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Amazon’s new Fire TV set-top streaming device costs $69 while Apple TV 4K starts at $179.

Uber is shutting down its U.S. auto leasing business.

Lyft is close to selecting an IPO adviser.

Toshiba has reached a deal to sell a majority of its microchip business to a group led by Bain Capital.

Hugh Hefner passed away Wednesday at 91 years of age.

Roku has set its IPO price at $14 a share.

SEC fraud case against investor Lynn Tilton has been dismissed.

Private trades in Spotify shares are valuing the music streaming company at about $16 billion, according to people familiar with the deals.

Harvard University takes the top honors in college rankings according to the Wall Street Journal.

Who owns Puerto Rico’s mountain of debt? You do.

Trump says he’s “looking very closely” at firing his Health Secretary.

 

 

 

Photo: New York financier Lynn Tilton arrives for an appeal hearing at the U.S. District courthouse in New York, September 16, 2015. Reuters/Brendan McDermid