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Facebook Launches Reels, Hoping To Lure TikTok Users

5 monthes ago   |   By NPR

The social network's new Reels feature in Instagram is launching as TikTok faces scrutiny in Washington over its Chinese ownership.
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Facebook launches a new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

Facebook launches a new TikTok clone, Instagram Reels

5 monthes ago   |   By Star Tribune

Facebook's Instagram is launching its answer to the hit short video app TikTok - Instagram Reels.
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Beyond Meat spikes 39% after it forms partnership with Pepsi to develop...

Beyond Meat spikes 39% after it forms partnership with Pepsi to develop plant-based snacks

Summary List Placement Beyond Meat spiked as much as 39% on Tuesday after it announced a partnership with Pepsi. The two companies will work together to develop plant-based... Read more ...

Amazon is adding 3,000 jobs in Boston, including in AI, finance, and HR, as...

Amazon is adding 3,000 jobs in Boston, including in AI, finance, and HR, as it continues its pandemic hiring spree

Summary List Placement Amazon, already the second-largest employer in America, is expanding its workforce by hiring 3,000 corporate and tech employees in Boston, it announced... Read more ...

South Africa's President Ramaphosa blasts ‘vaccine nationalism' and urges...

South Africa's President Ramaphosa blasts ‘vaccine nationalism' and urges rich countries to release hoarded doses

As the African continent struggles to acquire Covid-19 vaccine doses and kickstart inoculation campaigns, the South African president has pleaded with rich nations to stop... Read more ...

A former US ambassador is taking Google and Apple to court for hosting...

A former US ambassador is taking Google and Apple to court for hosting messaging service Telegram on their app stores

Summary List Placement A former US ambassador is suing Apple and Alphabet for hosting the encrypted messaging platform Telegram on their app stores, claiming it is "being used... Read more ...

Biden administration taking steps to speed up putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

Biden administration taking steps to speed up putting Harriet Tubman on $20 bill

Summary List Placement White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday said the Treasury Department is moving to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, prioritizing an Obama era... Read more ...

First known US case of highly transmissible mutated coronavirus strain from...

First known US case of highly transmissible mutated coronavirus strain from Brazil reported in Minnesota

Summary List Placement The first known case of a new, highly contagious coronavirus variant from Brazil was reported in Minnesota on Monday, according to state public health... Read more ...

The Senate confirms Janet Yellen as America's first female Treasury chief

The Senate confirms Janet Yellen as America's first female Treasury chief

Summary List Placement The Senate voted on Monday to confirm Janet Yellen as the nation's first woman to serve as treasury secretary. A Senate panel on Friday approved her... Read more ...

House transmits article of impeachment against Trump to the Senate, setting...

House transmits article of impeachment against Trump to the Senate, setting the stage for his second impeachment trial

Summary List Placement The House of Representatives transmitted the article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday. The article charged... Read more ...

Budweiser won't run a commercial during the Super Bowl for the first time in...

Budweiser won't run a commercial during the Super Bowl for the first time in 37 years. Instead, it will channel money into boosting vaccine awareness

Summary List Placement For the first time since 1983, Budweiser won't be running a commercial during the Super Bowl. Instead of paying money to air a Super Bowl ad during the... Read more ...

Biden predicts anyone who wants a coronavirus vaccine will be able to get...

Biden predicts anyone who wants a coronavirus vaccine will be able to get one by 'this spring'

Summary List Placement President Joe Biden made his first prediction for when coronavirus vaccines will be available to the bulk of the American public - not just the elderly... Read more ...