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France’s Dassault to acquire Medidata for $5.8 billion

French software company Dassault Systems says it will buy U.S.-based Medidata Solutions for $5.8 billion in cash. Dassault said Wednesday that it was offering of $92.25 for each share of Medidata, slightly less than its $94.75 clo...

France’s Dassault to acquire Medidata for $5.8 billion

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Dassault Systemes to buy Medidata Solutions in $5.8 billion deal French technology company Dassault Systemes has agreed to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. software company dealing in the sphere of clinical trials, i...
2019-06-12, 10:32

Dassault Systemes targets life sciences with $5.8 billion Medidata deal France's Dassault Systemes moved to build up its life sciences presence with a $5.8 billion cash deal to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. firm focused ...
2019-06-12, 13:00

Dassault Systemes to buy Medidata Solutions in $5.8 bln deal French technology company Dassault Systemes said it had agreed to buy Medidata Solutions, a U.S. software company dealing in the sphere of clinical t...
2019-06-12, 09:00

UPDATE 2-Dassault Systemes to buy Medidata Solutions in $5.8 bln deal French technology company Dassault Systemes has agreed to buy Medidata Solutions , a U.S. software company dealing in the sphere of clinical trials, ...
2019-06-12, 09:00

France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata: CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to bo...
2019-06-12, 04:32

UPDATE 1-France's Dassault nears deal to buy healthcare software maker Medidata - CNBC French technology company Dassault Systemes SE is nearing a deal to acquire U.S.-based software firm for clinical trials Medidata Solutions Inc to bo...
2019-06-12, 02:00

Buyout Firms Seek to Acquire Symantec for More Than $16 Billion Symantec has received interest from a pair of private-equity suitors seeking to buy the cybersecurity firm after it agreed to a sale of a big chunk o...
2019-09-07, 15:32

Google to acquire big data analytics company Looker for $2.6 billion Google has announced plans to acquire big data analytics platform Looker in a $2.6 billion all-cash transaction, as it looks to gain ground on Amazon...
2019-06-06, 17:16

French Billionaire To Acquire Sotheby's Auction House For $3.7 Billion French telecoms and media mogul Patrick Drahi is acquiring Sotheby's auction house, one of the world's biggest art brokers, in a $3.7 billion deal, t...
2019-06-18, 03:48

Salesforce to acquire data analytics platform Tableau in $15.7 billion all-stock deal Salesforce is buying data analytics company Tableau in an all-stock deal worth around $15.7 billion, just days after Google purchased Tableau rival L...
2019-06-10, 14:48

Frances McDormand alleged Oscar thief won't be prosecuted Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped the case against a man charged with stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar statuette from a 2018 Academy Awards after-part...
2019-08-21, 18:16

Frances Crowe, Peace Activist and War Resister, Dies at 100 The bombing of Hiroshima led her to devote her life to antinuclear protests. She was arrested often, but when asked how often, she said, “Not enough....
2019-08-28, 22:16

The One where Friends is Analysed to Death is not an episode we need to see | Frances Ryan There are, of course, valid criticisms to be made regarding the politics of the 1990s sitcom. But why argue over its quality?Ahead of Friends’ 25th a...
2019-09-03, 21:00

US Open: Frances Tiafoe doesn’t need full-day’s work to advance Sometimes it feels like the U.S. Open was still being played in Forest Hills, when Frances Tiafoe was first pegged as the long-awaited next American ...
2019-08-28, 10:48

Frances is in a bleak but hopeful space as Divorce kicks off its 3rd and final season This third and final season of Divorce is kicking off on a bit of a downer, and I welcome it. I’m close to the Frances/Diane/Dallas age bracket (Gen-...
2019-07-02, 05:16

UPDATE 1-Dassault Aviation keeps 2019 targets as profits rise France's Dassault Aviation maintained its 2019 targets for plane deliveries and higher net sales on Wednesday, as it posted a rise in profits for the...
2019-09-04, 19:32

New-look Citi Open announces Frances Tiafoe, Sloane Stephens among early commitments Washington’s professional tennis tournament, under new management and scheduled for July 27 to Aug. 4, is aiming to host a mix of up-and-coming playe...
2019-05-21, 19:48

Remember Frances McDormand's 'stolen' Oscar? Now charges are dropped against accused thief The charges against a man accused of stealing Frances McDormand's Oscar statuette were dropped, but no one is explaining why.    ...
2019-08-21, 14:16

VMware to acquire Avi Networks Once the deal is closed, VMware will offer both built-in load balancing capabilities as part of VMware NSX Data Center, and an advanced, standalone A...
2019-06-14, 00:48

Yankees acquire Cameron Maybin And the next man up is… Cameron Maybin! Additional Roster Moves: The Yankees have acquired OF Cameron Maybin from Cleveland for cash considera...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Yankees acquire Kendrys Morales The New York Yankees announced that they have acquired Kendrys Morales in a trade with the Oakland Athletics. In exchange for Morales, Oakland will r...
2019-05-21, 17:00

Rangers acquire RHP Jones from White Sox The Texas Rangers acquired right-handed reliever Nate Jones, international slot compensation and cash considerations from the Chicago White Sox in ex...
2019-08-01, 00:16

How Zynga looks for the right game companies to acquire When Zynga sold its San Francisco headquarters for $600 million in May, the social mobile game company received a lot of fresh gunpower for acquisiti...
2019-09-09, 05:32

Jets acquire WR Thomas, sources say, and new K The Jets have acquired wide receiver Demaryius Thomas in a trade with the Patriots, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. New York also signed kicker Sa...
2019-09-11, 02:32

Hurricane Dorian insured losses in Caribbean to range from $1.5 billion to $3 billion: AIR worldwide Insurance industry losses in the Caribbean spurred by Hurricane Dorian will range between $1.5 billion to $3 billion, according to catastrophe risk m...
2019-09-06, 17:32

Purdue Pharma offers $10 billion-$12 billion to settle opioid claims: NBC OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits against the company for $10 billion...
2019-08-27, 21:48

Jeff Bezos Cashes in $1.8 Billion of Amazon Stock, Will Keep $1.4 Billion After Taxes Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon and the world’s richest person, has cashed in $1.8 billion worth of Amazon shares, according to filings with the Se...
2019-08-01, 14:32

Purdue Pharma in discussion on $10 billion-$12 billion offer to settle opioid lawsuits: sources OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP and its owners, the Sackler family, are in discussion to settle more than 2,000 opioid lawsuits against the company ...
2019-08-28, 06:16

Drugmaker Purdue Pharma reportedly offered $10 billion to $12 billion to settle opioid claims Reuters Purdue Pharma and its owners, the Sackler family, are offering to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits for $10 billion to $12 billion, NBC News r...
2019-08-28, 14:48

Chewy stock IPO raises more than $1 billion. Values company at $8.8 billion Chewy.com, the online pet product retailer owned by PetSmart, priced its IPO at $22 per share Thursday, above the expected range.    ...
2019-06-14, 21:01

