McDonald’s raises prices in Japan on higher input costs, weaker yen

Customers are seen through the windows of a McDonald’s store (above) in Tokyo, while others queue at checkouts, July 22, 2014. REUTERS/Yuya Shino Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register TOKYO, Sept. 26 (Reuters) – McDonald’s fast-food restaurants in Japan will raise prices on about 60% of their offerings to customers, fueled by … Read more

Italy’s right wing, led by Meloni, wins elections, exit polls say

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Right block on its way to majority in exit polls from both houses Meloni becomes the country’s first female prime minister Early vote after the collapse of the Draghi . government ROME, Sept. 25 (Reuters) – A right-wing alliance led by Giorgia Meloni’s Brothers of Italy … Read more

US adjusts sanctions to help Iranians evade online surveillance and censorship

A computer engineer checks equipment at an Internet service provider in Tehran on Feb. 15, 2011. Photo taken Feb. 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – The US Treasury Department issued guidelines Friday to expand the reach of internet services for Iranians, … Read more

Take-Two Says Hacker Gained Access to 2K Games Help Desk

Grand Theft Auto The Trilogy from Take-Two Interactive Software Inc is on sale at a store in Manhattan, New York City, US Feb. 7, 2022. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register Sept. 21 (Reuters) – Take-Two Interactive Software Inc said on Wednesday that a hacker gained access to its … Read more

Indian firm Winzo sues Google to stop new gambling policy, calls it discriminatory

FILE PHOTO: The logo for Google LLC is on display at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, USA, Nov. 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly/File Photo/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW DELHI, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Indian online gaming platform Winzo has sued Google (GOOGL.O) to prevent the … Read more

Tesla completes production capacity expansion at Shanghai factory

A Tesla sign is seen at its factory in Shanghai, China, May 13, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register SHANGHAI, Sept. 19 (Reuters) – Tesla (TSLA.O) Monday completed a project to expand production capacity at its Shanghai plant, according to a statement on a Shanghai government platform for … Read more

Frugal is the new cool for young Chinese as the economy falters

BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Reuters) – Before the pandemic, Doris Fu imagined a different future for herself and her family: new car, bigger apartment, fine dining on weekends and vacations on tropical islands. Instead, the 39-year-old Shanghai marketing consultant is one of many Chinese in their twenties and thirties who are cutting back and saving money … Read more

Death of Iranian woman after moral police arrest leads to protests

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register DUBAI, Sept. 16 (Reuters) – A young Iranian woman has died after falling into a coma after being detained by vice squad who enforced Iran’s strict hijab rules, sparking protests from Iranians on social media and in the streets on Friday. In recent months, Iranian human … Read more

Factbox: Panel Recommendations in India for a Thriving Online Game Industry

The words “Indian Online Gaming Rules” appear in front of an Indian flag in this illustration, taken Sept. 14, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Register NEW DELHI, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – India should create a regulatory body to classify online games based on skill or chance, introduce rules to … Read more

Exclusive: Medical journals broaden investigation into possible misconduct in heart research

WASHINGTON, Sept. 13 (Reuters) – Three medical journals recently launched independent investigations into possible data manipulation in heart studies led by Temple University researchers, Reuters has learned, adding a new inquiry to an investigation into misconduct by the university and the U.S. government. The Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology and the Journal of Biological … Read more