Developers will soon be able to automatically charge Apple users for subscription price increases

Apple looks set to test a new feature that will allow developers to automatically charge users when a subscription price rises, according to TechCrunch. Right now, Apple is asking customers to explicitly accept that subscription prices increase when the price of a subscription increases. If a customer does not press the displayed “Accept new price” … Read more

Stock futures fall as investors digest hawkish Fed remarks and see more sanctions

U.S. stock futures fell Wednesday morning as investors saw more Western sanctions against Russia and digested hawkish remarks from key monetary policy makers. These suggested that more members of the Federal Reserve were open to moving aggressively to raise interest rates and reduce demand and persistently raised inflation levels. Contracts on the S&P 500 fell, … Read more

The Dutch seize 14 Russian yachts; more US sanctions

Dutch customs officers on Wednesday placed 14 yachts at five shipyards under “special supervision” because they are being built or repaired for wealthy Russians. Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra said 12 yachts are under construction and two are under maintenance. The boats will not be allowed to leave the country due to the export ban and … Read more

Exclusive: China’s state refineries avoid new Russian oil trades

Smoke spews from the chimneys of an oil refinery in Nanjing, Jiangsu Province in eastern China, December 28, 2006. REUTERS / Sean Yong Sign up now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Sign up Sinopec, CNOOC, PetroChina, Sinochem refrain from new purchases Concerns about sanctions keep state-owned enterprises at bay Some independent refineries continue ESPO … Read more

The Dutch seize 14 Russian yachts; more US sanctions

Dutch customs officers on Wednesday placed 14 yachts at five shipyards under “special supervision” because they are being built or repaired for wealthy Russians. Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra said 12 yachts are under construction and two are under maintenance. The boats will not be allowed to leave the country due to the export ban and … Read more

Holmgren, Banchero, Jabari Smith’s best fit

With a 72-69 victory over North Carolina in Kansas ‘national title, the Jayhawks’ Christian Braun and Ochai Agbaji helped their 2022 NBA draft share the most after a strong display in the men’s NCAA tournament. Ohio State point guard Malaki Branham gets up on draft and even got a shoutout from LeBron James after declaring … Read more