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NetflixDataControls-050616.jpg Online movie rental service Netflix Inc., in a blog post on Thursday, said it is offering a new tool to better control data usage when streaming on cellular networks. The feature helps subscribers switch from default speed to higher-quality streams. Netflix's updated app on iOS or Android now has a default streaming speed of 600 kilobits-per-second for all users.

Markets-111714_06May16.jpg European stocks are seen opening lower on Friday as investors await a key U.S. jobs report due tonight following a mixed batch of economic readings recently. Any evidence of weakness in the U.S. jobs market could weaken the dollar and complicate the Federal Reserve's plans for raising interest rates...

E-Cigarette-Sales-050516.jpg The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Thursday announced it will start regulating all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah tobacco and pipe tobacco, just like it regulates cigarettes. Under the new rules, e-cigarettes manufacturers should receive marketing authorization from the...

NewsCorp-050516.jpg News Corp. (NWS, NWSA) on Thursday posted a loss for the third quarter, hurt largely by lower advertising revenue at news and information segment and a stronger dollar, partly offset by growth in the digital real estate business. The New York-based media company reported a third-quarter loss of $149...

gopro-050516.jpg Action-sports camera maker GoPro Inc. (GPRO), Thursday posted a loss for the first quarter, as revenues nearly halved and margins dropped sharply reflecting weak demand for its wearable cameras. Loss for the quarter were higher than what Wall Street analysts estimated, but revenues trumped expectations. San...

ActivisionBlizzard-050516.jpg Activision Blizzard Inc. (ATVI) on Thursday reported a drop in profit for the first quarter, hurt by charges related to acquisition of King Digital Entertainment. Nevertheless, the video game publisher's profit and revenues trumped Wall Street estimates. Moving ahead, the company detailed a strong...

wallstreet1-103112_05May16.jpg Stocks turned in a relatively lackluster performance over the course of the trading session before closing little changed. The tech-heavy Nasdaq saw a modest drop on the day, falling to its lowest closing level in almost two months.

QuakerOats-lawsuit-050516.jpg A group of consumers in New York and California have filed a lawsuit against Quaker Oats' owner PepsiCo Inc. alleging that the company has falsely advertised the oatmeal brand as "100 percent natural" despite having traces of glyphosate found in it. Lawsuit claims that glyphosate, a herbicide declared...

JohnMcCain-portrait-050516.jpg Senator John McCain, R-Ariz., has privately expressed concerns that Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee could hurt his chances to be re-elected.

Walmart-Greeters-050516.jpg Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) is bringing back its door-greeter program by mid-summer and station staffs at store entrances and exits as the retail giant looks to curb shoplifting. Previously, the retailer had reassigned employees serving as greeters to guide customers to checkouts and help them find...

wallstreet-111914_05May16.jpg Stocks remain mostly positive in mid-day trading on Thursday, although buying interest has been relatively subdued. The gains on the day come after the major averages closed lower in the two previous sessions.

KFC-EdibleNailPolish-050516.jpg KFC has brought its "Finger Lickin' Good" tag line to life by creating KFC-flavored nail polishes. KFC Hong Kong has partnered with advertising agency Ogilvy & Mather to make "Original" and "Hot & Spicy" edible nail polishes. The flavors contain natural ingredients and are based on KFC's two popular...

AmericanFlag-Globe-050516.jpg Americans have grown skeptical about U.S. involvement in international affairs, according to the results of a Pew Research Center survey. The survey found that 57 percent of Americans want the U.S. to just deal with its own problems and let other countries get along as best they can.

RollingStones-Trump-050516.jpg The English rock band The Rolling Stones have asked Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump to stop playing their songs during his presidential campaign events. Trump practically clinched the Republican Party's US Presidential candidate nomination by winning the Indiana primary and marched out for his victory speech to the Rolling Stones' 1981 hit Start Me Up. Provoked by this, Mick J

wallstreet-112014_05May16.jpg Stocks are seeing modest strength in morning trading on Thursday, partly offsetting the losses posted in the two previous sessions. The major averages have moved to the upside, although buying interest has remained somewhat subdued.

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