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Facebook suspends Russian Instagram accounts targeting U.S. voters

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LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Facebook Inc said on Monday it has suspended a network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia that targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next year’s U.S. presidential election, with operators posing as people within the United States. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection Read More

Russian accounts target U.S. voters on Instagram ahead of 2020 election: Facebook

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LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A network of Instagram accounts operated from Russia has targeted Americans with divisive political messages ahead of next year’s U.S. presidential election, with operators posing as people within the United States, Facebook said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Instagram logo in Read More

Boeing expresses regret over ex-pilot’s messages on 737 MAX software

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SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Sunday that it regrets and understands concerns raised by the release of a former Boeing test pilot’s internal instant messages noting erratic software behavior two years before deadly crashes of its 737 MAX jet. The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Read More

UPDATE 1-Boeing expresses regret over ex-pilot’s messages on 737 MAX software

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The Boeing logo is pictured at the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. Picture taken August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker (Reuters) – Boeing Co (BA.N) said on Sunday that it regrets and understands concerns raised by the release of a former Boeing Read More

China’s Didi Chuxing deepens Latam push with plans to launch in Costa Rica

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MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is preparing to launch in Costa Rica, marking its first expansion into Central America, according to a job posting viewed by Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Logo of Didi Chuxing is seen at its headquarters building in Beijing, China August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Jason Lee The company, which is Read More

Facebook’s Libra currency abandoned by major financial companies

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(Reuters) – Facebook Inc’s ambitious efforts to establish a global digital currency called Libra suffered severe setbacks on Friday, as major payment companies including Mastercard and Visa Inc quit the group behind the project. FILE PHOTO: Small toy figures are seen on representations of virtual currency in front of the Libra logo in this illustration Read More

Meet Mariana Juarez: The Mexican ‘Boxing Barbie’ ready for opponent to ‘blow her head’ in 10th straight world title fight

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Knockout boxer Mariana Juarez will defend her WBC world female bantamweight title for the tenth time this weekend. The Mexican has perhaps the most unusual name for a fighter: ‘Barbie’, after the famous blonde doll. : Lip smackers! Female boxer in lingerie kisses opponent, then gets slapped in the face! The Mexico City fighter will take Read More

EMERGING MARKETS-Trade, Brexit deal hopes spark rally in Latam assets

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By Sruthi Shankar Oct 11 (Reuters) - The Mexican peso hit a two-month high on Friday, while Latin American stocks jumped nearly 2% as optimism over U.S.-China trade talks and a Brexit deal spurred a rush for risky assets. The Mexican peso, vulnerable to trade risks due to its reliance on U.S. economy, jumped 0.7% Read More

Google to triple cloud computing workforce in Latin America by end of 2020

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FILE PHOTO: The logo of Google is seen at the high profile startups and high tech leaders gathering, Viva Tech,in Paris, France May 16, 2019. REUTERS/Charles Platiau/File Photo SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google expects to triple its customer workforce to support cloud computing services in Latin America by the end of next year, Read More

UPDATE 1-BP, Shell among bidders in $800 million Brazilian oil auction

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(Updates with Equinor and Chevron no comment) By Gram Slattery and Marta Nogueira RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct 10 (Reuters) – BP Plc, Chevron Corp and Royal Dutch Shell Plc are among the companies that will compete for exploration and production rights off the Brazilian coast on Thursday, in the first of three oil bidding rounds Read More