – Technology companies have stormed the heights of consumer finance, but they don’t face the regulation […]

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World

Ukraine gets more U.S., German rocket launcher systems – minister

Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov waits for the start of the Ukraine Defense Consultative Group group meeting hosted by U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, as Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, at U.S. Airbase in Ramstein, Germany, April 26, 2022. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 1 (Reuters) – […]

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Science

Public input sought by NSF for environmental review of TMT | University of Hawaiʻi System News

The National Science Foundation (NSF) is seeking public input on whether it should move forward with a formal environmental review for the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on Maunakea on Hawaiʻi Island. The process begins with a series of public meetings on Hawaiʻi Island August 9–12. An open comment period runs through September […]