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J. Crew Files for Bankruptcy, the First Major Retailer Pushed Over the Brink

The company said it had reached an agreement with its lenders to convert about $1.65 billion of its debt into equity. As of February, it had nearly $1.7 billion in debt.

Google Maps Asks Businesses to Provide Accurate Coronavirus Info

Google wants Maps users to see up-to-date opening hours and the latest information concerning how businesses are adjusting as the virus spreads.

Apple Agrees to Pay $25 Per iPhone Ensnared in 'Batterygate' Slowdowns

The company will pay between $310 million and $500 million to fund the U.S.-focused settlement, which addresses class-action lawsuits over Apple secretly slowing down iPhones to mitigate errors from their aging batteries.

Google Is Adding Spam Detection and Verified Business SMS to Messages

So you know that appointment confirmation isn't spam.

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