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Apple Launches Video Streaming Service For $4.99 A Month
NPR - 2019-09-10
Apple is entering the video streaming race, taking on Netflix, Amazon, Disney and others with a monthly subscription of $4.99. The company also announced three new iPhones, even as their sales have been slowing. Apple said it will offer one year for free ...

Apple reveals triple-camera iPhone, undercuts Disney streaming TV price
Reuters - 2019-09-10
CUPERTINO, Calif. (Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O) revealed on Tuesday that its streaming TV service will kick off Nov. 1 and cost $4.99 a month and new cameras for the latest iPhones, as the tech giant reaches a turning point where it focuses as much on ...

Women's health arrives on Apple Health priority list
TechRepublic - 2019-09-10
Inspired by the Apple Heart Study, the company launches new studies of women's health, movement, and hearing. Data will come from apps on the new Apple Watch Series 5. The new Apple Watch Series 5 was announced by Apple CEO Tim Cook at the Apple Event today.

Apple Watch Series 5: Hands on with the new generation smartwatch
The Verge - 2019-09-10
Apple announced the new Apple Watch Series 5 today, bringing the one thing that many have wanted from the Apple Watch since its launch: an always-on display. In addition to the new screen, the Series 5 adds a new titanium finish option as well as the ...

Uber has fired more than 400 product and engineering employees in its second major round of layoffs this year
Business Insider - 2019-09-10
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5.8-magnitude quake hits Davao Oriental
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) -- A magnitude 5.8 earthquake hit Davao Oriental on Tuesday afternoon, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. Phivolcs said the ...

Apple Bets on Cameras, New Pro Model to Sell Its Latest iPhones
Bloomberg - 2019-09-10
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg Apple Inc. unveiled new iPhones with camera enhancements and improved battery life, making incremental tweaks to lure buyers ahead of a more substantial overhaul of its ...

Apple leans on devices business in global battle against Disney, Netflix
Reuters - 2019-09-10
(Reuters) - Apple Inc (AAPL.O), the company that transformed the music, mobile and personal computing industries, is relying on the ubiquity of its iPhones and iPads to take on Disney and Netflix in the battle for streaming TV customers. It faces an uphill ...

Heparin Dosing Oddities in the Cath Lab: A 'Red Flag' Raises Questions
Medscape - 2019-09-10
The peculiar heparin behavior started about 6 months ago. Dosing that had been reliable countless times in the cath lab was failing to get the activated clotting time (ACT) to target, forcing extra boluses. "I called my pharmacy and asked them to make an ...

Vaping Lung Disease: Sixth Death From Vaping-Related Illness Reported In US
International Business Times - 2019-09-10
A 50-year-old Kansas woman died Tuesday of potentially vaping-related severe respiratory disease, becoming the sixth instance in the U.S. The woman, whose name has been withheld, was said by health officials to have had a history of health issues but her ...

Insurtech innovations of Philippine insurers
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-10
It is a technology-based, online insurance company start-up. It aims to pursue the insurance business 100 percent digitally (or digital-only) in direct competition with the tradition insurers.

Apple unveils larger iPad, new Watch; iPhone expected
UPI.com - 2019-09-10
Sept. 10 (UPI) --Apple unveiled a new, larger iPad and the fifth version of its smartwatch Tuesday during an announcement at its headquarters in Cupertino, Calif. The company also is expected to reveal its new iPhone and other devices Tuesday afternoon.

Gavi Vaccine Alliance Honored With 2019 Lasker Public Service Award
Medscape - 2019-09-10
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, is the recipient of the 2019 Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award for providing sustained access to childhood vaccines around the world, saving millions of lives, and highlighting the power of immunization to prevent disease ...

Duterte will certify SOGIE Bill as urgent
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte announced Tuesday that he would certify the Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Gender Expression (SOGIE) Equality Bill as urgent. "They ...

150 convicts released under GCTA now with BuCor
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- As of Tuesday morning, a total of 150 heinous crime convicts prematurely released under the Good Conduct Time Allowance (GCTA) have already come forward and are now in the ...

