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Amazon passes 100 million paid Prime members

Jeff Bezos is understandably all sorts of self-congratulatory in the annual shareholder letter Amazon released today. The note is full of all manner of large numbers, including, perhaps most notably, 100 million. Amazon has exceeded that number of Prime subscribers globally, 13 years after the service launched as a free shipping offering. It’s no surprise, really. In spite of some ...

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Amazon’s top original shows generated an estimated 5M new Prime members

Amazon’s original content efforts are paying off, at least in terms of driving new sign-ups for Prime, which is ostensibly their main value to the commerce giant. Documents obtained by Reuters show that the top Prime video original programming, including 19 shows covered within, were accountable for as many as a quarter of the total Prime service sign-ups between the ...

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Apple Music now has 38 million paid members

Here’s another tidbit from Eddy Cue’s content-packed SXSW appearance yesterday. Along with a dive into Apple’s video content strategy, the company’s SVP offered up some insight into the health of its music streaming service. Cue noted that Apple Music has hit 38 million paid subscribers — an increase of two million since the company reported last month. It’s a steady ...

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Apple Music now has 38 million paid members

Here’s another tidbit from Eddy Cue’s content-packed SXSW appearance yesterday. Along with a dive into Apple’s video content strategy, the company’s SVP offered up some insight into the health of its music streaming service. Cue noted that Apple Music has hit 38 million paid subscribers — an increase of two million since the company reported last month. It’s a steady ...

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Tory boys accused of sexual harassment are members of club linked to Cameron ‘pig head’ scandal

A young Tory who is a member of the exclusive Bullingdon Club and has been was accused of groping women is also a member of the secretive Piers Gaveston Society, it has emerged. Antonio Gottardello, 20, was recorded being drunk and disorderly with friend Alasdair Macpherson, 20, after downing a reported 43 drinks at an Oxford University Conservative Association (OUCA) ...

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Russia’s FSB releases video of special ops breaching ISIS member’s safe house

The FSB has released a video showing a Special Forces team making entry into a terrorist’s safe house in Nizhny Novgorod, where a suspected Islamic State member plotted an attack on Russia’s 2018 presidential elections. The footage shows an entry team preparing to break into a house where the terrorist suspect was hiding. After a loud bang, apparently caused by ...

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Health insurer Aetna fined for leaking members’ HIV status

Aetna, one of the biggest US health insurance companies, was fined $ 1.15 million after exposing the HIV-positive status of more than 2,400 New Yorkers. The settlement, announced on Tuesday by New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, stemmed from a privacy violation case where Aetna members with HIV received envelopes with large glassine windows. Each members’ name, address, claim ...

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‘I will report to Trump who votes against US Jerusalem decision’ – Haley in letter to UN members

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 12:22 The US ambassador to the UN has warned member states that Donald Trump will take a vote on his recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “personally,” and she will report back to him on nay-sayers at the UN General Assembly. The warning was contained in an apparently threatening letter ahead of the General Assembly’s ...

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Russia’s FSB detains ISIS cell members planning terrorist attacks in St. Petersburg

Published time: 15 Dec, 2017 11:27 Edited time: 15 Dec, 2017 12:01 The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained seven people suspected of being members of a terrorist cell linked to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), the organization reports. A series of bombings was planned for Saturday, it said. The attacks were planned to involve “a suicide bomber blowing ...

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Berlin police raid homes of suspected ISIS members, arrests reported

Published time: 14 Dec, 2017 15:03 Authorities in Berlin are raiding the homes of suspected members of Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS), the public prosecutor’s office has said. Several people have been arrested, according to local media. The prosecutor’s office in Berlin tweeted about the searches, which took place early on Thursday. Bild reported that seven houses and other properties ...

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