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

Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara resigns following sexual allegations

Warner Bros Chairman and Chief Executive Kevin Tsujihara has resigned from one of Hollywood’s most powerful studios following a report that he improperly helped an actress obtain roles at the studio. “It is in the best interest of WarnerMedia, Warner Bros, our employees and our partners for Kevin to step down as Chairman and CEO… Read More Warner Bros chairman Kevin Tsujihara resigns following sexual allegations

Facebook, Instagram regains service following 24-hour global outage

Facebook Inc said on Thursday it had restored service to its main app and Instagram, after the world’s largest social network suffered a major outage that frustrated users across the globe for about 24 hours. The company also said it was considering whether to refund advertisers for lost exposure due to the problems, which internet… Read More Facebook, Instagram regains service following 24-hour global outage

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren vows to break up Amazon, Google and Facebook if elected president

Senator Elizabeth Warren vowed on Friday to break up Amazon.com Inc, Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc if elected U.S. president to promote competition in the tech sector. Warren, who is seeking to stand out in a crowded field of presidential candidates, said in a blog post that on their way to the top, the… Read More U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren vows to break up Amazon, Google and Facebook if elected president

SpaceX capsule returns to earth following visit to space station

An unmanned capsule from Elon Musk’s SpaceX returned to earth on Friday morning after a short-term stay on the International Space Station, ending the first orbital test mission in NASA’s quest to resume human space flight from U.S. soil this year. A SpaceX rocket had launched the 16-foot-tall capsule from the Kennedy Space Center in… Read More SpaceX capsule returns to earth following visit to space station

Balance For Better: 5 Most Inspiring Ghanaian Female Business Leaders

As we celebrate women from across the world for their individual and collective contributions and accomplishments, one thing that stands tall is the emergence of women leaders in various sectors such as business, governance, politics, entertainment and media across Africa. With the global theme for 2019 as Balance for Better, it is prudent we get… Read More Balance For Better: 5 Most Inspiring Ghanaian Female Business Leaders

Exxon Mobil, U.S. Justice Department reaches settlement over 2013 Texas refinery fire

The U.S. Justice Department and Exxon Mobil Corp have reached a settlement resolving Clean Air Act violations stemming from a 2013 fire at the company’s Beaumont, Texas, refinery that killed two employees and injured 10 others, the department said on Wednesday. Under the consent decree, the company must pay a $616,000 civil penalty, hire a… Read More Exxon Mobil, U.S. Justice Department reaches settlement over 2013 Texas refinery fire