Sources: Blazers to acquire Whiteside from Heat The Miami Heat have agreed to trade center Hassan Whiteside to the Portland Trail Blazers for Mo Harkless and Meyers Leonard, league sources told ESP...
2019-07-01, 19:00

Source: Pats acquire TE Roberts from Lions The Patriots are acquiring third-year tight end Michael Roberts from the Lions for a conditional seventh-round pick in 2020, a league source confirme...
2019-06-13, 18:32

Hurricanes acquire G Reimer in trade with Panthers The Carolina Hurricanes acquired goaltender James Reimer from the Florida Panthers on Sunday in exchange for goalie Scott Darling and a sixth-round p...
2019-07-01, 04:00

KawhiWatch: Drake Attempting To Acquire More Chips And Dip Two days into free agency, and it’s been a severe drought of Kawhi Leonard news, excluding sources who may be Jeanie Buss’s Reddit-loving nephew or S...
2019-07-03, 00:16

Rangers acquire D Trouba in trade with Jets The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets on Monday in exchange for defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pic...
2019-06-18, 09:32

Devils Acquire P.K. Subban From the Nashville Predators A day after taking the American center Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick of the N.H.L. draft, the Devils landed Subban, a star defenseman, and also rig...
2019-06-22, 20:48

Cisco to acquire industrial IoT company Sentryo Sentryo's platform addresses the challenges business face when deploying IoT projects, in terms of scaling to production and managing and securing in...
2019-06-06, 18:32

Yankees acquire Terrance Gore from Royals With two weeks to go before the trade deadline, the New York Yankees have made another acquisition. However, the move seems more geared towards the f...
2019-07-18, 19:16

Entercom Communications to Acquire Two Podcast Companies Entercom Communications has reached deals for a pair of podcast companies, moving the second-largest U.S. radio broadcaster by revenue more heavily i...
2019-08-07, 22:00

Warriors GM: We didn't acquire Russell to flip him Golden State Warriors GM Bob Myers said Monday that the organization still hasn't decided whether new guard D'Angelo Russell fits into the team's lon...
2019-07-16, 00:48

Gawker stalker might get another chance to acquire website An underbidder for snarky website Gawker in last year’s bankruptcy auction is hoping he gets another shot at acquiring it now that Bryan Goldberg’s B...
2019-08-07, 12:00

Devils Acquire P.K. Subban on a Busy Second Day of the N.H.L. Draft A day after taking the American center Jack Hughes with the No. 1 pick of the N.H.L. draft, the Devils landed Subban, a star defenseman, and also rig...
2019-08-04, 12:16

NBA notebook: Jazz to acquire Grizzlies' Conley The Memphis Grizzlies have agreed to trade point guard Mike Conley to the Utah Jazz for guards Kyle Korver and Grayson Allen, forward Jae Crowder and...
2019-06-20, 06:32

Yankees acquire first baseman Edwin Encarnacion CHICAGO — The Yankees’ biggest need these days is starting pitching but that didn’t distract Brian Cashman from seeing what was available to bolster ...
2019-06-16, 08:48

Uber Lost Another $5.2 Billion, Has Now Burned $16.2 Billion Since 2016 Uber, a company that uses rich people’s money to subsidize artificially cheap taxi rides provided by underpaid drivers, continued its streak of havin...
2019-08-09, 08:00

Indigo Partners to acquire 50 A321XLR jets from Airbus Indigo Partners, the private equity firm of veteran low-cost airline investor Bill Franke, agreed on Wednesday to acquire 50 of the new long-range ve...
2019-06-19, 11:16

Aurora Innovation to acquire lidar company Blackmore Self-driving systems company Aurora Innovation is placing a big bet on a lidar company that has taken an unconventional approach to developing its te...
2019-05-24, 02:48

Devils acquire P.K. Subban from Predators in massive steal VANCOUVER, British Columbia — How’s that for a splash? The Devils continued their star-studded weekend when general manager Ray Shero obtained electr...
2019-06-22, 22:32

Palo Alto Networks to acquire Twistlock, PureSec Palo Alto plans to add Twistlock's container security capabilities and PureSec's serverless security capabilities to its new cloud security suite, Pr...
2019-05-29, 23:48

Philips has no plans to acquire Healthineers' target Corindus Dutch health technology company Philips said on Monday it has no plans for an offer to counter German rival Siemens Healthineers' bid for Corindus Va...
2019-08-12, 16:32

Yankees acquire Edwin Encarnacion in trade with Mariners The Seattle Mariners traded designated hitter/first baseman Edwin Encarnacion to the New York Yankees for cash considerations and a minor league pitc...
2019-06-16, 21:32

Astros acquire Greinke in stunning pitching grab Zack Greinke held the New York Yankees to two runs on two hits over five innings on Wednesday, and that was the good news for the Bronx Bombers when ...
2019-08-01, 00:16

Trump Asks Advisors If It's Possible For US To Acquire Greenland: Report President Donald Trump hasn't forgotten his old job -- the world's most-famous real estate developer says he wants the US to acquire the world's bigg...
2019-08-16, 14:00

Hurricanes acquire Reimer in swap of goalies with Panthers The Carolina Hurricanes have swapped goalies by acquiring James Reimer in a trade with the Florida Panthers. Florida acquired goalie Scott Darling an...
2019-06-30, 19:16

Elliott Management to acquire Barnes & Noble for $683 million Billionaire Paul Singer's firm already owns Britain's biggest bookseller, Waterstones. Adding Barnes & Noble could give Elliott buying leve...
2019-06-07, 13:32

U.S. Bain Capital to acquire stake in CJ CheilJedang's unit for $320 mln South Korean food giant CJ CheilJedang Corp said on Thursday that U.S. private equity fund Bain Capital had agreed to acquire a 27% stake its U.S. un...
2019-05-23, 04:32

Google to Acquire Data-Analytics Firm Looker Google has made a long-awaited acquisition to bolster its cloud-computing business, a booming industry where it has lagged behind rivals. The tech gi...
2019-06-06, 19:00

British caterer Compass to acquire Fazer Food Services British caterer Compass Group said on Tuesday it signed a deal with family-owned fast-moving consumer goods firm Fazer Group to acquire its catering ...
2019-06-11, 09:00

Wizards acquire Bertans from Spurs in 3-team deal with Nets Forward Davis Bertans has been traded to the Washington Wizards by San Antonio as part of a three-team deal that allowed the Spurs to acquire DeMarre...
2019-07-07, 16:48

CBOE Holdings to Acquire Data and Analytics Platforms of Livevol, Inc. CHICAGO, IL -- June 2, 2015 -- CBOE Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBOE) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the mark...
2019-05-22, 01:16

Nets acquire 2 players in 3-team deal with Wizards, Spurs LAS VEGAS — The Nets acquired the draft rights to 26-year-old Serbian guard/forward Nemanja Dangubic from the Spurs and to 6-foot-9, 230-pound forwar...
2019-07-07, 09:16

Flames acquire Milan Lucic from Oilers for James Neal The Calgary Flames acquired forward Milan Lucic from the Edmonton Oilers for forward James Neal and a conditional third- round pick in the 2020 draft...
2019-07-20, 04:48

