Tech Report: Netflix prices going up

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Samsung has been making fun of Apple’s decision to not include a free charger with the iPhone 12 — but it also reportedly may ax the freebie.

One report out of South Korea indicated that Samsung will eliminate the charger across its entire s21 line. Meanwhile, another said the company might opt to keep the charger but scrap its complimentary headphones.


Netflix’s prices are going up.

The streaming media company is raising the prices on its standard and premium plans for US customers. Its standard plan is now $14 a month, up $1 a month from last year. 

Its premium subscription will go up $2 to $18 a month. The basic plan remains unchanged at $9 a month.


Amazon says the upcoming holiday season should be strong. 

However, shipping expenses jump faster than revenue, sparking concern.

Analysts widely expect the holiday shopping rush to test the capacity of the US logistics system to accommodate a surge in-home delivery.


Facebook users are declining in the US and Canada. 

The user base fell to 196 million daily active users from 198 million a quarter earlier.

Facebook also had little impact from a temporary ad boycott by companies hoping to pressure the service to act against hateful posts.