Exclusive: India’s Reliance to acquire dozens of brands in $6.5 billion consumer goods play

Exclusive: India's Reliance to acquire dozens of brands in $6.5 billion consumer goods play

Customers buy grocery items inside a superstore of Reliance Industries Ltd, in Mumbai, India, October 7, 2020. REUTERS/Niharika Kulkarni/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register India retail giant plans big push in consumer goods business Reliance in late-stage talks with 30 brands for deals-source Indian firm is hiring distributors, executives for … Read more

Symptoms linger two years for some; inflammatory protein patterns may provide long COVID clues

Symptoms linger two years for some;  inflammatory protein patterns may provide long COVID clues

A medical worker prepares a syringe with a dose of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine during a visit of US Vice President Kamala Harris to a vaccination center in Chinatown, in Chicago, Illinois, US, April 6, 2021. Picture taken April 6, 2021. REUTERS/Carlos Barria Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com … Read more

Bitcoin eyes record losing streak as ‘stablecoin’ collapse crushes crypto

Bitcoin eyes record losing streak as 'stablecoin' collapse crushes crypto

Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustration picture, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register SINGAPORE, May 13 (Reuters) – Cryptocurrencies nursed large losses on Friday, with bitcoin pinned below $30,000 and set for a record … Read more

Google’s second try at computer glasses translate conversations in real time

Google's second try at computer glasses translate conversations in real time

May 11 (Reuters) – The science fiction is harder to see in Google’s second try at glasses with a built-in computer. A decade after the debut of Google Glass, a nubby, sci-fi-looking pair of specs that filmed what wearers saw but raised concerns about privacy and received low marks for design, the Alphabet Inc (GOOGL.O) … Read more

China’s rover makes surprising water discovery at Mars landing site

China's rover makes surprising water discovery at Mars landing site

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — China’s Zhurong rover has found evidence suggesting that water persisted on Mars for much longer than expected. Zhurong landed in a large plain in Mars’ northern hemisphere called Utopia Planitia on May 15, … Read more

Shares drop, yields shoot up after US inflation data

Shares drop, yields shoot up after US inflation data

MILAN, May 11 (Reuters) – World shares turned lower on Wednesday and bond yields shot up after US data showed inflation there slowed down less than expected last month, cementing expectations of aggressive rate hikes by the Federal Reserve. US futures turned negative after data showed US annual consumer price growth slowed to 8.3% in … Read more

Male spiders catapult away from partners to avoid sexual cannibalism

Male spiders catapult away from partners to avoid sexual cannibalism

Philoponella prominens are social spiders, meaning they live in groups, but soon after they mate, the male arachnid has to rapidly leap away to avoid being eaten by its female partner, new research has revealed. The tiny spiders live in communities of up to 215 and build connecting webs, according to a study published in … Read more

First all-private astronaut team aboard space station undocks for flight home

First all-private astronaut team aboard space station undocks for flight home

April 24 (Reuters) – The first all-private astronaut team ever to fly aboard the International Space Station (ISS) departed the orbiting outpost on Sunday to begin a descent back to Earth, capping a two-week science mission hailed as a milestone in commercial spaceflight. A SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule carrying the four-man team from the Houston-based … Read more

Russia’s Gazprom exits German business amid crisis in energy ties

Russia's Gazprom exits German business amid crisis in energy ties

Model of petrol pump is seen in front of Gazprom logo in this illustration taken March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, April 1 (Reuters) – Russia’s Gazprom (GAZP.MM) said on Friday it was quitting its business in Germany at a moment of crisis in the vital … Read more

World stocks dip on war, recession worries, oil falls $2 on reserve release

World stocks dip on war, recession worries, oil falls $2 on reserve release

MSCI world index down 0.17% US S&P futures down 0.29% Oil heading for 14% fall this week LONDON/SINGAPORE, April 1 (Reuters) – World stocks dipped further from recent six-week highs on Friday on worries about the Russia-Ukraine war and recession risks, and oil fell $2 a barrel on reserve releases. European buyers of Russian gas … Read more