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January 16, 2019 1:57 AM Verizon deepens ties with Apple, offers free Apple Music to some U.S. customers

(Reuters) - Verizon Communications Inc (VZ.N) said on Tuesday it will include free Apple Music subscriptions in some of its top-tier U.S. data plans, deepening its ties with the iPhone maker. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) is increasingly turning for growth to its services segment, which includes businesses such as iCloud storage, Apple Music and the App Store 2668

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 2357

January 10, 2019 8:20 PM Soccer: U.S. women's league increases roster size, player pay

(Reuters) - The top U.S. women’s professional soccer league will let teams add more players to their rosters and raise their minimum and maximum pay for the 2019 season as part of rule changes it announced on Thursday. Senior rosters in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) will expand to 20-22 players, from 18-20 players in 2018. The NWSL is also adding 115

January 8, 2019 4:16 PM Like Apple, Samsung Feels Sting of Slowed Global Economic Growth

(NEW YORK) — Samsung expects its quarterly operating profit to fall 29 percent compared with last year, potentially unsettling a tech sector already skittish about slowing global economic growth. The announcement from the South Korean computer chip and smartphone giant comes less than a week after a weak outlook from Apple Inc. jolted markets 118

January 3, 2019 1:10 AM Grown woman swaddled for birthday photo shoot: ‘Your best friend only turns 336 months once’

A photographer in South Carolina and her pal reportedly teamed up to put a fresh spin on trendy baby photos “because your best friend only turns 336 months once.” (Southern Stitched Photography) A photographer in South Carolina and her pal teamed up to put a fresh spin on trendy baby photos “because your best friend only turns 336 months once.” Stephanie 136

January 2, 2019 6:23 PM Carl's Jr launches vegan Beyond Meat burgers

(Reuters) - Plant-based meat company Beyond Meat said on Wednesday burger chain Carl’s Jr would add the firm’s vegan imitation meat to its menu, the latest big-name restaurant chain to tweak its offerings to attract vegans and vegetarians. Los Angeles-based Beyond Meat, which counts actor Leonardo Di Caprio and Microsoft Corp founder Bill Gates as investors 88

December 24, 2018 9:43 AM Hyundai sees Russia auto market growth slowing in 2019

MOSCOW (Reuters) - South Korea-based carmaker Hyundai Motor Co. (005380.KS) expects growth in the Russian auto market to slow sharply next year, the head of its Russian branch said on Monday. Automakers have warned Russia’s plan to raise value added tax in 2019 would hit car sales, which have only just started to recover from four years of stagnation 73

December 24, 2018 3:09 AM South African musician plays guitar while undergoing brain surgery

In this photo supplied by the Department of Neurosurgery, Inkosi Albert Luthuli Central Hospital on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018, taken earlier this month during surgery South African musician, Musa Manzini, plays a guitar during brain surgery. (OnyekaValentine Ilorah for Department of Neurosurgery, Inks Albert Luthuli Central Hospital, via AP) JOHANNESBURG 109

December 20, 2018 10:00 PM Cuba's tourism inched up in 2018 on cruise ship arrivals

HAVANA (Reuters) - Tourism to Cuba inched up to a new record this year, government officials said on Thursday, although the gain was largely due to greater arrivals on cruise ships, which analysts say contribute less than regular travelers to the island nation’s economy. A boom in tourism to the Caribbean’s largest island over the last few years has helped 82

December 14, 2018 9:59 PM Poste Italiane can withstand competition from Amazon: CEO

MILAN (Reuters) - Poste Italiane can weather competition from Amazon.com in its deliveries business, the chief executive of the former Italian postal services monopoly said on Friday. Last month the Italian government formally authorised the U.S. e-commerce giant to operate as a postal operator in the country through its subsidiaries Amazon Italia Logistics 126