Corporate News

Ex-Iowa official: Resignation tied to governor staffer pay

Jul 25, 2019

A former state executive unexpectedly asked to resign by the governor last month says the governor had asked him to continue paying the salary of a woman moving from his department to the governor's office and he objected

Facebook's big federal fine: Hammer or slap on the wrist?

Jul 24, 2019

The FTC's record $5 billion fine and new oversight of Facebook is a serious attempt to reign in the world's largest social network after years of privacy mishaps

The Latest: Government case details sneaky Facebook behavior

Jul 24, 2019

Facebook has agreed to a $5 billion fine and various restrictions to settle a case with the Federal Trade Commission.

US stocks move sideways on mixed bag of earnings

Jul 24, 2019

U.S. stocks moved sideways in early trading as a steep decline from health insurers counteracted sharp gains for technology companies. The market is reacting to a mixed bag of corporate earnings

The Latest: Expert says tech probe means new legal standard

Jul 23, 2019

An antitrust expert believes a Justice Department investigation into whether major technology companies are abusing their market power may prompt U.S. government regulators to interpret the law in new ways.

UPS adds pickup spots at retailers, seeks to fly more drones

Jul 23, 2019

US expands pickup points at retailers; expands drone operations as it faces more pressure from online shopping

Lawmakers approve financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants

Jul 23, 2019

Ohio has become the latest state to hand out a billion dollar financial rescue for its nuclear power plants

Stocks rise after Coke, Hasbro others report solid earnings

Jul 23, 2019

U.S. stocks moved higher in morning trading as investors rewarded several major companies for their solid earnings results

Mother: Family will sue cruise company over toddler's death

Jul 22, 2019

The mother of an 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from a cruise ship in Puerto Rico says there are "a million things" the cruise company could have done to prevent her death

Hotels face battle over whether to help US house migrants

Jul 21, 2019

Hotels are feeling pressure from advocacy groups and unions not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents