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Expedia Inc.’s Orbitz subsidiary disclosed Tuesday it has discovered a possible data breach affecting thousands of customers on one of its older sites and an unnamed partner platform.
General Dynamics boosted its offer for CSRA in an effort to fend off the unsolicited bid for the federal information technology provider from rival CACI International.
National-security concerns surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies—the world’s biggest supplier of wireless equipment and No. 3 vendor of smartphones—are spreading beyond the U.S. to key allies.
Under fire for its handling of pets, United Continental Holdings will stop taking reservations for its live-animal shipping program at least until May 1 as it reviews the program.
Glencore added to its growing portfolio of coal assets with a $1.7 billion investment in a pair of Australian producers—part of a bet by the mining giant that demand for coal in Southeast Asia will remain strong, even as competitors shy away from the stuff.
Governors across the country are racing to make complicated decisions about which struggling areas in their states will qualify for a new federal tax benefit designed to spur investment in low-income communities.
Three former Newell Brands directors will part ways with the activist investors they aligned with in a proxy fight, opting out after the company struck a deal with Carl Icahn.
Three years ago, Crate and Barrel had little social-media presence and relied primarily on still photography to showcase its furniture. Now the retailer has more than one million Instagram followers and produces more digital content than photographs, publishing YouTube videos weekly.
Lawmakers hustled Monday to resolve policy disputes holding up an agreement on a sweeping spending bill needed to keep the government funded beyond Friday, but negotiations stretched into early Tuesday morning.
The European Union’s top trade official arrives in Washington on Tuesday with a daunting task: convince the Trump administration that, contrary to White House claims, the bloc’s economic relationship with the U.S. is fair.
A major state pension fund said it would oppose the re-election of all directors at corporate boards without a single woman, a decision that would apply to hundreds of U.S. companies.
The owners of 60,000 cargo ships are bracing for tighter emissions rules that are forcing them to make a multibillion-dollar choice: Start buying cleaner-burning fuel or invest in a device that treats the ship’s exhaust before letting it out.
The troubled Shanghai-based oil company says it has dropped plans for a major expansion through Central Europe, following a statement from the Czech government that the company’s chairman has been sidelined amid an investigation in China.
Dallas-based investment firm Lantern Capital has struck a deal to purchase the assets of Harvey Weinstein’s film and TV studio in a transaction that requires the troubled entertainment company to file for bankruptcy.
Facebook confronted an intensifying crisis as political leaders in the U.S. and Europe called for aggressive inquiries into whether the technology giant failed to stop improper access and handling of user data, scrutiny that sent the company’s stock to its biggest decline in four years.
SandRidge Energy Inc. has rejected Midstates Petroleum Co.’s unsolicited stock-for-stock offer, saying the numbers didn’t make a deal feasible, but it has hired advisers and said it is open to other options—that may include Midstates.
Oracle Corp.’s shares sank 6.5% in late trading Monday after the company disappointed Wall Street with its guidance for cloud-computing revenue in the current quarter—the third-consecutive period it has done so.
Saudi Arabia is scaling back its ambitions for a public offering for oil giant Aramco, moving ahead with a listing next year solely on the Saudi stock exchange while taking more time to decide if an international venue is worth it, government officials and others close to the process say.
U.S. lawmakers are pushing for an aggressive inquiry into allegations that a firm tied to President Trump’s presidential campaign gathered data from millions of Facebook profiles without authorization.
Boeing dropped its opposition to plans for its largest suppliers to merge, reflecting pressure on the aerospace industry to deliver its record backlog of jetliners.
The startup makes 3-D printers that use metal. Ford joins numerous other strategic investors behind the company. Desktop Metal started shipping its first product in December, later than it originally anticipated.
A self-driving car from Uber Technologies struck a woman who died in Tempe, Ariz., in what is believed to be the first known fatality of a pedestrian from a driverless vehicle.
