US adjusts sanctions to help Iranians evade online surveillance and censorship

A computer engineer checks equipment at an Internet service provider in Tehran on Feb. 15, 2011. Photo taken Feb. 15, 2011. REUTERS/Caren Firouz/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW YORK, Sept. 23 (Reuters) – The US Treasury Department issued guidelines Friday to expand the reach of internet services for Iranians, … Read more

Protests flare up across Iran amid violent unrest over woman’s death

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Supreme Leader’s Representative Promises to Follow Up Mahsa Amini died after being detained by vice squad Death sparks furious protests around Iran, including capital DUBAI, Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Protests raged across Iran for the fourth day in a row, and authorities said three people had … Read more

Nvidia Unveils New Gaming Chip With AI Features, Taps TSMC For Production

Nvidia Corporation’s logo is on display during the Computex annual computer exhibition in Taipei, Taiwan, May 30, 2017. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept. 20 (Reuters) – Nvidia Corp (NVDA.O) on Tuesday announced new flagship chips for video gamers using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve graphics, saying it has … Read more

Strong earthquake hits southeastern Taiwan, building collapses

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Train carriages derailed, four rescued from collapsed building Tsunami warnings cancelled, chip foundries unaffected Over 600 caught by blocked mountain roads Earthquake follows 6.4 . magnitude quake on Saturday TAIPEI, Sept. 18 (Reuters) – An earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale hit sparsely populated southeastern … Read more

Factbox: Panel Recommendations in India for a Thriving Online Game Industry

The words “Indian Online Gaming Rules” appear in front of an Indian flag in this illustration, taken Sept. 14, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register NEW DELHI, Sept. 15 (Reuters) – India should create a regulatory body to classify online games based on skill or chance, introduce rules to … Read more

China approves 73 games, including one under NetEase, but none for Tencent

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Sept 13. (Reuters) – China’s gaming regulator on Tuesday granted publication licenses for 73 online games, including titles from NetEase Inc (9999.HK) and other developers. No titles had been approved for Tencent Holdings (0700.HK), the world’s largest game developer and operator of the WeChat … Read more

Exclusive: Biden to hit China with broader restrictions on US chip and tool exports

Semiconductor chips can be seen on a computer circuit board in this image, taken Feb. 25, 2022. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 (Reuters) – The Biden administration plans to broaden restrictions on U.S. shipments to China of semiconductors used for artificial intelligence and chip-making tools … Read more

Prince Harry, Meghan join William and Kate on Windsor walkabout

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Sept. 10 (Reuters) – Prince Harry and his wife Meghan joined William and his wife Kate on a walk among the crowds near Windsor Castle on Saturday after the death of their grandmother Queen Elizabeth, sparking the prospect of rapprochement between the brothers called. The … Read more

British-Ghanaian gaming collective provides safe haven for players of diversity

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register ACCRA, Sept. 8 (Reuters) – A door with a keyboard in the Ghanaian capital Accra hid a neon-lit hall with flickering processors, clicking keyboards and excited voices. The young crowd erupted as brother defeated sister in a hard-fought but good-humoured round of Mortal Kombat. British-Ghanaian gamer … Read more

China’s Shenzhen to Take Layered COVID Measures; Chengdu extends lockdown

Medical workers in protective suits collect swabs at a nucleic acid testing site at Software Park in Nanshan District, following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Shenzhen, China’s Guangdong province on Sept. 2, 2022. REUTERS/David Kirton Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Sept. 4 (Reuters) – China’s southern tech … Read more