Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oprah Winfrey said on Thursday she was donating $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts, including a new venture to help get food to vulnerable Americans... Read more »

Apple signs multi-year deals with major music labels: Financial Times

The logo of U.S. technology company Apple is seen at a branch office in Basel, Switzerland March 2, 2020. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann (Reuters) – Apple Inc has sealed multi-year licensing... Read more »

SXSW to pay cancellation costs as insurance excludes virus cover

(Reuters) – The South by Southwest music, technology and film festival (SXSW) in Austin, Texas will foot costs related to the event getting canceled, as disease outbreak was excluded... Read more »

SXSW canceled as tech and entertainment world faces coronavirus

An event flag for SXSW blows in the wind after the music and tech festival was canceled over growing concerns related to the coronavirus outbreak in Austin, Texas, U.S.... Read more »

How Lipper Award-winning fund managers are playing coronavirus scare

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Uncertainty over the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak has prompted at least some winners of the U.S. Lipper Fund Awards to look for companies... Read more »

Eight men in frame to run Norway wealth fund, including deputy CEO

OSLO (Reuters) – Eight candidates have applied to head Norway’s sovereign wealth fund, the country’s central bank said on Tuesday, as its board prepares to decide who should steer... Read more »

ViacomCBS to launch new streaming platform: source

(Reuters) – ViacomCBS Inc is preparing to launch a subscription streaming video service that will combine the free and paid services of CBS, programming from brands including MTV, Nickelodeon,... Read more »

Apple to close all China mainland stores due to virus outbreak

FILE PHOTO: People wearing protective masks are seen in an Apple Store, as China is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Shanghai, China, January 29, 2020.... Read more »

Netflix subscriber forecast misses Wall Street estimate as market leader faces Disney

(Reuters) – Netflix Inc missed Wall Street subscriber forecasts for the first quarter Tuesday, amid pressure from lower-cost services from Walt Disney Co and Apple Inc in the streaming... Read more »

Exclusive: Apple dropped plan for encrypting backups after FBI complained – sources

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Apple Inc (AAPL.O) dropped plans to let iPhone users fully encrypt backups of their devices in the company’s iCloud service after the FBI complained that... Read more »