PG&E Had Systemic Problems With Power Line Maintenance, California Probe Finds
PG&E failed to adequately inspect and maintain its transmission lines for years before a faulty line started the deadliest fire in California history, a state investigation has found.
FBI Warns FaceApp Could Pose Counterintelligence Threat
The FBI said certain Russian-made software, including the viral hit FaceApp, pose a potential counterintelligence threat and could put Americans' private data at risk.
J.Crew Gets Lender Approval for Madewell IPO
Under an agreement with its lenders, J.Crew may separate from Madewell and conduct an initial public offering of the unit, according to a Monday securities filing.
Hostess Brands Buying Wafer Maker for $320 Million
The maker of Twinkies wants to expand its portfolio with a new bet on wafers, cookies and sugar-free treats.
Astellas to Acquire Audentes Therapeutics in $3 Billion Deal
Astellas Pharma Inc. and Audentes Therapeutics Inc. said they reached a deal that will see Astellas acquire Audentes for $60 per share in cash. The deal has a total equity value of $3 billion.
Cloud Companies Can't Afford to Come Up Short
It is a big week for cloud companies-and potentially for a growing number of investors betting against them.
Highland Capital Management Loses Fight to Keep Bankruptcy in Delaware
Bankrupt fund manager Highland Capital Management LP lost its fight to keep its chapter 11 proceedings in Delaware, with a judge siding with a group of unsecured creditors who wanted the case moved to Dallas.
Korean Shipyard Mega-Merger Hits a Bump in Singapore
A South Korean plan to create a shipbuilding behemoth controlling roughly 20% of the global market is raising competition concerns in Singapore, one of many parties that have to approve the process.
Amazon Rolls Out Quantum-Computing Service
The company is offering select enterprise customers the ability to experiment with early-stage quantum-computing services over the cloud, following others racing to commercialize the emerging technology.
Honeywell Spinoff Sues Former Parent Over Asbestos Liabilities
Garrett Motion, Honeywell's former transportation-systems unit, alleges that it was forced into a burdensome 30-year indemnification agreement related to asbestos liabilities before being spun off.
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December 02, 2019 23:15 ET (04:15 GMT)
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