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(MENAFN - AFP) Smartphone dating app Tinder launched a premium paid subscription version on Monday, but drew criticism over a pricing system that charges older users more.

Tinder Plus, which has been tested since late last year, has subscription fees varying by age and country.

In the US, users under 30 will pay $9.99 a month and older subscribers $19.99, according ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos on Monday said European Union officials are estimating that a hypothetical third bailout for Greece could amount to between 30 and 50 billion euros ($34-55 billion).

European officials have estimated that Greece's financing needs could require an aid package of "30 billion, 40 billion, 50 billion euros", the minister ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Eating peanuts, in small amounts, may reduce the risk of mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease, a new study Monday showed.

The report compiles research from people of varying races, including Caucasians, African Americans and Asians, all from low income backgrounds.

Researchers found that consuming peanuts regularly reduced mortality ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Moscow and Kiev agreed a gas delivery deal until the end of March after EU-brokered talks in Brussels Monday, securing supplies to Europe after a row over supplies to rebel-held eastern Ukraine, the EU said.

"I am satisfied that we managed to safeguard the full application of the Winter Package for the supply needs in Ukraine," said Maros Sefcovic, European ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Spanish property developer Martinsa Fadesa, a symbol of the excesses that led to Spain's property bubble collapse, said Monday it would file for liquidation bankruptcy after it failed to win support from banks for its latest debt repayment plan.

"The board has decided today to ask for the start of judicial liquidation," the company said in a regulatory filing. ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) The Nasdaq finished above 5,000 Monday for the first time in 15 years, capping a long-running recovery in the exchange after the dot-com bubble burst spectacularly in 2000.

The tech-rich Nasdaq Composite Index jumped 44.57 points (0.90 percent) to 5,008.10, finishing above 5,000 for only the third time in its history.

Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Yahoo celebrated its 20th anniversary Monday with a look back at its history and an eye to the future of the Internet pioneer in the midst of a transformation effort.

On its home page, Yahoo displayed an animated birthday cake as part of its logo, and the company launched a series of events marking its trademark "Yahoo yodel."

On the Nasdaq stock exchange ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Argentina launched the nationalization of its railroads Monday, taking over three key lines and canceling without compensation all contracts with the companies involved.

After President Cristina Kirchner unveiled plans Sunday to "recover" the country's railroads from private management, the government published a notice in its Official Bulletin announcing the ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Forget about old economy and new economy. Everything is now part of the tech economy, a prominent US research panel said Monday.

New technologies ranging from cloud computing to data analytics are transforming virtually all industries, including old-economy sectors like manufacturing, said the report by the National Academy of Engineering.

Manufacturing ...

 
(MENAFN - AFP) Oil prices fell Monday on renewed concerns about excess global supplies, with the European benchmark contract falling especially hard following a surge late last week.

US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) for April delivery dipped 17 cents to $49.59 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange.

European benchmark Brent North Sea crude for April ...

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