by | September 25, 2018 | 01:44

SiriusXM is buying Pandora in a $3.5 billion all-stock deal. Unlike most competing platforms, the new SiriusXM subsidiary has three types of music streaming services , including a free, ad-supported tier, a Plus, and a Premium option. "Supporting and strengthening" Pandora's "highly relevant" brand is another (vague) long-term objective, with investments in "content, technology, innovation, and expanded monetization opportunities through both ad-supported and subscription services in and ...

by | September 25, 2018 | 00:26

Barrick shareholders will own about two-thirds of the new entity and Randgold investors the remainder, the two companies said in a statement on Monday. "Mr Bristow has struck gold , in a sense, as he now becomes the boss of the world's biggest gold miner", said AJ Bell investment director Russ Mould.

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:08

The Iranian oil minister warned that OPEC's authority is being jeopardized by the USA shadow effect on the allies in the region. Saudi Arabia dominates the OPEC group of oil-producing nations and Russian Federation is its biggest oil-producer ally outside the group.

by | September 24, 2018 | 23:01

Bloomberg reports the buyer as Michael Kors Holdings, which would take over private investor Blackstone's share and preserve the Versace family's involvement. Kors is also trying to purchase Coach owner Tapestry Inc. The Kors brand struggled with a cheap image after it broadly distributed its products to department stores and outlet malls, which heavily discounted its goods.

by | September 24, 2018 | 19:58

As per the rules of the challenge, coffin dwellers will be allowed to bring a friend along during Fright Fest operating hours, but they must fearless the non-operating hours by themselves. This may be a challenge for you. The coffin dwellers must reportedly stay in their coffin for the duration of the contest, except during designated bathroom breaks.

by | September 24, 2018 | 16:57

The decision by Opec and its allies not to urgently increase output at their meeting in Algiers was in effect a snub to US President Donald Trump , who has been persistently calling for action to cool the market. Trump wrote on Sunday. Saudi Arabia, OPEC's biggest producer, says it can add an extra 1.5 million barrels per day - about 1.5 percent of world demand - to the market.

by | September 24, 2018 | 15:28

Sports vehicle maker Porsche said Sunday it would become the first German auto giant to abandon the diesel engine, reacting to parent company Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal and urban driving bans. The move by the German vehicle maker, which offered diesel options only in its family-focused Cayenne, Panamera and Macan models, follows a collapse in demand since 2015 when parent company Volkswagen was caught installing so-called "defeat devices" to dupe emissions tests.

by | September 24, 2018 | 13:15

The fruit, imported from Western Australia and sold under the Choice brand, had been sold at a supermarket in Auckland , Woolworths-owned Countdown . It added that the brand of strawberries affected by this withdrawal "have not previously had any issues of this nature reported and had not been withdrawn from sale in Australia".

by | September 24, 2018 | 09:27

If and when that happens, the value of XRP should improve. Ripple is built upon a distributed open source internet protocol, and supports tokens representing fiat currency, cryptocurrency, commodities, or other units of value such as frequent flier miles or mobile minutes.[3][4] Released in 2012, Ripple purports to enable "secure, instantly and almost free global financial transactions of any size".

by | September 24, 2018 | 06:55

A brief statement from the ABC said "The decision follows discussions over several months that concluded when directors resolved that it was not in the best interests of the ABC for Ms Guthrie to continue to lead the organisation". Milne said the decision had not been taken lightly but refused to detail what was wrong with Guthrie's leadership. "I personally think Michelle has done a good job and the board has been very happy with many, numerous things that she does".

by | September 24, 2018 | 05:12

In a similar gesture in July, the United States president had accused OPEC of driving fuel prices higher and called on the United States allies inside the Organization including Saudi Arabia to pump more if they wanted Washington to continue protecting them against Iran.

by | September 24, 2018 | 04:17

Sankat is originally from Trinidad and Tobago, a dual island nation in the Caribbean, and has a Florida driver's license, authorities said. That question is the first step in security protocol, according to Major League Baseball spokeswoman Lori Booker, if someone sees a person who appears out of place in any airport .

by | September 24, 2018 | 00:44

But May had her own political calculation to make, with one eye on next week's Conservative conference where she will attempt to see off threats from hardline Brexiteers in her own party who have openly discussed the prospect of challenging her leadership.

by | September 23, 2018 | 18:25

The company already has an agreement to develop medicinal cannabis with Sandoz, the Canadian division of Novartis AG of Switzerland, and could be a natural fit for pharma "with possible investment from a global player occurring within the next 12 months", he said.

by | September 23, 2018 | 13:02

Distressed fashion, apparel that's been made to look worn, ripped or holey, has become a hot trend in the fashion industry. One review on their website , which appears sarcastic, reads that the shoes are hard to duplicate. Tropez, and Amsterdam. Although the Superstar Taped Sneaker is taking heat this week, distressed shoes have been part of the brand's selection for some time.

by | September 23, 2018 | 12:52

But by paying such a general price for a satellite television business like, which itself is prey to the disruptive forces of the video streaming services, Comcast looks to the increasing its exposure to a model already under threat. Sky is Europe's largest pay-television operator, with 22.5 million customers in seven countries. If Comcast's winning offer of Comcast is approved, it will own the 61 per cent of Sky.

by | September 23, 2018 | 12:16

High oil prices have pulled up the domestic oil price in the U.S. Brent futures also rose but the gains were more muted, as the global benchmark ended 37 cents, or 0.5 per cent, higher at US$79.40 a barrel. OPEC sources have told Reuters no immediate action is planned and producers will discuss in Algeria how to share a previously agreed output increase .

by | September 23, 2018 | 11:42

The San Francisco-based company is also weighing other acquisitions; it is in talks with Middle Eastern ride-sharing rival Careem. Both Deliveroo and Uber share roots in gig economy structures, with self-employed delivery drivers making up the bulk of Deliveroo's workforce.

by | September 23, 2018 | 11:08

Australia supermarket giant Woolworths said on Thursday it had also withdrawn sewing needles from its shelves nationally. "We've taken the precautionary step of temporarily removing sewing needles from sale in our stores", a Woolworths spokesperson confirmed to ABC News via email on Thursday.

by | September 23, 2018 | 09:31

Cathay Pacific is getting a few laughs this week after travellers noticed a massive typo on what we can only assume, was a freshly painted plane. The aircraft was seen by passengers at Hong Kong International Airport who alerted the airline.