Cheddar Morning Business Update 12/4: AT&T, DOJ court date set; iPhone glitch; new Netflix content

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Top morning business and technology headlines for Dec. 4, 2017: 

  • AT&T will face off against the United States Justice Department in court on Thursday. The DOJ is suing the telecommunications company in an attempt to stop its $85 billion merger with Time Warner, arguing a merger would make AT&T too powerful and hurt competition.
  • Was your iPhone acting odd this weekend? Well, you’re not alone. A glitch in the phone’s operating system was automatically rebooting phones over and over again, causing people to miss notifications and alarms. Apple has issued a software update to fix the problem.
  • Netflix is releasing 34 more original movies, shows and specials before the end of this year. Releases include season tow of “The Crown” and new stand-up specials from Dave Chappelle and Judd Apatow, and an action movie name “Bright,” which features Will Smith.
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  • South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

    South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off

    Saturday, December 16 2017 3:06 AM EST2017-12-16 08:06:17 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:30 AM EST2017-12-17 09:30:27 GMT
    South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off; delegates to elect Zuma successor.
    South Africa ruling party's fight for its future kicks off; delegates to elect Zuma successor.
  • Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock'

    Trump defends tax plan, proclaims economy set 'to rock'

    Saturday, December 16 2017 3:15 AM EST2017-12-16 08:15:57 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 4:29 AM EST2017-12-17 09:29:36 GMT
    Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American...
    Republicans working to execute their first major legislative achievement of Donald Trump's presidency appear to have secured the votes to pass a massive tax overhaul that Trump hoped to present to the American people for Christmas.
  • Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

    Major media players start commission for sexual misconduct

    Friday, December 15 2017 11:35 PM EST2017-12-16 04:35:54 GMT
    Sunday, December 17 2017 3:21 AM EST2017-12-17 08:21:16 GMT
    Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry.
    Hollywood executives and other major players in entertainment have established a commission to be chaired by Anita Hill that intends to combat sexual misconduct and inequality across the industry.
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