Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

Exclusive: India’s push for home-grown navigation system jolts smartphone giants

India wants local GPS rival in smartphones; industry fears costs Smartphone players want delay to New Delhi’s Jan. 2023 deadline Samsung, others say Indian system needs hardware changes-sources Boosting native system part of Modi’s self-reliance campaign NEW DELHI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – India is pushing tech giants to make smartphones compatible with its home-grown navigation … Read more

S.Korea’s Yoon says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance amid hot mic controversy

S.Korea’s Yoon says ‘untrue’ media reports damage alliance amid hot mic controversy

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol takes part in a wreath laying ceremony at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada September 23, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 26 (Reuters) – South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Monday “untrue” media reports over his remarks threatened … Read more

Sterling collapses as investors fly into dollars

Sterling collapses as investors fly into dollars

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sterling hits record low; risk of BOE response Euro down 1%; Aussie, kiwi, yuan hit multi year lows S&P 500 futures drop 0.6% SYDNEY, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Sterling slumped to a record low on Monday, prompting speculation of an emergency response from the Bank of … Read more

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of U.S. VP Harris visit

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un addresses the Supreme People’s Assembly, North Korea’s parliament, which passed a law officially enshrining its nuclear weapons policies, in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 8, 2022 in this photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA). KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register … Read more

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North

U.S. aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea as warning to North

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BUSAN, South Korea, Sept 23 (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in South Korea on Friday for the first time in about four years, set to join other military vessels in a show of force intended to send a message to North Korea, officials said. … Read more

Fed feeds recession fears, Japan steps in to support yen

Fed feeds recession fears, Japan steps in to support yen

Fed surprises with aggressive hike projections Japan intervenes in FX as dollar/yen breaks 145 Central bank bonanza as UK, Switzerland and Norway hike LONDON, Sept 22 (Reuters) – World stocks were close to a two-year low and Japan was forced to intervene to prop up the yen for the first time since 1998 on Thursday … Read more

Imagery shows N.Korea may soon launch new missile submarine – think tank

Imagery shows N.Korea may soon launch new missile submarine – think tank

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting to review the state’s disaster prevention work in Pyongyang, North Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea’s Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) September 6, 2022. KCNA via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SEOUL, Sept 22 (Reuters) – North … Read more

Stocks fall, bonds and gold gain as Russia threats add to Fed jitters

Stocks fall, bonds and gold gain as Russia threats add to Fed jitters

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept 21 (Reuters) – Stocks fell, while safe havens such as government bonds and the dollar rose, as anxious investors fled risk assets after Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered a mobilisation over Ukraine and accused the West of “nuclear blackmail”. European currencies came … Read more

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

Apple to raise App Store prices in some countries in Europe, Asia

A man walks next to an advertisement for Apple’s new iPhone 11 Pro at the Apple Store in IFC, Central district, Hong Kong, China October 10, 2019, after Apple Inc on Wednesday removed an app that protestors in Hong Kong have used to track police movements from its app store. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/File Photo Register now … Read more

Stocks tense, dollar bullish for central bank binge

Stocks tense, dollar bullish for central bank binge

Passersby wearing protective face masks walk past a stock quotation board in Tokyo, Japan February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Issei Kato Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register https://tmsnrt.rs/2zpUAr4 S&P 500 futures slip, Nikkei futures down Fed leads pack of central bank meetings Market leaning toward 75 bp from Fed, PBOC eases Dollar firm near … Read more