Huge crowds marched across France, piling pressure on Macron’s pension reform

The reform will raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 Schools, transportation networks and refinery deliveries have been affected Macron: Reform is vital to ensure the continuity of the pension system PARIS (Reuters) – Huge crowds marched across France on Tuesday to say “no” to President Emmanuel Macron’s plan to make people work longer … Read more

French workers are striking nationwide, saying “not” to reform Macron’s pension system

Police fire tear gas on the outskirts of a Paris protest The government wants to raise the two-year retirement age to 64 Railways, schools and refineries are among those affected Macron’s reformist credentials are at stake Opinion polls show broad opposition to pension reform PARIS (Reuters) – French workers went on strike and marched across … Read more

Microsoft will cut 10,000 jobs with concern about a recession in the cloud technology sector

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 18 (Reuters) – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT.O) On Wednesday, it said it would cut 10,000 jobs and charge $1.2 billion in profits, as cloud computing customers reassess their spending and the company prepares for a possible recession. The layoffs, which were much larger than the cuts Microsoft made last year, add to the … Read more

Move over Ben Franklin: laser detonators electrify scientists

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – When Benjamin Franklin made his first lightning rod in the 1750s after famously experimenting with flying a kite with a switch attached during a thunderstorm, the American inventor had no way of knowing that it would remain state of the art. for centuries. Scientists are now moving to improve an 18th-century innovation … Read more

Exclusive: China allows Didi apps back online, in the latest sign of a regulatory thaw

Jan 13 (Reuters) – Chinese authorities are set to allow ride-hailing app Didi Global and other apps back on local app stores as soon as next week, five sources told Reuters, in a further sign that their two-year regulatory crackdown is on the way. technology. sector ends. Didi is awaiting authorities’ approval to resume new … Read more

Pfizer CEO rules out generic COVID drug Paxlovid for China

Jan. 9 (Reuters) – Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) It’s not in talks with Chinese authorities to license a generic version of its COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid for use there, CEO Albert Bourla said Monday, but it is in discussions about the price of the branded product. Reuters reported on Friday that China is in talks with Pfizer … Read more

Brazilian stocks higher in volatile trade after capital storming

SAO PAULO/LONDON (Reuters) – Brazilian stocks rose in choppy trade on Monday, the day after thousands of supporters of former President Jair Bolsonaro stormed government buildings in the capital, echoing the January 6, 2021 insurrection in Washington. . The Brazilian real weakened nearly 0.55% against the dollar in spot trading, while the country’s benchmark stock … Read more