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, […]
Analytical Internet edition Ars Technica has published an updated list of representatives of IT-business, who will be under the threat of extinction in the new 2017 year. At this time, the list is made up of 7 contenders. Among them are: the social network Twitter, the search engine Yahoo, Messenger Yik Yak, medical startup Theranos, […]Next
Microsoft`s shares fell slightly on Monday before the opening of trading due to the news of the failure the deal of buying the popular application TikTok in Chinese ByteDance. Through the support of the deal by President Donald Trump, Shares of Oracle, which is considered №1 candidate of buying TikTok increased by 10% before the […]Next
Credit Agricole has been ranked first in the social responsibility rating of the banking sector, created by Standard-Rating based on the 2022 half-year results. The rating agency commended the bank’s contribution to the economy of Ukraine. The bank has paid UAH 100 million in taxes in advance, while issuing UAH 1.2 billion in loans under […]Next
The American company Pfizer and the German BioNTech announced that their vaccine against COVID-19 is 91.3% effective for at least six months after the second dose of the drug. “Pfizer and BioNTech today announced updated results of an analysis of 927 confirmed symptoms of COVID-19, which were monitored in a key third phase of the […]Next
“Vinnitsa agro-industrial group” plans to attract financing in the amount of $ 20 million. This was said by the general director of the group, Vladimir Bartz. “We hope to raise $ 20 million. We need them to increase the land bank, to attract more equipment as well as construction of oil extraction plant at the […]Next
The State Property Fund held an auction for the privatization of the property of the Ivankivka distillery located in the Cherkasy region. According to its results, the state budget should receive 90 million hryvnias, according to the agency’s website. It is noted that six participants competed for ownership at the open auction, which increased the […]Next
On March 19, the High Court of Justice in London upheld the claim of the pharmaceutical company Darnytsia and seized the accounts of the company, which is an intermediary in the procurement of raw materials from the German company Farmaplant Fabrikation Chemischer Produkte GmbH for Borschagiv Chemical and Pharmaceutical Plant. It is about the British […]Next
Gazprom is ready to supply 5.6 billion cubic meters of gas through the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline by the end of this year, the company said on Thursday, August 19. It is noted that in seven months Nord Stream supplied 33.7 billion cubic meters to Europe against 32.9 billion cubic meters a year earlier. Gazprom’s […]Next
The State Property Fund of Ukraine sold the Sukhodol distillery in the Lviv region to a private investor for UAH 60.3 million. This was reported by the state concern Ukrspirt, which included the company. The starting price at the auction increased 2.8 times, starting from UAH 21.7 million, Ukrspirt said. Sukhodolsk distillery became the sixth […]Next
At the end of July 2020, the dollar billionaires owned a record $ 10.2 trillion. This is evidenced by the results of a joint study by consulting and auditing company PwC and UBS Bank, published on Wednesday, October 7. The previous peak of $ 8.9 trillion was recorded in 2017. Now the number of billionaires […]Next
The American company SpaceX will launch the first Starship spacecraft into Earth orbit, most likely in 2021. It said its founder Elon Musk, speaking at a video conference on the problem of human flight to Mars, according to TASS on Tuesday, September 1. Mask was asked when the first test flight of Starship into orbit […]Next
Net profit of the American company Intel, one of the world’s largest manufacturers of computer components, in the first nine months of 2020, which ended on September 26, rose from 6.3% to $ 15.042 billion, according to the company press release. Adjusted earnings per share for the reporting period were $ 3.52 against $ 3.14 […]Next
The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has shortened the moratorium on certain types of tax inspections. The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has shortened the moratorium on certain types of tax inspections. The press service of the Ministry of Finance announced this on Wednesday, February 3, citing a relevant government decree. According to the document, […]Next
Japanese mobile operator SoftBank Group Corporation buys the british corporation – ARM Holdings Plc for 24.3 billion pounds ($ 32 billion). According to SoftBank, shareholders ARM Holdings could receive 1700 pence per share, which is 43% more than the value of the securities at the close of trading in London on Friday. Price of ARM shares […]Next
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 […]Next
The streaming service Netflix published quarterly reports, which did not meet analysts’ expectations on a number of indicators. In this regard, the company’s shares fell by 5.7% during electronic trading. For example, Netflix’s earnings per share were $ 1.74, while analysts surveyed by Refinitiv expected $ 2.14. The number of new paid subscribers was 2.2 […]Next