villarada | Sports News

Looking for technology, health, real estate, sports and news? Look no further!

angrycat944

Netflix’s 18% price hike shows it got too comfortable being the only game in town, and it could be a costly mistake (NFLX, DIS, T, CMCSA)

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, which announced its second price hike in less than two years on Tuesday. Getty/Justin Sullivan Netflix’s price hike, announced Tuesday, could hurt the company eventually, if not immediately, Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter said. Customers may not notice it right away, but may pay more attention later this year when Disney…

Sears chairman prevails in bankruptcy auction for retailer with $5.2 billion bid: sources – Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ.PK) Chairman Eddie Lampert prevailed in a bankruptcy auction for the U.S. department store chain with an improved takeover bid of roughly $5.2 billion, allowing the 126-year-old retailer to keep its doors open, people familiar with the matter said Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: A store closing sale sign is…

A second day of gunfire and blasts after armed men attack hotel complex in Kenya – CNN

Nairobi, Kenya (CNN)Armed men burst into a hotel complex in Nairobi with gunfire and explosions, killing at least 14 people in an attack that lasted hours and ended Wednesday morning, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said. “The security operation at Dusit complex is over, and all the terrorists eliminated,” Kenyatta told reporters without giving details. “Fourteen…

US report says rapidly modernizing Chinese military has set sights on Taiwan – CNN

(CNN)Over the last few years China has made a series of ambitious military reforms and acquired new technology as it aims to improve its ability to fight regional conflicts over places like Taiwan, according to a new report from the US Defense Intelligence Agency.”Beijing’s longstanding interest to eventually compel Taiwan’s reunification with the mainland and…

Video of Nairobi terror attack may have revealed a US Navy SEAL on secretive mission

Video of a suspected terror attack at an office complex in Nairobi, Kenya, may have captured a US Navy SEAL on a secretive mission to combat Islamic militants in Africa.The attack, which left at least seven dead and 25 wounded, has been claimed by the al-Shabab terror group and may have come as retaliation for…

Snapchat’s parent company is losing its CFO after less than a year, and the stock is plummeting (SNAP)

Snap founder Evan Spiegel. Getty Tim Stone, the CFO of Snapchat parent company Snap Inc., is quitting.Stone, who came to Snap from Amazon, only took the job in May 2018. He is walking away from most of a $20 million pay package.Snap has said that Stone will be sticking with the company through at least…

A witness says ‘El Chapo’ Guzman paid off a Mexican president with a $100 million bribe

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Mexico City, February 14, 2017. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido A witness in the trial of Mexican kingpin Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman says the drug lord bribed Mexico’s previous president with a massive sum.One of Guzman’s lawyers first mentioned the allegation in his opening statement, naming two previous Mexican presidents.The trial has…

Netflix Increases Subscription Prices As It Churns Out Original Content – NPR

Netflix has increased its prices by 13 to 18 percent. The company’s headquarters are pictured here in Los Gatos, Calif., in 2012. Paul Sakuma/AP hide caption toggle caption Paul Sakuma/AP Netflix has increased its prices by 13 to 18 percent. The company’s headquarters are pictured here in Los Gatos, Calif., in 2012. Paul Sakuma/AP Netflix…

Doctor allegedly ordered potentially fatal doses of pain medication for near-death patients – NBCNews.com

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.Jan. 16, 2019, 2:23 AM GMTBy Associated PressCOLUMBUS, Ohio — An intensive care doctor ordered “significantly excessive and potentially fatal” doses of pain medicine for at least 27 near-death patients in the past few years after families asked…

American among at least 15 dead in Kenya hotel terror attack – Fox News

An American citizen was one of at least 15 people killed Tuesday when militants from the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab attacked an upscale hotel in Kenya’s capital city, a State Department official told The Associated Press.The official said the department was offering condolences to the American’s family and friends, but declined to identify the individual…