COVID public health emergency in the US to stay in place

Two Biden administration officials said Friday that the United States will maintain a public health emergency for the COVID-19 pandemic, allowing millions of Americans to get free tests, vaccines and treatments. One of the officials said the possibility of an increase in coronavirus cases in the winter and the need for more time to transition … Read more

Musk warns of Twitter bankruptcy as more CEOs resign

(Reuters) – Twitter’s new owner Elon Musk on Thursday raised the possibility of the social media platform’s bankruptcy, capping a chaotic day that included a warning from the US privacy regulator and the exit of the company’s trust and safety leader. In his first conference call with employees, the billionaire said he couldn’t rule out … Read more

US exclusive alleges Seagate breached export rules to sell Huawei hard drive sources

Oct 26 (Reuters) – Seagate Technology Holdings said in a filing on Wednesday that the U.S. government warned the company that it may have violated export control laws by providing hard drives to a customer that a source familiar with the situation said was Huawei Technologies (HWT.UL). Reuters first reported the disclosure on Wednesday and … Read more

Nasdaq halts IPOs of small Chinese companies while investigating stock rally

NEW YORK, October 22 (Reuters) – Nasdaq, Inc (NDAQ.O) The brakes have been placed on preparations for the initial public offering (IPO) of at least four small Chinese companies while it investigates the short-term stock rallies of these companies after their debut, according to lawyers and bankers working to launch such shares. The exchange operator’s … Read more

Druzhba pipeline leak reduces Russian oil flow to Germany

Poland discovered a leak late Tuesday Poland says the leak is likely accidental rather than sabotage Germany says its supplies of crude oil are sufficient Schwedt refinery serving Berlin has few alternatives WARSAW (Reuters) – Germany said on Wednesday it was receiving less oil but still had enough supplies after Poland found a leak in … Read more

Exclusive: Biden hits China with broader restrictions on exports of US chips and gadgets

Semiconductor chips are seen on a computer circuit board in this illustrative photo taken on February 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Law/Illustration/file photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Next month, several people familiar with the matter said, the Biden administration plans to expand restrictions on US shipments to China of semiconductors used … Read more

EU gas prices rise after Russia halts Nord Stream flows

Pipes at the landing facilities of the gas pipeline “Nord Stream 1” taken in Lubmen, Germany, March 8, 2022. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/File Photo Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The price of European gas has increased by about 400% from last year EU countries launched emergency gas plans Unrest hampers EU efforts … Read more

Ukraine’s Zelensky warns of harsh winter, reports war progress

Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Zelensky: Russia is planning a decisive energy strike on all Europeans Russia delays pipeline reopening in blow to Europe The International Atomic Energy Agency says the line is in the Zaporizhzhya plant but the backup is working The US ambassador to Russia is leaving his … Read more

US officials order Nvidia to halt sales of its best AI chips to China

The logo of tech company Nvidia at its headquarters in Santa Clara, California February 11, 2015. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith Register now to get free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 31 (Reuters) – Chip designer Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) He said on Wednesday that US officials had asked it to stop exporting two of its top computing … Read more

EU split over visa ban for Russian tourists

PRAGUE (Reuters) – Germany and France issued a joint warning against banning tourist visas for Russians, saying such a move, called by other European Union members, would be counterproductive. The split over tourist visas will be at the center of a meeting of the bloc’s foreign ministers in Prague on Tuesday and Wednesday, where they … Read more