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Source: Business - Google News | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:37 am

Comcast Formally Submits Bid for U.K. Broadcaster Sky

Comcast posted strong earnings growth despite its fourth straight quarter of cable-TV subscriber losses, as the cable giant makes official its $31 billion bid to buy European pay-TV operator Sky.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:37 am

Trump Faces Pressure in Fight Over Ethanol Mandate

President Donald Trump faces growing pressure to resolve a dispute between the oil industry and the Farm Belt over ethanol mandate.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:18 am

Twitter Remains Profitable As It Continues to Add Users

Twitter reported its second profitable quarter as a publicly traded company, a sign of vindication for a company that has long worked to turn the attention of its users into a viable business.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:16 am

Twitter Remains Profitable As It Continues to Add Users - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Twitter Remains Profitable As It Continues to Add Users
Wall Street Journal
Twitter Inc. TWTR -2.40% reported its second profitable quarter as a publicly traded company, a sign of vindication for a company that has long worked to turn the attention of its users into a viable business. Twitter had reported its first profitable ...
Twitter reports second profitable quarter in row and beats expectationsBusiness Insider UK

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Source: Business - Google News | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:16 am

What Tariffs Could Mean for Your New TV This Holiday Season

The Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on Chinese imports include a 25% levy on TVs and related components—which two trade groups say could push up overall TV prices in the U.S. by 4%.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:00 am

Health Care's New 'Skinny Plans': Winners and Losers

Insurers are expected to roll out new “skinny” health plans that offer a cheaper alternative to Affordable Care Act coverage to consumers who buy their own insurance. But critics say buyers may be risking big bills if they get sick. This video looks at the new plans’ potential winners and losers.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 7:00 am

How to Get More Women in the Boardroom? Some Try Blunt Force

The U.S., once the leader in female directors, is lagging Europe where mandates have forced corporations to boost the ratio of women holding board seats.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 6:58 am

Comcast Formally Submits Bid for UK Broadcaster Sky - Wall Street Journal


Wall Street Journal

Comcast Formally Submits Bid for UK Broadcaster Sky
Wall Street Journal
Comcast Corp. CMCSA -1.54% posted strong first-quarter earnings growth, despite continuing cable TV subscriber losses, and formally submitted its $31 billion proposal to buy Sky PLC , SKYAY -0.17% one of several deals it has contemplated that could ...
Comcast Formalizes Bid for Sky in Challenge to Murdoch's FoxBloomberg
Comcast Details $30 Billion Bid for Britain's Sky in Takeover Battle With FoxTheStreet.com
Sky receives £22bn formal takeover offer from ComcastBBC News
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Source: Business - Google News | 25 Apr 2018 | 6:53 am

Mapbox Hires Former Tesla Autopilot Designer to Rethink Driverless-Car Maps

Brennan Boblett, who helped pioneer the look of touch screen interfaces in increasingly autonomous vehicles, is joining well-funded startup Mapbox to help create digital maps for passengers in driverless cars.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 6:52 am

Shire Opens Door to $64 Billion Sale to Japan's Takeda

Takeda moved closer to securing a $64 billion takeover of Shire after the target said it was willing to recommend that shareholders accept the Japanese firm’s latest proposal.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 6:33 am

Lightning Hazards Prompt Boeing to Fix 787 Jets

Boeing Co. is enhancing software on current and future 787 jetliners to prevent electrical spikes generated by lightning storms from potentially disabling cockpit instruments, after investigating an unexpected failure in cockpit displays on a United Airlines 787 Dreamliner flight in 2014.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 6:30 am

What About Bob? Behind the Leadership Drama Holding Up a Viacom-CBS Deal

The fate of a Viacom-CBS merger is turning on one key question: What about Bob? That is, will CBS Chief Executive Leslie Moonves accept Viacom CEO Bob Bakish as his No. 2 and likely successor in a combined company?

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 6:28 am

Shire bid marks Takeda's latest - and biggest - push for global status - Reuters


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Shire bid marks Takeda's latest - and biggest - push for global status
Reuters
TOKYO (Reuters) - Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd's (4502.T) $64 billion bid for London-listed rare disease specialist Shire Plc (SHP.L) bolsters its credentials as Japan's most outward facing drugs firm, a mould-breaking image that has been more than a ...
Shire says willing to recommend Takeda's $64 billion offer to shareholdersCNBC
Facebook, Boeing, Shire and Credit Suisse - 5 Things You Must KnowTheStreet.com
Morning Brief: All eyes will be on Facebook earningsYahoo Finance
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Source: Business - Google News | 25 Apr 2018 | 5:51 am

The 'Amazon Effect' Stings Consumer-Staples Stocks

Consumer-staples stocks have fallen 13% this year as investors once attracted to the steady payouts of companies selling goods like breakfast cereal, toothpaste and razors shop elsewhere.

Source: WSJ.com: US Business | 25 Apr 2018 | 5:30 am