Todd Boehly's Eldridge Makes First Energy Transition Bet With Ausenco Deal 

The billionaire's holding company and two other investment firms have agreed to acquire the Australian mining-focused engineering and consulting company in an about $578 million deal.

Chevron, Workers Back Brokered Deal to End LNG Strikes 

U.S. energy giant Chevron and workers at two of its large natural-gas operations in Australia have backed a recommendation from Australia's workplace arbiter to end strikes affecting plants that account for roughly 7% of global liquefied natural gas supply.

Australia Fruit Grower Costa Agrees to Paine Schwartz Takeover 

Australian fruit and vegetable grower Costa Group agreed to a takeover by U.S. private-equity firm Paine Schwartz Partners on reduced terms.

UAW's Demand for 32-Hour Workweek Takes Back Seat in Talks 

The proposal has captivated workers' attention, but the talks have focused on issues such as pay.

Broadcom's stock tumbles as potential loss of Google business would dent AI story 

Google execs reportedly have thought about ditching Broadcom as its supplier of AI chips.

VinFast reports half-a-billion-dollar loss for its second quarter 

VinFast Auto Ltd. also said it delivered more than 9,000 electric vehicles globally, notching sales of about $315 million.

Rupert Murdoch to Step Down as Chair of Fox and News Corp 

Murdoch will exit roles atop News Corp and Fox in November and will be appointed chairman emeritus.

Microsoft Unveils Expanded AI 'Copilot' 

"We believe Copilot will fundamentally transform computing," Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said on Thursday.

Magellan Midstream Unit Holders Back Deal With Oneok 

The $19 billion transaction was was approved at a unit holder meeting Thursday, despite some investor opposition to the deal.

How Olive Garden Keeps Blooming 

Casual-dining giant Darden is swimming against a receding consumer tide.

(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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