Blizzard Videogames to Return to China in New NetEase Deal 

Blizzard Entertainment will collaborate with China's NetEase to bring its blockbuster game titles back to the mainland Chinese market this summer.

Philips Reaches Final Pact With U.S. Govt. on Ventilator Recall 

Philips said it reached a final agreement with the U.S. Justice Department and Food and Drug Administration on terms of a settlement related its Respironics ventilators, and backed its medium-term guidance.

Jack Ma Praises Alibaba's Leadership, Restructuring 

The Alibaba co-founder praised the company's leadership and the ongoing restructuring in a memo to employees, a rare move for the billionaire since stepping away from the spotlight in recent years.

Tesco Launches Share Buyback, Expects Higher Profit 

Tesco launched a $1.27 billion share buyback and said it expects profit to rise in the year ahead, signaling improving consumer demand as inflation tapers off.

Chinese EV Maker XPeng Makes Inroads in Hong Kong, Macau 

Chinese electric-vehicle maker XPeng is gearing up to sell its cars in Hong Kong and Macau, part of efforts to expand beyond the overcrowded market in mainland China.

Boeing Engineer Says Company Used Shortcuts to Fix 787 Jets 

A complaint to regulators said the company dismissed quality and safety concerns during production of its troubled 787 Dreamliner jets.

Esprit in Talks With Private-Equity Firm for Potential Investments 

The fashion retailer said the potential investor has expressed interest in a possible partnership.

GM's Cruise Attempts Comeback for Its Driverless Fleet-With Human Drivers First 

The company suspended nationwide self-driving operations last year after California regulators pulled its permit following a crash.

Chemical Plants Must Curb Ethylene Oxide, Chloroprene Emissions Under New EPA Rule 

The EPA said the rule, once in effect, will reduce emissions of both chemicals from covered processes and equipment by almost 80%

NCAA Women Beat Men in Finals' Ratings for First Time-but Got 99% Less TV Money 

The women's college basketball championship game drew 18.9 million viewers vs. 14.8 million for the men's final, fueled by Caitlin Clark's emergence as a superstar.

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