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Disney+ will launch in Europe ahead of schedule on March 24

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[ad_1] Baby Yoda is due for an early arrival across the pond. Disney+ will launch in western Europe a week earlier than planned following the streaming service’s explosive North American debut, the Mouse House announced Tuesday. March 24 will be the first day viewers in the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, …

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Gap scraps plan to spin off Old Navy

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[ad_1] The Gap apparel conglomerate has ditched plans to spin off Old Navy into a separate company following the surprise departure of its CEO. Gap’s board determined splitting off the budget brand would be too costly and complex to make sense, particularly in light of “softer business performance,” interim chief …

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Feds investigating possible safety problem in 500,000 Teslas

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[ad_1] The feds are reviewing a petition for an investigation and recall of as many as 500,000 Teslas over complaints of “sudden unintended acceleration.” The safety scare — which has reportedly affected Tesla’s Model S, Model X and Model 3 cars — has caused dozens of crashes and injuries, according …

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Antitrust probe holding up Altria’s investment in Juul

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[ad_1] A federal antitrust probe is reportedly stalling tobacco titan Altria’s $12.8 billion tie-up with Juul more than a year after the investment was announced. The Marlboro maker and the e-cigarette giant have delayed completing parts of their deal while the Federal Trade Commission reviews Altria’s control of store shelves, …

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Carlos Ghosn ditched by Japanese lawyers after escape

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[ad_1] Most of Carlos Ghosn’s legal team in Japan have quit his case following the fugitive ex-Nissan boss’s stunning escape from Tokyo. Junichiro Hironaka, the leader of Ghosn’s legal team in Japan, said Thursday that everyone handling the case at his office had resigned but didn’t elaborate further. Takashi Takano, …

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Amazon lifts ban on FedEx shipping services

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[ad_1] Amazon is once again letting merchants ship packages with FedEx’s ground service after a roughly monthlong ban. Amazon told third-party sellers Tuesday that they can resume working with the shipper as FedEx is delivering orders on time. The e-commerce giant had barred outside merchants — who sell more than …

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Spotify is now making playlists for your pets

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[ad_1] Rock out with your cockatiel out. Spotify can now generate playlists for your pets, with a new tool that claims to customize mixtapes to a critters’ species and personality traits. The music-streaming service announced the feature Wednesday, noting that 71 percent of pet owners already play music for their …

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