Virtual weddings, one of the most endearing traditions to emerge during last year’s pandemic lockdowns, are no longer legal in New York now that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lifted his April executive order. First reported by the New York Times, the order Cuomo signed was for a state of emergency, and he canceled the EO …

FC Barcelona came close to surpassing 2,000 million social media engagements in the 2020/21 season. The final figure was 1,960 million, which means it was for the sixth consecutive year the club with the most likes, shares and comments of its posts. The 42% increase over the 2019/20 season has consolidated its position at the …

For a fintech company, Wise – which just completed the floating blockbuster of the year in London – “had a refreshing analog birth,” says The Economist. It all started when co-founders Kristo Käärmann and Taavet Hinrikus, two Estonians living in London, met at a party in 2007 and found out they had one gripe in …

Leaked letters written by United Arab Emirates detained human rights activist Ahmed Mansour, 51, reveal that he has been in solitary confinement since his arrest on March 15, 2017. He is under strict security surveillance. Initially, nine charges were laid against Mansour, but that figure was reduced to six when he went to court. They …

The European Data Protection Commission (EDPB) on Thursday rejected a request by German data regulators to immediately ban Facebook from processing WhatsApp data, and instead a social media giant was sent to the Irish Commission data protection (DPC). Instructed to investigate how WhatsApp users use their personal information. The move follows May’s request from German …

The report entitled “Global Virtual Meeting Solutions Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2021-2027Using various methodologies, it aims to examine and present deep and accurate data regarding the global Virtual Meeting Solutions market. The report is divided into different well-defined sections to provide the reader with a simple and understandable information document. …

COURTESY OF PHILIPPINE STOCK EXCHANGE, INC. PHILIPPINES stocks fell on Thursday due to a lack of new leads and as 2019 coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections increased in some Asian economies. The Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) fell 107.48 points or 1.57% to close at 6,727.93 on Thursday, while the all-stock index lost 44.46 points or …

New Delhi, July 15 The Center told banks they can use social media apps like WhatsApp with text messages and emails to send pension slips to retirees after their accounts are credited, according to an official order. He said the decision was made to ensure ease of life for retirees. “Banks can also use social …

NEW DELHI: Shares of L&T Technology Services (LTTS) rose nearly 16% on Thursday after the company reported an 84% increase in its June quarter net. The stock climbed 15.67% to Rs 3,366.40 – its 52-week high – on BSE. At the NSE, it gained 15.59% to Rs 3,365, its 52-week high. L&T Technology Services on …

PHILIPPINES stocks climbed on Wednesday as investors scoured bargains following improved remittance data and increased auto sales. The Philippine Stock Exchange’s benchmark index (PSEi) gained 40.28 points or 0.59% to close at 6,835.41 on Wednesday, while the all-stock index improved 11.72 points or 0.27% at 4,227.48. “The market went hunting for bargains today after dropping …