Google Disables YouTube Channels It Linked to Hong Kong Influence Operation
Google pulled 210 YouTube channels from its platform, saying that they appeared to be part of a coordinated disinformation campaign in response to pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.
FDA Focuses on Novartis Delay in Reporting Drug-Test Data Manipulation
Federal regulators examining test data manipulation for a gene-therapy drug made by Novartis AG are zeroing in on the company's two-month delay in launching a formal inquiry, according to documents and interviews.
Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal
Hasbro said it agreed to pay $4 billion in cash to acquire Entertainment One Ltd., which produces content for children and adults.
VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black
Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-computing environments.
Salesforce Increases Full-Year Revenue Forecast
The business-software provider posted record results in the latest quarter, offering positive signs for enterprise-technology spending as some companies in recent weeks flashed warnings about client sentiment.
Boeing Shares Rise on Hopes for 737 MAX
Shares of Boeing ascended on a signal that the aerospace giant's troubled fleet of 737 MAX aircraft is moving toward a return to service.
HP CEO Dion Weisler Stepping Down
HP Chief Executive Dion Weisler is stepping down as the leader of one of the world's largest PC makers later this year for family health reasons.
Japan Post Investigation Complicates Revenue Forecasting for Aflac CFO
An investigation into sales practices at one of Aflac's distribution partners in Japan is making it harder for the insurer's finance chief to forecast revenue.
Gap Cites Challenging Environment as Sales, Profit Fall
Gap Inc. said sales and profit slipped in its latest quarter, as demand fell across its portfolio of stores.
Intuit 4Q Loss Widens
The maker of financial management tools Turbo Tax, QuickBooks and Mint, reported a loss of $44 million, or 17 cents a share, compared with a loss of $38 million, or 15 cents a share, a year earlier.