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January 15, 2019 8:00 PM McDonald's loses 'Big Mac' trademark case to Irish chain Supermac's

(Reuters) - McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N) has lost its rights to the trademark “Big Mac” in a European Union case ruling in favor of Ireland-based fast-food chain Supermac’s, a decision from the EU’s Spain-based Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) showed. The judgment, provided to Reuters by Supermac’s, revoked McDonald’s registration of the trademark, saying 2287

January 15, 2019 7:48 PM Exclusive: Brazil's Odebrecht offers debt-for-equity swap for Atvos unit

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Corruption-ensnared Odebrecht SA [ODBES.UL] has proposed that creditors take over its sugar and ethanol unit, Atvos Agroindustrial Participacoes SA, in exchange for reducing Odebrecht’s huge debt load, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter. The move is the latest sign of the radical way in which Brazilian conglomerate 2200

January 15, 2019 7:10 PM Netflix raises prices for U.S. subscribers

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc (NFLX.O) is raising monthly fees for its U.S. subscribers by between 13 percent and 18 percent, the video streaming pioneer’s first price increase since 2017 as it spends heavily on original content and international expansion. Prices for its popular standard plan, which allows streaming on two devices at the same time, will rise to $12.99 per month 2055

January 15, 2019 3:37 PM Walgreens and Microsoft partner to develop digital healthcare services

(Reuters) - Drugstore chain Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and Microsoft Corp said on Tuesday they have entered a seven-year agreement to research and develop new methods of delivering healthcare services through digital devices. As a part of the deal, the companies will focus on virtually connecting people with Walgreens stores and provide services on therapeutic 2164

January 14, 2019 12:14 PM Strict ticket policy introduced at Machu Picchu

Francesca Street, CNN • Published 14th January 2019 It's the spectacular Incan citadel in the Andes Mountain range that's on everyone's bucket list -- but access to Machu Picchu is becoming more strictly regulated. New ticket rules were put in place starting January 1, 2019, limiting tourists to visiting at specifically scheduled times. Tickets are valid 112

January 14, 2019 12:13 PM India's Flipkart unit Myntra and Jabong CEO steps down

(Reuters) - The chief executive officer of Myntra and Jabong, a unit of Walmart-owned Flipkart, Ananth Narayanan has left the company to pursue external opportunities, Myntra said on Monday. Narayanan is in talks to replace Ajith Mohan as the chief executive officer of video streaming service Hotstar, the Economic Times reported, citing sources 130

January 13, 2019 1:42 PM World's biggest aircraft moves toward commercial model

Rob Picheta, CNN • Published 13th January 2019 The world's largest aircraft has been retired after six test flights, as its developers prepare to build a new, commercial model to take to the skies in the early 2020s. The prototype Airlander 10, a hybrid helium airship built by Hybrid Air Vehicles, based in Bedfordshire in central England, measures 300 feet in length 115

January 12, 2019 3:05 AM Pemex's New York roadshow spooks investors, yields spike

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Yields on the debt of Mexican state-run oil company Pemex rose sharply this week after the company failed during presentations in New York to lay out a clear plan to reduce debt and increase output, analysts said. Pemex faces the possibility of a credit ratings downgrade due to costly proposals by the new government of leftist 148

January 11, 2019 10:54 AM Boeing's unveils radical 'transonic' wing design

Jack Guy, CNN • Updated 11th January 2019 The future looks interesting for air passengers, with a raft of new designs in the pipeline promising faster planes capable of taking people on longer flights in greater comfort. Boeing's latest innovation in the travel field is an extremely thin, folding wing that will offer unprecedented aerodynamic efficiency 80

January 11, 2019 10:50 AM Slack planning to pursue direct listing: WSJ

(Reuters) - Slack Technologies Inc is planning to go public through a direct listing, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. Slack, which operates a popular workplace instant-messaging and collaboration app, is likely to debut in the second quarter and currently expects to do so via a direct listing, according 160