Instagram Reels arrives in India pursuing TikTok’s ban

Instagram Reels arrives in India pursuing TikTok’s ban

In the wake of India’s decision to ban TikTok and other dozens of other Chinese apps over privacy concerns, Instagram has expanded its TikTok rival, known as Reels, in the region. The launch in India also comes only days after Facebook announced its standalone TikTok clone, Lasso, would be shutting down on July 10. In…
Food Lawmakers drive for answers on Russia bounty intel

Food Lawmakers drive for answers on Russia bounty intel

Intelligence community heads briefed top congressional leaders about the reports that Russia has offered militants in Afghanistan bounties for killing American soldiers; Lucas Tomlinson reports.
Facebook launches Avatars, its Bitmoji competitor, in India

Facebook launches Avatars, its Bitmoji competitor, in India

Facebook Avatars, which lets users customize a virtual lookalike of themselves for use as stickers in chat and comments, is now available in India, the social juggernaut’s biggest market by user accounts. The American firm said Tuesday it had launched Avatars to India as more social interaction moves online amid a nationwide lockdown in the…
Food Schiff needs U.S. weigh Russia sanctions immediately after bounty briefing

Food Schiff needs U.S. weigh Russia sanctions immediately after bounty briefing

By Patricia Zengerle, Mark Hosenball and Steve HollandWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats and a leading Republican hawk on Tuesday called for U.S. President Donald Trump to consider imposing new economic sanctions on Russia if a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan was confirmed.Trump has been under pressure over a…
Facebook can make education and learning press in India

Facebook can make education and learning press in India

Facebook, which reaches more users than any other international firm in India, has identified a new area of opportunity to further spread its tentacles in the world’s second largest internet market. On Sunday, the social juggernaut announced it had partnered with the Central Board of Secondary Education, a government body that oversees education in private…
Food Push DIGEST – Wall Road Journal – July 1 – Reuters

Food Push DIGEST – Wall Road Journal – July 1 – Reuters

July 1 (Reuters) - The following are the top stories in the Wall Street Journal. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy. - New coronavirus cases in the U.S. "could go up to 100,000 a day" if people continue to flout advice on social distancing and face masks, Anthony…
UPDATE one-Mexico’s Alsea to briefly suspend commitments with banking companies – Reuters India

UPDATE one-Mexico’s Alsea to briefly suspend commitments with banking companies – Reuters India

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico’s Alsea is suspending its commitments with banks for a year effective from June 29, under an agreement that will see an increase in interest and commission costs during the period, the restaurant operator said on Thursday. Alsea Chief Executive Alberto Torrado said in a statement the flexibility would help the…
Food Do ‘bounties’ on US troops in Afghanistan reflect a line crossed or ‘nothing new’ in extensive US-Russia historical past?

Food Do ‘bounties’ on US troops in Afghanistan reflect a line crossed or ‘nothing...

CLOSE President Trump denies knowing about an intelligence report that said Russia paid a bounty to the Taliban to kill U.S. troops serving in Afghanistan. USA TODAYRevelations that Russia may have paid bounties to kill U.S. troops in Afghanistan is the latest and most alarming evidence to date that Vladimir Putin’s government is intent on damaging…
Food Roadside bomb kills six Afghan civilians in Helmand province

Food Roadside bomb kills six Afghan civilians in Helmand province

were killed when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in the capital Kabul. According to a statement from the commission, the victims of the attack were Fatima Khalil, 24, a donor liaison officer, and Jawid Folad, 41, a driver. No one claimed responsibility for that attack..In early June, IS took credit for a…
Short-Physicians Realty Have confidence in Stories June Rent Assortment Of 95.9% – Reuters India

Short-Physicians Realty Have confidence in Stories June Rent Assortment Of 95.9% – Reuters India

July 1 (Reuters) - Physicians Realty Trust: * PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST - REPORTS JUNE RENT COLLECTION OF 95.9% * PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST - NOW COLLECTED A TOTAL OF 97.5% OF APRIL AND 97.2% OF MAY CHARGES * PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST - NEW TENANT RELIEF REQUESTS RECEIVED IN JUNE WERE DE MINIMIS * PHYSICIANS REALTY TRUST…