The Podium in Manila opens
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
Keppel Land Ltd. and BDO Unibank Inc., a member of the SM Group, marked the grand opening yesterday of the office and retail mixed-use development, The Podium, at a ceremony in Manila. Keppel Philippines Properties, a subsidiary of Keppel Land, holds a 40 ...

Sixth vaping-related death confirmed by Kansas officials
UPI.com - 2019-09-10
Sept. 10 (UPI) --A sixth person has died due to a suspected e-cigarette-related illness, adding to a string of sicknesses in the past few months linked to vaping. A person over age 50 with a history of health ailments died after visiting the hospital with ...

Duterte allows UP to sell Krus na Ligas land
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Duterte has signed a law allowing the University of the Philippines (UP) to sell 22 hectares of land in Barangay Krus na Ligas at a fair market price to the Quezon City government. Republic Act 11454 was signed on Aug. 30 ...

PNP: No IS threat in Bulacan
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) has not received any intelligence report on the alleged threat posed by a terror group affiliated with the Islamic State (IS) in Bulacan. PNP chief Gen. Oscar Albayalde gave the assurance after a ...

Makati eyes P1.7-billion target for delinquent property auction
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The city government of Makati is poised to raise P1.7 billion from the auction of properties whose owners remained delinquent despite several notices. In a statement issued yesterday, city treasurer Jesusa Cuneta said the properties ...

2 killed in Negros shootings
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
BACOLOD CITY , Philippines -- Unidentified motorcycle-riding men shot dead two persons in Negros yesterday. Joenel Tomazar was repairing his tricycle in front of his residence along Lopez Jaena street in Hinigaran, Negros Occidental when he was shot in ...

AFP hunting down 2 suicide bombers in Sulu
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Government security forces are working around the clock to prevent two suicide bombers, who were trapped in Sulu, from escaping. Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana, Western Mindanao Command chief, said the bombers, who have yet to be ...

Axed MMDA enforcer nabbed for extortion
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A dismissed Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) traffic enforcer was arrested for allegedly extorting P5,000 from a motorist who happened to be a Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) chairman in San Juan on Monday night.

Palace sets probe of attack on tabloid
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Duterte will order a thorough investigation of the arson attack on the publishing plant of tabloid newspaper Abante last Monday, a Palace official said yesterday. "The President will certainly be directing a thorough ...

BDO, Keppel Land bullish on PHL property market as The Podium opens
BusinessWorld - 2019-09-10
The 48-storey Podium West Tower was completed in May this year. The mall serves as a podium for both the East Tower and the BDO Corporate Center Ortigas that opened in 2015. Keppel Land, the property arm of Keppel Corp., holds a 40% stake in the ...

Romero eyes Cojuangco stake, majority control of AirAsia Philippines
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Rep. Michael "Mikee" Romero hopes to ... The remaining 40 percent is held by Fernandes and his business partner Datuk Kamarudin Meranun. Asked why he wants to take majority control of the company, Romero said: "AirAsia has ...

Metrobank floats P5 B bonds under P100-B capital-raising program
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- Ty family-led Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank) is raising at least P5 billion under the fourth tranche of its P100 billion bond and commercial paper program. In a notice to clients, Metrobank said the fourth tranche would ...

FDA, SEC ordered to fasttrack approval of pending applications
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Anti-Red Tape Authority (ARTA) has ordered the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve pending applications, particularly those with complete requirements, following complaints ...

Stocks slacken on lack of market catalysts
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The stock market ended in negative territory yesterday, closing 30.64 points, or 0.38 percent, lower at 7,929.48 due to lack of market catalysts, traders said. The All Shares gauge was also down by 12.86 points, or 0.26 percent to ...

Duterte to order MMDA, HPG to escort emergency vehicles stuck in traffic
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -President Rodrigo Duterte said he would order the Highway Patrol Group (HPG) to escort ambulances and emergency vehicles stuck in traffic after ...

JLL PH moves to new HQ, anticipates further growth in PH property sector
BusinessMirror - 2019-09-10
We built a work set-up that is attractive and unique: an open space concept that fosters collaboration and open discussion puts the new JLL office at the forefront of business transformation ...