Pacers acquire Malcolm Brogdon in sign-and-trade with Bucks The Pacers added size and shooting to their backcourt by acquiring Malcolm Brogdon from the Bucks and agreeing on a four-year, $85 million contract. ...
2019-07-01, 01:32

Barrick Gold bids to acquire remaining Acacia shares Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp on Tuesday said it proposed to acquire all of the shares it does not already own in Acacia Mining through a share fo...
2019-05-22, 03:48

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment deal to acquire Echo Fox falls through The deal that would see Kroenke Sports & Entertainment acquire Echo Fox's League of Legends Championship Series slot fell apart on Friday, according ...
2019-08-10, 10:32

Eagles acquire Eli Harold in trading Ryan Bates to Bills The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired defensive end Eli Harold in a trade that sent rookie offensive lineman Ryan Bates to the Buffalo Bills  &...
2019-08-10, 03:00

Buyout Firms Permira, Advent Seek to Acquire Symantec Symantec has received interest from a pair of private-equity suitors seeking to buy the cybersecurity firm for more than $16 billion after it agreed ...
2019-09-06, 21:32

PepsiCo plans to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods U.S.-based beverage and snack maker PepsiCo is planning to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for around $1.7 billion, the two companies said ...
2019-07-19, 11:32

New Jersey Devils acquire PK Subban from Predators in blockbuster trade Devils add Subban hours after drafting Jack Hughes first overallSubban is three-time All-Star and former Norris Trophy winnerThe New Jersey Devils ac...
2019-06-22, 22:48

Rangers acquire Trouba from Jets for Pionk, 1st round pick The New York Rangers have acquired defenseman Jacob Trouba from the Winnipeg Jets for defenseman Neal Pionk and the 20th overall pick in the draft. T...
2019-06-18, 04:48

Nuggets acquire Jerami Grant from Thunder for first-round draft pick Jerami Grant gives the Nuggets another forward who can do a little bit of everything, while the Thunder added to their stockpile of draft picks. ...
2019-07-09, 05:32

UPDATE 1-Barrick Gold bids to acquire remaining Acacia shares Canadian miner Barrick Gold Corp said on Tuesday it has proposed to acquire all of the shares it does not already own in Acacia Mining Plc through a ...
2019-05-22, 03:48

Exclusive: Buyout firm Apollo Global in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC is in the lead to acquire Shutterfly Inc after making the highest offer for the U.S. digital imaging...
2019-06-10, 14:48

Elliott Management reportedly in lead to acquire bookseller Barnes & Noble The retailer said last year it was exploring a sale after having received "expressions of interest" from "multiple parties," including its chairman, ...
2019-06-06, 22:32

Exclusive: Chevron Phillips Chemical in bid to acquire Nova Chemicals - sources ​Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, a joint venture between Chevron Corp and Phillips 66, has offered to acquire Nova Chemicals Corp for more than...
2019-06-20, 22:32

Astros to acquire former Cy Young Award winner Zack Greinke from Diamondbacks The Houston Astros have agreed to acquire veteran starting pitcher Zack Greinke from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for four Minor League prosp...
2019-08-01, 08:16

Miami Heat to acquire Jimmy Butler in four-team trade: report The Miami Heat on Monday reportedly acquired star Jimmy Butler from the Philadelphia 76ers as part of a four-team trade, which also included the Los ...
2019-07-02, 23:48

Amazon to acquire minority stake in an Indian supermarket chain operator Amazon.com Inc is set to snag a minority stake in India's Future Retail Ltd , which operates more than 900 stores in India and owns several supermark...
2019-08-22, 23:16

Apple wants to acquire Intel’s 5G business to build its own modems, sources claim Enlarge / A 5G Intel logo is seen during the Mobile World Congress on February 26, 2019 in Barcelona. (credit: Miquel Benitez/Getty Images) Apple i...
2019-06-13, 05:32

Kroenke Sports & Entertainment agrees to acquire Echo Fox's LCS slot for $30.25 million Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, owner of Arsenal, the Denver Nuggets and the Los Angeles Gladiators, has agreed to a deal that will see it acquire Ec...
2019-07-24, 09:16

LIME BROKERAGE TO ACQUIRE MINORITY INTEREST IN CBOE STOCK EXCHANGE, LLC NEW YORK and CHICAGO - January 8, 2008 - CBSX and Lime Brokerage announced today that Lime has acquired a minority interest in the CBOE Stock Exchang...
2019-05-23, 10:16

Washington Nationals to acquire relief pitchers Daniel Hudson, Roenis Elias The Washington Nationals have agreed to acquire veteran relief pitchers Daniel Hudson and Roenis Elias in trades with the Toronto Blue Jays and Seatt...
2019-08-01, 08:16

Trump threatens ‘official end to Iran’ as he vows he’ll never let Tehran acquire nuclear weapons SHADES OF FIRE AND FURY: It’s not clear who fired the Katyusha rocket that landed near the U.S. embassy in Baghdad yesterday, but shortly afterward, ...
2019-05-21, 14:48

China exploiting holes in US bankruptcy system to acquire national security technology When lithium-ion battery manufacturer A123 Systems experienced financial trouble, it did what many struggling companies do to stay afloat and arrange...
2019-08-19, 21:48

Air Canada files challenge with federal regulator over Onex deal to acquire WestJet Air Canada is challenging WestJet Airlines Ltd.'s $3.5-billion acquisition by Onex Corp., arguing in a filing to the country's transportation regulat...
2019-09-04, 21:32

Houston Astros acquire Zack Greinke in stunning deadline pitching grab Astros eclipse Yankees as AL favorites with stunning tradeNL-leading Dodgers add infield depth with Jedd Gyorko dealNationals reshape bullpen, adding...
2019-08-01, 04:16

Jets acquire Alex Lewis from Ravens as offensive line rebuild continues Jets general manager Joe Douglas continued to address depth on the offensive line Monday by swinging a trade with the Ravens for guard Alex Lewis. Th...
2019-08-06, 00:48

Lakers acquire DeMarcus Cousins, Danny Green and Quinn Cook to add depth DeMarcus Cousins will try to win an NBA title with LeBron James, former teammate Anthony Davis and the L.A. Lakers after year with Golden State. ...
2019-07-06, 22:16

Heat Acquire Jimmy Butler In Trade With Sixers, Who Acquired Al Horford In Free Agency The writing was on the wall for the end of Jimmy Butler’s tenure with the Philadelphia 76ers when Tobias Harris agreed to a five-year, $180 million m...
2019-07-01, 05:32

Qatar Investment Authority, Douglass Emmett acquire $365 mln California real estate complex Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and real estate investor Douglas Emmett Inc have acquired a $365 real estate development in California, the Qatari s...
2019-07-02, 00:16

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2019-07-01, 15:48

REFILE-UPDATE 1-Qatar Investment Authority, Douglass Emmett acquire $365 mln California real estate complex Qatar Investment Authority (QIA) and real estate investment trust Douglas Emmett Inc have acquired a $365 million real estate development in Californ...
2019-07-02, 00:16

