Corporate News

Google's privacy push gets a mixed reception

May 8, 2019

Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the company's annual developer conference Tuesday with new privacy tools and updates to Google's artificially intelligent voice assistant

2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial

May 8, 2019

A sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach have been convicted of bribery conspiracy at a trial that showed top college coaches were paid off to steer NBA-bound athletes to favored handlers

Where's the pot? California tracking system unlikely to know

May 8, 2019

A vast computer system known as track-and-trace is intended to keep a watchful eye on California's legal marijuana market, but it isn't doing much of either

Markets Right Now: US stocks turn mixed in midday trading

May 8, 2019

Stocks brushed off early losses and were mixed in midday trading as gains in industrial companies were offset by losses elsewhere in the market.

Canada smelter workers protest at Alcoa meeting

May 8, 2019

Workers from Canada protesting a protracted labor dispute at a smelter in Quebec have come to western Pennsylvania to deliver their message to shareholders at Alcoa's annual meeting in downtown Pittsburgh

Marathon Petroleum combines midstream operations for $9B

May 8, 2019

Marathon Petroleum combines two pipeline and storage operations in $9 billion deal

AP EXPLAINS: Iran's nuclear program as 2015 deal unravels

May 8, 2019

AP EXPLAINS: A look at Iran's nuclear program a year after Trump's withdrawal from the 2015 accord with world powers

Google promises better privacy tools, smarter AI assistant

May 8, 2019

Google CEO Sundar Pichai kicked off the company's annual developer conference Tuesday with new privacy tools and updates to Google's artificially intelligent voice assistant

Lyft posts strong growth, big losses in first public quarter

May 7, 2019

Ride-hailing company Lyft is reporting strong revenue growth but substantial losses in its first quarterly earnings report since its rocky stock market debut

Google spinoff, Lyft team up to offer self-driving car rides

May 7, 2019

Google's self-driving car spinoff Waymo is teaming up with Lyft in Arizona to attempt to lure passengers away from ride-hailing market leader Uber