Agriculture dep't says swine fever in Rizal, Bulacan under control
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) - Following confirmation that some pigs in backyard farms died of a viral disease, an agriculture official said Tuesday that the African Swine Fever ...

Duterte open to certifying anti-discrimination bill as urgent
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- President Rodrigo Duterte said he is open to certifying as urgent a bill that will prohibit discrimination. Asked Tuesday night if he would certify ...

DOTr projects delayed by courts, Transpo chief says
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The government has set up several projects to help ease traffic congestion in Metro Manila but many of them are still pending due to delayed court ...

Mosquito trials raise hopes of defeating dengue
philstar.com - 2019-09-10
Experts say it's the worst outbreak in years. Warmer weather is one factor -- temperatures in July 2019 were the hottest ever recorded globally, and mosquitoes love hot weather -- coupled with the introduction of new dengue strains that have spread among ...

On World Suicide Prevention Day, CHR says there are people willing to listen
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines - With the marking of World Suicide Prevention Day on Tuesday, the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has reminded people going through mental and emotional crises that they ...

Foreign direct investments recover in June
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- Foreign direct investments (FDI) inflows recovered in June, surging 77.6 percent to $430 million from $242 million in May, the Bangko Sentral ng ...

Mitsubishi Aircraft cleared for takeoff in N. America
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
TOKYO -- Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. announced last week that it had signed a memorandum of understanding with Mesa Airlines Inc. of the United States to supply 100 of its Mitsubishi SpaceJet ...

After arson attack on tabloid, PNP chief asks media: Report threats
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) on Tuesday, Sept. 10, urged media companies and workers to report any threat against them after a recent attack on a tabloid printing ...

Suspect in killing of OFW Joanna Demafelis found guilty
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 9) -- The female employer of slain overseas Filipino worker Joanna Demafelis was found guilty of murder, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on ...

PNP turns to INTERPOL, Dutch gov't for Joma Sison's arrest
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The government is seeking the help of the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) and the Netherlands for the arrest of communist ...

2 more suicide bombers eyeing military camps in Sulu - Wesmincom
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- The Armed Forces of the Philippines said it is on the lookout for two more suicide bombers in Sulu who are likely planning to stage attacks on military camps. "Ang ...

Palace: Duterte really needs emergency powers
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- President Rodrigo Duterte really needs emergency powers, Malacañang said Tuesday, as Metro Manila continues to suffer from monstrous traffic jams. "The President wants ...

Tracking down freed convicts proving to be challenging - PNP
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- The Philippine National Police on Tuesday admitted it's challenging to locate all 1,914 convicts released through the controversial Good Conduct ...

Ombudsman suspends 3 more BuCor execs as probe into GCTA mess continues
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines - Three more Bureau of Corrections (BuCor) officials have been slapped with a six month preventive suspension by the Office of the Ombudsman as the investigation continues ...

Korean wanted for illegal gambling deported -- BI
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A Korean national wanted for operating an illegal gambling website has been sent back to his country to undergo prosecution, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported Tuesday.

Over 300 traffic choke points identified in Metro Manila -- MMDA chief
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
MANILA, Philippines -- A study of the Japan International Cooperation Agency (Jica) has so far uncovered more than 300 traffic choke points in Metro Manila. Metro Manila Development Authority ...

COMELEC, DILG want barangay, youth polls postponed to May 2023
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- Key government agencies said they prefer pushing back the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections to 2023 to give more time for poll ...

Chinese scholars claim English is a Chinese dialect
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2019-09-10
Chinese scholars from the World Civilization Research Association claim that some European languages, including English, are dialects derived from Mandarin. The group is formed by scholars from a ...

PACC to look into possible criminal charges vs. Faeldon over GCTA fiasco
CNN Philippines - 2019-09-10
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, September 10) -- Sacked Bureau of Corrections chief Nicanor Faeldon may still face jail time over the early release of heinous crime convicts through good conduct ...

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