Fantasy Baseball Trade Deadline Roundup: Diamondbacks acquire Zac Gallen in stunner; Nicholas Castellanos, Scooter Gennett also on the move Zac Gallen is on the move, and Corey Dickerson could be back to Fantasy relevance. Chris Towers and Scott White round up the trade deadline moves for...
2019-08-01, 04:32

GateHouse Media owner to acquire USA TODAY owner Gannett GateHouse Media owner and USA TODAY owner Gannett have agreed to merge in a deal aimed at cutting costs and enabling digital growth.   ...
2019-08-06, 16:00

CBOE Holdings Agrees to Acquire Bats Global Markets to Strengthen CBOE Holdings' Global Position in Innovative Tradable Products and Services, and Achieve Meaningful Cost and Operational Efficiencies CHICAGO and KANSAS CITY, Kan., Sept. 26, 2016/ PRNewswire/-- CBOE Holdings, Inc. and Bats Global Markets, Inc. today announced that they have entered...
2019-05-21, 23:32

CBOE Stock Exchange to Acquire National Stock Exchange CHICAGO, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CBOE Stock Exchange (CBSX) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Nat...
2019-05-22, 12:48

The Man With the $13 Billion Checkbook How Darren Walker, a gay black man who grew up poor in Texas, came to be one of the best connected people in New York City. And what that means for t...
2019-07-12, 11:16

U.S. to Sell $150 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $150 billion in securities next week, comprising $74 billion in new debt and $76 billion in previously sold...
2019-06-06, 21:48

IBM closes $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp ...
2019-07-09, 16:16

Slack Listing Likely to Value It at Up to $17 Billion Slack is expected to be valued by investors at $16 billion to $17 billion when it lists its shares publicly next week, according to people familiar w...
2019-06-13, 12:00

Broadcom to Take $2 Billion Hit From Huawei Ban Broadcom said it would make $2 billion less in annual sales than expected following the U.S. ban on exports to Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technolog...
2019-06-14, 01:32

PG&E to pay $1 billion to governments for wildfire damage SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California utility blamed for igniting several wildfires that killed dozens and destroyed thousands of homes has agreed to pay...
2019-06-19, 01:16

Does SoftBank Really Have $108 Billion for Its Vision Fund 2? SoftBank appeared to have pulled off a fundraising coup last month when it announced a technology investment fund with $108 billion in expected capit...
2019-08-07, 01:32

Over $1 billion of cocaine seized in Philadelphia U.S. authorities seized more than $1 billion worth of cocaine Tuesday from a ship at a Philadelphia port, calling it one of the largest drug busts in...
2019-06-19, 00:16

BP to Exit Alaska With $5.6 Billion Sale BP, a leading oil company in Alaska for six decades, is selling all of its assets in the state to Hilcorp Energy for $5.6 billion. The British compan...
2019-08-28, 15:16

Salesforce to buy Israel's ClickSoftware for $1.35 billion U.S. cloud-based service provider Salesforce said it signed a definitive agreement to acquire Israeli software developer ClickSoftware for $1.35 bil...
2019-08-08, 09:32

US consumer borrowing up $17.5 billion in April Consumer borrowing accelerated in April to the fastest pace in five months as a rebound in credit card usage offset slower demand for auto and studen...
2019-06-07, 23:48

Infineon to Buy Cypress Semiconductor for $9.4 Billion German chip maker Infineon Technologies said it would acquire Cypress Semiconductor in a multi-billion dollar deal, the latest in a series of transac...
2019-06-03, 14:32

Salesforce's $15.7 billion Tableau acquisition: Everything you need to know Salesforce's purchase of Tableau is a strategic play to be combine enterprise data on one platform. Here's a look at the strategic rationale, wild ca...
2019-06-10, 17:48

Treasury to Sell $113 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $113 billion in securities next week, comprising $62 billion in new debt and $51 billion in previously sold...
2019-06-14, 03:16

Volkswagen’s $17 Billion Change of Direction The car giant is finally putting its faith in the wonders of the capital markets with its Traton trucks IPO. If only Germany’s citizens would do the ...
2019-06-14, 15:00

Pentagon gets 8.8% discount in $34 billion F-35 jet deal The U.S. Department of Defense has a "handshake" agreement with Lockheed Martin Co to cut 8.8 percent from the price of its latest order of F-35A fig...
2019-06-11, 00:32

UN to appeal for $1.2 billion to help 5 million Palestinians UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says he hopes donors will be as generous this year as they were last year ...
2019-06-22, 01:00

U.S. demands $12.7 billion in judgment against 'El Chapo' U.S. authorities said on Friday they were seeking a court order requiring Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman to forfeit $12.7 billion follow...
2019-07-06, 00:48

More than €10 Billion Traded on Bats LIS Since Launch LONDON – 26 September 2017 – Bats Europe, a CBOE Holdings, Inc. company and the region’s largest equities exchange operator, today reported tha...
2019-05-21, 18:16

StockX Is Latest $1 Billion Unicorn StockX, an online marketplace that lets individuals trade sneakers like stocks, closed a round of venture funding that valued the startup at more tha...
2019-06-28, 00:32

Boeing 737 Max Troubles Add Up: $8 Billion and Counting The company, which had already announced $1 billion in costs from the jet’s grounding after two crashes, added $5.6 billion to compensate airlines an...
2019-07-19, 07:48

'Pokémon Go' has racked up 1 billion downloads So much for Pokémon Go's initial success being nothing more than a fad. The Pokémon Company has released a series of videos in Ja...
2019-07-31, 23:00

Fireworks sales to top $1.3 billion in 2019 The fireworks business receives most of its revenue in the leadup to the Fourth of July holiday. That revenue has surged recently.    ...
2019-07-03, 04:01

WeWork may seek IPO valuation as low as $10 billion WeWork’s parent company may seek a valuation as low as $10 billion in its looming public debut, a dramatic discount to the $47 billion valuatio...
2019-09-13, 20:32

On day of settlement with FTC, Facebook says some 2.1 billion use its apps every day On day of $5-billion settlement with FTC, Facebook announces $16.9 billion revenue quarter, up 8% from prior year, with $2 billion included in releas...
2019-07-24, 23:32

This app has saved Americans $10 billion on prescriptions so far Start-up GoodRx is upending pharmacies with an app that gives users real-time drug prices at 70,000 locations nationwide. It was ranked No. 6 on the ...
2019-05-21, 18:32

With $1 Billion From Microsoft, an A.I. Lab Wants to Mimic the Brain OpenAI, now managed by start-up guru Sam Altman, wants to create a machine that can do anything the human brain can do. Skeptics wonder if it is poss...
2019-07-22, 16:16

Treasury to Sell $203 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction $203 billion in securities next week, comprising $149 billion in new debt and $54 billion in previously sol...
2019-05-23, 19:16

Brookfield, GIC to buy Genesee & Wyoming for about $6.4 billion Canada's Brookfield Asset Management Inc and Singaporean sovereign wealth fund GIC on Monday agreed to buy U.S. freight railroad owner Genesee & Wyom...
2019-07-02, 04:48

