Facebook Lite has been around since 2015 as a stripped down version of the main Facebook app, but it's just now being released in the United States.
Facebook Lite first launched in 2015, and was created to be used in countries where wireless carriers didn't have reliable or fast networking hardware.
Prominent Russian scoffs at new US sanctions
Petersburg-based Internet Research Agency, has been targeted by the US sanctions along with 12 of the agency's employees. The officials say they've helped companies kick the Russians out of all systems now known to have been penetrated.
Militants trapped; PSO, trooper injured
The militant group posted a picture with the caption Mohommad Taufeeq with Rehan Khan (Deputy Ameer Ansar Gazwat-ul-Hind). Meanwhile, there were stone pelting clashes in the area in which SHO Nowgam and two other policemen got injured.
Magna partnering with Lyft on self-driving cars
Lyft will lead the co-development of the self-driving system at its Palo Alto, California-based self-driving engineering center. While Uber has assembled a massive internal team of engineers building self-driving vehicles, Lyft got off to a slower start.
Facebook Lite is also rolling out to other countries that were originally snubbed, including the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Ireland, France, and Germany. There are many things to like about this product - it doesn't take up as much space, it's more conservative with mobile data usage, it works with older versions of Android, and it plays well with older, under-powered phones.
The Play Store listing for Facebook Lite was only active for about 100 countries before today.
Now comes word via Reuters that Facebook is starting to roll out the app to additional countries, including developed nations in an apparent effort to boost engagement among users with limited data plans.
Should you use Facebook Lite? This is significantly less when compared to the few hundred MB that the regular Facebook app requires.
With Toys R Us going away, a group of liquidation firms will be responsible for selling off the rest of the chain's inventory. Bankrupt retailers may eventually honor a gift card, even if they don't right away, said FTC spokesperson Frank Dorman.
I always looked up to him and I always looked up to anyone who made it to the National Football League from Mississippi. With them, and the $60m he is due to receive, Butler might just get over the benching sooner rather than later.
The court is hearing a bunch of 13-odd petitions in the dispute over the ownership of 2.77 acres of land in Ayodhya. The controversial structure known as Babri Masjid was razed to the ground by Karsevaks on December 6, 1992.
He made three interceptions in 14 games for the winless Browns a year ago while making 65 tackles and forcing two fumbles. He figures to replace the recently departed Malcolm Butler as a starter for New England next season.
If sources are correct, that would place Cardi toward the end of her second trimester at almost seven months pregnant. Members of her team reportedly told nightclub staffers that she was with child. " Let me fat in peace ".
Cornett added that firefighters were considering retreating from the area because there is a risk of further explosions . Witnesses in the Hood County town told KXAS they heard a "big kaboom" and several explosions around 9:45 a.m.
The Philippines comes under its jurisdiction because it is a member, and pulling out can not affect jurisdiction retroactively. It may be enforceable if they follow what our own law says but since they have not, so it's not enforceable.
Putin proposed a different timetable, saying: "It would be good to do it in time for the vacation season". Sanders says, "We're going to be tough on Russian Federation until they decide to change their behavior".
The troops were part of the USA -led global coalition that conducted air raids against IS targets in both Iraq and Syria. Emergency services and rescue teams are on their way to the helicopter, a HH-60 Blac Hawk, according to CNN .
We hit the woodwork five times, had a blatant penalty denied at 2-0 [in the second leg] which could have changed the game. To be fair, not many players in world football have silenced the five-time Ballon d'Or victor .
Federer, Venus Williams roll into semifinals at Indian Wells
Raonic will take on Sam Querrey after the California native advanced to his first Indian Wells by beating Felicano Lopez 6-3, 6-4. But Federer, too, has made a mockery of the calendar and continues to redefine the possibilities for 30-something players.
Powerball jackpot surges to $420 million
That's the 11th biggest jackpot ever in the US and the largest Powerball prize since it climbed to almost $560 million in January. As of Wednesday evening, the Powerball jackpot was up to $420 million, with a $283 million cash option before taxes.
HTC U12 Plus laid bare by huge leak
It'll also have a pair of 8-megapixel selfie cameras, Blass says, which will mirror the functionality of the HTC U11 EYEs release. We believed it's taking HTC some time in launching a new flagship since the mobile manufacturing business is now part of Google.
Ronald Gasser gets 30 years in killing of Joe McKnight
Although Gasser admitted to shooting McKnight when police arrived at the scene, he was released after his initial questioning. If either man "had the good sense, the courage and wisdom to simply disengage", the tragedy may have been avoided, she added.
HSBC admits to 60% gender pay gap
A so-called "adjusted" gender pay gap for men and women in comparable jobs and with comparable qualifications was about 6 percent. HSBC has revealed a gender pay gap of 59%, one of the biggest yet disclosed by a British bank .
Watching the Tape Move -4.08% for Enlink Midstream Llc (ENLC)
HITE Hedge Asset Management LLC bought a new position in Hess Midstream Partners in the third quarter valued at about $2,211,000. Enable Midstream Partners earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern's scale. 44,048 are owned by Guggenheim Ltd Llc.