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Facebook invests billions in metaverse efforts as ad business slows

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3D-printed Facebook logo is seen placed on a keyboard in this illustration taken March 25, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Oct 25 (Reuters) – Facebook Inc (FB.O) said on Monday it will start breaking out the financials for its virtual and augmented reality unit, an announcement that comes as its main advertising......

Turkey and West climb down from brink of biggest diplomatic crisis

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Erdogan summoned Cabinet to discuss expelling 10 envoys They had sought release of philanthropist Osman Kavala Expulsions would have opened wide rift with the West Erdogan says U.S. and other envoys ‘stepped back’ ISTANBUL, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Turkey and its Western allies climbed down from a full-blown diplomatic crisis......

U.S. State Department to establish new cyber bureau led by ambassador

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State Department spokesman Ned Price speaks at the State Department in Washington, DC, U.S. August 18, 2021. Andrew Harnik/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department said on Monday it plans to establish a bureau of cyberspace and digital policy that will be led by a......

Amazon’s Staten Island warehouse workers file petition for union election – NLRB

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An employee pulls a cart full of items at Amazon’s JFK8 distribution center in Staten Island, New York, U.S. November 25, 2020. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid. Oct 25 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) warehouse workers in New York’s Staten Island have filed a petition to form a union, the U.S. National Labor......

U.S. to outline Nov. 8 international travel reopening, vaccination rules

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A U.S. flag is reflected on the floor as passengers make their way through Reagan National Airport in Washington, U.S., July 1, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The Biden administration plans to unveil on Monday its detailed rules requiring nearly all foreign air visitors to be......

Tesla drives toward $1 trillion club on record Hertz order

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The desk of car rental company Hertz is seen at Nice International airport during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Nice, France, May 27, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Gaillard Oct 25 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Monday neared $1 trillion in market capitalization as the company founded by Elon Musk received......

Wall St eyes higher open as Big Tech earnings take center stage

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A Specialist trader works inside a booth on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, U.S., October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Tesla eyes record open on Hertz order, price target raise PayPal jumps on nixing Pinterest acquisition reports Facebook set to kick off mega-cap......

Facebook knew about, failed to police, abusive content globally – documents

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Oct 25 (Reuters) – Facebook employees have warned for years that as the company raced to become a global service it was failing to police abusive content in countries where such speech was likely to cause the most harm, according to interviews with five former employees and internal company documents......

Latest Russian cyberattack targeting hundreds of U.S. networks -Microsoft

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Smartphone is seen in front of Microsoft logo displayed in this illustration taken, July 26, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo WASHINGTON, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The Russian-based agency behind last year’s massive SolarWinds cyberattack has targeted hundreds more companies and organizations in its latest wave of attacks on U.S.-based computer systems,......

China will uphold world peace, Xi says, despite others’ concerns

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BEIJING, Oct 25 (Reuters) – President Xi Jinping vowed on Monday that China would always uphold world peace and international rules, amid concerns expressed by the United States and other countries over the nation’s increasing assertiveness globally. The comments come after Taiwan said this month that military tension with China......

PayPal says is not pursuing acquisition of Pinterest

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A Pinterest logo is seen on a smartphone placed over U.S. dollar banknotes and a 3D printed PayPal logo in this illustration taken October 20, 2021. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Oct 25 (Reuters) – PayPal Inc (PYPL.O)is not pursuing an acquisition of Pinterest Inc (PINS.N) at this time, the online payments provider......

Container ship fire off British Columbia smoldering, no longer spreading

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Victoria, BRITISH COLUMBIA, Oct 24 (Reuters) – A container fire that broke out on Saturday on a cargo ship carrying mining chemicals off British Columbia is smoldering and appears to be under control, Canadian Coast Guard officials said on Sunday. Sixteen crew members were evacuated from the MV Zim Kingston......

Australian regulator ‘concerned’ about Facebook’s approach to media law

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A Facebook logo is displayed on a smartphone in this illustration taken January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration SYDNEY, Oct 25 (Reuters) – The Australian regulator behind a law forcing large internet platforms to negotiate licencing deals with media outlets said on Monday he was “concerned” about Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) cooperation,......

Exxon Mobil keen to build carbon storage hubs in SE Asia, similar to Houston project

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An Exxon gas station is seen in Houston, Texas, U.S., April 30, 2019. REUTERS/Loren Elliott SINGAPORE, Oct 25 (Reuters) – Exxon Mobil Corp (XOM.N) wants to build carbon capture storage (CCS) hubs in Southeast Asia, similar to its project in Houston, Texas, and has started talks with some countries with......

Oil prices on the march again in tight market; U.S. crude at 7-yr high

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Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing oil hub, in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S., March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford WTI touches highest since Oct 2014, Brent near 3-yr high Speculators raise U.S. crude oil net long positions -CFTC U.S. oil & gas rig count falls for first......

‘You beat me’: Colombia’s most-wanted drug lord caught

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Dairo Antonio Usuga David, alias “Otoniel”, top leader of the Gulf clan, is photographed after being captured, in Bogota, Colombia October 23, 2021. Picture taken October 23, 2021. Colombian Police/Handout via REUTERS NECOCLI, Colombia, Oct 24 (Reuters) – The man Colombia describes as the world’s most dangerous drug trafficker told......

New Mexico, site of Baldwin set shooting, plays key role for Hollywood

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SANTA FE, N.M., Oct 24 (Reuters) – The dusty desert landscapes of New Mexico have provided the perfect backdrop for Hollywood Westerns, but the state also has served as a filming location for everything from drug-dealing drama “Breaking Bad” to sci-fi mystery “Stranger Things.” New Mexico’s role in the TV......

Protesters show support for Irving’s vaccine stance ahead of Nets game

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Jun 5, 2021; Brooklyn, New York, USA; Brooklyn Nets point guard Kyrie Irving (11) reacts after making a basket against the Milwaukee Bucks during the second quarter of game one in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the 2021 NBA Playoffs at Barclays Center. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports/File Photo......

Mudslides, power outages as storm drenches burn-scarred California

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Oct 24 (Reuters) – A powerful storm drenched wildfire-scarred northern California on Sunday, triggering mudslides and downing electric lines with winds blasting San Francisco as the “bomb cyclone” headed south. Up to 10 inches of rain was expected to wash over the West Coast, said meteorologist Marc Chenard of the......

U.S. has administered nearly 414 mln doses of COVID-19 vaccines

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A person receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as New York State Governor Kathy Hochul speaks during a news conference about the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccination mandate for healthcare workers, in New York City, U.S., September 27, 2021. REUTERS/David ‘Dee’ Delgado Oct 24 (Reuters)......

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