Pandora to compete with Apple Music and Spotify

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The Pandora Premium Family plan lets up to six family members share music for $14.99 a month. “It also comes with a twist, which is the Our Soundtrack feature,” says Pandora CEO Roger Lynch. The new plan allows Pandora to compete with rivals Apple Music and Spotify. The music business […]

Hulu is Growing and It’s Finally Adding Offline Videos

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Hulu announced that its streaming service now boasts more than 20 million subscribers in the U.S. As a point of reference, Hulu’s subscriber base stood at 17 million back in January, so the service has experienced some solid growth in just a few months time. Additionally, Hulu also announced a […]

Starbucks Faces Image Crisis After Arrest of 2 Black Men

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Three years ago, Starbucks was widely ridiculed for trying to start a national conversation on race relations by asking its employees to write the words “Race Together” on coffee cups. The initiative, though it backfired, was in line with the company’s longstanding effort to project a progressive and inclusive image. […]

See Which Facebook Apps Access Your Data

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As the Facebook–Cambridge Analytic scandal enters its third week, the #DeleteFacebook campaign is gaining momentum. And now big brands are joining in. The Facebook–Cambridge Analytic scandal is complex, but the simplified version of it is Facebook allows third-party apps to harvest user data when a user subscribes to those apps. […]

Spotify Could Rack Up 96 Million Paid Subscribers This Year

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Spotify expects to reach nearly 100 million paid subscribers and around 200 million total listeners by year’s end, the music-streaming service said Monday. The company made its predictions in a regulatory filing ahead of its plan to start publicly trading shares next week. In the filing, Spotify said it expects […]

Coca Cola Launches Its First Alcoholic Drink

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Coca Cola launches its first alcoholic drink breaking a 130-year-old tradition… but there’s a bit of a catch. Not-so-soft drink. Coca Cola launches its first alcoholic drink breaking a 130-year-old tradition… but there’s a catch. The alcopop-style drink will have an alcoholic content of three to eight per cent ABV […]

Behind the Scenes with Flo Rida @ Samsung Annual Charity Gala

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Joe Stinziano, Executive Vice President of Consumer Electronics and Enterprise IT at Samsung Electronics America, sits down with musical artist Flo Rida at Samsung’s Annual Charity Gala to highlight his philanthropic work for America’s youth with his own Big Dreams for Kids foundation.

What Investors Think of iPhone X

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The radically redesigned iPhone X was supposed to give Apple a boost following several years of sinking sales. Early sales reports were positive, and Morgan Stanley reported last week that the iPhone X is especially hot in China. But the first wave of demand among Apple fanatics seems to have […]

Hershey Buying Snack Maker for $1.2 Billion

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Chocolate and candy maker Hershey is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle. The boards of both companies have agreed on the deal in which Hershey will acquire all outstanding stock of Amplify for $12 per share in cash. The deal is […]

LaFerrari Aperta Sells for Record 8.3 Million Euro

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Proceeds go to Save the Children. 1959 California fetches 7.9 million. Ferrari set yet another record this evening when a LaFerrari Aperta sold for a staggering 8.3 million euro at the RM Sotheby’s auction during the Prancing Horse’s 70th Anniversary celebrations at the Fiorano circuit. The proceeds from the sale […]

Siri`s New Boss is Craig Federighi

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Craig Federighi, who oversees Mac and iPhone software, is now also in charge of the voice assistant, replacing internet and software services chief Eddy Cue. In a management shuffle at Apple, Craig Federighi, the head of software, is now also in charge of the company’s  Siri team, according to his bio […]

Tech Billionaire Michael Dell Pledges $36 Million to Harvey Relief Efforts

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Harvey brings hell to Texas residents. Tech billionaire and Houston native Michael Dell has committed $36 million to Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The pledge from the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation is the largest contribution to date. It follows a long list of corporate donations to help the storm’s victims and aid […]