Here's why a major bank is using Facebook to replace company emails (FB)

The Royal Bank of Scotland is making Facebook at Work, the latest enterprise product from a company known for its consumer offerings, available to more than 100,000 employees.  If you’ve never heard of Facebook at Work, don’t worry. Facebook is trialing the software, which competes against Slack (a buzzy messaging client for teams), email, Microsoft’s Yammer… Read More »

JEREMY CORBYN: 'I'm not going anywhere'

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn said in an interview on “The Andrew Marr Show” on Sunday morning that he has no plans to step down, and remained defiant in face of opposition from his own ministers over a vote on British air strikes in Syria. Corbyn has publicly opposed the option of British military action… Read More »

Syrian opposition: Dozens killed, wounded in Russian strikes

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition media is reporting that airstrikes believed to be carried out by Russian warplanes have killed and wounded dozens of people in a northwestern Syrian market. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says Sunday’s airstrikes struck the northwestern rebel-held town of Ariha. The Local Coordination Committees, an activist collective, says… Read More »

Pope Francis lands in capital of Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Pope Francis arrived Sunday in Central African Republic, making the final stop of his first trip to Africa in a country where violence between Christian and Muslim militants has forced nearly 1 million from their homes over the last two years and divided the capital city. The precarious security… Read More »

Ex-Barclays CEO: Fintech could bring an axe down on banks' headcounts

Antony Jenkins, the former CEO of Barclays, has a nightmare vision for the future of big banks. In a speech in London this week he said: “The incumbents risk becoming merely capital-providing utilities that operate in a highly regulated, less profitable environment, a situation unlikely to be tolerated by shareholders.” Jenkins says a series of… Read More »

Indian Telly Awards 2015: Divyanka Tripathi, Jennifer Winget, Sriti Jha- best dressed TV actresses of the night!

The 14th annual Indian Telly Awards were held last night. Here’s a look at the best dressed TV actresses of the night. View pics! The Indian Telly Awards are an annual affair and have entered its fourteenth year. As we all know, several actors get nominated in varied categories, ranging from Best actor/ actress to… Read More »

The Latest: Pope leaves Uganda for Central African Republic

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The latest on Pope Francis’ first trip to Africa. (All times local.) ___ 10:15 a.m. Pope Francis has landed in the capital of Central African Republic, his final stop in Africa and where he will seek to heal a country wracked by conflict between Muslims and Christians. The pope… Read More »

Turkey to hand over body of dead Russian pilot to Moscow

Ankara (AFP) – The body of a Russian pilot killed when his plane was shot down by Turkey last week will be handed over to a Russian representative after being retrieved from Syria, Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Sunday. “The pilot who lost his life during the air violation was received by us on… Read More »

The Latest: Leaders, activists gather for climate talks

PARIS (AP) — The latest from the much-anticipated U.N. climate conference that gets underway in Paris on Monday. All times local: 9:45 a.m. More than 140 world leaders are gathering in Paris for high-stakes talks seeking a long-term deal to slow man-made global warming. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is meeting French President Francois Hollande on… Read More »