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Developers sue Apple over app store fees

A lawsuit filed Tuesday by developers alleges Apple is abusing its monopoly position in its online marketplace to extract excessive fees from those creating iPhone applications. The lawsuit, which was filed in federal court in California, claims Apple cornered the market with its iOS App Store, collecting a 30 per …

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Breaking: Forbes names Rihanna the wealthiest female musician in the world with $600m

Barely 24-hours after Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter officially became Hip Hop’s first billionaire, Forbes has named Robyn Rihanna Fenty as “The World’s Richest Female Musician.”   Forbes magazine revealed the 31-year-old R&B/Pop icon from Barbados has an estimated fortune of $600 million which puts Rihanna’s net worth ahead of Madonna ($570 million), Céline …

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Seven young Jamaicans and a Cuban living in Jamaica have been awarded scholarships to pursue studies at the School of Medicine in Cuba. The students, five of whom will study medicine, one dentistry and two postgraduate medical specialities, were selected from a pool of 200 applicants. The Jamaica-born students are Amanda Bradley, Dominique Whitely, Deanroy Clarke and Donorio Hartley, Satasha Hutchinson, Kerrylee Jones and Naifia Murray. Marianne Binta Konate Hernandez, the daughter of Cuban resident in Jamaica, will study medicine. Hernandez has Cuban and Ghanaian roots, a mixed origin that has coalesced in Jamaica, where she has lived most of her life.

Seven young Jamaicans and a Cuban living in Jamaica have been awarded scholarships to pursue studies at the School of Medicine in Cuba. The students, five of whom will study medicine, one dentistry and two postgraduate medical specialities, were selected from a pool of 200 applicants. The Jamaica-born students are Amanda Bradley, Dominique …

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Peter Crouch & wife Abbey Clancy announce the birth of their 4th child as footballer jokes he’s named the child after Liverpool’s Divock Origi

Congratulations are in order for ex-England/Liverpool striker, Peter Crouch and his wife, catwalk model Abbey Clancy. They have announced the arrival of their fourth child, a baby boy. Taking to his Twitter page on Tuesday, the Burnley striker shared the first picture of his newborn son, and joked about naming him after …

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MTN’s largest shareholder instigates board changes

MTN’s largest shareholder, Public Investment Corp., is pushing for the restructuring of the leadership of the mobile-phone company to avoid the regulatory, legal and political disputes on the continent. The PIC built a 26 per cent stake in the Johannesburg-based company in late November and used the opportunity to call …

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