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) – Games software company AppLovin Corp (APP.O) made an offer on Tuesday 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

Kosovo detains Russian journalist at border

Kosovo detains Russian journalist at border

PRISTINA, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Kosovo’s interior minister said on Saturday he arrested a Russian journalist at the border on suspicion of being a spy, and security authorities were investigating “her intentions”. The country’s interior minister, Xhelal Svecla, appointed journalist Daria Aslamova. “Many countries have proven that she was engaged in espionage for Russian military … Read more

Palestinian rockets reach west Jerusalem on third day of Gaza fighting

Palestinian rockets reach west Jerusalem on third day of Gaza fighting

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 7 (Reuters) – Palestinian militants fired rockets towards Jerusalem on Sunday, causing no casualties but signaling new scope and resolve as Israel pressed airstrikes in the Gaza Strip and admitted Jewish visitors to a disputed mosque. The Islamic Jihad faction said it was targeting Jerusalem in retaliation for Israel’s overnight killing of Khaled … Read more

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Airstrikes and rocket fire push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fifteen killed, dozens injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 200 rockets fired at Israel-military Israel killed the commander of Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 6 (Reuters) – Israeli planes struck in Gaza and Palestinians fired rockets deep into Israel on Saturday, a day after an Israeli operation against the Islamic … Read more

Amazon’s iRobot deal would give it maps inside millions of homes

Amazon’s iRobot deal would give it maps inside millions of homes

After decades of creating war machines and household cleaning devices, iRobot has agreed to be acquired by Amazon for $1.7 billion, according to a joint statement from the two companies. If the deal goes through, it would give Amazon access to another source of personal data: interior maps of Roomba owners’ homes. iRobot started out … Read more

Bombing hits power lines of Ukrainian nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other

Bombing hits power lines of Ukrainian nuclear power plant, both sides accuse each other

Technicians shut down the reactor of Europe’s largest nuclear power plant Three grain ships leave Ukrainian Black Sea ports Turkey’s Erdogan meets Putin in Russia The fighting in the east centers on the fortified village KYIV, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Bombings hit a high-voltage power line at a major Ukrainian nuclear power plant captured by … Read more

Three grain ships leave Ukraine; NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukraine;  NATO chief says Russia must not win

Three grain ships leave Ukrainian ports First ship to arrive in Ukraine since the start of the war East fights “hell”, says Zelenskiy Amnesty says Ukrainian troops endanger civilians NATO chief warns Putin not to go further ISTANBUL/Kyiv, Aug 5 (Reuters) – Three grain-laden ships left Ukrainian ports on Friday as part of a recently … Read more

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden and Finland move closer to NATO membership

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive;  Sweden and Finland move closer to NATO membership

Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive in the south A strike force targeting the hometown of the president, according to Ukraine The United States and Italy approve the membership of Finland and Sweden in NATO Ukraine calls on China to help end war, says SCMP KYIV/WASHINGTON, Aug 4 (Reuters) – Ukraine said Russia had started … Read more

Azerbaijan says crushed Armenia attack near enclave, EU wants fighting to end

Kosovo detains Russian journalist at border

BAKU, Aug 3 (Reuters) – Azerbaijan said on Wednesday its forces crushed an Armenian attack near the disputed enclave of Nagorno-Karabakh, prompting international calls for an end to fighting in a region that is a hotspot for 30 years. Nagorno-Karabakh broke away from Azerbaijan with Armenian support after a bloody post-Soviet ethnic conflict in the … Read more