Cheddar afternoon business update 12/5: OWN Network, Lyft & GM

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Top afternoon business and technology headlines for Dec. 5.

  • Discovery Communications now owns 70 percent of Oprah Winfrey’s “OWN” Network. Winfrey will stay on as CEO of the network through 2025.
  • Corporate employees of ride-sharing company Lyft must drive for the company at least four hours every three months in order to gain perspective of the drivers.
  • Automaker GM is launching an in-vehicle marketplace that allows drivers to order food from behind the wheel.
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  • 'Precursor to 9/11': Trade center bomb echoes after 25 years

    'Precursor to 9/11': Trade center bomb echoes after 25 years

    Sunday, February 25 2018 11:16 AM EST2018-02-25 16:16:55 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-02-25 19:39:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew). The names of the six people who died in the Feb. 26, 1993 truck bomb attack at the World Trade Center are inscribed in the bronze border of the north reflecting pool of the National September 11 Memorial, in New York, Friday, F...(AP Photo/Richard Drew). The names of the six people who died in the Feb. 26, 1993 truck bomb attack at the World Trade Center are inscribed in the bronze border of the north reflecting pool of the National September 11 Memorial, in New York, Friday, F...
    It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday.
    It was a terror attack that foreshadowed Sept. 11: the deadly World Trade Center bombing that happened 25 years ago Monday.
  • Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

    Microsoft fights US in high court to protect global business

    Sunday, February 25 2018 9:35 AM EST2018-02-25 14:35:51 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:38 PM EST2018-02-25 19:38:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File). FILE - This April 12, 2016, file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Cour...(AP Photo/Michel Euler, File). FILE - This April 12, 2016, file photo shows the Microsoft logo in Issy-les-Moulineaux, outside Paris, France. Microsoft has an eye on its international customers as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Cour...
    Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators.
    Microsoft has an eye on its customers around the world as it confronts the Trump administration in a Supreme Court fight about turning over emails to investigators.
  • Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

    Tokyo returns with Summer Games with something new to prove

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-02-25 04:45:45 GMT
    Sunday, February 25 2018 2:37 PM EST2018-02-25 19:37:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, a woman looks at the construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Tokyo used its famous 1964 Olympics to show off a miracu...(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File). FILE - In this April 28, 2017, file photo, a woman looks at the construction site of the new National Stadium for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Tokyo used its famous 1964 Olympics to show off a miracu...
    Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia.
    Tokyo ready for its second Summer Games determined to show the rest of the world that it has not fallen behind other economic powers in East Asia.
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