World

Exclusive: Pentagon official cites concern about business outlook for ULA

Published 11/09/2015

WASHINGTON A senior Pentagon official on Friday expressed concerns about Aerojet Rocketdyne Holding Inc’s reported $2 billion bid for United Launch Alliance (ULA), a 50-50 [more…]

Hutchison seeks EU okay for O2 buy amidst regulatory headwinds

Published 11/09/2015

BRUSSELS Hutchison Whampoa Ltd (0001.HK) on Friday sought EU approval for its 10.25-billion-pound ($15.82 billion) bid for Telefonica's (TEF.MC) British mobile unit O2, the same [more…]

Top funds likely to back dual role for BofA’s Moynihan: experts

Published 11/09/2015

BOSTON/NEW YORK Big mutual funds are likely to vote later this month to allow Bank of America Corp Chief Executive Brian Moynihan to retain his [more…]

If world slides into recession, policy response to fall short: James Saft

Published 11/09/2015

We may well not get a global recession in the coming year or two but if we do, bank on one thing: an inadequate policy [more…]

Sprint’s plan for new iPhone trumps other U.S. carriers

Published 11/09/2015

Want to own the new iPhone without burning a hole in your pocket every month? Sprint seems to be the cheapest option in the United [more…]

Microsoft names general counsel Brad Smith as chief legal officer

Published 11/09/2015

Microsoft Corp on Friday appointed its general counsel, Brad Smith, as the company's president and chief legal officer, effective Friday.

Smith, who is also Microsoft's [more…]

French court confirms Monsanto liable in chemical poisoning case

Published 11/09/2015

LYON/PARIS, France (This 10 September, 2015 story was refiled to changes the headline, first paragraph to show Monsanto liable, not "guilty", in the civil court [more…]

FCC starts 180-day countdown to review Charter-Time Warner Cable merger

Published 11/09/2015

WASHINGTON U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Friday started a non-binding 180-day countdown to review the proposed $56 billion merger of cable rivals Charter Communications Inc [more…]

Novartis heart failure drug should have 17 percent discount: analysis

Published 11/09/2015

A new Novartis AG drug to treat heart failure should cost 17 percent less than its list price of $4,560 per year to keep health [more…]

Trump says he’s bought NBC’s share of Miss Universe Organization

Published 11/09/2015

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said on Friday he had bought NBC's share of the Miss Universe Organization and that all lawsuits against the media [more…]