Facebook Agrees to Pay $5 Billion in FTC Settlement Facebook agreed to pay a record $5 billion fine and better police its data-privacy practices to settle a long-running federal investigation that has ...
2019-07-24, 16:48

Facebook users have raised over $2 billion for causes Facebook frequently finds itself in the news for harm done to the public, but there are moments when its platform is put to good use. The social net...
2019-09-19, 20:32

U.S. Threatens Further Tariffs on $4 Billion of EU Goods The U.S. has widened its threat to impose tariffs against the European Union, pending the outcome of a World Trade Organization case over subsidies t...
2019-07-02, 12:16

Microsoft to invest $1 billion in OpenAI Microsoft Corp said on Monday it was investing $1 billion in San Francisco-based OpenAI and that the two had formed a multi-year partnership to devel...
2019-07-22, 19:32

Apple Says It Would Rather Not Pay $14.3 Billion in Back Taxes to the EU The European Union has ordered Apple to pay roughly $14.3 billion (13 billion euros) to cover back taxes the EU says is owed to Ireland. But Apple is...
2019-09-17, 16:32

The Company IBM's Buying For 34 Billion Dollars International Business Machines Corp said on Tuesday it has closed its $34 billion acquisition of software company Red Hat Inc as it looks to ramp up...
2019-07-09, 18:16

Cisco to Buy Acacia Communications for About $2.6 Billion Cisco Systems is buying Acacia Communications, a maker of high-speed, optical interconnect technologies, for about $2.6 billion, or $70 a share, look...
2019-07-09, 20:16

Treasury to Sell $99 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department next week will auction $99 billion in securities, ranging from 13-week bills to 10-year Treasury inflation-protected sec...
2019-09-12, 21:00

Uber Lost Another Billion Dollars, NBD Uber’s first quarterly earnings report as a publicly-traded company tells us much of the same as every other report the company has ever released abo...
2019-05-31, 05:16

WSJ: Facebook reaches $5 billion FTC settlement The inevitable has happened for Facebook. After weeks of reports that the company was working to settle with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) over ...
2019-07-12, 22:16

Treasury to Sell $162 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $162 billion in securities, comprising $123 billion in new debt and $39 billion in previously sol...
2019-08-02, 05:32

EU regulators to decide on IBM's $34 billion Red Hat bid by June 27 EU antitrust regulators will decide by June 27 whether to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software c...
2019-05-21, 19:00

How the Promise of a $120 Billion Uber I.P.O. Evaporated Uber’s offering was supposed to be a crowning moment for the ride-hailing company. But it suffered setback after setback and ultimately resulted in p...
2019-05-21, 15:16

Microsoft posts a record $29.1 billion Q1. Same old, same old (credit: Julien GONG Min / Flickr) Microsoft has posted the results of the first quarter of its 2019 financial year, which runs up until September ...
2019-05-21, 16:00

Treasury to Sell $112 Billion in Debt The U.S. Treasury Department will auction next week $112 billion in securities, comprising $76 billion in new debt and $36 billion in previously sold...
2019-07-11, 21:16

Fed Adds $75 Billion to Financial System The Federal Reserve Bank of New York added $75 billion to the financial system Friday, using the market for overnight repurchase agreements to reliev...
2019-09-20, 15:32

CBS unlikely to pay Lionsgate’s $5.5 billion price tag for Starz Lionsgate’s chances of selling its Starz TV network to CBS for $5.5 billion just shrank — by about $2 billion. Investors in the film studio behind “T...
2019-05-25, 05:00

Google to pay $1.1 billion in France following tax probe After a four-year investigation, Google has agreed to pay almost €1 billion ($1.10 billion) to French authorities because it did not fully decla...
2019-09-13, 12:32

IBM to win unconditional EU okay for $34 billion Red Hat deal: sources U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp is set to secure unconditional EU approval for its $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat,...
2019-06-20, 01:48

Exclusive: Sudan needs up to $10 billion in aid to rebuild economy, new PM says Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political...
2019-08-24, 23:48

FTC to Announce $5 Billion Facebook Settlement as Soon as This Week The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce as soon as this week a settlement with Facebook over the company’s privacy practices, according ...
2019-07-22, 20:16

China to slap tariffs on $75 billion in US goods China plans to slap new tariffs on $75 billion worth of American products as retaliation against President Trump’s latest round of duties in the late...
2019-08-23, 19:48

India's PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud India's state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhus...
2019-07-06, 22:00

Hasbro Picks Up Peppa Pig in $4 Billion Deal Hasbro is making a big bet on entertainment aimed at young children by acquiring Entertainment One for $4 billion in cash. Executives cite Peppa Pig ...
2019-08-23, 13:48

U.S. clears SoftBank's $2.25 billion investment in GM's Cruise SoftBank has come under increasing U.S. scrutiny over its ties to Chinese firms in the face of an escalating trade and technology war between Washing...
2019-07-07, 01:32

China to Impose Tariffs on $75 Billion More of U.S. Goods China will impose tariffs on $75 billion worth of additional U.S. products in response to U.S. tariffs on $300 billion in Chinese goods. The country ...
2019-08-23, 15:48

Microsoft invests $1 billion in OpenAI, which is going all-in on Azure OpenAI, a company working on AI for the public good, is committing to build with Microsoft new Azure AI supercomputing technologies, and getting a $1...
2019-07-22, 16:32

IBM closes $34 billion Red Hat acquisition: Now it's time to deliver Red Hat is now part of IBM and the two companies made sure customers, developers and partners all knew about the commitment to open source, developer...
2019-07-09, 16:16

Swiss Re plans $4.5 billion IPO for UK unit to help expansion Swiss Re is pressing ahead with plans to float its $4.5 billion UK life insurance business in London to put it under a more favorable regulatory regi...
2019-06-07, 15:16

Carmakers Have $372 Billion Incentive To Defy Trump Trump on Wednesday lobbed baseless accusations at Ford Motor, which along with BMW, Honda Motor and Volkswagen recently sided with the Golden State. ...
2019-08-24, 21:48

China To Impose New Tariffs On $75 Billion Of US Imports China announced Friday it will hit US soybeans, lobsters, peanut butter and other imports worth $75 billion with new tariffs in retaliation for Washi...
2019-08-24, 09:48

EU clears Vodafone's $22 billion Liberty deal Brussels gave its blessing to Vodafone's $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global's cable networks in Germany and central Europe, clearing the way fo...
2019-07-18, 20:48

Callon Petroleum to Buy Carrizo Oil for $1.2 Billion in Stock Callon Petroleum has said it would buy Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. for $1.2 billion in stock as the oil company seeks to build scale in key production are...
2019-07-15, 19:16

UK's Reckitt Benckiser to pay up to $1.4 billion to end Indivior probe Britain's Reckitt Benckiser (RB) said it would pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve all U.S. federal investigations into the firm in connection wit...
2019-07-11, 13:48

Salesforce to buy Tableau Software in $15.3 billion deal Salesforce.com said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisition ...
2019-06-10, 17:48

