Facebook launches Watch

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The markets extended its losses during the midday with the Dow plummeting 128 points to 21,920. Nasdaq plunged 100 points to 6,252.


Facebook launched its new Watch tab to a select group of users to preview before expanding nationwide. Watch offers a wide range of shows from live sports to reality TV to documentaries. Users will be able to join a live comment reel while watching an episode.


Consumer Reports has withdrawn its "recommended" label from four Microsoft Surface laptops due to reliability issues. Annual surveys revealed that approximately 25% of Microsoft's laptops and tablets experienced problems that caused the devices to freeze or shutdown within two years.


Dunkin' Donuts has been sued for intentionally misleading consumers about their blueberry products. While the coffee chain's blueberry muffins include blueberries on the ingredient list, blueberries are not listed among the ingredients for glazed blueberry doughnuts, blueberry butternut doughnuts, blueberry crumb cake doughnuts. The plaintiff claims that consumers choose blueberry products for the many health benefits that blueberries offer.


In the broad market, declining issues outpaced advancers by a margin of more than 5 to 1 on the NYSE and by a margin of more than 7 to 2 on Nasdaq. The broader S&P 500 plunged 24 points to 2,449. Bitcoin gained $23 to $2973.


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