Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Facebook Inc’s Instagram is trialing a feature that lets U.S. users shop from the photo-sharing app by using a checkout option on items tagged for sale, the company said on Tuesday. The move is in line with Facebook’s plan to monetize higher-growth units like Instagram, as its centerpiece News Feed product struggles to generate fresh… Read More Instagram introduces shopping feature on app for U.S. users

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power

Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday after three decades in power, in what appeared to be the first step in a choreographed political transition that will see him retain considerable sway. Known as Papa to many Kazakhs, the 78-year-old former steel worker and Communist party apparatchik has ruled the vast oil and gas-rich… Read More Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev resigns after three decades in power