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Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

Netflix nights are always wrapped in red and white envelopes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there’s still a steady — albeit dwindling — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive these discs in the iconic red and white envelopes. “When you open your …

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Why China's COVID policies are rattling investors again

Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID restrictions were disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since the outbreak in Shanghai earlier this year. China-related ETFs fell this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China MCHI ETF, -1.82% lose 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China …

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Potential News Corp, Fox meeting faces opposition from major shareholder

Potential News Corp, Fox meeting faces opposition from major shareholder

Rupert Murdoch, CEO of News Corp. Getty Images The plan proposed by Rupert Murdoch to unite press company and Fox faces opposition from one of the major shareholders of both companies, Independent Franchise Partners. The London-based company believes other alternatives, such as breaking up News Corp, should also be explored. He also believes a recombination …

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Iger announces the first major changes in his new term as CEO of Disney: Restructuring and departure of Chapek's right-hand man, Kareem Daniel

Iger announces the first major changes in his new term as CEO of Disney: Restructuring and departure of Chapek’s right-hand man, Kareem Daniel

Bob Iger attends the World Premiere of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures ‘Avengers: Endgame’ at the Los Angeles Convention Center on April 22, 2019. Jeff Kravitz | FilmMagic, Inc | Getty Images Bob Iger, less than 24 hours after his return to the head of disneytold employees on Monday that the company would undergo a …

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Music at the market?  BOA Cancels City Violation Regarding Product Booth Entertainment |  Port city every day

Music at the market? BOA Cancels City Violation Regarding Product Booth Entertainment | Port city every day

The city issued a notice of violation to Biggers Market, saying it was not zoning compliant. The adjustment board rescinded the violation on Thursday. (Courtesy of the City of Wilmington) WILMINGTON — The Board of Adjustment has overturned a zoning violation for a popular business located on Market Street. The City of Wilmington claimed Biggers …

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Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase suspend gaming services in China

Blizzard Entertainment and NetEase suspend gaming services in China

IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. today announced that it will be suspending most Blizzard game services in mainland China due to the expiration of current licensing agreements with NetEase, Inc. on January 23, 2023. This includes World of Warcraft®, Foyer®, Warcraft® III: Reforged, Surveillance®, the StarCraft® series, Diablo III®and Heroes of the Storm®. Diablo Immortal® …

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Tesla investors were the biggest losers in Elon Musk's Twitter deal, and those losses continue

Tesla investors were the biggest losers in Elon Musk’s Twitter deal, and those losses continue

Twitter users have complained a lot about Elon Musk’s early moves after taking over the social network, but their complaints seem small compared to what Tesla Inc. investors had to endure. As the United States focused on election returns on Tuesday night, Tesla TSLA, -7.17% Chief Executive Musk tried to push through the disclosure of …

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