Zoom's Nearly $15 Billion Deal for Five9 Under U.S. Government Review Over China Ties 

The Justice Department-led Team Telecom is looking into whether Zoom's China ties could make its acquisition of the software company a national-security risk.

Facebook Oversight Board Launches Review of Company's XCheck System 

The inquiry follows an investigation by The Wall Street Journal into the social-media giant's treatment of high-profile users.

ConocoPhillips Bets Big on American Oil Production With $9.5 Billion Deal 

The company's purchase of Permian Basin assets from Shell means it will overtake all but Exxon in oil and gas output in the contiguous U.S.

DraftKings Makes Bid for Gambling Company Entain 

The cash and stock offer, valued at more than $20 billion, comes after the British gambling company rebuffed a takeover proposal from MGM Resorts International earlier this year.

McDonald's Plans to Make Happy Meal Toys More Sustainable 

The fast-food chain is shifting some of its toys to plant-based materials, and the new toys will begin appearing in the U.S. in January

Justice Department Preparing to Challenge American-JetBlue Pact 

The department's antitrust division expects to file a lawsuit as soon as Tuesday arguing the airlines' agreement is anticompetitive.

J&J Says Covid-19 Vaccine Booster Two Months After First Shot Increases Protection 

Johnson & Johnson said a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine administered two months after the first shot increased protection against symptomatic illness in trial participants.

AutoNation Taps Auto Veteran as New CEO 

Former Fiat Chrysler chief Mike Manley will lead the largest publicly traded car-dealership chain in the U.S., succeeding company veteran Mike Jackson.

Google to Buy NYC Office Building for $2.1 Billion 

The purchase in Manhattan is the priciest in the U.S. since the pandemic began.

U.S. Bancorp to Buy MUFG Union Bank for About $8 Billion 

The deal, in which U.S. Bancorp will buy MUFG Union Bank's core regional banking franchise for about $8 billion in cash and stock, would boost U.S. Bank's presence in California and other parts of the West Coast.


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