Business news briefs — May 12
Starbucks to accelerate store closings next year
Major cellphone carriers pledge to stop selling data that pinpoints mobile phone locations
“Alexa, I need more towels” — Amazon launches voice assistant for hotels
TV advertisers tune out when there’s political controversy

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