Russian parliament approves constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin contest again

Constitutional changes allowing Vladimir Putin to run for president again in 2024 sailed through both houses of Russia’s parliament on Wednesday, raising the prospect he could clock up over three decades in the Kremlin. Putin, 67, who has dominated Russia’s political landscape for two decades as either president or prime minister, made a dramatic appearance… Read More Russian parliament approves constitutional changes that would allow President Vladimir Putin contest again

One dead, dozens injured following train collision in Mexico City

At least one person was killed and 41 injured when two trains collided on Mexico City’s underground metro network late on Tuesday, local authorities said. The force of the crash left one of the orange trains stuck on top of the other at Tacubaya metro station, television footage showed. Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said… Read More One dead, dozens injured following train collision in Mexico City

TikTok launches moderation center to boost transparency following privacy concerns in U.S.

Social media app TikTok is launching a content moderation center in a bid to boost transparency, the Chinese company said on Wednesday, as it faces scrutiny from U.S. lawmakers who have accused it of sharing user data with the Chinese government. The ‘Transparency Center’ is to be opened at TikTok’s Los Angeles office where external… Read More TikTok launches moderation center to boost transparency following privacy concerns in U.S.

AT&T’s Xandr partners with Disney to launch TV ad buying tool

AT&T Inc’s advertising unit Xandr said Wednesday it is partnering with Walt Disney Co, AMC Networks and sister company WarnerMedia to make it easier for advertisers to buy TV commercials across the networks. Since forming Xandr in 2018, phone carrier AT&T has sought to allow advertisers to target certain audiences using AT&T data, which it… Read More AT&T’s Xandr partners with Disney to launch TV ad buying tool

Pepsi set to acquire energy drink company Rockstar in $3.85billion deal

PepsiCo Inc said on Wednesday it would buy Rockstar Energy Beverages for $3.85 billion, in the soda giant’s biggest push into the energy drinks market, where larger rival Coca-Cola Co has been rapidly expanding. PepsiCo has a smaller presence in the energy space with its Mountain Dew Kickstart and Mountain Dew Game Fuel brands. The… Read More Pepsi set to acquire energy drink company Rockstar in $3.85billion deal