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Frontier Airlines no longer has a customer service phone line

New York CNN — Customers who need flight information or want to make changes to travel plans can no longer call Frontier Airlines and speak to an agent, the company confirmed to CNN Saturday. Starting last week, the ultra low-cost airline said it had transitioned to fully digital communications. Customers seeking help or information from …

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Netflix nights still come wrapped in red-and-white envelopes

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) — Netflix’s trailblazing DVD-by-mail rental service has been relegated as a relic in the age of video streaming, but there is still a steady — albeit shrinking — audience of diehards like Amanda Konkle who are happily paying to receive those discs in the iconic red-and-white envelopes. “When you open your …

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Apple has a huge problem with its supplier’s iPhone factory in China

Hong Kong CNN Business — A violent workers’ revolt at the world’s largest iPhone factory this week in central China is further scrambling Apple’s strained supply and highlighting how the country’s stringent zero-Covid policy is hurting global technology firms. The troubles started last month when workers left the factory campus in Zhengzhou, the capital of …

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Why China’s COVID policies are rattling investors again

Investors in China-related assets who had expected a significant easing of COVID curbs were left disappointed this week as the country battles the worst wave of cases since Shanghai’s outbreak earlier this year. China-related ETFs tumbled this week, with shares of the iShares MSCI China ETF MCHI, -1.82% discharge 3.4%. The KraneShares CSI China Internet …

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Inflation hovers over shoppers seeking deals on Black Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers hunted for the best deals at stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start buying holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. Due to elevated prices for food, rent, gasoline and other essentials, many people were reluctant to spend unless there was …

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Crusader costumes worn by England fans are ‘offensive,’ says FIFA

CNN — Ahead of England’s World Cup clash with the United States on Friday, world soccer’s governing body FIFA said that Crusader costumes worn by England fans are “offensive.” Some England fans attend sports events dressed as the English patron Saint George, equipped with helmets, crosses and plastic swords. FIFA told CNN: “Crusader costumes in …

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Nexperia and Elmos cases show how the US-China chip war is spilling over to Europe

Hong Kong CNN Business — Two European chip deals have run into trouble over their links with China, a sign of concern spreading in the West over potential Chinese control of critical infrastructure. Last week, the new owner of Britain’s biggest chipmaker was ordered to unwind its takeover, just days after another chip factory sale …

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