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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  • Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Inspector warned duck boat company of design flaws last year

    Saturday, July 21 2018 6:13 PM EDT2018-07-21 22:13:02 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-07-23 12:02:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel). A man looks at an idled duck boat in the parking lot of Ride the Ducks Saturday, July 21, 2018 in Branson, Mo. One of the company's duck boats capsized Thursday night resulting in several deaths on Table Rock Lake.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.
    A private inspector says he warned the company operating duck boats in Missouri about serious design flaws, less than a year before the accident that killed 17 people.
  • Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

    Ailing auto CEO Marchionne had multiple roles, no script

    Sunday, July 22 2018 8:59 AM EDT2018-07-22 12:59:18 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 8:02 AM EDT2018-07-23 12:02:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks during a press conference at the FCA headquarter, in Balocco, Italy. The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial have be...(AP Photo/Luca Bruno, file). FILE - In this Friday, June 1, 2018 file photo, Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne speaks during a press conference at the FCA headquarter, in Balocco, Italy. The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial have be...
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he...
    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles chairman has written a letter to the carmaker's employees to inform them that long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne's condition has worsened, preventing him from returning to the company he created through a merger.
  • UK top diplomat warns no Brexit deal 'now a very real risk'

    UK top diplomat warns no Brexit deal 'now a very real risk'

    Monday, July 23 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-07-23 10:25:33 GMT
    Monday, July 23 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-07-23 11:58:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber). Britain's Foreign Minister Jeremy Hunt briefs the media after a meeting with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Monday, July 23, 2018.
    Britain's top diplomat is warning that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels, causing economic and political damage on both sides.
    Britain's top diplomat is warning that the country could crash out of the European Union next year without an agreement on future relations with Brussels, causing economic and political damage on both sides.
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