Production delays reported on iPhone X
Production delays may mean lines for the Apple iPhone X. But there are reports of delays in the making of the phones, specifically the facial recognition feature. Preorders on the iPhone X begin at midnight Pacific time Friday. The company tells BuzzFeed that the app is probably going to be the fastest way to place a preorder.
AT&T on Monday said it had extended by a "short period" the deadline to close its proposed deal to acquire Time Warner. The deadline was Sunday. It says it needs the extra time to get final regulatory approval. The $85 billion merger is one of the largest of all time that would combine the wireless and satellite TV provider with the entertainment giant that owns HBO, CNN and the Warner Bros. Hollywood studio.
McDonald's got a boost from cheap food and drinks. Sales were up as all those $1 items added up. It wasn't just lower-cost deals that sold well, the company also notes that its pricier premium sandwiches helped to increase sales. The news was not so great for Chipotle. The queso dip didn't deliver a hoped-for turnaround. It was also hurt by a computer hack and hurricanes.
What are the best-selling toys so far this year? No. 1 is anything Pokemon. The most popular Pokemon toys are of the plush variety, and you can also buy Pokemon trading cards, figurines, and related board games and video games. No. 2 is Nerf toys and No. 3 is anything "Star Wars."