Facebook overhauls Instagram messaging, enabling cross-app chats with Messenger

Live Mint | 2020-09-30

SAN FRANCISCO : Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would start replacing the direct messaging service within Instagram with a version of its Messenger app, the first major step in its plan to tie together messaging across its suite of apps. The move enables users of each service to find, message and...

Google Meet’s free plans will not limit calls to 60 minutes

The Times of India | 2020-09-30

NEW DELHI: Tech giant has decided not to impose the 60 minutes limit on meetings created on the free version of . The company has decided to extend its policy which allows users to host meetings for longer than 60 minutes. Earlier the company announced that it will enforce a time limit after...

Geneva to raise minimum wage to £3,500 a month

The Guardian | 2020-09-30

Voters back increase amid reports of growing poverty linked to Covid-19 pandemic Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Geneva is to raise its minimum wage to almost £3,500 a month, reported to be the highest in the world, after locals approved the measure in a surprise vote...

Royal Dutch Shell plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs in transition to low-carbon energy

Irish Independent | 2020-09-30

Royal Dutch Shell announced on Wednesday plans to cut up to 9,000 jobs, or over 10% of its workforce, as part of a major overhaul to shift the oil and gas giant to low-carbon energy. Shell, which had 83,000 employees at the end of 2019, said that the reorganisation will lead to additional annual...

Lesbians, gays, bisexuals more likely to get migraines, study finds

The Jerusalem Post | 2020-09-29

Lesbian, gay and bisexual people are much more likely than straight people to get migraines, US research showed on Monday, indicating sexual orientation may be a risk factor for the painful and disabling headaches. Nearly one third of lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) participants experienced...

Purging water system of brain-eating microbe to take 60 days

Rio Rancho Observer | 2020-09-29

LAKE JACKSON, Texas — A Houston-area official said Monday it will take 60 days to ensure a city drinking water system is purged of a deadly, microscopic parasite that doctors believed killed a boy and that led to warnings for others not to drink tap water. Lake Jackson City Manager Modesto...

Neymar has 34 million euros Spanish tax debt: Authorities

The Times of India | 2020-09-30

MADRID: forward owes more unpaid tax than any other individual on a ' blacklist with debts of 34.6 million euros ($40.5 million), according to an official document published on Wednesday. The Brazilian, who played for from 2013...

Controversial underarm serve proves popular tactic at French Open

Tennishead | 2020-09-30

It has been seen as one of the more controversial tactics in tennis over the years, but it seems that the underarm serve is becoming a common feature in some matches at the French Open. The likes of Alexander Bublik, Sara Errani and Monica Niculescu have all hit underarm serves this tournament-...

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