Salesforce to Buy Analytics Platform Tableau for More Than $15 Billion Salesforce.com agreed to buy data-analytics platform Tableau Software for more than $15 billion in stock, a deal aimed at expanding the business-soft...
2019-06-10, 18:48

Pepsi Expands in Africa With $1.7 Billion Deal PepsiCo has agreed to pay $1.7 billion to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods, as the beverage giant looks to expand and accelerate its growth in sub-Sa...
2019-07-19, 14:48

China Announces New Tariffs on $75 Billion in U.S. Goods (BEIJING) — China on Friday announced tariff hikes on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump’s latest pla...
2019-08-24, 00:48

Facebook’s Getting Slapped With a $5 Billion FTC Privacy Settlement The U.S. Federal Trade Commission approved a record privacy settlement against Facebook requiring the social media company to pay about $5 billion to...
2019-07-13, 00:16

U.S. seeks $12.7 billion from ‘El Chapo’ — the value of all the drugs he trafficked The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found Guzman to have trafficked, multiplied by the average prices of...
2019-07-06, 08:32

FTC Set to Unveil Terms of $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission is expected to announce a settlement with the tech giant over its privacy practices as soon as this week. As part of the...
2019-07-22, 23:00

What a $20 billion week signals for data and analytics When $20 billion gets spent to acquire two companies in the same market segment within a few days, it's clear that a fundamental market shift is upon...
2019-06-17, 02:16

Snap to raise $1 billion to invest in AR, possible acquisitions Snap Inc on Tuesday said it will raise $1 billion in short-term debt and plans to invest in more media content, augmented reality features and may al...
2019-08-06, 18:00

IBM gains unconditional EU approval for $34 billion Red Hat deal U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp on Thursday won unconditional EU antitrust approval for its $34 billion acquisition of software...
2019-06-27, 19:48

Germany's Metro says $6.6 billion bid undervalues company Metro said that an unsolicited offer by two prominent investors to take over the German retailer substantially undervalues it and advised shareholder...
2019-06-24, 01:32

Islanders get approval for $1.3 billion arena project The New York state board responsible for economic development has approved a $1.3 billion project to build 19,000-seat arena that will be the new hom...
2019-08-10, 00:32

Huawei's US ban may cost $30 billion, but it vows to rebound If you were wondering what the short-term cost of America's war with Huawei was, then your estimates can begin at the $30 billion mark. That...
2019-06-17, 12:48

Palestinians reject US's €50 billion peace plan Palestinian officials have described as "abstract promises" a new $50 billion investment plan for the Palestinian economy. The Palestinian Authority ...
2019-06-22, 23:48

Huawei Expects $30 Billion Revenue Hit From U.S. Clampdown The U.S. campaign against Huawei is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the next two yea...
2019-06-17, 23:32

Behind Brazil's $240 Billion Pension Cut, a Once-Reviled Ex-Banker House Speaker Rodrigo Maia takes the spotlight from President Jair Bolsonaro with a startling legislative victory, as the lawmaker pushes an ambitiou...
2019-08-01, 16:00

PG&E shareholders outline possible $15 billion rights issue PG&E Corp shareholders have committed to engaging in a rights offering worth a potential $15 billion in support of a planned reorganization of the e...
2019-08-08, 18:00

World population to reach 9.7 billion by 2050 — UN The United Nations predicts that half of this growth will take place in only nine countries, as the world is getting older overall. India is projecte...
2019-06-18, 07:48

PG&E to float $31 billion restructuring plan: Bloomberg Power producer PG&E Corp will propose a $31 billion bankruptcy restructuring plan that will include two funds worth a total of $34 billion to cover p...
2019-06-21, 23:32

LSE's $27 billion deal rehabilitates Refinitiv debt Financial data firm Refinitiv's $13.5 billion debt, once described as having some of the weakest-ever investor protections typical of the frothy peak...
2019-08-01, 23:32

Slack IPO starts trading at $38.50 for $23 billion valuation Slack's IPO started with a bang as the first trade was priced at $38.50, giving the company a $23 billion valuation, well above the expected $16 bill...
2019-06-21, 06:00

Startup that owns TikTok now has one billion users ByteDance, the Beijing-based startup behind popular short video platform TikTok, has amassed more than one billion monthly active users across its ap...
2019-06-20, 18:32

Crackdown targets scammers behind 1 billion robocalls Federal authorities announced a major crackdown on dozens of robocallers responsible for about 1 billion robocalls. The effort, dubbed “Operati...
2019-06-27, 20:16

FTC Approves Roughly $5 Billion Facebook Settlement The Federal Trade Commission voted this week to approve a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook over a long-running probe into the tech giant’s...
2019-07-13, 02:01

Study finds that a GPS outage would cost $1 billion per day Enlarge / The first of the Air Force's new GPS 3 satellites launches on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket in December, 2018. (credit: SpaceX) Since becoming...
2019-06-15, 02:32

Facebook's $5 Billion US FTC Settlement Said to Be Announced This Week The US FTC expected to announce a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook as early as this week, two sources briefed on the matter said on Monday...
2019-07-23, 17:48

Beverly Hills property once asking $1 billion sells for just $100,000 A 157-acre “mountain” in Beverly Hills, which hit the market last year asking a princely $1 billion, has sold at auction for the remarkably paltry su...
2019-08-21, 19:16

Americans to spend $1 billion on beer this 4th of July Nevada will become the first state to ban employers from rejecting job applicants because of failed drug tests. Veuer’s Natasha Abellard has th...
2019-07-03, 22:00

Boeing sinks to $3 billion loss on MAX groundings Boeing Co reported a nearly $3 billion second-quarter loss on Wednesday as the world's largest planemaker struggles with the prolonged grounding of ...
2019-07-24, 15:16

5G auction in Germany raises €6.5 billion from four telcoms After hundreds of rounds of bidding over nearly three months, Germany raised more than expected from its 5G spectrum auction. Auction winners will ha...
2019-06-13, 03:16

US threatens EU with $4 billion worth of additional tariffs Just days after reaching a truce over trade with China, the US government on Monday increased pressure on Europe in a long-running dispute over aircr...
2019-07-02, 06:16

US fines Facebook $5 billion for privacy violations The US Federal Trade Commissions has said it would also place new oversight and restrictions on Facebook. It is the largest fine that the FTC has eve...
2019-07-24, 18:16

Trump signs $4.6 billion border aid package President Donald Trump signed a $4.6 billion aid package on Monday to help the federal government cope with the surge of Central American immigrants ...
2019-07-02, 03:32

Constitutionality of $16 billion of Illinois bonds challenged The sale of $10 billion of general obligation bonds in 2003 and $6 billion in 2017 by Illinois was unconstitutional because the proceeds were used fo...
2019-07-02, 03:16

| Population of Earth to reach 9.7 billion in 2050: UN The world population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion in 2050 from 7.7 billion today, with the population of sub-Saharan Africa doubling, a United...
2019-06-19, 01:00

