Tess Torelli

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

Apple’s agreement to buy Shazam is the subject of an “in-depth investigation” by the European Commission. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager announced the probe on Monday, writing: “The way people listen to music has changed significantly in recent years, with more and more Europeans using music streaming services. Our investigation aims to ensure that music fans will […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

Korea Pool-Donga Daily via Getty Images A South Korean soldier stands next to the loudspeakers near the border area between South Korea and North Korea on January 8, 2016 in Yeoncheon, South Korea. South Korea has stopped blaring music and other propaganda via loudspeakers along the border with North Korea, in an apparent gesture of […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

Pyongyang, this weekend, said it suspended nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of summits with Seoul and Washington. But that in no way means the reclusive regime will curtail or halt its existing programs, strategists told Giftofaservant. Nuclear prowess is a crucial component of North Korea’s identity. Not only does ruler Kim Jong […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

David Pong was traveling in Australia when a bout of exhaustion stopped him in his tracks and prompted him to reconsider his direction in life. He was just 23 at the time, but juggling two jobs and a start-up alongside his business degree studies had left him in need of a change. “I was always […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

Southwest Airlines said it canceled about 40 flights on Sunday, or 1 percent of those scheduled, as it inspects engines after last weeks deadly accident in Pennsylvania. The airline said the cancellations were the result of the company’s announcement on Tuesday that it would over the next 30 days begin inspecting other CFM56-7B engines, manufactured […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron, who this week makes the first state visit to Donald Trump’s Washington, likes to flatter his American counterpart with their similarities as “mavericks.” But that diplomatic tactic cannot obscure the fundamental difference in their strategies for making France and the United States great again. Macron is an economic reformer. Trump is […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

Simon Dawson | Bloomberg | Getty Images A food delivery courier puts an insulated food bag in his UberEats, operated by Uber Technologies Inc. The head of Australia’s competition regulator said on Monday it will scrutinize contracts between Uber Technologies and restaurants that use its food delivery app Uber Eats. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported […]

Tess Torelli April 23, 2018

Shares in health-care group Fresenius jumped as much as 3.9 percent after it pulled out of the $4.75 billion acquisition of Akorn, with analysts saying it was extricating itself from taking on an underperforming business. Germany’s Fresenius on Sunday cited evidence of misconduct in the target’s reporting of drug development data to U.S. health-care regulators, […]