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, […]
According to the results of the outgoing year, Apple and Samsung have not settled the patent dispute in court. As predicted by experts, the penalty in the amount of $ 548 million, which was awarded to pay Samsung for patent infringement, did not accept the competitors, and Apple has demanded additional sanctions in the amount […]Next
From December 21, 2018, to February 15, 2019, application acceptance for participation in the Ukrainian School of Political Studies in 2019 continues. From December 21, 2018, to February 15, 2019, application acceptance for participation in the Ukrainian School of Political Studies in 2019 continues – one of the most successful educational network projects in Ukraine, […]Next
In early May, the network of elevators of the Prometey company gained another one – in the village Zaliznichnoe Olshansky district of Kirovograd region, in the Yosipovka railway station. The elevator is operable, on its base continues the acceptance of grain and oilseed crops of the gather 2015, – says the press service of the […]Next
Robinhood, whose stock trading app has revolutionized Wall Street access to ordinary Americans on small budgets, on Thursday, launched a phased launch of a new product called IPO Access. IPO Access gives users the opportunity to buy shares until their initial public offering (IPO) on the stock exchange at the IPO price (the price […]Next
Agricultural holding “Industrial Milk Company” (IMC) is planning to raise $ 20 million funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for appending of the floating capital. According to the bank’s website, the board of directors plans to consider the relevant draft at the meeting on April 20. The total cost of the project […]Next
Along of goods transit blockade by Russia, and also its trade aggression, Ukraine in 2016 will lose about $900 million Natalya Mikolskaya, the deputy Minister of economic development, the sales representative of Ukraine declares that losses of Ukraine owing to trade aggression of Russia will have constituted $900 million until the end of the year. […]Next
LET’S GO GREEN 2016 has set two opposing energy records. According to the International Energy Agency (IEA), oil production has fallen to a minimum level over the past 70 years. Mining companies continue to reduce costs associated with low oil prices. Mining has dropped to 2,4 billion barrels in 2016, compared with the average indicator […]Next
Harley-Davidson Inc., the largest motorcycle manufacturer in the United States, has announced its plans to cut about 700 jobs worldwide as part of a global business reorganization caused by the economic crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to the company press release, the restructuring plan expected to reduce its global staff by about 13% […]Next
Apple CEO Tim Cook doubts that he will hold the post for another 10 years. He stated this in an interview published on Monday in The New York Times. Asked if he would head Apple during that time, Cook said: “Another 10 years. Probably not.” He added that now the specific time when he could […]Next
The Hon Hai Precision Industry Co is the largest developer and supplier of electronics in Asia and is going to buy Japanese rival Sharp for $ 2.5 billion. This proposal is very beneficial for Sharp, because the amount that the Taiwanese firm offered for the transaction twice exceeds the market value of the company. At […]Next
Production and supplies of the American manufacturer of the electric vehicles Tesla grew in the third quarter of 2020 by almost 1.5 times a year, the company said in the release. Therefore, Tesla’s deliveries in the third quarter amounted to 139.3 thousand against 97 thousand in 2019, and the production – 145.036 thousand compared with […]Next
In the context of large-scale reformatting of the banking sector in Ukraine, many surviving banks declare responsiveness to credit requests. The experts admit that it is the right time to increase it. Last year the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) reported a steady decline in total loans however business needs to be pushed to develop […]Next
Spotify Technology SA, owner of the Tinder Match Group Inc., computer game developer Epic Games Inc and ten other companies have formed a coalition to put pressure on Apple Inc and other app store operators to change placement rules, according to The Wall Street Journal. In the statement from The Coalition for App Fairness, (“Coalition […]Next
A recent study by the Law Society of Scotland has shown a 42% pay gap between female solicitors and their male counterparts, despite women representing half of the legal profession in Scotland. The Law Society found that from the age of 36, women are paid a lower salary, on average £18,000 less, than men of […]Next
The company Walmart continues to follow the advanced technology in the field of e-commerce and delivery. Walmart has partnered with three drone manufacturers: Flytrex, Zipline and DroneUp, as well as with the large American network of clinical laboratories Quest Diagnostics. According to the company, DroneUp drones have already made 57 flights with the average time […]Next
Uwe Christian Eschner, the Austrian investment banker intends to take 65,749% of Investbank shares (Odessa). The National commission on securities and the stock market (NCSSM) financial institution in the system of the information disclosure provided information about it. Particularly, Eschner intends to take 45 550 625 bank shares with the nominal value of 58,3 million […]Next