Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protests

Sierra Leone imposes nationwide curfew amid deadly anti-government protests

FREETOWN, Aug 10 (Reuters) – At least two police officers and a civilian have died after a day of anti-government protests in Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, staff at the city’s main morgue said on Wednesday. Sierra Leone’s government has previously said there have been deaths, but did not specify the number, as protesters threw rocks … Read more

Musk sells Tesla shares worth $6.9 billion, cites possibility of forced deal on Twitter

Musk sells Tesla shares worth .9 billion, cites possibility of forced deal on Twitter

Tesla CEO Elon Musk attends the groundbreaking ceremony for the Tesla Shanghai Gigafactory in Shanghai, China January 7, 2019. REUTERS/Aly Song Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 10 (Reuters) – Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) CEO Elon Musk has sold $6.9 billion worth of shares in the electric vehicle maker, saying the funds … Read more

Coinbase Posts Loss as Crypto Market Turmoil Hits Trading Volumes

Coinbase Posts Loss as Crypto Market Turmoil Hits Trading Volumes

A representation of the cryptocurrency is seen in front of the Coinbase logo in this illustration taken March 4, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Coinbase Global Inc (COIN.O) reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss as investors worried about the rout of risky assets this year … Read more

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Nasdaq closes lower as chipmaker Micron’s warning renews tech rout

Micron stumbles on lower revenue forecasts Semiconductor stocks drop for third session Novavax plummets after halving revenue NEW YORK, Aug 9 (Reuters) – The Nasdaq closed on Tuesday after a dismal forecast from Micron Technology dragged chipmakers and tech stocks lower as investors await inflation data in the United States that could lead the Federal … Read more

Dreaded ‘dip’ slashes billions from startup valuations

Dreaded ‘dip’ slashes billions from startup valuations

Aug 9 (Reuters) – Several high-flying startups are being brought down to earth as recent carnage in global stock markets and lackluster demand for new listings force companies to raise funds at a huge discount to their exorbitant valuations. Easy money from venture capital deals is quickly evaporating in an inflation-driven high interest rate environment … Read more

AppLovin offers to buy video game software maker Unity for $17.5 billion

AppLovin offers to buy video game software maker Unity for .5 billion

People play ‘Pokemon GO’ during the Pokequan GoBoat Adventure cruise on the Occoquan River in the small town of Occoquan, Virginia, U.S. August 14, 2016. REUTERS/Sait Serkan Gurbuz Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Gaming software company AppLovin Corp (APP.O) on Tuesday made an offer to buy peer … Read more

Russia launches Iranian satellite

Russia launches Iranian satellite

This content was produced in Russia, where the law limits coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Russia launched an Iranian satellite into orbit from southern Kazakhstan on Tuesday, just three weeks after President Vladimir Putin and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei pledged to work together against the ‘West. The … Read more

Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

Singapore-based crypto lender Hodlnaut suspends withdrawals

Representations of the virtual currencies Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin are seen on a PC motherboard in this illustrative image, February 14, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Hodlnaut, a Singapore-based cryptocurrency lender and borrower, has suspended withdrawals, exchanges and deposits, the … Read more

Cryptoverse: blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Cryptoverse: blockchain bridges fall into troubled waters

Representations of the cryptocurrencies Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash dip in water in this illustration taken May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 9 (Reuters) – Another day, another hack – and another blockchain bridge burned. When thieves stole around $190 million from US crypto firm Nomad last … Read more

Hollywood actress Anne Heche in a coma after a violent car accident

Hollywood actress Anne Heche in a coma after a violent car accident

Anne Heche attends the premiere of the film ‘The Tender Bar’ at the TLC Chinese Theater in Los Angeles, California, U.S., December 12, 2021. REUTERS/Aude Guerrucci Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LOS ANGELES, Aug 8 (Reuters) – Hollywood actress Anne Heche remained hospitalized in critical condition, in a coma and on … Read more