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Markets HULU Added 5M Paid Subscribers in 2016, Reaching a new Milestone
Author: 0 HULU Added 5M Paid Subscribers in 2016, Reaching a new Milestone

Netflix added new subscribers at a slower rate than SVOD rivals Amazon Prime Video and Now TV in the United Kingdom in 2017, but remains the dominant local payer, according to BARB research. That kind of performance reflects viewers' growing appetite not only for genre content, but for the freedom to cut the cord and watch TV their way.

Markets Ban on Plastic Microbeads Finally Launched in the UK
Author: 0 Ban on Plastic Microbeads Finally Launched in the UK

Friends of the Earth waste campaigner, Julian Kirby, described the ban on microbeads in rinse-off cosmetics and cleaning products as "an important step towards protecting wildlife and human health from the scourge of plastic pollution". Pressure is now mounting for action on plastic bottles - a million are bought every minute around the world and they make up a third of the plastic litter in the seas.

Markets Kodak launches its own cryptocurrency
Author: 0 Kodak launches its own cryptocurrency

Before Tuesday's cryptocurrency announcement , the historic camera powerhouse's stock price had sunk more than 70% over the previous year. The company's stock was trading $7.05 a share at press time, up $3.95, or 127.4%. Where unlicensed usage of images is detected, the KODAKOne platform can efficiently manage the post-licensing process in order to reward photographers.

Author: 0 Discovery Channel Tells Employees It Is Moving Headquarters to NYC

The memo said that it's early to understand the timing and how departments will be impacted, but that the company wanted to provide more time for planning as well as transparency. Leggett says that the county "has been in discussions with Discovery in the past months since the merger in an effort to respond to the challenges faced by an independent television, entertainment, and education channel in a radically-changing industry".

Markets Starbucks Goes Blonde, Adds Second Espresso Option
Author: 0 Starbucks Goes Blonde, Adds Second Espresso Option

And on January 9, the coffee giant announced perhaps its boldest move of the New Year: Blonde Espresso. Outside the U.S., Starbucks already has a second espresso option; for example, Blonde Espresso was launched in Canada previous year.

Markets World has a new richest person, after US$1.4B windfall overnight
Author: 0 World has a new richest person, after US$1.4B windfall overnight

Amazon has delivered a big prize to its CEO Jeff Bezos , who is now the richest person on Earth. Jeff Bezos's net worth reached $105.1 billion Monday on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index as Amazon.com Inc. 38% during this holiday sales period in 2016", Daniel Ives, technical research analyst at GBH research, wrote in a recent note . Bezos also controls closely held space exploration business Blue Origin and the Washington Post .

Markets JP Morgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'
Author: 0 JP Morgan's Dimon regrets calling bitcoin a 'fraud'

However, he distanced himself from those comments today in an interview with United States television station Fox, saying: "I regret making them". "You can have cryptodollars in yen and stuff like that". Experts have said blockchain technology could reshape the global financial system and JPMorgan is testing potential use cases of the technology. ICOs"-initial coin offerings-"you got to look at every one individually".

Author: 0 Attractive Moving Stock: Navios Maritime Partners LP (NMM)

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation provides marine transportation services worldwide. EV is generally a modification of market cap, as it incorporates debt and cash for assessing a firm's valuation. Rhumbline Advisers stated it has 87,169 shares. Panagora Asset holds 73,347 shares or 0% of its portfolio. The number of shares now owned by investors are 237.97 mln.

Markets BMW M5 to reclaim world's longest drift with insane refuelling
Author: 0 BMW M5 to reclaim world's longest drift with insane refuelling

It took eight hours of continuous drifting to complete, which is nearly hard to comprehend. Now, coming back to the second record, BMW also set the record for the longest (water assisted) twin vehicle drift at 39.25 miles (63.1 kms). BMW is looking to break the record for the world's longest drift in the new BMW M5 , reclaiming the title after losing it to a Toyota 86 a few years ago.

Markets Israeli PM's son name drops his own dad to pay for stripper
Author: 0 Israeli PM's son name drops his own dad to pay for stripper

Jerusalem remains at the heart of the Middle East conflict with Palestinians hoping that East Jerusalem - occupied by Israel - might eventually serve as the capital of an independent state of Palestine. "Bro, my dad just arranged 20 billion dollars for your dad and you can't spot me 400 Shekels?" He now says it was "a bad joke" made under the influence of alcohol.

Markets SRQ, Allegiant announce new flights
Author: 0 SRQ, Allegiant announce new flights

Indianapolis via Indianapolis International Airport (IND) - beginning April 11, 2018 with introductory, one-way fares as low as $56. The Sarasota flight will be year-round, while the Charleston one is seasonal, according to a release by the Indianapolis International Airport.

