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Apple TV+ might get new content from a former HBO executive. The tech giant is in talks with Richard Plepler, who worked at HBO for nearly three decades, including as its CEO. Apple TV+ is reportedly hoping a new executive will help the service make a turnaround.
Nike says it will stop selling its merchandise directly on Amazon. It comes two years after Nike struck a deal with Amazon in exchange for stricter rules on policing counterfeiting on the site. Nike will now shift its focus to its direct-to-consumer business – a huge growth engine for the brand.
According to the Wall Street Journal, Google might move into banking. The tech giant will reportedly offer checking accounts to customers starting next year. Google is working with Citigroup and the Stanford Credit Union to back the project, codenamed Cache.