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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 01:02 PM CST

Netflix Pushes Into Kids Content With Deal to Animate Roald Dahl Books

Netflix Pushes Into Kids Content With Deal to Animate Roald Dahl Books

Netflix is pushing further into kids content with a new deal to animate popular Roald Dahl books, the company announced Tuesday. Netflix said it plans to roll out "animated event series and specials" based on...

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 10:04 AM CST

How to Make the Most of Giving Tuesday

How to Make the Most of Giving Tuesday

Doing good is its own reward. Reaping the tax benefits is a nice perk. Charitable donations generally kick into high gear on "Giving Tuesday," a single day specifically focused on charity in the shopping-heavy...

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 09:06 AM CST

$7.9B in Cyber Monday Sales Set Record, Adobe Analytics Says

$7.9B in Cyber Monday Sales Set Record, Adobe Analytics Says

Cyber Monday sales this year surged to new highs, with a record $7.9 billion spent online that day, an increase of 19.3 percent from a year ago, according to data from Adobe Analytics. Though foot traffic at...

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 04:20 AM CST

Disney, Fox Sued in LA By Malaysian Resort Company Over Proposed Theme Park

Disney, Fox Sued in LA By Malaysian Resort Company Over Proposed Theme Park

The Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox were sued Monday in Los Angeles for more than $1 billion by a Malaysian casino company which alleges the studios backed out of an agreement to sponsor a "Fox World" theme...

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 at 05:26 PM CST

Angry Over Cutbacks, Trump Threatens to End Subsidies to GM

Angry Over Cutbacks, Trump Threatens to End Subsidies to GM

President Donald Trump tested the limits of his presidential authority and political muscle as he threatened Tuesday to cut off all federal subsidies to General Motors because of its planned massive cutbacks in...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 04:24 PM CST

US Could Slap 10% Tariffs on iPhones Imported From China

US Could Slap 10% Tariffs on iPhones Imported From China

President Donald Trump suggested he could place a 10% tariff on iPhones and laptops imported from China, in an interview with the Wall Street Journal published Monday. He also said it's "highly unlikely" that he...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 12:42 PM CST

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Apple in App Store Case

Supreme Court Justices Skeptical of Apple in App Store Case

The Supreme Court seemed ready Monday to allow a lawsuit to go forward that claims Apple has unfairly monopolized the market for the sale of iPhone apps. The court heard arguments in Apple's effort to shut down...

Monday, Nov 26, 2018 at 06:48 PM CST

GM to Lay Off Up to 14K Workers, Close as Many as 5 Plants

GM to Lay Off Up to 14K Workers, Close as Many as 5 Plants

General Motors will cut up to 14,000 workers in North America and put five plants up for possible closure as it abandons many of its car models and restructures to focus more on autonomous and electric vehicles,...

Sunday, Nov 25, 2018 at 10:55 AM CST

Black Friday Pulled in Record $6.22B in Online Sales

Black Friday Pulled in Record $6.22B in Online Sales

More shoppers turned to the internet for deals to kick off the holiday shopping season, new data showed Saturday, buying everything from apparel to flat-screen TVs and spending record amounts in the process. B...

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 at 06:21 PM CST

Small Business Saturday Across the Country

Small Business Saturday Across the Country

When consumers shop small this Saturday, it’s a big deal for locally-owned businesses that thrive from the support on this day and, really, year-round. American Express launched Small Business Saturday in 2010...

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