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AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price | The Verge

AT&T launches new WatchTV streaming service at aggressive $15-per-month price | The Verge

Days after completing its monumental acquisition of Time Warner, AT&T is announcing a second streaming TV service that’s priced lower than the company’s existing DirecTV Now offering. The new service is called WatchTV and it launches next week. WatchTV includes 31 channels, with 6 networks from Viacom coming “soon after.” AT&T had confirmed the service […]

McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation | The Motley Fool

McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation | The Motley Fool

Back when McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) began offering its Dollar Menu, franchisees complained that it drove down their margins. The problem was that the menu offered extensive $1 choices that made it too easy for customers to construct a full meal from it for just a few bucks. Now, after multiple tries, it appears the fast-food chain […]

Federal Reserve Branch Adds Cryptocurrency Price Indexes [Yes, Really] | CCN

Federal Reserve Branch Adds Cryptocurrency Price Indexes [Yes, Really] | CCN

Announced on Tuesday, the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), a database curated by the St. Louis Fed, will now include pricing data for bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), and litecoin (LTC), going back to as early as 2014 in the case of bitcoin. Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Data points are […]

A Bitter Pill: How Big Pharma Lobbies to Keep Prescription Drug Prices High | CREW

A Bitter Pill: How Big Pharma Lobbies to Keep Prescription Drug Prices High | CREW

With the political heat on pharmaceutical manufacturers increasing in Washington, D.C., the industry is preparing for a fight over perhaps the most controversial issue confronting it: drug pricing. As many of the industry’s largest companies increase the prices of their products, they have also increased their lobbying spending on Capitol Hill, and some have reported […]

Airbnb commits to more transparent pricing | The Budapest Business Journal

Airbnb commits to more transparent pricing | The Budapest Business Journal

The GVH launched a procedure against Airbnb in October 2016 on suspicion that information on pricing it provided to consumers was misleading. Airbnb has committed to display on its Hungarian website the total price of lodging, including cleaning fees and fees for additional guests, once customers enter the dates of their planned stay, national news […]

Mayor vetoes bill that sought to limit ‘surge pricing’ for ride | Hawaii News Now

Mayor vetoes bill that sought to limit ‘surge pricing’ for ride | Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have made Honolulu the first city in the nation to cap how much private transportation companies — like Uber and Lyft — can charge during peak hours. Caldwell says the bill, which was passed the city council earlier this month, fell short […]

What Individual Fare Pricing Means to Travel Agents | Travel Market Report

What Individual Fare Pricing Means to Travel Agents | Travel Market Report

The travel industry continues to talk about the advent of the IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) and the concept of “dynamic pricing,” defined as the ability to price an airline service based on the known characteristics of the consumer seeking the service. Sometimes the “conversation” conflates NDC with artificial intelligence (AI) and excitedly predicts the […]

Conference: 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops | Professional Pricing Society

Conference: 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops | Professional Pricing Society

The Professional Pricing Society team and I are very proud to announce that we will be returning to Amsterdam for our next great event – The 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops held 28-30 November. Conference keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities highlight the conference day on 30 November; While 28-29 November […]

Uber is experimenting with letting riders wait longer for a cheaper fare | Quartz

Uber is experimenting with letting riders wait longer for a cheaper fare | Quartz

Good things come to those who wait for their Uber. The ride-hailing company has started testing a feature that gives riders the option to trade a shorter wait for a cheaper fare. “Prices are lower at 17:00,” Uber recently advised an Uber employee who requested a ride in Berkeley, California, and tweeted a screenshot of […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Weekly Price Analysis And Prediction, June 18 | cryptona

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Weekly Price Analysis And Prediction, June 18 | cryptona

From the price analysis, all the four major coins have had a rough time during the previous week. According to last week’s news, ripple wants to make an investment of $2 million in the Blockchain Research Initiative in the funding of the Blockchain based projects. Walmart now has a new Blockchain patent. Italian authorities were […]