Oprah Winfrey

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It was a big day in Cupertino for Apple's service initiatives as the company launched a bevy of offerings that CEO Tim Cook vowed would be "private and secure." Also on hand: a Who's Who of celebrities riding the newly launched Apple TV+ content creation bandwagon

Shares in French appliances group Seb soared recently after US television personality Oprah Winfrey told her millions of Twitter followers its low-oil fryer had "changed my life".

Seb stocks were up 4.05 percent to 62.42 euros in midday trading on the Paris stock exchange, hitting a six-month high.

Winfrey had Tweeted about using the company's T-Fal Actifry, a low-oil fryer which went on the market in the United States in 2011.

"This machine...T-Fal Actifry has changed my life. And they're not paying me to say it," Winfrey wrote to her more than 16 million

Oprah Winfrey potentially gave a big kick to Apple's sales with the placement of the iPad at the top of her "Favorite Things" list both for this year and for her soon-to-end TV show. Describing it as her "number one favorite thing ever," she gave out free iPads to everyone in the audience and said "words cannot describe" how she felt about its experience. The hostess is known to have been a fan since launch and both gave out iPads to staff

First dozens of authors, then Barack Obama, and now the Kindle: there are few things more advantageous in American culture than an endorsement from Oprah Winfrey.

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