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YouTube in challenge to TikTok to give Shorts creators 45% of ad sales

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register LOS ANGELES, Sept 20 (Reuters) – YouTube unveiled a new way for creators to make money on short-form video, as it faces intensifying competition from TikTok. The Google-owned (GOOGL.O) streaming service announced Tuesday that it would introduce advertising on its video feature Shorts and give video …

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

Semiconductor chips are seen on a circuit board of a computer in this illustration picture taken February 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 next month to broaden curbs on US shipments to China of semiconductors used for artificial intelligence …

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Ubisoft CEO says still open to other partners after Tencent deal

Yves Guillemot, CEO of Ubisoft, speaks on stage during the Ubisoft E3 conference at the Orpheum theater in Los Angeles, California June 15, 2015. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register ‘We can do whatever we want,’ founder CEO says Ubisoft to create three mobile games with Netflix Tencent deal comes …

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Why wireless carriers are able to give out iPhone 14s for free

All three of the major US carriers have announced deals that allow qualifying customers to get the latest Apple smartphone for free, under certain conditions, which often include trading-in an older iPhone model. AT&T and T-Mobile, for example, are both offering up to $1,000 credits, after trade-ins, for buying the iPhone 14 or iPhone 14 …

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Apple is ditching physical SIM trays. Here’s what you should know

At its closely-watched press event this week, Apple revealed that it is ditching the physical SIM cards and trays on its new iPhone 14 lineup in the United States. In its place, the company is embracing a digital alternative known as eSIMs. A SIM card is a unique identifier in every cell phone that enables …

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Apple ‘playing with fire’ buying iPhone 14 parts from Chinese supplier

Apple is reportedly looking to use chips from a controversial Chinese government-linked company in its new iPhone 14 — and several US lawmakers are up in arms. Following a report in South Korean media that Apple planned to use chips from Yangtze Memory Technologies Co. in its new lineup of iPhones, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) …

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Trump media merger isn’t dead yet after deal gets a lifeline

Digital World failed to receive shareholder approval by Thursday’s deadline to extend its merger agreement. However, the shell company said in a Friday filing it has been able to buy additional time because its sponsor, ARC Global Investments II, deposited nearly $3 million into the company’s trust account to exercise an option to unilaterally extend …

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Explainer: Understanding Ethereum’s major ‘Merge’ upgrade

A representations of cryptocurrency Ethereum is seen in front of a stock graph and US dollar in this illustration taken, January 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com register Sept 9 (Reuters) – Ethereum, the blockchain that underpins the world’s second-largest crypto token ether, will soon undergo a major …

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