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Bionic hand can be updated with new gestures, anytime, anywhere

LEEDS, England, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Australian swimmer Jessica Smith has had an uneasy relationship with prosthetics since a childhood accident, but her convictions are being challenged by a British bionic hand that can be updated remotely anywhere in the world. The 2004 Athens Paralympian was born without a left hand. Her parents were advised …

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Cryptoverse: Electric ether leaps on verge of merger

Representations of cryptocurrency Bitcoin, Ethereum and Dash plunge into water in this illustration taken, May 23, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 16 (Reuters) – It looks like ethereum’s mega-upgrade is happening. Finally. After years of delays, the “Merge” seems all but certain to take place in September, …

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Vietnam considers $58.7 billion high-speed railway

A vendor walks on a railway track as tourists gather on either side, in the Old Quarter of Hanoi, Vietnam September 28, 2019. REUTERS/Kham Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HANOI, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Vietnam is considering building a high-speed railway that runs along the country’s length with a possible price …

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Former Deutsche Bank co-CEO Anshu Jain dies

Anshu Jain, co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, addresses the bank’s annual general meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, May 21, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Aug 13 (Reuters) – Anshu Jain, a top finance executive best known for helping German lender Deutsche Bank AG (DBKGn.DE) take on the largest Wall Street …

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Brazil’s central bank chief predicts the end of credit cards

Brazil’s Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto attends the Brazil Investment Forum in Sao Paulo, Brazil October 11, 2019. REUTERS/Amanda Perobelli/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRASILIA, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Brazil’s central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto on Friday said he believes credit cards will cease to exist soon …

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Bank of Canada’s ‘soft landing’ scenario hits the rocks in bond market

A sign is pictured outside the Bank of Canada building in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, May 23, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register: TORONTO, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Canada’s inverted yield curve is signaling the Bank of Canada may raise interest rates to a level that triggers a recession, …

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Robinhood must face US market manipulation claims over ‘meme stock’ rally, judge rules

The logo of Robinhood Markets, Inc. is seen at a pop-up event on Wall Street after the company’s IPO in New York City, US, July 29, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register: Aug 11 (Reuters) – Stock trading platform Robinhood Markets Inc (HOOD.O) must face market manipulation claims over …

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Analysis: With the reshuffled cabinet, PM Kishida gets to work in choosing the next BOJ head

A man looks at a mobile phone in front of the Bank of Japan building in Tokyo, Japan June 16, 2017. REUTERS/Toru Hanai/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Kishida pays heed to proponents of ‘Abenomics’ in reshuffle Central bankers Amamiya, Nakaso top candidates for top BOJ job Small chance of …

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Congressman Perry says FBI agents have seized his cell phone

US Representative Scott Perry (R-PA) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Dallas, Texas, US, August 5, 2022. REUTERS/Brian Snyder Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 9 (Reuters) – Republican Congressman Scott Perry of Pennsylvania said on Tuesday that FBI agents had seized his cell phone, in yet …

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