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In this April 3, 2019, file photo characters from Disney and Fox movies are displayed behind Cathleen Taff, president of distribution, franchise management, business and audience insight for Walt Disney Studios during the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictur

Disney Plus Hits 10 Million Subscribers In One Day

Disney Plus says it hit more than 10 million sign-ups on its first day of launch, far exceeding expectations.
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In this April 3, 2019, file photo characters from Disney and Fox movies are displayed behind Cathleen Taff, president of distribution, franchise management, business and audience insight for Walt Disney Studios during the Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictur

Disney Plus Suffers Some Technical Difficulties at Launch

The $7-a-month service offering an array of Disney classics and new shows suffered some technical difficulties hours after launching...
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In this June 3, 2019, file photo Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Apple Commits $2.5 Billion To Combat California Housing Crisis

Apple has committed $2.5 billion to ease California's housing crisis, eclipsing similar pledges by fellow Silicon Valley giants Google and Facebook to address a lack of affordable housing in the region they call home.
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This Jan. 11, 2018 file photo shows Alexis Bledel at the 23rd annual Critics' Choice Awards in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File)

Actress Alexis Bledel Revealed As 'The Most Dangerous Celebrity' Online

Cybersecurity firm McAfee on Monday crowned Bledel the most dangerous celebrity on the internet in 2019.
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In this Nov. 17, 2004, file photo Jerry Seinfeld, left, Julia Louis Dreyfus and Michael Richards arrive to celebrate the release of the first three seasons of Seinfeld on DVD in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)

Netflix To Air 'Seinfeld' Starting In 2021

Netflix says it will start streaming all 180 episodes of the “Seinfeld” in 2021, gaining a hugely popular addition to its library as the battle for viewers heats up.
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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces new products at an event Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Cupertino, Calif. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

Apple Takes On Netflix With A $5-a-Month Streaming Service

Apple is finally taking on Netflix with its own streaming television service and, uncharacteristically for the company, offering it at a bargain price — $5 a month beginning on Nov. 1.
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CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 10: The new Apple iPhone 11 (L) and iPhone 11 Pro (R) are displayed during an Apple special event on September 10, 2019 in Cupertino, California. Apple unveiled several new products including an iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro,

Apple Unveils a Cheaper iPhone and Pricing For Streaming TV

Apple unveiled new iPhones that are largely unchanged from previous models and accompanied by an unexpected price cut for the cheapest model, underscoring the company's efforts to counteract a sales slump of its flagship product.
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This Aug. 26, 2015 photo shows an Apple iPhone with a cracked screen after a drop test from the DropBot, a robot used to measure the sustainability of a phone to dropping, at the offices of SquareTrade in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Cracked iPhone Screen? You'll Have More Places To Fix It

Apple said Thursday, Aug. 29, 2019, that it will sell tools and parts to independent phone-repair shops in the U.S. and later in other countries.
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This undated product image provided by KFC shows plant-based chicken. Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2019, at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. (KFC via AP)

KFC Partners With Beyond Meat

Kentucky Fried Chicken plans to test plant-based chicken nuggets and boneless wings Tuesday at one of its restaurants in Atlanta. Depending on customer feedback, the chain could expand the test to other markets.
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 26: The King of Random at the 2017 Streamy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on September 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dick clark productions)

Popular YouTube 'King of Random' Dies In Paraglider Accident

The creator of the YouTube channel "King of Random," whose experiments and hands-on science tips drew 11 million subscribers, has died in a Utah paragliding crash.
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