Netflix Subscriber Growth Slows as Economies Reopen 

Subscriptions at the streaming giant surged last year, but consumers are now looking to get out.

Meatpacker JBS USA Hires New Chief Legal Officer 

Beef and pork giant JBS USA Holdings has hired a former U.S. antitrust enforcer as its new chief legal officer, as the U.S. meat industry faces antitrust scrutiny.

Simon & Schuster Says Mike Pence Book Will Proceed, Despite Employee Petitions 

"We come to work each day to publish, not cancel," CEO Jonathan Karp says in a letter to staffers.

Tribune Publishing Sets Date for Shareholder Vote on Alden Bid 

The May 21 deadline narrows the window for competing bidder Stewart Bainum Jr. to firm up financing.

Apple Unveils Subscription Podcasts, Latest iPad Pro 

The tech giant added a paid subscription to its podcast app that heightens its competition with Spotify, along with other new products including an updated high-end iPad.

SNC-Lavalin Says World Bank Lifts Sanctions Imposed in 2013 

SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. said Tuesday the World Bank Group has granted an early lifting of all sanctions imposed in 2013 against the Canadian engineering company.

J&J's Covid-19 Vaccine Adds $100 Million to Quarterly Sales 

In February the vaccine became the third shot to win emergency-use authorization from the FDA, but it is now on pause amid safety concerns.

TikTok Adds Automated Captions, Making Platform More Open to Deaf People 

Advocates welcome the new feature, the latest move among social media companies to make their platforms more accessible to all.

Discord Ends Deal Talks With Microsoft 

The chat startup has decided to remain independent as it resumes interest in a potential initial public offering.

Boeing Extends CEO Retirement Age in Vote of Confidence 

David Calhoun, 64 years old, now faces mandatory retirement at 70, rather than the usual cutoff of 65. The plane maker also said finance chief Greg Smith will retire in July.


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