Micro Focus’s $8.8 billion merger with Hewlett Packard’s software business represented a rarity 18 months ago: a British tech company taking over a foreign one, rather than the other way around. It hasn’t worked out as planned.
Volkswagen will spend $340 million to manufacture a new sport-utility vehicle at a Tennessee assembly plant, according to a person familiar with the plan.
U.S. safety regulators are investigating Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors cars with air bags that failed to deploy, a problem linked to four deaths and six injuries.
Chicago entrepreneur Michael Ferro is retiring as Tronc’s chairman after orchestrating the sale of one of its flagship papers last month.
Growing demand across bulk, energy and container shipping sectors has carriers expanding, upgrading cargo fleets.
Google and Facebook have dominated the U.S. digital advertising market for years, but new data show signs that platforms like Amazon and Snapchat are chipping away at the digital duopoly’s market share.
EU officials will probe Facebook’s handling of user data, after the company said it is investigating whether a firm linked to the Trump campaign improperly kept personal data for years.
France’s Klépierre, a holding of U.S. mall king David Simon, has made an unsolicited $6.8 billion bid for U.K. property firm Hammerson, the latest sign of consolidation in a sector under threat from Amazon.com.
Claire’s Stores has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy and said it plans to reduce its debt by about $1.9 billion.
Newell Brands agreed to nominate four independent board directors chosen by Carl Icahn and consider selling more of its businesses as part of a truce with the activist investor, the consumer-goods company said.
Career experts and researchers focus on new strategies for women to shore up belief in themselves with confidence logs, brag books
China’s new central-bank chief, Yi Gang, promised to implement changes quickly, saying “there will be a series of reform and opening-up measures” during the next three weeks.
For Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf, having fended off an unwanted takeover from Broadcom just leaves more headaches, from customer disputes to unhappy shareholders to a new long-shot takeover bid from his former boss.
A lawyer for Steve Wynn said he recently reported a woman to the FBI after she threatened to go public about the casino mogul’s alleged sexual misconduct against her, which had prompted a 2006 settlement, court records indicate.
The women were concerned about allegations circulating internally of inappropriate workplace behavior by some men and drew up the survey to gather information about these issues, people familiar with the matter said.
Grubhub and its rivals say they need to get bigger to cut delivery fees that are sometimes higher than the price of a burger and fries.
Alibaba Executive Chairman Jack Ma is doubling down on Southeast Asia, investing another $2 billion in e-commerce subsidiary Lazada Group and naming trusted confidante Lucy Peng as its chief executive.
Almonds are shaping up to be a more lucrative endeavor for pension funds, endowments and other institutions with very long-term investment horizons.
Teachers from Kentucky, West Virginia, Oklahoma and Arizona have staged strikes and demonstrations, and they have threatened walkouts over new proposals to install limits on pensions, wage increases and benefits.
Congress will enter its last major fiscal battle before November’s midterm elections this week, as lawmakers prepare to debate a mammoth spending bill that offers them the last chance to settle dozens of long-running policy fights.
Global finance ministers meeting this week in Buenos Aires were planning to focus on topics like the workforce in an age of automation and how to boost infrastructure investment. Instead, their attention has turned to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum.
CACI International Inc. has made a roughly $7.2 billion bid to buy CSRA Inc. in an attempt to break up the information-technology provider’s sale to General Dynamics Corp.
Forty-five groups representing a wide swath of the U.S. economy are asking the president to work with other nations to press Beijing to end restrictions on foreign firms instead of imposing tariffs on China.
Snap’s battle with a vocal user backlash over a new version of its app is teaching the company that the social-media tradition of getting people to spout off publicly as much as possible can have a downside.
Facebook ignited a firestorm over how it manages third-party access to its users’ information, after it said a firm with ties to the 2016 Trump campaign improperly kept data for years despite saying it had destroyed those records.
