Tesla Unintended-Acceleration Claims to be Reviewed by U.S. Regulators
Federal regulators are looking into whether consumer complaints of unintended acceleration in Tesla models warrant a formal defect investigation into about 500,000 vehicles sold by the electric-car maker.
Altria-Juul Deal Is Stuck in Antitrust Review
Federal antitrust officials continue to probe Altria's control of shelf space more than a year after the Marlboro maker sought a 35% stake in e-cigarette company Juul.
AB InBev Taps Machine Learning to Root Out Corruption
The company that stands out for taking a data-driven approach to preventing bribery and corruption isn't part of the tech sector. In fact, its product predates the wheel.
Rio Tinto Sees Iron-Ore Shipments Rebounding in 2020
Rio Tinto forecast improved iron-ore shipments from its Australian mining hub this year after operational and weather-related setbacks curbed output in 2019.
Richemont Sales Rise Despite Hong Kong Downturn
Richemont posted above-forecast third-quarter sales of EUR4.16 billion, boosted by its jewelry division and despite a sharp contraction in the important Hong Kong market.
Facebook Backs Off Plan to Sell Ads in WhatsApp
The social-media giant disbanded a team that was working to integrate ads in its messaging service, marking a retreat from a controversial plan that had driven the platform's creators to resign.
Alphabet Becomes Fourth U.S. Firm to Reach $1 Trillion Market Value
Google's parent company joins Apple, Amazon and Microsoft as the only companies to hit a $1 trillion valuation, highlighting the technology sector's steady market leadership.
Panel Clears 737 MAX's Safety-Approval Process at FAA
Regulators who certified the Boeing 737 MAX adhered to policies, and the plane wouldn't have been safer if it had received the scrutiny of an all-new aircraft, a federal panel determined.
Dry Bulk Carrier American Commercial Barge Preps Restructuring
Struggling bulk commodities carrier American Commercial Barge Line Co. is in talks with a group of lenders to restructure its more than $1 billion of debt, according to people familiar with the matter.
Comcast's Peacock Aims to Undercut Streaming Rivals
Comcast's NBCUniversal unveiled a multitiered pricing strategy for its coming streaming service Peacock, including free and subscription options.
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