EXCLUSIVE Russian hackers are linked to new Brexit leak website, Google says

WASHINGTON/LONDON, May 25 (Reuters) – A new website that published leaked emails from several leading proponents of Britain’s exit from the European Union is tied to Russian hackers, according to a Google cybersecurity official and the former head of UK foreign intelligence. The website – titled “Very English Coop d’Etat” – says it has published … Read more

Amazon shareholders vote against investor-led proposals

BOSTON/NEW YORK May 25 (Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) shareholders on Wednesday voted against all investor-led resolutions that challenged the company’s policies – including its use of plastics and certain concealment clauses in contracts – at the company’s annual meeting. A total of 15 investor resolutions were considered, including one introduced at the meeting. The … Read more

Wall Street rallies on back of big tech, banks

JPMorgan Chase upbeat interest income outlook boosts banks Broadcom shares fall on potential VMware buyout Indexes up: Dow 1.98%, S&P 1.86%, Nasdaq 1.59% NEW YORK, May 23 (Reuters) – US stocks ended higher on Monday as gains from banks and a rebound in market-leading tech shares supported a broad-based rally following Wall Street’s longest streak … Read more

Hyundai Motor Group to invest more than $10 billion in U.S. up to 2025

SEOUL, May 22 (Reuters) – Hyundai Motor Group said on Sunday it would invest an additional $5 billion in the United States by 2025 to strengthen collaboration with US firms in advanced technology. The investments, announced during a visit to Seoul by President Joe Biden, are for robotics, urban air mobility, autonomous driving and artificial … Read more

Canada’s busiest airport battles delays ahead of summer travel

MONTREAL/TORONTO, May 20 (Reuters) – As Canada’s busiest airport, in Toronto, grapples with unusually long lines, the global airline trade group has urged Canadian authorities to take action to curb the hours-long queues ahead of the upcoming summer travel season . Airports from Canada to England are wrestling with long-lines and delays, as a staffing … Read more

U.S., Japan, Australia, and India to launch tracking system to monitor illegal fishing by China, Financial Times reports

Fishing boats with Chinese national flags are seen at a harbor in Tanmen, Hainan province, April 5, 2016. REUTERS/Megha Rajagopalan Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register May 21 (Reuters) – US, Japan, Australia, and India will unveil a maritime initiative at the Quad summit in Tokyo to curb illegal fishing in the … Read more

Wall Street ends mixed after punishing week

Ross Stores plunges after cutting 2022 forecast S&P 500 +0.01%, Nasdaq -0.30%, Dow +0.03% May 20 (Reuters) – Wall Street ended mixed on Friday after a volatile session that saw Tesla slump and other growth stocks also lose ground. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq logged their seventh straight week of losses, their longest losing … Read more

Factbox: The Great Rebrand: Western business reborn in Russia under new names

May 20 (Reuters) – McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) is selling its restaurants in Russia to one of its current local licensees, who will reopen the branches under a new name yet to be decided – the most high-profile rebranding so far of companies extricating themselves from Russia. read more Scores of Western brands have said they … Read more

Putin promises to bolster Russia’s IT security in face of cyber attacks

May 20 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that the number of cyber attacks on Russia by foreign “state structures” had increased several times over and that Russia must bolster its cyber defenses by reducing the use of foreign software and hardware. The websites of many state-owned companies and news websites have suffered … Read more

Musk denies he sexually harassed flight attendant on private jet

Elon Musk talks at the Automotive World News Congress at the Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan, January 13, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook//File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register OAKLAND, May 19 (Reuters) – Billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter late on Thursday to denounce the “utterly untrue” claims in a news report … Read more