A decade after the construction boom, fewer new houses are being built in America than at almost any time before. “It’s a good time to be here in Grand Rapids, if you can get a house.”
Chinese President Xi Jinping has picked an American-trained economist who has long pushed for pro-market overhauls to take the helm of the central bank.
Meredith Corp., the country’s largest magazine publisher, is expected to lay off 200 to 300 staffers as soon as this week after recently completing the acquisition of Time Inc.
The week ahead features policy decisions from the Federal Reserve, Bank of England and Brazil’s central bank, while an early reading on March private-sector output in the eurozone is due.
The Federal Reserve in December expected a gradual path of rate rises would allow the economy to keep expanding without overheating; since then, the burst of fiscal stimulus, together with steady growth and very low unemployment could lead the central bank to be more aggressive.
Lithium-ion batteries get a little bit better every year, but capacity is about to get a much-needed major lift, thanks to nanotechnology and a shift in materials.
State mandates and renewable advocates argue new gas plants aren’t needed or should be replaced by renewable-energy plants.
Tech firms Baidu Inc., Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and Tencent Holdings Ltd.—aka the BATs—have conquered e-commerce and mobile payments on smartphones and now are moving onto their next platform, cars.
The Trump administration’s move to impose at least $30 billion in new trade tariffs on China comes amid continuing complaints by U.S. businesses that their trade secrets aren’t safe in China.
The founder of the Arab world’s largest media company who was rounded up the Saudi corruption crackdown has emerged to tout a potential joint venture with the government.
Can Qualcomm break from its past without endangering its future? That should be the key question on the minds of the chipmaker’s board of directors in the wake of its close call with Broadcom.
After strong holiday season, retail executives gather at the Shoptalk conference in search of new strategies.
Fisheries managers will impose the toughest restrictions on California’s salmon harvest in nearly a decade, hobbling the billion-dollar industry that depends on it.
U.S. lawmakers are pushing ahead with changes to the internet immunity law, despite efforts by some tech companies and their allies to soften or slow down the effort.
Why do major videogame console makers like Micosoft Corp. and Sony Corp. support ‘cross-play’ with PCs and smartphones—but not with each other?
The social-media giant said it been given information that Cambridge Analytica, along with two individuals who don’t work there, improperly kept Facebook user data for years despite telling the company that it had destroyed those records.
U.S. companies looking to bypass President Trump’s import tariffs on steel and aluminum will have a limited chance to win exclusions for their products under a newly released set of guidelines.
The once-popular device, long since upstaged by touch-screen rivals, still has its devoted fans; ‘built like a tank.’
Parent company Univision has hired a consulting firm to review the entire business and recommend budget reductions, which may include significant cuts to Fusion Media Group.
It’s party time in the gin industry—but buying a gin producer may not be the best way for investors to join the fun.
Videogame-maker Electronic Arts Inc. nixed its plan to sell randomized packs of virtual goods—known as “crates” or “loot boxes”—in the latest edition of its “Star Wars Battlefront” series.
Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund is moving to buy a stake in Endeavor, the world’s largest talent agency, Saudi officials said, as the kingdom builds an entertainment industry with a once-unthinkable partner: Hollywood.
United Technologies CEO Greg Hayes gave analysts on Friday details about the cost of splitting the company ahead of a planned review on the idea.
Caterpillar will close a parts factory in Texas and may close an engine plant near Chicago as it continues to pare back its manufacturing footprint.
A second veteran executive is leaving Nike Inc. in the wake of internal complaints about inappropriate workplace behavior at the sneaker and sportswear giant, according to people familiar with the matter.
Qualcomm director Paul Jacobs may step down after he was stripped of the title of executive chairman last week and embarked on a long-shot bid for the company, according to people familiar with the matter—the latest plot twist to roil the chip-making giant.
Investors are overreacting to a January slowdown despite Tiffany’s success with new products.
