KBC set to leave Irish market with Bank of Ireland agreement

DUBLIN - Belgian financial group KBC is set to become the latest lender to leave the Irish market after it entered an agreement with Bank of Ire...

Alonso casts doubt on racing Indianapolis 500 again

- Two-times Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso said on Thursday he was not sure he would race the Indianapolis 500 again....

Buying diamonds in lockdown? WhatsApp can be your best frie...

By Claudia Cristoferi and Silvia Aloisi MILAN - As Italy entered a new coronavirus lockdown and shut shops in March, Genoa-based j...

Analysis: Could Germany get a Green chancellor? It's within...

Could an author of children's books or a former trampolinist succeed Angela Merkel as chancellor of Germany? Either is possible, and both are from th...

Don't play with fire on Taiwan, China warns U.S.

By Gabriel Crossley BEIJING - China told the United States on Tuesday to stop playing with fire over Taiwan and lodged a complaint...

As Biden works to fix chips shortage, Intel promises help f...

U.S. President Joe Biden met with executives from major companies on Monday to discuss the global chip shortage that has severely hurt U.S. automaker...
USA Women's Soccer team forwards (L-R) Megan Rapinoe, Christen Press, and Alex Morgan pose for a portrait in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., March 26, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

U.S. women's national soccer team plans to challenge equal...

The U.S. women's national soccer team have announced their plans to appeal the claim made regarding equal pay in the soccer world.

Prince Harry remembers grandpa Philip as mischievous, unpre...

By Gerhard Mey and Guy Faulconbridge WINDSOR, England -Prince Harry praised Prince Philip on Monday for his devotion to "granny" Queen...

Myanmar's Suu Kyi asks court to let her meet lawyers; activ...

-Myanmar's detained government leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, asked a court on Monday to be allowed to meet her lawyers in person as she appeared at a he...

Yemen's Houthis say attacked Saudi Aramco refineries in Jed...

DUBAI - Yemen's Houthi movement said on Monday it had fired 17 drones at Saudi targets, including 10 launched towards Saudi Aramco refineries in...

Ukraine's Zelenskiy, amid tensions, asked to speak with Put...

KYIV - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has requested talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the escalating conflict in e...

Myanmar activists call for New Year defiance; Suu Kyi due f...

- Opponents of Myanmar's coup called on Monday for people to show defiance of the military with costumes and prayers over the upcoming new year...

New Zealand's Ardern says border workers must take COVID-19...

WELLINGTON - New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that people working at the borders must be vaccinated by the end of this...

Cameroon receives 200,000 doses of Sinopharm COVID-19 vacci...

Cameroon took delivery on Sunday of 200,000 doses of China's Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccines, the first vaccines to arrive in the country, which will ena...
A Microsoft logo is seen in Los Angeles, California U.S. November 7, 2017. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo DOWNLOAD PICTURE DOWNLOAD WATERMARKED COMP DOWNLOAD XML (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is in advanced talks to buy artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communications Inc at about $16 billion, Bloomberg News reported on Sunday.  An agreement could be announced as soon as this week, Bloomberg said citing people familiar with the matter.  The price being discussed could value Nuance at about $56 a share, one of the people told Bloomberg, though the terms could still change.  Talks between Burlington, Massachusetts-based Nuance and Microsoft are ongoing and the discussions could still fall apart, the report added.  Microsoft and Nuance did not immediately respond to Reuters' request for comment.  (Reporting by Radhika Anilkumar in Bengaluru; Editing by Daniel Wallis and Lisa Shumaker)  DOWNLOAD PACKAGE Date: 11/04/2021 17:28 Pictures: 1 Word Count: 115 Credit: Reuters Source: Reuters Source News Feeds: Reuters Marketplace - US Business Online Report, Reuters Marketplace - US Technology Online Report, UK Technology USN: KBN2BY0JD ID: tag:reuters.com,2021:newsml_KBN2BY0JD:3

Microsoft in talks to buy AI firm Nuance Communications for...

- Microsoft Corp is in advanced talks to buy artificial intelligence and speech technology company Nuance Communications Inc, Bloomberg News rep...

Amid false starts, COVID and a close race, Peru's president...

By Marco Aquino LIMA -Peruvians headed out to vote on Sunday in a presidential election marked by uncertainty due to widespread public...

Carnival-loving, eloquent Soeder wants to be Germany's firs...

By Madeline Chambers BERLIN - Dismissed for decades by critics as a country bumpkin who loves silly carnival costumes, Bavarian le...

Italy not in talks for more COVID-19 vaccines with Moderna...

ROME -Italy's government is not in negotiations with Moderna Inc to buy new doses of its COVID-19 vaccine, a government official said on Friday, fol...

WHO director laments 'shocking imbalance' in COVID-19 shot...

GENEVA - There is a "shocking imbalance" in the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines worldwide and most countries do not have anywhere near enough...

Boohoo leases new warehouse in Daventry

- British online fashion retailer Boohoo said on Friday it had taken a long-term lease for a new warehouse in the English town of Daventry, as t...
Daniel Larimer, CTO of Block.one at the B1 June launch, 2019, Washington DC. Photo credits and copyright, Block.one

Block One Announces Major Update for EOSIO

Building on community feedback and learnings from the building of Voice.com Block.one have announced EOSIO 2.1 offering further improvements to their...