Growth at Walt Disney Co.’s Disney+ streaming service slowed sharply in the three months to Oct. 2, as subscribers rose by just 2 million to 118.1 million compared with the previous quarter. That was the weakest increase since Disney launched the service two years ago. And Disney executives indicated on a conference call with analysts that growth wouldn’t pick up again meaningfully until the...
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Wandering around Manhattan has lately become a not-so-fun exercise in dodging the stream of bicycles ridden ferociously by delivery couriers, a population that is growing with the proliferation of ultrafast grocery-delivery services. DoorDash’s announcement on Monday that it is jumping into the ultrafast fray suggests that the danger of severe injury may be about to increase. But it may be...
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