LONDON (Reuters) - Market leading music streamer Spotify added 10 percent more paid subscribers in the second quarter and said it was on track to meet its full-year targets as it downplayed reports it was losing ground to rival Apple Music in the United Sates. FILE PHOTO: The Spotify logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., May 3, 2018. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo Despite some mixed results in its report and financial outlook, its shares touched new highs early Thursday near $199 - up 20 percent from its first day of trading in April - before settling back to $191.10, up 1.6 percent, at 1436 GMT/1036 ET. In the Swedish company’s second financial report since its debut on the New York Stock Exchange, Spotify said monthly paying subscribers, which generate the bulk of its revenue, rose to 83 million at the end of June from 75 million in March. The figure topped the 82 million average … [Read more...] about Stock market newbie Spotify hits targets, plays down challenges
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Samsung is upping its flagship game, kicking off 2018 with what many would consider two of the best Android smartphones out there. The company’s latest high-end offerings further refine the already great features of their predecessors, taking elements like the design, display, performance, and photography to a whole new level. However, as good as these devices are, there are unfortunately still a few Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus problems users have to contend with. Related coverage: Samsung Galaxy S9 Plus review Best Samsung Galaxy S9 cases Here is a roundup of some of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus problems we’re aware of, along with potential solutions on how to fix them! Disclaimer: Not every Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus will have these issues. In fact, it is more than likely you won’t come across of any of these problems at all. Problem #1 – Display issues A slew of display issues have cropped up with these devices. They are some of the … [Read more...] about Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9 Plus problems and how to fix them
Will Martin, provided by Published 1:58 am, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 Last week the Nasdaq Nordic exchange was put out of order after a fire alarm in a Swedish data centre caused a fire suppression system to trigger. The system made such a loud noise that it shut down servers for the Nasdaq. The whistling sound may have damaged "the alignment of disk drives’ read-write heads to the data tracks," according to Quartz. Recommended Video: Now Playing: Shares on Wall Street have bounced backed after Thursday's alarming 4 percent plunge. The three main indexes rose by more than 1 percent on opening. Steep selloffs this week pushed the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 into correction territory after nine years of near uninterrupted gains. So far, technology and financial stocks have led advances on the S&P, while industrial stocks helped lift the Dow. It's been a rollercoaster week on Wall Street with shares spiralling downwards. With US … [Read more...] about A loud whistling noise halted trading on 7 global stock markets for several hours
caption Knowledge is power. source Bill Gates Foundation Whether you want to launch an empire or become the best in your field, who better to consult than those who have achieved the peak of professional and financial success? That’s why we’ve rounded up 25 books by self-made billionaires. From the business insights of Bill Gates to the leadership lessons of Richard Branson, the wisdom collected in these pages extends far beyond the classroom. Learn how these masters of industry achieved the impossible, in their own words. ‘The Virgin Way’ by Richard Branson source Amazon Although Branson confesses he’s never read a book on leadership, his nearly 50-year entrepreneurial career has taught him a thing or two about building a business. In “The Virgin Way,” the billionaire founder of Virgin Group offers lessons on management and entrepreneurialism, including the importance of listening to others and hiring the right people. … [Read more...] about 25 books by billionaires that will teach you how to run the world
The Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Super Mario Crossover event is here and we have a whole month coming to an end. We have one more round to collect all the Super Mario Bros. related furniture and clothing for our Campsites, so don't waste time gathering the mushrooms you need to craft your furniture. March 10 is Mar10 Day! In honor of our favorite mustachioed man, the Super Mario Crossover event begins today! The Super Mario Crossover event lasts a full 30 days, but rolls out across three rounds. Though you'll be able to continue to craft furniture and clothing from the first, second, and third rounds until the event ends on April 9, the Timed Goal event challenges only last 10 days in each round. All of the furniture and clothing items in the first round are craftable with Super Mushroom materials except the Mario Rug, which costs 120 Leaf Tickets. All furniture in the second round are craftable with 1-Up Mushrooms except the Super Star, which costs $120 Leaf Tickets. All furniture … [Read more...] about How to get everything in the Animal Crossing: Pocket Super Mario Crossover event!