Markets Rafael Nadal offers latest injury update after Richard Gasquet defeat
Author: 0 Rafael Nadal offers latest injury update after Richard Gasquet defeat

He trained at Melbourne Park on Friday and Saturday before he was confirmed to feature at the event in Melbourne's inner-east. "It's not an official match but still a test for me and good practice, that's the most important thing, that's the most important thing for the whole season", the 31-year-old Spaniard said, reaffirming his need to keep practising hard to be prepared for the Australian Open.

Markets USA Value Factor Ishares ETF (VLUE)
Author: 0 USA Value Factor Ishares ETF (VLUE)

Developed by Donald Lambert, the CCI is a versatile tool that may be used to help spot an emerging trend or provide warning of extreme conditions. Shares of iShares iBonds Mar 2023 Term Corporate ex-Financials ETF ( IBCE ) opened at $24.18 on Tuesday.

Markets Country duo Sugarland brings reunion tour to Greenville
Author: 0 Country duo Sugarland brings reunion tour to Greenville

You can also purchase them in person at the State Fair Box Office in Falcon Heights. Special guests include Frankie Ballard and Lindsay Ell . Minnesota State Fair officials announced Tuesday that the Grammy-winning group will play August 24 with special guests Frankie Ballard and Lindsay Ell .

Author: 0 Alumnus and American Hero John Young Dies at Age 87

He went into space six times, and is unique in having flown and commanded four different classes of spacecraft: Gemini, Apollo Service/Command Module, Apollo Lunar Lander and the Space Shuttle. Robert Crippen, Young's co-pilot on Columbia's successful maiden voyage in 1981, told The Associated Press that flying with Young was "a real treat".

Markets WTO Solar Fight Lacks Legal Basis To Prolong, India Says
Author: 0 WTO Solar Fight Lacks Legal Basis To Prolong, India Says

Last month, India claimed that it eliminated rules governing its solar energy sector that the WTO had ruled illegal, ostensibly closing the book on a case brought by the U.S.in 2013. "The growth rate of such imports as a percentage of the domestic production was a remarkable 1,371 per cent during the intervening year 2015-16". In 2013, Washington had complained to the WTO, claiming that United States exports of solar items to India had declined 90% since 2011 because of India's ...

Markets Cockpit fight between two pilots terminates their services
Author: 0 Cockpit fight between two pilots terminates their services

The source also alleged that the male pilot who has been working with the airline for over a decade had some "argument" with the female commander over some issues and they have had arguments in the past as well. She was later persuaded to fly with her male colleague. The official added: "While the investigation will examine her role as well, prima facie the co-pilot's hitting the commander and then leaving the cockpit to bring her back in - leaving the cockpit unmanned - led us to suspend ...

Markets Indonesia mother arrested after baby found in plane toilet
Author: 0 Indonesia mother arrested after baby found in plane toilet

The disappearance of flight MH370 remains unexplained - what could have caused an entire plane to disappear? The mother of the child flew to Jakarta from Bangkok on a later flight and will be questioned when she is deemed fit to do so. Ground cleaners in Jakarta found the full-term dead baby wrapped in a plastic bag in a drawer in one of the plane's toilets, airport police said.

Markets Pfizer ends research for new Alzheimer's, Parkinson's drugs
Author: 0 Pfizer ends research for new Alzheimer's, Parkinson's drugs

In a statement Friday, Pfizer said it will be redirecting funds: "To those areas where we have strong scientific leadership and that will allow us to provide the greatest impact for patients", adding that its total spending on R&D is set to not change, which amounted to around $8 billion a year ago.

Markets Takata Airbag Recall Expands Again
Author: 0 Takata Airbag Recall Expands Again

These latest recalls are only part of the largest series of automotive recalls in USA history. Bankrupt auto parts supplier Takata Corp. has recalled an additional 3.3 million potentially deadly airbag inflators, as the largest US automotive recall gets even bigger.

Markets UK's Morrisons beats forecasts for Christmas trading
Author: 0 UK's Morrisons beats forecasts for Christmas trading

Morrisons announced in a statement this morning that its like-for-like sales excluding fuel had grown 2.8 percent in the 10 weeks to January 7. Including fuel, group LFL sales edged up 2.6%. Morrisons announced a deal to supply convenience chain McColl's in August, and revealed that it supplied tobacco to some of the almost 2000 stores earlier than expected, boosting its wholesale figures by 0.7 per cent.