US Advances $8 Billion Sale Of F-16 Fighters To Taiwan The White House has advanced a proposal to sell $8 billion worth of advanced F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, a move that would likely anger strategic ri...
2019-08-17, 01:32

Google Photos hit a billion users in just over four years Google has confirmed Google Photos now has more than a billion users. It surpassed the milestone earlier this summer, a little over four years after ...
2019-07-24, 21:32

Applied Materials to Buy Kokusai Electric From KKR for $2.2 Billion Applied Materials said it is acquiring Kokusai Electric, a producer of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, for $2.2 billion from global investment...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Performance Food to Buy Reinhart in $2 Billion Deal Food distributor Performance Food Group has agreed to acquire privately held rival Reinhart Foodservice for $2 billion in a bid to build scale and ta...
2019-07-01, 13:16

NASA estimates it will need up to $30 billion for moon landing NASA has touted its bold plan to return American astronauts to the moon by 2024 for months. Now we're starting to get an idea of how much it will cos...
2019-06-14, 19:16

GateHouse Media Parent to Buy Gannett for $1.4 Billion The country’s two largest newspaper chains agreed to combine their businesses in a roughly $1.4 billion deal, further consolidating an industry reeli...
2019-08-05, 23:32

DowDuPont to take $800 million to $1.3 billion charge in the second quarter DowDuPont said it expects to book an pretax charge of $800 million to $1.3 billion for the April-June quarter, resulting from changes in valuation of...
2019-05-29, 14:16

Simjacker attack could affect a billion smartphones A new SIM card flaw has been discovered by security researchers who say that more than a billion smartphones could be at risk as threat actors are cu...
2019-09-14, 05:00

Prudential buys Assurance IQ for $2.35 billion in new tech bet Prudential Financial Inc is set to buy online insurance startup Assurance IQ Inc for $2.35 billion, the latest in a series of moves by traditional in...
2019-09-05, 18:00

NXP to buy Marvell's WiFi, Bluetooth business for $1.76 billion Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors NV said on Wednesday it will buy Marvell Technology Group Ltd's wireless connectivity business for $1.76 billion i...
2019-05-29, 22:16

Apple takes its $14 billion tax fight with the EU to court Apple challenged a $14 billion tax charge from the European Commission in the EU's second-highest court on Tuesday, escalating the landmark tax ...
2019-09-17, 12:00

One in a billion: Why Virat Kohli represents a 'new India' In a country where cricket's unifying importance is tantamount to that of religion, the role of leading India into a World Cup comes with a certain d...
2019-05-22, 23:16

Billion-year-old fossils may be early fungus Enlarge (credit: Loron, et. al.) When did the first complex multicellular life arise? Most people, being a bit self-centered, would point to the Ed...
2019-05-23, 05:16

NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion. The post NASCAR is buying International Speedway for $2 billion appeared firs...
2019-05-22, 15:16

Infineon to buy Cypress Semiconductors in $10 billion deal Infineon has agreed to buy Cypress Semiconductors in a deal valuing the U.S. maker of microchips used in cars and electronic devices at 9 billion eur...
2019-06-03, 10:48

German chipmaker Infineon to buy Cypress for $10 billion MADRID (AP) — German chipmaker Infineon is buying U.S.-based Cypress Semiconductor Corp. for more than $10 billion. Infineon will pay $23.85 for each...
2019-06-03, 14:00

The Latest: House OKs $19.1 billion disaster aid bill WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House vote on a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill (all times local): 7 p.m. The House has given final approval to a...
2019-06-04, 02:48

'No deal' Brexit would cost at least $16 billion in UK sales to the EU: U.N. Leaving the European Union without a trade deal would cost Britain at least $16 billion in lost EU sales, and probably far more after accounting for ...
2019-09-03, 20:00

WeWork lost $1.9 billion last year, but it's considering going public The We Company, parent company of WeWork, is the latest in a string of richly valued start-ups set to go public this year. But though it is valued at...
2019-05-21, 19:00

How China Is Planning to Rank 1.3 Billion People China has a radical plan to influence the behavior of its 1.3 billion people: It wants to grade each of them on aspects of their lives to reflect how...
2019-06-04, 11:16

Facebook has taken down over 2 billion fake accounts in 2019 Facebook took down 2.19 billion fake accounts during the first quarter of 2019, the company has announced. In addition to that, Facebook said it disa...
2019-05-24, 00:00

US seeks $12.7 billion from drug lord 'El Chapo' Citing years of narcotics trafficking, US prosecutors have called for "El Chapo" to forfeit billions in drug money. But his lawyer dismissed the requ...
2019-07-06, 08:16

Frontier Communications to sell some assets for $1.35 billion Telecom service provider Frontier Communications Corp said on Wednesday it would sell its assets in some U.S. states to investment firms WaveDivision...
2019-05-29, 16:32

Lawmakers pass $11.8 billion Arizona budget PHOENIX (AP) – The Latest on action at the Arizona Legislature as members rush to adjourn for the year (all times local): 9:15 p.m. Arizona has...
2019-05-28, 22:48

Apple’s $3 billion purchase of Beats has already paid off "Oh shit, the Forbes list just changed," Tyrese Gibson proclaimed in a 2014 Facebook video. "The first billionaire in hip-hop, right here from the m...
2019-05-28, 19:48

Airtel Africa Looks at $1 Billion London Listing Airtel Africa is considering a stock market flotation in London, it said on Tuesday, part of efforts to expand its data and mobile money services acr...
2019-05-28, 15:16

Universe might be 2 billion years younger: study Researchers at the Max Planck Institute in Germany have said the cosmos is expanding faster than previously believed, leading them to believe the uni...
2019-09-13, 04:00

Mozambique seeks $3.2 billion to recover from cyclones JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern African nation th...
2019-05-30, 11:16

Mozambique Says It Needs $3.2 Billion to Recover After Deadly Cyclones (JOHANNESBURG) — Mozambique says it needs $3.2 billion to recover from a pair of powerful tropical cyclones that ripped into the southern Afric...
2019-05-30, 13:48

San Francisco makes $2.5 billion bid for PG&E's electric system The city of San Francisco has offered to buy PG&E Corp's power lines and other electrical system infrastructure serving the city for $2.5 billion, a...
2019-09-09, 05:00

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thou...
2019-05-24, 06:48

Bids in Germany's 5G auction already top 6 billion euros Germany's auction of frequencies for fifth-generation mobile services, now into its 10th week, has drawn 6 billion euros ($6.7 billion) in bids so fa...
2019-05-24, 04:16

Trump announces $16 billion in aid for U.S. farmers hit by trade war The package announced at the White House is bigger than last year's $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers and ranchers caught in tariff showdowns....
2019-05-24, 04:01

PG&E Strikes $11 Billion Settlement With Insurers Over Wildfires PG&E agreed on an $11 billion settlement to resolve all claims by insurance carriers from the 2017 Northern California wildfires and the 2018 Camp Fi...
2019-09-13, 21:00

