Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «launch»

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 2975

January 14, 2019 9:34 AM China to collect samples from moon this year

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will launch a probe to collect samples from the moon around the end of this year, a space official said on Monday, weeks after Beijing hailed the successful touch down on the far side of the moon. The Chang’e-4 lunar probe landed on Jan. 3 and transmitted the first-ever “close range” image of the far side of the moon. China’s 154

January 7, 2019 2:20 PM Hill-Rom, Wells Fargo's VC invest in Israel's EarlySense

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - EarlySense, an Israeli maker of medical monitoring systems, said on Monday it raised $39 million in financing led by medical technology firm Hill-Rom and Wells Fargo Strategic Capital, the venture capital arm of Wells Fargo & Co. Other new investors include BlueRed Capital, Israel Innovation Fund, Argos Capital and Hotung Capital 124

January 7, 2019 2:14 PM Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology called C-V2X, or cellular vehicle-to-everything,  would augment sensors used in self-driving cars making the vehicle's 126

January 7, 2019 2:42 AM Apple inks deal with Samsung to distribute iTunes shows on TVs

(Reuters) - Samsung Electronics Co Ltd (005930.KS) said Sunday that it will add an app to its smart televisions in the coming months to let owners watch content bought on Apple Inc’s (AAPL.O) iTunes service, a possible first sign Apple is looking to distribute its forthcoming television service on devices made by others. The deal is part of an ongoing 141

January 6, 2019 12:00 PM Dunkin' is 'not surprised' about McDonald's rumored plans for Donut Sticks

Dunkin’ doesn’t seem all that jelly about McDonald’s rumored plans to debut a doughnut-based snack. In response to Business Insider’s report on McDonald’s planning to introduce Donut Sticks this February, Dunkin’ ─ which began offering the similar Donut Fries last year ─ told Boston.com the company is “not surprised.” “We’re not surprised to see competitors 152

January 3, 2019 5:22 AM China's Lunar Explorer Has Made Its Historic Touchdown on the Far Side of the Moon, State Media Says

(BEIJING) — China’s burgeoning space program achieved a first on Thursday: a landing on the so-called dark side of the moon. The United States, the then-Soviet Union and more recently China have all sent spacecraft to the near side of the moon, which faces Earth, but this is the first-ever landing on the other side. The China National Space Administration 111

December 29, 2018 8:42 AM U.S. OneWeb satellite service has not offered stake to Russia

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The U.S. satellite startup OneWeb, which plans to create a worldwide internet network using satellites, said on Friday that it had not offered the Russian government a stake in the project. Sources had earlier told Reuters that OneWeb had offered to sell a 12.5 percent stake to Russia, a move it hoped would allay Moscow’s concerns 130

December 28, 2018 3:53 PM U.S. probes outage of CenturyLink 911 emergency call service

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is investigating a nationwide CenturyLink Inc outage that has affected service on 911 emergency phone calls across the country, agency chairman Ajit Pai said on Friday. “The CenturyLink service outage is ... completely unacceptable, and its breadth and duration are particularly troubling 84

December 25, 2018 1:56 PM High-speed trains are finally coming to the US

Lilit Marcus, CNN • Published 25th December 2018 One train company has high hopes of bringing high-speed rail travel to America. Brightline Trains, which bills itself as "America's first new major private intercity passenger railroad in over a century," has just gotten a major vote of confidence from Richard Branson's Virgin Group. The Virgin Group has taken 99