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Netflix Is Toast as It Faces Apple's $6 Billion Streaming Investment

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By CCN Markets: The walls are closing in on Netflix. Apple is not only going to debut its streaming video service within the next two months but has boosted spending on its service from $1 billion to $6 billion. Big Shows, Big Budgets, Big PR This gigantic capital increase is a vote of confidence in Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg, whom Apple poached from Sony TV studios following the pair's...

Apple Arcade, the 'Netflix for App Store Games' Is a No-Brainer for $4.99

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By CCN Markets: Apple, the Cupertino-based tech company that's infamous of its extremely high price tags, is likely to release its 'Netflix for App Store games' Apple Arcade subscription at the consumer-friendly $4.99 monthly fee. Apple Arcade is a great deal for iOS gamers A promotional message inside Apple Arcade – the subscription service allowing iOS, Mac, and Apple TV users to play over 100...

Apple Stock Jumps After Tim Cook Wines and Dines Trump

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By CCN Markets: Apple stock helped send the Dow Jones higher on Monday. Shares of the iPhone maker are up nearly 3% after CEO Tim Cook made a "very compelling argument" about why President Trump should reconsider his tariff regime. NEW: Pres. Trump said he met with Apple CEO Tim Cook in Bedminster, adding that Cook "made a very compelling argument" that tariffs are making it hard for...

Samsung Cleverly Embraces Bitcoin as Rival Apple 'Surpresses' Crypto

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By CCN Markets: South Korean conglomerate Samsung has added support for Bitcoin to its tenth series of blockchain-enabled smartphones. This was revealed in an update posted on its developer website. With the added support for the flagship cryptocurrency, Bitcoin now joins Ethereum and Klaytn as the other blockchain platforms integrated into the Blockchain Keystore. By adding Bitcoin support to...

Dow Feasts on Apple Rally, But Tariff Delay Won't Fix Trump's Trade War

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By CCN Markets: The Dow and broader U.S. stock market shot higher on Tuesday, bucking a dismal start to the trading day after the Trump administration announced it would delay new tariffs on several categories of Chinese goods. However, delays don't mean the trade war is over. Fresh duties on several Chinese imports will go into effect early next month, with the remainder scheduled to follow on...

Santa Claus Rally Comes Early. These 3 Dow Jones Stocks Lead the Way

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By CCN Markets: If you're wondering what's behind the rally in the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indexes, you can thank Santa Claus. President Trump in a sudden move decided to delay the latest round of China tariffs, which were originally planned for September. The reason? Trump reportedly said he's "doing this for the Christmas season...to help people," declaring the tariffs could have had an...

These 2 Dow Jones Stocks Are Up 30% YTD Each & They're Not Tech

When you hear market leaders, it probably conjures up images of Amazon, Facebook, and Google, to name a few of the FANG stocks. But what if we told you that two of the top performers in the Dow Jones index year-to-date aren't technology at all but instead American Express and Visa, which are dividend stocks that have gained more than 30 percent each year-to-date. Not to be outdone, Microsoft and...

Angry Apple Users Target Draconian iPhone Repair Policies

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Apple customers have long complained about the $900 billion company's draconian restrictions on repairing broken iPhones, MacBooks, and other devices. Now, consumer advocates are turning to lobbyists to pressure legislators to etch a "right to repair" into law. Apple & iPhone Owners Spar Over the Balance Between Ownership & IP Rights Apple and other Silicon Valley companies – although far...

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