Instagram launches shopping checkout, charging sellers a fee

Crunch | 2019-03-19

Instagram is opening a whole new revenue stream. Now the 130 million people who tap Instagram’s product tags on shopping posts will be able to buy those items without leaving the app thanks to stored payment info. “Checkout with Instagram” launches today in the US with more than 20...

The DNS’s Former Overseer Now Has Its Own Domain Name

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-19

The US government’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration, for year’s the instrument of government oversight of the DNS root zone, has received its first proper domain name, Domain Incite reported. Previously, the NITA was operating at ntia.doc.gov, but as of Tuesday, it...

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Palladium hits record high on potential Russia ban; gold gains

Gulf News | 2019-03-19

Palladium surged to a record on Tuesday as the risk of a ban on some Russian exports added to supply concerns for the autocatalyst metal, while gold rose on expectations the US Federal Reserve will stay dovish at its meeting this week. Spot palladium rose 0.4 per cent to $1,589.83 (Dh5,838.6) an...

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Ultrasound surgery ‘effectively treats high blood pressure’

The Spectator | 2019-03-19

A one-off operation that targets the nerves connected to the kidney has been found to maintain reduced blood pressure in hypertension patients for at least six months, according to the results of a clinical trial led in the UK by Queen Mary University of London and Barts Health NHS Trust. The study,...

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Cryptocurrency Daily News Bulletin: March 19, 2019

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-19

General News Bithumb, South Korea’s largest exchange, plans to cut staffing levels by up to 50 percent. Coinmarketcap has added a new metric from blockchain analytics startup Flipside Crypto. The Fundamental Crypto Asset Score (FCAS) evaluates developer activity and transactional data. The...

Japan Introduces New Regulations for Cryptocurrency Margin Trading

The Coin Telegraph | 2019-03-19

Japanese financial regulators have reportedly introduced new regulations for cryptocurrency margin trading ......

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Indian Wells Open: Bianca Andreescu upsets Angelique Kerber, grabs her first title

Deccan Chronicle | 2019-03-18

Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned three-times Grand Slam champion Angelique Kerber 6-4 3-6 6-4 to win the BNP Paribas Open and capture her first career title in Indian Wells on Sunday. Andreescu used creative and aggressive shot-making to defeat the German despite suffering with a...

Milos Raonic loses to Dominic Thiem in Indian Wells semifinal

Canada Dot Com | 2019-03-16

INDIAN WELLS, Calif.Milos Raonic fell one win short of making it a true Canada day on BNP Paribas Open championship Sunday. The No. 13 seed from Thornhill, Ont., lost 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-4 to No. 7 Dominic Thiem of Austria in a men’s semifinal on Saturday. Canada’s Bianca...

PSG win appeal to shut down Uefa’s investigation into FFP

The Independent | 2019-03-19

Paris Saint-Germain have won their appeal to dismiss Uefa's investigation into the club's financial affairs, after the Court of Arbirtration for Sport (Cas) ruled the initial case was "final and...

Everton manager Marco Silva fined £12,000 for improper conduct but escapes touchline ban

The Independent | 2019-03-19

Everton manager Marco Silva has accepted a £12,000 fine from the FA relating to improper conduct. Silva confronted referee Lee Mason upon the full time whistle after Everton’s defeat to...

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New Map Shows Hundreds Of Previously Unknown Seamounts

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

Researchers from Scripps Institution of Oceanography in California have created an updated topographical map of the seafloor called SRTM15+V2.0, showing many...

CDC Report Says One-Third Of Uninsured Americans Can't Afford To Take Prescribed Drugs

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

A government report released on Tuesday said one-third of uninsured Americans did not take their medications as prescribed in order to cut costs, according to...

Biden Reported Telling Friends He Plans To Run For President

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-20

Former Vice President Joe Biden reached out to several supporters Tuesday saying he intends to run for president in 2020, according to a new report, The Hill...

U.S. Says Iran's Missile Program Is Destabilizing Mideast

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-19

A senior U.S. arms control official said on Tuesday Iran’s missile program is destabilizing the Middle East and raising the risk of a “regional arms race”...

Passengers Evacuated Unhurt After Plane Catches Fire On Landing At Tehran Airport

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-19

An airliner caught fire on landing at Tehran’s Mehrabad airport Tuesday, but all 100 passengers were evacuated without injury, the head of Iran’s emergency...

Mexican President Lopez Obrador Vows Not To Seek Second Term

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-19

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday put in writing a promise to never seek a second term, after critics expressed worry that a new law...

U.S., China Reported Planning New Trade Talks For Deal By End Of April

WorldNews.com | 2019-03-19

Top U.S. and China negotiators are planning new rounds of talks starting next week to end a trade dispute between the two nations, the Wall Street Journal...

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Orlando Sentinel | 2019-03-19

The unfolding sabotage of Amendment 4 and voting rights | Editorial

Gov. Ron DeSantis should be feeling mighty proud right now, what with his barely dry signature on a...

Creators Syndicate | 2019-03-19

How to Silence Debate, New Zealand Edition

Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., has unleashed a barrage of openly anti-Semitic commentary. She suggested...

Creators Syndicate | 2019-03-19

Gimme That Ol'-Time Religion

I mean, yeah, you're right: The quest to get your kids into a top college has gotten crazy. We know...