Cheddar afternoon business update 9/12: Cable TV, GM & Yelp

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Sept. 12, 2017.

  • Several cable networks are reportedly planning an all-entertainment streaming service without sports.
  • General Motors is getting ready to bring self-driving cars to the market.
  • Yelp says that Google is unfairly lifting photos and other content from its site to use them on Google’s own business listing pages.
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  • 'Solo' sputters in takeoff at box office with $83.3M

    'Solo' sputters in takeoff at box office with $83.3M

    Sunday, May 27 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-27 15:54:42 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:27:01 GMT
    (Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."(Jonathan Olley/Lucasfilm via AP). In this image released by Lucasfilm, Alden Ehrenreich, right, and Joonas Suotamo appear in a scene from "Solo: A Star Wars Story."
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.
    The Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office.
  • Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

    Sunday, May 27 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-27 13:44:10 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:26:53 GMT
    (Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...(Tanya Moutzalias /The Ann Arbor News via AP, File). FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017, file photo, guests attend Detroit Homecoming IV at Detroit's most iconic structure, the Michigan Central train station, which opened its doors for the first time since ...
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.
    Vacant for decades and synonymous with urban blight, Detroit's old train station may get new life, locals hope, with Ford Motor Co.
  • Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

    Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

    Saturday, May 26 2018 5:13 PM EDT2018-05-26 21:13:29 GMT
    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:25:26 GMT
    Court says Education Department violated privacy law with cheated for-profit students.
    Court says Education Department violated privacy law with cheated for-profit students.
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