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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Europe’

Miley Cyrus Is Sick Again- European Tour Delayed

Yesterday, we told you that Miley Cyrus was on the road to recovery and would be starting the European leg of her Bangerz tour on Friday. Unfortunately, Miley has fallen ill again, and will have to postpone those concerts as well. Miley’s hospitalization began on April 15 after she started suffering from a severe allergic reaction to a prescription she …

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Netflix Said To Be In Talks With Vodafone

Netflix might be on the verge of expanding its services to yet another customer base. AdAge is reporting that the company is in talks with Vodafone to offer its subscribers access to its streaming service. This one sounds interesting, because the report, which cites three people familiar with the discussions, says it would actually give customers free access to Netflix …

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Facebook Reportedly Readying New Payment Service

Facebook has dabbled in online payments for years, but news out of Europe indicates that the company is working on becoming an “e-money” institution in Ireland, and has been in discussion with various companies in London about money transfer services. A report out today from the Financial Times (registration required) says Facebook is “readying itself to provide financial services in …

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Gartner: European CRM Budgets To Be Strong In 2014

European customer relationship management (CRM) budgets remain strong, despite economic uncertainty, according to a survey from Gartner. About half of those polled intend to increase CRM spending this year at an average increase of 2.5% over last year’s budgets. While plenty of them don’t yet know which way they’re going to go with their budgets, and more intend to keep …

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Netflix Said To Be Shooting For Fall Launch In France

We’ve been hearing for months that Netflix has been working on trying to get launches going in France and Germany. Now, it’s looking like at least one of those will become a reality later this year. Variety is reporting that Orange CEO Stephane Richard said he thinks Netflix wants to launch in France in the fall. He had appeared on …

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Petition Calls For Denmark To Ban Bestiality

The past two years have not been good for zoophiles in Europe. In 2013, Germany passed a bill banning bestiality and Sweden banned the practice earlier this year. Now animal rights activists have their sights set on Denmark – one of the last major European countries that still permits bestiality. Animal rights activists have started a petition calling on Denmark …

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PC Market in Europe Declined During the Holidays

It is quickly becoming clear that the PC market may never recover from the growth of tablet computing. For many consecutive quarters now shipments of traditional desktop and notebook PCs have been declining throughout the world. Today market research firm Gartner released yet more data showing just how fast the PC market is falling. The report shows that just 14.7 …

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Sasha Vujacic Signs with Clippers After Stint in Turkey

Sasha Vujacic, a Slovenian professional basketball player, will return to Los Angeles under a 10-day contract with the Clippers. Vujacic played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2004 to 2010. In an interview on Monday prior to suffering a painful 115-116 loss to the Denver Nuggets, Clippers coach Doc Rivers was noncommittal regarding Vujacic: “Just adding another player … no …

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Netflix Announces $400 Million Offering To Fuel Original Content Purchases, European Expansion

Netflix announced on Tuesday that it intends to offer $400 million worth of senior notes due 2024, through an offering to qualified institutional buyers. Netflix says it intends to use the net proceeds from the offering for “general corporate purposes,” including capital expenditures, investments, working capital and potential acquisitions and strategic transactions. Variety is reporting that it will specifically use …

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EU Corruption Costs Over €120 Billion A Year

An official EU report published Monday says corruption affects all member countries of the European Union and costs the bloc at least 120 billion euros ($162 billion) annually. She said the amount lost annually would be enough to fund the Union’s yearly operating budget. The report was issued by European Commissioner Cecelia Malmstrom during the first official European Union corruption study. …

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Google EU Antitrust Settlement Expected In Days

Though this wouldn’t be the first time we thought so, Google and the EU are reportedly very close to finally settling the big antitrust probe that’s been going on for about three years. Of course, this isn’t official yet, but Reuters is reporting, citing multiple sources including an EU official, that Google has offered a “much better” proposal, and that …

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Netflix Said To Be Making Deals For Launches In France, Germany

There’s almost no question now that Netflix will soon be launching in Germany, France and other countries in Europe. Late last year, reports indicated that the company had been in talks with officials in both countries, seeking information on laws that could affect its operations. Earlier this month, a Netflix Marketing & PR Management job posting was spotted, which called …

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