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Netflix needs lower prices to woo India

Netflix needs lower prices to woo India

Published 18/10/2018

BANGALORE (Reuters) - Netflix Inc’s (NFLX.O) Indian operation drew attention in a surge of international subscribers in the third quarter, but it faces fierce competition [more…]

TSMC sees modest fourth quarter revenue growth, shrugs off trade…

TSMC sees modest fourth quarter revenue growth, shrugs off trade…

Published 18/10/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) (2330.TW) offered a modest fourth-quarter revenue growth outlook, predicting weaker sales of high-performance computers for cryptocurrency mining [more…]

France’s OVH to triple spending to take on Google, Amazon in cloud…

France’s OVH to triple spending to take on Google, Amazon in cloud…

Published 18/10/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - French cloud computing company OVH plans to triple investment in the coming years to take on U.S. Internet giants Amazon and Alphabet’s [more…]

Uber enters trailer leasing business

Uber enters trailer leasing business

Published 18/10/2018

(Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] said on Wednesday it is entering the trailer leasing business. The business, called Powerloop, will be a part of [more…]

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Google to charge smartphone makers for Google Play in Europe

Published 18/10/2018

BRUSSELS/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL.O) Google on Tuesday revamped how it distributes its mobile apps in the European Union, introducing a licensing fee [more…]

At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

At Facebook, public funds join push to remove Zuckerberg as chairman

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Four major U.S. public funds that hold shares in Facebook Inc on Wednesday proposed removing Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg as chairman following [more…]

MTV reboots ‘The Real World’ series on Facebook in studio push

MTV reboots ‘The Real World’ series on Facebook in studio push

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Viewers may finally be able to vote the next Puck, the notoriously obnoxious housemate of “MTV’s The Real World,” off the show. The [more…]

Netflix record subscriber growth dispels Wall Street worries

Netflix record subscriber growth dispels Wall Street worries

Published 17/10/2018

(Reuters) - Netflix Inc hooked 7 million new streaming subscribers from July to September, a third more than Wall Street had expected, reassuring investors who [more…]

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Pompeo visit to China kicks off with frosty exchange

Published 08/10/2018

BEIJING (Reuters) - A meeting of top U.S. and Chinese diplomats got off to a frosty start on Monday, with U.S. Secretary of State Mike [more…]

Google shows progress in addressing competition concerns, says EU’s…

Google shows progress in addressing competition concerns, says EU’s…

Published 05/10/2018

STRBSKE PLESO, Slovakia (Reuters) - Google’s proposals to increase competition in online shopping are bearing fruit, Europe’s antitrust chief said on Friday, suggesting that the [more…]