Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know for Monday April 16



Starbucks apologizes for arrest of black men in Philadelphia.

Brand news for Monday, April 16:

Apple struggles to contain company leaks.

Baidu uses blockchain for new photo service.

Comcast will more deeply integrate Netflix.

Ford aims for 2021 to launch self-driving car network.

General Assembly sold to Europe’s Adecco.

Google discusses its brand safety issues.

McDonald’s fine dining experience in Australia revamps.

WPP head Martin Sorrell steps down following inquiry.

H&M announces Moschino collab via Instagram Live in Coachella activation.

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