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ProsiebenSat.1, Axel Springer in Talks to Merge

published about 2 hours ago
ProsiebenSat.1, Axel Springer in Talks to Merge
German broadcaster ProSiebenSat.1 AG and publishing company Axel Springer SE are in talks to combine their businesses in a transaction that would shake up the media market in Europe’s biggest economy, people familiar with the matter said.

Uber Seeks Police Protection in Johannesburg

published about 3 hours ago
Uber Seeks Police Protection in Johannesburg
Uber asked police to protect drivers and passengers using its ride-sharing service from taxi drivers in Johannesburg, who have lashed out at a company they say is cutting into their business.

Starbucks Raises Prices by About 1%

published about 4 hours ago
Starbucks Raises Prices by About 1%
Starbucks is raising prices slightly on some of its beverages to cover rising costs including wages and rent, even as prices for raw coffee have been falling.

Humana Cuts View After Aetna Deal Announcement

published about 5 hours ago
Humana Cuts View After Aetna Deal Announcement
Humana cut its adjusted earnings outlook for the full year and issued downbeat guidance for the current quarter on the heels of its $34.1 billion tie-up announcement with Aetna on Friday.

New Honda CEO Shifts Focus to Technology

published about 6 hours ago
Honda’s new CEO is making a break from his predecessor by prioritizing new technology, while stepping back from the aggressive sales targets the Japanese auto maker had struggled to meet.