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Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Facebook’s Cameroon problem: stop online hate stoking conflict

Published 05/11/2018

YAOUNDE (Reuters) - A video link posted on Facebook on June 20 showed a man cooking human body parts in a pot over a wood [more…]

How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shine

How Hyundai Motor, once a rising star, lost its shine

Published 04/11/2018

SEOUL/DETROIT/CHONGQING, China (Reuters) - At a near-empty Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) showroom in the Chinese mega city of Chongqing, the store manager is grumbling about his [more…]

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window: sources

Musk shakes up SpaceX in race to make satellite launch window: sources

Published 01/11/2018

SEATTLE/ORLANDO, Fla. (Reuters) - SpaceX Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk flew to the Seattle area in June for meetings with engineers leading a satellite launch [more…]

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

The night a Chinese billionaire was accused of rape in Minnesota

Published 24/09/2018

MINNEAPOLIS/NEW YORK (Reuters) - With the Chinese billionaire Richard Liu at her Minneapolis area apartment, a 21-year-old University of Minnesota student sent a WeChat message [more…]

How JPMorgan’s CFO became the top prospect to succeed Dimon

How JPMorgan’s CFO became the top prospect to succeed Dimon

Published 17/09/2018

NEW YORK (Reuters) - As a single mother with a British accent who loves numbers, Marianne Lake bears little resemblance to Jamie Dimon, the longtime [more…]

Inspired by #MeToo, student activists target inequality in China

Inspired by #MeToo, student activists target inequality in China

Published 05/09/2018

HUIZHOU, China (Reuters) - At 1 am on April 23, Yue Xin was rudely awakened in her dormitory at China’s prestigious Peking University by her [more…]

Medtech firms get personal with digital twins

Medtech firms get personal with digital twins

Published 31/08/2018

HEIDELBERG, Germany (Reuters) - Armed with a mouse and computer screen instead of a scalpel and operating theater, cardiologist Benjamin Meder carefully places the electrodes [more…]

Foreign casino operators go all in as they vie for Osaka license

Foreign casino operators go all in as they vie for Osaka license

Published 20/08/2018

OSAKA (Reuters) - In late July, a lavish fireworks display lit up Osaka’s skies in the finale to one of Japan’s most famous festivals, courtesy [more…]

Trade war puts new strains on America Inc’s factories in China

Trade war puts new strains on America Inc’s factories in China

Published 20/08/2018

SHENZHEN, China/SHANGHAI/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Larry Sloven arrived in southern China three decades ago, just as the region was taking off as the low-cost manufacturing [more…]

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Assassination attempt and protest send warning to Azerbaijan’s rulers

Published 06/08/2018

GYANJA, Azerbaijan (Reuters) - An assassination attempt and protest in Azerbaijan’s second city have sent a warning to the ruling elite that discontent is simmering [more…]