YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video … Read more

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a $20 billion Shanghai splurge

Cryptoverse: After Merge, ether heads for a  billion Shanghai splurge

Souvenir tokens representing cryptocurrency networks Bitcoin, Ethereum, Dogecoin and Ripple plunge into water in this illustration taken May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 20 (Reuters) – The Merge came, saw and conquered. Not that you’d guess from crypto prices. The Ethereum blockchain’s mega-upgrade finally went … Read more

Iran police call woman’s death ‘unfortunate’ as protests persist

Iran police call woman’s death ‘unfortunate’ as protests persist

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Mahsa Amini was detained by morality police last week Protests erupt in areas including Tehran, Kurdish province Morality police enforce strict dress rules on women DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Iranian police said on Monday the death of a young woman in custody was an “unfortunate … Read more

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

U.S. appeals court rejects big tech’s right regulate online speech

Facebook, Google and Twitter logos are seen in this combination photo from Reuters files. REUTERS/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 16 (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Friday upheld a Texas law that bars large social media companies from banning or censoring users based on “viewpoint,” a setback … Read more

Starboard builds stake in website development platform Wix

Starboard builds stake in website development platform Wix

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Starboard Value LP has built a 9% stake in website development platform Wix.com Ltd (WIX.O), the activist hedge fund disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday. Starboard had been building the stake, and spoke to Wix about how it can … Read more

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of security lapses in court filing

Elon Musk accuses Twitter of security lapses in court filing

Figurines with computers and smartphones are seen in front of Twitter logo in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WILMINGTON, Del., Sept 15 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk accused Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) of fraud by concealing serious flaws in the social media company’s data security, … Read more

Adobe builds collaborative design muscle with $20 bln deal for Figma

Adobe builds collaborative design muscle with  bln deal for Figma

Adobe logo is seen on smartphone in this illustration taken June 13, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 15 (Reuters) – Adobe Inc will buy startup Figma for about $20 billion in its biggest deal, the Photoshop maker said on Thursday, bulking up on applications that support online … Read more

Wall St staggers to higher close as Fed rate hike looms

Wall St staggers to higher close as Fed rate hike looms

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Market sees 22% likelihood of a 100 bps rate hike from Fed -CME Railroad stocks drop amid negotiations to avoid strike Indexes up: Dow 0.10%, S&P 0.34%, Nasdaq 0.74% NEW YORK, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended a directionless session higher on Wednesday as an … Read more

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Google loses challenge against EU antitrust decision, other probes loom

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LUXEMBOURG, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Google suffered one of its biggest setbacks on Wednesday when a top European court fined it 4.125 billion euros ($4.13 billion) for using its Android mobile operating system to thwart rivals, offering a precedent for other regulators to ratchet up pressure. … Read more

U.S. signs deal with Google to develop chips for researchers

U.S. signs deal with Google to develop chips for researchers

The logo for Google LLC is seen at the Google Store Chelsea in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., November 17, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept 13 (Reuters) – The U.S. Commerce Department said it reached a cooperative research and development agreement with Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google … Read more