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Users Can Now Sue Apple for App Store Prices

They sided with Apple in the respect that the App Store is just a gateway for developers and they each set their own prices. According to one of the plaintiff's lawyers, the overcharges paid by consumers since Apple imposed its tax, which started its monopoly, will be in the billions of dollars.

Couple awarded $2B in Round-Up court case

They were also awarded $55 million in compensatory damages. A jury in Oakland ruled Monday that Monsanto , now owned by the German pharmaceutical corporation Bayer , was liable for the non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) cancer of Alva and Alberta Pilliod.

UAE says four vessels subjected to 'sabotage' near Fujairah port

Fujairah is located close to the Strait of Hormuz, a strategically important waterway that connects the Persian Gulf to the Arabian Sea . One of the two tankers was on its way to be loaded with crude oil from Saudi Ras Tanura oil terminal in the Gulf for customers in the United States, the minister said.

Crude oil prices rise in April

India will be hit by the Trump administration's decision to end waivers that allowed the import of crude oil from Iran without facing USA sanctions. Led by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, the trade talks are due to resume on Thursday in Washington . Crude's rally has fizzled over the past two weeks as rising USA production and stockpiles diminish the impact from the end of Iran sanctions waivers and Venezuela's economic crisis.

Buffett's Berkshire swings to big profit as stocks gain

Instead, it was one of his younger deputies who opted to invest in the ecommerce behemoth. Buffett, whose 54-year investment career has made him one of the richest men in the world, has previously hailed Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and last year Berkshire announced a joint healthcare venture with Amazon and JPMorgan Chase.

Zuckerberg jokes about Facebook's privacy record in launching redesign

Zuckerberg and his chief lieutenant, Sheryl Sandberg, have apologised repeatedly over the past year for Facebook's ever-expanding list of mishaps over privacy, data misuse and security problems. Facebook has made some pretty major announcements at the opening of their F8 2019 developer conference as they continue to try and evolve the business and at the same time try to stop the continuous exodus of people unhappy with the platform.

Your Amazon Prime Delivery Is About to Speed Up

Olsavsky downplayed the significance of the rate of year-over-year revenue growth slowing sequentially from the 45 percent of the previous quarter. "We expect to make steady progress quickly and through the year", Olsavsky said. Amazon plans to make one-day shipping the new standard for Prime members , CNET reports the company said in an earnings call Thursday . The company didn't say when the change would happen, but says it has been growing its warehouses and shipping network to offer ...

Apple reportedly enters a $1.5 Billion deal with Amazon’s Cloud service

Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . Media reports quoting people familiar with the matter claim that Apple is spending roughly $30 million every month on AWS , making it one of the services' biggest users. But Apple is hard at work building its own cloud infrastructure, investing billions in new data centers that would increase its ability to deliver internet services without relying as much on frenemies like Amazon or Google .

Easter Egg Hunt at Beauvoir

This will be the Action Riders' fourth annual Easter celebration. Five different churches participated, First Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church, Faith Fellowship Church, Christ Bible Church and Freedom Road Church. "We have been running the event since 1991 when very few other Easter egg events were held at visitors' attractions". And Grand Targhee hosts its Easter egg hunt on Sunday at the Shoshone run and Kids Adventure Zone beginning at 9:00 am.

North Korea's Kim to meet Putin as tensions rise with US

The embassy said in a statement that the talks had been "constructive". But their failure to reach an agreement at their second summit in Hanoi on walking back Pyongyang's nuclear programme in exchange for the relaxation of sanctions has raised questions over the future of the wider process.

World’s largest plane takes to the skies over California

Jean Floyd, Stratolaunch Systems chief executive, said the aircraft made a "spectacular" landing that was on the mark. Stratolaunch , the company that was founded by late Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen , has finally hit an important milestone in its short company history.

Uber IPO: Six things you need to know

USE OF CASH RISKY Uber said the contribution of cash-paid trips may increase in the future but flagged regulatory, operational and safety concerns related to the payment method. Last year, its revenue rose 42 per cent to US$11.3 billion from a year earlier. Uber have fallen behind slightly in the race to create self-driving cars.

Carlos Ghosns detention extended until April 22, appeals to Japans SC

Ghosn was rearrested over breach of trust allegations. Since his re-arrest on April 4 at his home in Tokyo , barely a month after his release on bail, the fallen vehicle magnate is in the prison of Kosuge district (north of the capital), where he is regularly interrogated by the investigators of the prosecutor's office.

Fisher-Price recalls millions of baby sleepers after fatalities

Consumers are advised to contact Fisher-Price online or by calling 866-812-6518 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST Monday through Friday . At least 10 deaths occurred after infants rolled over in the product, which ranges in price from $59.99-$119.99, according to the CPSC, which stated that infants rolled from their back to their stomach or side while unrestrained.

Hillary Clinton says Assange must answer for what he's done

This could mean the end for press freedom. "It charges that Assange and Manning conspired to access government computers (to hack, in the vernacular)". The case would be handled by the Swedish Prosecution Authority's Development Center in Gothenburg. Deputy Director of Public Prosecution Eva-Marie Persson said prosecutors will examine the case before determining how to proceed.

Trump says he'll put tariffs on $11B in EU goods

The US administration has drawn up an $11billion list of imports after the World Trade Organisation found European Union backing of Airbus "repeatedly caused adverse effects" to American aeroplane manufacturer Boeing. "You're scaring a lot of importers" who see the products they bring into the United States on the target list, said Hillman, who now teaches law at Georgetown University.

Theresa May to meet Merkel and Macron in push for Brexit extension

The Prime Minister met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin this afternoon for a working lunch. He said the United Kingdom should be treated "with the highest respect" and "neither side should be allowed to feel humiliated". United Kingdom prime minister Theresa May arrived on Tuesday in Berlin for Brexit talks, but things turned nasty after she turned up and German Chancellor Angela Merkel was nowhere to be found.

Healthcare sector saw highest job growth in March

However, the Labour Participation Rate also increased from 62.1 per cent in February to 62.9 per cent in March, a sign that more people were looking for work. The United States economy added 196,000 jobs in the month of March, according to the Department of Labor . Adding, "The labor market fell right back into step with where we were, not only with positive job numbers but with exceeded forecasts".

Brent nears $70 on global supply

The global benchmark for oil prices settled for the entire trading session 9 cents higher at $69.40/Bbl. The price for Brent has jumped 30% this year, while WTI has gained 38%. "The OPEC + group has so far maintained a high compliance with their output-cut deal, which together with positive economic data from the US and China, are supporting oil prices", Kumar said.

Millions of Facebook records found on Amazon cloud servers: UpGuard

This included details such as the Facebook user ID, a list of Facebook friends, likes, photos, groups, checkins, and user preferences like movies, music, books, interests, and other, along with 22,000 passwords . "All of the data passed from Facebook to literally millions of developers needs to be managed", said Greg Pollock, a vice president at UpGuard .