Fiat Chrysler lost a bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of rigging diesel-powered vehicles to dupe emissions tests, keeping the Italian-U.S. auto maker in the legal crosshairs over alleged environmental violations that have drawn comparisons to longstanding fraud at Volkswagen AG.
U.S. consumers’ confidence hit a fresh 14-year high this month, with the gain attributable to lower earning households feeling more optimistic about the economy.
Industrial output jumped in February as American factories ramped up production, signaling healthy momentum in a key sector of the U.S. economy.
The U.S., Europe and other countries are split on how to tax digital businesses, threatening a rush to impose unilateral charges at a time of rising tensions between the major economies.
Italy’s state-back oil giant Eni is raising its dividend, in a fresh sign that the international energy industry is bouncing back from a three-year downturn.
U.S. housing starts decreased last month, dragged down by weakness in multifamily construction.
LinkedIn, which Microsoft Corp. bought for $27 billion in 2016, is rolling out features meant to get users visiting more, as the professional social network prepares to infuse user data into Microsoft’s other productivity tools.
Wynn Resorts acquiesced to bondholder demands, raising an offer to pay investors holding notes due in 2023 because it needs their consent to amend an unusual covenant in the bond that could hurt the company if founder Steve Wynn and his ex-wife, Elaine Wynn, reduce their ownership stakes.
Five years ago, Telemundo had less than half the audience of rival Univision.
The U.S. runs a global trade surplus in the education sector, in no small part due to China. But the White House is considering limiting visas to Chinese students as part of a package of measures to punish Beijing’s trade practices.
U.S. private-equity giant Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. is among the investors betting on packaged pet food and treats in China, where consumers with rising spending power are spoiling their dogs and cats.
The NFL’s marketing chief, Dawn Hudson, said she plans to step down next month after over three years of creating memorable ads and helping the league navigate crises such as domestic abuse
Li Ka-shing, who turns 90 in July, said his elder son and deputy chairman, Victor Li, would be his successor at his flagship conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings.
A lawsuit in Connecticut against a leading maker of AR-15 rifles is awaiting a pivotal court ruling over whether the gun industry can be held legally responsible for mass shootings.
Depressed demand for large gas turbines has hurt revenue at Siemens, but the German engineering conglomerate hopes to offset part of the industry slump by building smaller power plants.
The White House economic adviser’s connection to the company highlights the Trump administration’s close ties to the steel industry that tariffs now stand to benefit.
Alibaba’s investors may feel excited about its plan to list on a mainland Chinese stock exchange. In reality, there may not be much to celebrate.
A former Siemens executive pleaded guilty in Manhattan federal court to his role in a conspiracy to pay $100 million in bribes to Argentine government officials in exchange for a $1 billion contract to produce national ID cards.
Robinhood Markets is set to be valued at about $5.6 billion in a new funding round, according to people familiar with the matter, a fourfold increase in just one year that reflects the stock-trading app’s soaring popularity.
Express service aimed at e-commerce shipments will start in major cities and will offer new competition for growing online commerce delivery to homes.
The Trump administration is fighting a war of numbers with Canada, further escalating economic tensions with one of the biggest U.S. trading partners.
Spotify Technology executives outlined their vision for the music-streaming company and dug into its financials, opening to the public a presentation that typically remains behind closed doors, as the company hurtles toward an April initial public offering.
Next week, a federal judge will begin trying an antitrust case that has broad ramifications for media, technology and other industries, and could affect the government’s powers to deter large-scale corporate consolidation.
Federal regulators eliminated a key tax benefit for some pipeline companies, a move that could force some pipelines to lower their rates and make it even more difficult for the struggling sector to raise money for new projects.
Nike Inc. said that it had received complaints about workplace behavior and that its No. 2 executive has resigned, setting off a management shuffle at the sportswear giant.
Independent record labels are experiencing a surge in international revenue as streaming services such as Spotify open up foreign markets previously accessible only to local music companies and major labels with global marketing and distribution capabilities.