Instagram gets WhatsApp-style walkie-talkie voice messages

Facebook-owned Instagram has just added one of the best features from its sister app, WhatsApp: direct voice messages. Just as in WhatsApp, you can find it in any conversation (including group chats) in the Direct messaging section of the app. Tap and hold the microphone button located in the text entry box, and you can record a message to send to your contacts. They can listen to it whenever they like. I use this a lot on WhatsApp already: it’s great for when your hands aren’t free to type, or ...
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Markets slide after RBI chief quits; state election results in focus

Indian markets plunged early on Tuesday before recovering some ground as Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation on Monday shocked investors.
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China, US discuss plans for trade talks

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech... [Author: [email protected]]
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Government to make announcement on RBI Tuesday - ET NOW

Finance Secretary Ajay Narayan Jha said the government will make an announcement on the country's central bank on Tuesday, TV channel ET NOW reported, citing financial news company Cogencis.
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NZ dollar firm against greenback as risk appetite ticks up

The New Zealand dollar remained firm against the greenback after news that Chinese and US officials are still talking helped alleviate some fears of a global slowdown. The kiwi traded at 68.81 US cents at 5pm in Wellington versus... [Author: [email protected]]
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Economist Surjit Bhalla quits PM Modi's advisory council

Indian economist Surjit Bhalla resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic advisory council effective December 1, a spokesman in Modi's office said on Tuesday.
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Why Monster Beverage Shares Rose 13% Last Month

The energy drink veteran delivered fantastic revenues in the third quarter and seems on track for continued success in 2019.
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Taiwan reinforces ban on Huawei network equipment

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan is reinforcing its five-year-old ban on network equipment produced by Chinese companies Huawei and ZTE amid security concerns. Officials sought over the weekend to reassure lawmakers and the public that such measures have been effective and the threat to the communications sector is minimal. Huawei has established a presence in […]
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Economist Surjit Bhalla quits PM Modi's advisory council: ANI

Indian economist Surjit Bhalla has resigned from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's economic advisory council, Reuters partner ANI said on Tuesday.
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Why Shares of AeroVironment Plummeted 18% in November

Management believes skies will be even bluer in 2019 than it had previously thought. So what did investors find so disappointing?
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Do you want fries with that? Mexican bid for Restaurant Brands looking like a done deal

Finaccess Capital's $881.5 million bid for three-quarters of Restaurant Brands is looking like becoming a done deal after the Mexican asset management company won the board's approval.Restaurant Brands' independent directors said... [Author: [email protected]]
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Rupee, bonds slump after RBI governor's resignation

India's rupee and bonds plunged following Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel's unexpected resignation after market hours on Monday shocked investors.
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Bargain Costs for a Functional Star Trek Bridge Set

The Star Trek Axanar is fan film that put the fear of competence into CBS and Paramount. They raised about $100,000 and made the short film Prelude to Axanar. They raised $638000 through Kickstarter... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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3 Cheap Stocks to Play the 5G Boom

Fifth-generation (5G) wireless technology is almost here. These three companies let you buy into the trend.
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Why Both Energizer and Spectrum Brands Shares Fell 24% Last Month

Spectrum is selling yet another business unit to the battery giant -- and shareholders on both sides kind of hated that idea.
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Oil prices rise on Libyan export interruption, but markets remain weak

Oil prices edged up on Tuesday after Libya's National Oil Company declared force majeure on exports from the El Sharara oilfield, which was seized at the weekend by a local militia group.
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This Apple Supplier's Tough Times Shouldn’t Last Long

Solid catalysts should help the chipmaker make a comeback.
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Mexico to invest $30 billion to boost growth, stem migration, foreign minister says

Mexico will invest more than $30 billion in its poor southern states over the next five years, the foreign minister said on Monday, boosting the region economically as part of efforts to curb migration.
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BurgerFuel starts full strategic review of business

BurgerFuel Worldwide continues to face challenges after the loss of its international partner and has called on KPMG Corporate Finance to undertake a full strategic review of the business."The reality of global expansion and development... [Author: [email protected]]
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New lease for M's approved; ballpark likely gets new name

A 25-year lease for the Seattle Mariners to remain at their ballpark and related agreements have been approved by the Washington State Major League Baseball Stadium Public Facilities District Board.
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Court orders China sales ban on older Apple iPhones in Qualcomm case

A Chinese court has ordered a ban on the sale of several older Apple Inc iPhone models in China for violating two patents of chipmaker Qualcomm Inc, although Apple said all of its phone models remained on sale in the mainland.
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Pound near 20-month low on Brexit setback, dollar steadies after surge

The pound languished near 20-month lows against the dollar on Tuesday after British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed a crucial vote on her Brexit deal, rasing the risk of a chaotic exit from the European Union.
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10 Modern Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

The real estate market can be tough in any economy, worse nowadays when there’s so much competition. It’s not easy to sell something as big or as expensive as a… Read more » The post 10 Modern Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents appeared first on
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Employers liable for staff safety at out-of-office Christmas party

Employers organising out-of-office Christmas parties still need to be aware of their health and safety responsibilities to staff, warns an employment lawyer.Regardless of where that event takes place, and whether it's inside or... [Author: [email protected]]
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Global Markets: Asia shares near 3-week lows, sterling struggles on Brexit woes

Chinese shares pulled ahead on Tuesday after Beijing confirmed it was still in trade talks with the United States, though sentiment remained fragile in Asia as the pound wallowed near 20-month lows on deepening political turmoil over a Brexit deal.
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Culver Studios expands as Amazon commits to Hollywood film and TV production

Ground was broken Monday on five new buildings at The Culver Studios, the century-old movie factory in Culver City where everything from the opening credits for “Gone with the Wind” to TV shows ranging from “Lassie” and “Batman” to “Arrested Development” were made. Ground breaking at the Culver Studios. Craig Jones, Director, Americas, Global Real Estate and Facilities, Amazon; Albert Cheng, COO, Amazon Studios; John Schoettler, Vice President, Real Estate Amazon; Michael Hackman, CEO, The ...
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IPOs Will Strip Veils From Uber & Lyft’s Financials, Strategies

The IPO of any private company comes as the resolution of a mystery, as closely-held details about its financial performance and strategies are revealed. But the suspense is heightened in the case of San Francisco-based companies Uber and Lyft, which pioneered the huge ride-hailing industry but have yet to come close to turning a profit. Market observers may be awaiting their disclosures as eagerly as political junkies longing to learn the findings of Robert Mueller’s investigation of President...
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Tax identity theft prevention tips for individuals & businesses round out 2018's National Tax Security Awareness Week

Welcome to a new week, another seven days for cyber criminals to try to steal your personal, financial and tax information. Last week, the Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners in state tax departments and the tax world's private sector spent five days alerting us to potential tax identity theft schemes and ways to ensure we don't fall victim. Unfortunately, we need to be aware of the dangers of online tax and financial crime every single day of the year, not just for one de...
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Are Low Oil Prices Actually Bad for Airline Investors?

Falling fuel prices are set to unlock huge cost savings for airlines next year -- but instead, many investors are worried about potential fare wars.
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Art and cash-filled Rio apartment the new battleground for Nissan, Ghosn: court filing

A Rio de Janeiro apartment containing cash, art works and personal belongings of Carlos Ghosn has emerged as the latest battleground between the indicted former Nissan Motor Co Ltd chairman and the automaker.
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