Amazon's Planned Purchase of MGM to Be Reviewed by FTC 

The antitrust review of the acquisition comes as Lina Khan, a frequent critic of the online giant, takes the helm at the commission.

McDonald's Introduces Customer-Loyalty Program 

Customers will receive points on qualifying purchases that can be traded for items under the program, which is set to launch nationally on July 8.

LinkedIn Accounts of Scholars Blocked in China 

Affected users say the social-networking site owned by Microsoft is obstructing them over "prohibited content" without further explanation.

Google Faces EU Antitrust Probe of Alleged Ad-Tech Abuses 

The European Union opened a formal antitrust investigation into allegations that Google abuses its leading role in the advertising-technology sector, the most wide-ranging case yet to look at that pillar of the tech giant's business.

Blackstone Bets $6 Billion on Buying and Renting Homes 

The investment firm's deal for a company that buys and rents single-family homes is the latest sign Wall Street believes the U.S. housing market is going to stay hot.

Vivendi Shareholders Approve Spinoff of Universal Music 

The vote brings the world's largest music company a step closer to becoming its own public entity.

Pear Therapeutics to Go Public in Roughly $1.6 Billion SPAC Deal 

Investors that include the Pritzker Vlock Family Office and Neuberger Berman Group funds are backing a roughly $125 million private investment in public equity, or PIPE, as part of the proposed deal.

Amazon Could Use Less Prime Time 

Prime Day showcases all the strengths that have put Amazon under intense scrutiny.

Lux Capital Leads $51 Million Financing in Biotech Startup Enveda 

Lux Capital has led a $51 million venture-capital financing in Enveda Biosciences.

Brazil's Petrobras Pension Fund Sheds Some Private-Equity Stakes 

The Petros pension fund for workers at state-owned oil giant Petrobras sold stakes in seven funds to Spectra Investments.


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