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Disney merges consumer product, interactive divisions

Disney is merging its consumer product and interactive divisions, a move that acknowledges the shared goals of important product lines like the Disney Infinity video game franchise and the upcoming line of wearable toys called ...

dateJun 29, 2015 in Business
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China's Alibaba launches Internet bank

Chinese e-commerce behemoth Alibaba on Thursday launched an Internet bank aimed at serving small businesses which often struggle to obtain credit from large banks.

dateJun 25, 2015 in Business
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Independents line up behind Apple Music

Several independent music label groups, including those representing Adele, Arcade Fire and Radiohead, say they can now support Apple Music after Apple reversed a decision not to pay royalties during the 90-day free trial ...

dateJun 24, 2015 in Business
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BlackBerry misses Street 1Q Street forecasts

BlackBerry Ltd. reported worse-than-expected first-quarter financial results as phone sales continued their long slide, but software revenue increased as the company turns its focus away from hardware.

dateJun 23, 2015 in Business
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Apple's about-face reveals cracks in music industry

Apple's abrupt about-face on paying royalties for songs during a three-month free-trial period for its new music service was a symbolic victory for superstar Taylor Swift and other artists, and a shrewd business ...

dateJun 22, 2015 in Business
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