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What happens once 'net neutrality' rules bite the dust?
by By TALI ARBEL
4 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission formally released a draft of its plan to kill net-neutrality rules, which equalized access to the internet and prevented broadband providers from favoring their own apps and services....
[From AP Top Business News at 5:24 p.m. EST]
Uber customers torn between scandals and service
by By TOM KRISHER and BARBARA ORTUTAY
7 minutes ago
DETROIT (AP) -- Uber has managed to hold the title of world's largest ride-hailing service despite its seemingly endless string of scandals....
[From AP Top Business News at 5:24 p.m. EST]
Fed minutes show general support for 3rd rate hike this year
by By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
10 minutes ago
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve officials generally believe that it'll soon be time for another increase in the Fed's key interest rate. However, a few felt any further rate hikes should be delayed until they see inflation moving higher, minutes of their last meeting revealed....
[From AP Top Business News at 5:24 p.m. EST]
US stocks mostly slip away from their latest record highs
by By MARLEY JAY
28 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks mostly slipped away from their latest record highs Wednesday as the two former halves of Hewlett-Packard both tumbled, while falling interest rates helped phone companies but hurt banks....
[From AP Top Business News at 5:24 p.m. EST]
Trump SoHo to lose Trump name amid reports of troubles
42 minutes ago
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Trump Organization is ending its licensing deal with the Trump SoHo hotel in New York amid reports that the property has struggled to attract business....
[From AP Top Business News at 5:24 p.m. EST]
Washington state panel outlines risk of oil-by-rail terminal
by By PHUONG LE
43 minutes ago
SEATTLE (AP) -- A major oil-by-rail terminal proposed on the Columbia River in Washington state poses a potential risk of oil spills, train accidents and longer emergency response times due to road traffic, an environmental study has found....
[From AP Top Business News at 5:24 p.m. EST]
Rockwell Automation rebuffs Emerson's latest $29 billion bid
51 minutes ago
(Reuters) - Rockwell Automation Inc rejected Emerson Electric Co's sweetened $29 billion takeover offer on Wednesday, in its strongest rebuttal to date of the proposed combination of two of the world's largest factory equipment makers.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Wall St. flat ahead of holiday; ISPs rise on net neutrality bets
1 hour ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, with telecom services shares among the biggest movers while the energy sector rose in line with gains in crude oil.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources
1 hour ago
(Reuters) - Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Fed policymakers say rate increase likely warranted soon: minutes
3 hours ago
WASHINGTON, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Many Federal Reserve policymakers expect that interest rates will have to be raised in the "near term," according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting released on Wednesday.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Uber breach, cover-up trigger government probes around the globe
3 hours ago
TORONTO (Reuters) - Governments around the globe launched investigations into Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] after the company disclosed it had covered up a breach that exposed data on millions of customers and drivers, the latest scandal to rock the ride-hailing firm.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Peter Thiel sells most of remaining Facebook stake
3 hours ago
(Reuters) - Facebook Inc's first major investor Peter Thiel has sold three-quarters of his remaining stake in the social network as part of a previously established trading plan, a regulatory filing showed.
[From Reuters: Business News]
Keystone clean-up to last several weeks, line restart unclear
4 hours ago
NEW YORK/CALGARY (Reuters) - The clean-up of an oil spill from TransCanada Corp's Keystone pipeline may last several weeks, South Dakota's environmental regulator said on Wednesday, but it is still unclear when the key artery will restart.
[From Reuters: Business News]
P&G continues to review vote tally as Peltz awaits board seat
5 hours ago
(Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co is still reviewing a tally of shareholder votes cast at its annual meeting more than a month ago, after a fierce proxy contest narrowly handed activist investor Nelson Peltz a board seat.
[From Reuters: Business News]
HPE CEO Whitman's surprise exit stumps Wall Street
5 hours ago
(Reuters) - Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co fell 6 percent on Wednesday after Chief Executive Officer Meg Whitman's decision to step down from the role took Wall Street by surprise.
[From Reuters: Business News]
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