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Meta's new Quest Pro headset, mixing real and virtual worlds, makes debut

Meta’s new Quest Pro headset, mixing real and virtual worlds, makes debut

Oct 11 (Reuters) – Meta Platforms (META.O) unveiled its Quest Pro virtual and mixed reality headset on Tuesday, marking a milestone for Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg’s break into the higher-end market for extended reality computing devices. The headset, introduced at Meta’s annual Connect conference, will hit shelves on Oct. 25 at a price of $1,500, …

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Gas crisis set to worsen after Europe burns through winter stocks

Gas crisis set to worsen after Europe burns through winter stocks

European gas storage tanks around 90% full Gazprom resumes exports to Italy The Kremlin wants to join the Nord Stream leaks inquiry EU divided over proposals for gas price cap HELSINKI/BRUSSELS, Oct 5 (Reuters) – Europe may face an even more acute energy crunch next year after draining its natural gas tanks to get through …

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Kim Kardashian pays $1.26 million fine for paid crypto name, SEC says

Kim Kardashian pays $1.26 million fine for paid crypto name, SEC says

WASHINGTON, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Kim Kardashian has promoted everything from appetite-suppressing lollipops to melon-flavored liqueur to toilet paper, but it was her foray into the murky world of cryptocurrencies that got her into hot water. The reality television star and influencer has agreed to settle charges of illegally touting a crypto security and to …

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Stampede, riot at Indonesia football match killed 174, league suspended

Stampede, riot at Indonesia football match killed 174, league suspended

East Java stadium disaster apparently worst since 1964 Around 180 injured during crowd stampede Indonesia football association suspends league to investigate Police say they fired tear gas to control the crowd MALANG, Indonesia, Oct 2 (Reuters) – At least 174 people were killed and 180 injured in a stampede and riot at a soccer match …

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Bank of England seeks to stem bond market turmoil after tax cut storm

Bank of England seeks to stem bond market turmoil after tax cut storm

BoE starts buying bonds, delays gilt sales IMF does ‘not recommend’ policies like UK growth plan Moody’s: economic plan is ‘growth negative’ Pound trading down 0.7% to $1.065 Kwarteng meets banking bosses again LONDON, Sept 28 (Reuters) – The Bank of England sought to quell a fire-storm in Britain’s bond markets, saying it would buy …

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NASA's DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

NASA’s DART spacecraft hits target asteroid in first planetary defense test

Sept 26 (Reuters) – NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully slammed into a distant asteroid at hypersonic speed on Monday in the world’s first test of a planetary defense system, designed to prevent a potential doomsday meteorite collision with Earth. Humanity’s first attempt to alter the motion of an asteroid or any celestial body played out in …

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Sombre pageantry at funeral for Britain's Queen Elizabeth

Sombre pageantry at funeral for Britain’s Queen Elizabeth

Monarchs and leaders gather in London for the queen’s funeral Thousands line streets for display of pomp and pageantry Queen Elizabeth was widely revered in Britain and beyond Her death comes as Britain faces the risk of economic crisis LONDON, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Leaders and royalty gathered in London on Monday to mourn Queen …

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Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) …

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Biden hops into Corvette, declares Detroit 'back' at EV-focused auto show

Biden hops into Corvette, declares Detroit ‘back’ at EV-focused auto show

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register DETROIT, Sept 14 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden took a victory lap on Wednesday at the Detroit auto show as he highlighted automakers’ electric-vehicle push, including billions of dollars in investments in battery plants, on the back of new government support. Self-declared “car guy” Biden climbed …

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