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Uber Confirms Its Partnership With Spotify

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Undated) -- Ridesharing service Uber is now able to bring music to clients through its new partnership with music streaming service Spotify. The companies announced their partnership Monday. In ten cities around the world, Spotify users will be able to listen to their own playlists when riding in an Uber vehicle. The partnership will begin…

Google Paying $250 Million For Ad Compliance Measures

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Mountain View, CA) -- Google will be pouring a quarter-billion dollars into improving its advertising compliance measures and settling years-old lawsuits. "The Wall Street Journal" reports the legal cases involve charges that the company accepted ads from online Canadian pharmacies that sold illegally imported prescription drugs. Google paid half-a-billion dollars in fines in 2011 to…

Actavis Buying Allergan For $66 Billion

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ) -- One of the world's largest makers of generic prescription drugs is shelling out 66-billion dollars to buy the maker of Botox. Actavis is buying Allergan, which also makes Refresh eye drops, breast implants, and lap-bands and stomach balloons for weight loss. The selling price wound up about 12-billion dollars higher than…

Industrial Production Slides 0.1%

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Washington, DC) -- Industrial production is down despite projections by experts. The Federal Reserve's report released today showed a tenth-of-a-percent decline in industrial production in October. Analysts had expected a bump. Manufacturing was up two-tenths of a percent, but couldn't offset lower mining and utilities output. This is the second time in three months the…

GM Extends Deadline For Victim Claims

Posted On November 17, 2014

(Detroit, MI) -- People who want to file claims with General Motors' victim compensation fund have an extra month to do so. Claims pertaining to a faulty ignition switch problem that prompted the recall of millions of vehicles will now be accepted until January 31st, 2015 instead of the previous deadline of December 31st. The…