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Netflix's vision for the future of streaming: More expensive or less convenient

Netflix’s vision for the future of streaming: More expensive or less convenient

The streamer has never been able to compete with rivals like Disney (DIS) in terms of sheer content, but it built its company around giving customers the best overall experience possible. Now, Netflix (NFLX) is trading away some of that experience so it can grow in the media business. “They’re going to make it harder …

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‘America is expensive’: NYC tourists spending less over Biden inflation, merchants say

‘America is expensive’: NYC tourists spending less over Biden inflation, merchants say

Americans aren’t the only ones outraged by surging inflation — even tourists are suffering sticker shock when they touch down in the Big Apple! Small business owners raised the specter that skyrocketing prices were hurting the city’s crucial tourism sector as the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Wednesday that the Consumer Price Index hit 9.1% …

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Inflation is making Fourth of July celebrations more expensive than ever

Inflation is making Fourth of July celebrations more expensive than ever

Fotografia Inc. | E+ | Getty Images Nothing says Independence Day like a good, old-fashioned barbecue. In keeping with tradition, most Americans — roughly 60% — plan to grill this weekend, and 53% will get together with friends and family, according to a recent report by market research firm Numerator. “Consumers want to celebrate this summer …

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Why gas is so expensive in some U.S. states but not others

Why gas is so expensive in some U.S. states but not others

June 20, 2022 at 6:00 a.m. EDT How gas prices compare to the national average How gas prices compare to the national average How gas prices compare to the national average How gas prices compare to the national average Spiking gas prices have weighed on motorists in every state this year, making daily life more …

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Summer air travel could be expensive and chaotic. Here's how to avoid trouble

Summer air travel could be expensive and chaotic. Here’s how to avoid trouble

Travelers queue up as they move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022. David Zalubowski/AP hide caption toggle caption David Zalubowski/AP Travelers queue up as they move through the north security checkpoint in the main terminal of Denver International Airport, Thursday, May 26, 2022. David …

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iPad Pro Diary: Stage Manager looks great, but it's a very expensive upgrade

iPad Pro Diary: Stage Manager looks great, but it’s a very expensive upgrade

It was a close-run thing in our poll, between iOS 16, iPadOS 16, and the MacBook Air. For me, iPadOS was the most exciting announcement, and Stage Manager the standout feature. But there’s a huge caveat in the small print for Stage Manager, which poses a big dilemma for me … Stage Manager is the …

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