Facebook announced that it is shutting down two of its little-known apps shortly after they launched them. According to CNBC, Lasso, TikTok’s competitor, and Hobby, the competitor of Pinterest, will be shut down on July 10.
Facebook released Lasso for iOS and Android in 2018. It was created to share 15-second videos with effects. The application has the necessary tools for video editing. There is also a music library. The application uses algorithms when submitting recommended videos but also allows you to view hashtags or pages of thematic collections.
TechCrunch reported citing research firm Sensor Tower that as of February this year, Lasso was available in Colombia, Mexico, the United States, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Panama, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ecuador and Uruguay.
Earlier this year, the application introduced support for the Hindi language. This has led to speculation that Facebook will eventually launch a new app in India, the company’s largest market, based on the number of user accounts.
Shares of Amazon, which rose by 73.8% since the beginning of the year (more than the growth of Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook), fell 2% after closing trading on Thursday, when the company released a report for the 3rd quarter, which ended September 30. Amazon set a new revenue record, e-commerce increased sales by 57% […]
Shares of Alphabet, which rose 18.2% over the past 6 months, rose 9% after closing trading on Thursday when the global advertising giant announced significant improvements in the reporting quarter. Google’s parent financial report far exceeded analysts’ expectations and showed a resumption of advertising revenue growth after reporting a drop in revenue for the first […]
According to trading data, securities of the microblogging service Twitter Inc. after the close of the main trading session in the US fell in price by more than 17%, also according to financial statements, in the red were the shares of US technology giants Amazon, Apple and Facebook, only Alphabet reporting pleased investors. Thus, shares […]
In the last week of October, investors expect a lot of news, as more than one-third of the components of the S&P 500 index, or 186 companies, must report financial results for the third quarter. The information field is even richer given the election race in the United States, the situation with the pandemic and […]
On Tuesday, shares of the four largest US technology companies declined, as the 16-month government investigation of their competitive practices led to the first results in the form of 449-page report on their abuse of the market power. Shares of Apple, Amazon, Facebook and the parent company Google Alphabet fell to 2.9%, 3%, 2.26% and […]
Court of the United States in late Sunday night temporarily blocked ban by the administration of President Donald Trump on downloading the TikTok program. This was reported by Reuters on Monday, September 28. Considered, that that the ban was to take effect on Sunday at 23:59 local time (Monday at 6:59 Kyiv time). However, the […]
Beijing believes that the terms of the agreement of selling the US division of TikTok to Oracle and Walmart threaten China’s national security. According to Reuters, referring to the Chinese the Global Times, Beijing will not accept such conditions. At the same time, there has been no official government statement on the issue yet. The […]
Panasonic has announced plans to invest $ 150 million in machine learning technology and artificial intelligence systems based on neural networks. The Japanese electronics manufacturer plans to invest part of the funds allocated under the venture fund Conductive Ventures II in promising developers of software and equipment for various industries, incl. autopilot, finance, digital healthcare, […]
In February, the number of new orders for aircraft in the US aerospace Boeing Corporation for the first time since November 2019 exceeded the number of cancellations. So, last month Boeing sold 82 planes and registered 51 cancellations of orders for aircrafts. At the same time, Boeing has launched 22 aircraft, including 18 aircraft 737 […]Next
The American manufacturer of electric cars Tesla Inc apologized to Chinese customers for how the company responded to complaints, and promised to create a center to improve the quality of service, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move came after one of the visitors to the Shanghai Motor Show on Monday staged a demonstration […]Next
Many Ukrainian investors and businessmen have a great interest in working abroad. They dream of having their own business, but many of them have a lot of questions about how to start and organize their work abroad? They don’t have sufficient knowledge regarding law and special procedures for the organization of business. For those who […]Next
The AMCU has fined the “Darnitsa” pharmaceutical company for more than 20 thousand UAH due to the violation of the law “On Protection of Economic Competition” in the form of the acquisition of 30% stake in the “Borshagovskyi CPP”, JSC (Kyiv) without relevant regulatory approval. This was reported by the press service of the AMCU. […]Next
Pfizer will test its COVID vaccine in children under 12 years of age. Radio Svoboda reported this with reference to the company’s statement. The study will involve up to 4,500 children in the United States, Finland, Poland and Spain. The drug is already approved for use in emergencies for adolescents 12 years and older in […]Next
The price of oil in September will remain low, perhaps even a slight decrease from current levels below $ 40 per barrel. In October, the downward trend is likely to be interrupted and a gradual growth will begin, which will accelerate in November and December, according to TASS experts. “There will be no serious drop […]Next
The Kyiv Administrative Court of Appeal found guilty the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) in bankruptcy of the Ukrgazprombank. This is stated in the judgment from April 26 in the case N826 / 26255/15, writes UBR. The NBU actions were called “illegally inactive” by the decision. Thus, was confirmed the decision of the previous court – the District […]Next
“Metinvest Holding” LLC, the management company of the largest Ukrainian mining and steel group “Metinvest”, filed a lawsuit to the Alchevsk Metallurgical Plant (ALMK, registered in Severodonetsk, Luhansk region), included in the corporation “ISD” and “Metinvest-SMC” LLC on totaling more than 5.8 billion UAH. The Commercial Court of Kiev began the production and adopted a […]Next
Darnytsia launches five types of drugs for the treatment of cardiac, neurological, gastroenterological and respiratory diseases. This was reported by the company’s press service. So, in March, a drug for the treatment of dementia Memtek was introduced. It is produced for Darnytsia in the European Union. It is noted that the acceleration of the release […]Next
The offices and apartments of the A-95 consulting group were searched on Tuesday, July 13. The company’s director Serhiy Kuyun connects them with exposing materials about the BRSM-nafta gas station network. “Today in our apartments and the office of the consulting group A-95 were searched, equipment was seized. The last thing they said:” The police […]Next
At a meeting on Thursday, April 8, the Antimonopoly Committee of Ukraine fined the Hungarian company Üttema Kereskedelmi Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság UAH 65 million for acquiring two Ukrainian companies – Kyivshlyakhbud LLC and Rostdorstroy LLC without obtaining concentration permits. This was reported by the press service of the AMC. According to the Committee, in October […]Next
The American oil and gas giant Exxon Mobil had one of the worst years in its history. Exxon shares have fallen by 45.36% since the beginning of 2020. The company has lost money for three quarters in a row, and in August they were excluded from the benchmark index of “blue chips” Dow Jones Industrial […]Next
The “Klub syra” Company is considering the possibility of cheese deliveries to Romania and Bulgaria and deliveries of dry fat-free to Romania, Bulgaria and Poland. This was announced by the CEO of the company Maxim Rylik, writes “Ukrainian News”. “As for the European Union, today we are considering the issue of the exports in direction […]Next
US Employees of Facebook were allowed to work in a remote location by June next year. Most Facebook personnel were switched to remote mode in late March, and in April, CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that it is the last among of those to resume working in the office at the end of a pandemic of […]Next
The US company, which produces seeds, has signed a licensing agreement with a major seed company about production and sale of sunflower seeds in Ukraine, Russia, Belarus, Georgia and Kazakhstan. The press service of the company officially announced about this. The americans want to make only two varieties of sunflower seeds in Ukraine. Although, […]Next