PG&E settles wildfire claims with insurers for $11 billion PG&E Corp said on Friday it has reached an $11 billion settlement to resolve most claims by insurance carriers related to 2017 and 2018 wildfires in ...
2019-09-13, 22:00

Cboe FX Reports Record ADV of $42.6 Billion in January NEW YORK and LONDON – 5 February 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies,...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Shell Avoids Hard Promises on That $125 Billion Investment and debt-reduction demands will persist, and the need for M&A can’t be ruled out. Investors should be grateful for the dividend they’ve go...
2019-06-04, 20:32

For 5G, AT&T and T-Mobile buy $1.8 billion worth of 24GHz spectrum across US Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | SOPA Images) AT&T and T-Mobile committed to spend nearly $1.8 billion, combined, on high-frequency spectrum for the...
2019-06-06, 03:32

Google to spend $3 billion on European datacenters Google will make an additional investment of $3.3 billion over the next two years to expand its European data centers, CEO Sundar Pichai said.Read Mo...
2019-09-20, 17:00

PG&E in talks with lawmakers on $11 billion fund: Bloomberg Troubled power utility company PG&E Corp has spoken to lawmakers for arranging about $11 billion fund to settle claims related to wildfires, Bloomber...
2019-06-06, 00:01

World’s 1.8 billion youth must ‘have a say in the future of the planet’ It is “crucial” that the world’s 1.8 billion young people have a say in the fight against climate change and ultimately “the future of the planet” ac...
2019-09-21, 00:00

Hurricane Dorian could cost insurers $25 billion: UBS Hurricane Dorian, which battered the Bahamas early on Monday, could cause insurance industry losses of up to $25 billion, according to analysts at UB...
2019-09-02, 15:00

Uber's First-Quarter Loss Tops $1 Billion The ride-hailing company’s loss topped $1 billion in its first quarterly report as a public company, affirming its continuing challenge of spending h...
2019-05-30, 23:32

Cyprus says it stands to gain $9 billion from gas field NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus’ energy minister says the east Mediterranean island nation stands to gain more than $9 billion over 18 years from...
2019-06-05, 15:00

Big Five leagues spend over $6 billion in transfer window "Spending by teams in Europe\u0027s Big Five leagues totalled a record 5.5 billion euros ($6.13 billion) during the close season transfer window, fin...
2019-09-03, 16:00

Evergrande squeezed by $53 billion in maturing debt China Evergrande Group, the property developer with dreams of becoming an electric-vehicle powerhouse, is finding it’s picked an inopportune time to ...
2019-09-02, 20:00

US and Canada have lost three billion birds since 1970 More than one in four birds have been lost across diverse groups and habitats, in what researchers describe as a ‘wake-up call’The US and Canada have...
2019-09-20, 15:00

Trump threatens China with further $300 billion of tariffs U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to hit China with "at least" another $300 billion of tariffs but said he thought both China and Mexico wanted ...
2019-06-06, 09:48

Gilead deepens Galapagos ties with $5.1 billion deal Gilead Sciences Inc will invest $5.1 billion to raise its stake in Galapagos NV and partner with the Belgian-Dutch biotech firm to develop and commer...
2019-07-15, 18:48

Venezuela migrants propel billion-dollar delivery app BOGOTA, Colombia — It’s six in the morning and Samuel Romero is already pulling his bicycle out of a small garage. The 21-year-old Venezuelan migrant...
2019-08-01, 03:16

China June trade surplus with U.S. rises 11% to $29.92 billion China's trade surplus with the United States, a major source of friction with its biggest trading partner, rose 11% in June to $29.92 billion from $2...
2019-07-12, 16:32

Trump Administration Rolls Out $16 Billion Farm-Aid Program President Trump rolled out a $16 billion plan to help farmers hit by the trade conflict with China and suggested Huawei Technologies could potentiall...
2019-05-24, 21:48

US FTC Said to Approve $5-Billion Facebook Fine Over Privacy Issues The US Federal Trade Commission approved a roughly $5 billion settlement with Facebook this week over its investigation into the social media company...
2019-07-13, 10:32

Musk's SpaceX raised over $1 billion in six months: filings Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX has raised more than $1 billion in financing in the last six months as it aims to roll out an ambitious h...
2019-05-25, 01:16

Facebook faces $5 billion fine over privacy violations US regulators have reportedly voted to fine Facebook $5 billion for data breaches. The social network landed in hot water last year amid allegations ...
2019-07-13, 08:32

U.S. might spend up to $1 billion to make U.S. networks 100% Huawei-free FCC Commissioner Geoffrey Starks, a Democrat, was confirmed by the Senate in January to that position joining fellow lefty Jessica Rosenworcel to mak...
2019-06-23, 09:00

Deutsche Bank blames restructuring for €3.1 billion Q2 loss The German lender has reported a bigger loss than predicted last month when it announced a major business overhaul. The troubled bank says it would b...
2019-07-24, 18:16

Mexico's Pemex Sells Bonds for $7.5 Billion in Refinancing Pemex said the refinancing operation is the largest in its history, and that all of the money will be used to refinance existing debt. It was the sta...
2019-09-13, 16:00

Oxford University Signs $5 Billion Deal With Investor The University of Oxford signed a deal with U.K. insurer and asset manager Legal & General to provide $5 billion in funding over 10 years to build gr...
2019-06-27, 20:48

Monsanto ordered to pay US$2 billion in latest Roundup blow Jury in California orders Bayer-owned Monsanto to pay more than US$2 billion in damages to a couple that sued on grounds the product caused their can...
2019-05-21, 15:16

FTC hits Facebook officially with record $5 billion fine The Federal Trade Commission charged Facebook on Wednesday a record-breaking $5 billion penalty for violating a 2012 order by the commission related ...
2019-07-24, 23:16

Reckitt to pay $1.4 billion to end U.S. opioid addiction treatment probes Reckitt Benckiser has agreed to pay up to $1.4 billion to resolve U.S. claims that its former pharmaceuticals business Indivior before it was spun ou...
2019-07-11, 22:01

Universe might be 2 billion years younger, shocking study says The universe is assumed to be roughly 13.7 billion years old, but a stunning new study says it could be significantly younger than that — by a couple...
2019-09-13, 21:32

Microsoft Word smashes billion installs on Android Microsoft Word has been downloaded and installed more than one billion times on Google Play, joining a very small club of non-Google or Facebook-owne...
2019-07-15, 22:16

Investors pull $1.5 billion from India equities so far in July: IIF Non-residents have pulled about $1.5 billion from Indian equities so far in July, reversing a strong trend of inflows in previous months, data from t...
2019-07-25, 03:48

Brazil Will Give Workers Up to $8 Billion to Spur Growth President Jair Bolsonaro will allow Brazilians early access this year to as much as 30 billion reais in funds normally set aside for the unemployed i...
2019-07-25, 04:32

India, Indonesia Set $50 Billion Trade Target By 2025 India and Indonesia on Saturday set an ambitious USD 50 billion target for bilateral trade over the next six years as Prime Minister Narendra Modi an...
2019-06-29, 13:16

Here’s Why Apple Just Spent $1 Billion to Buy Intel’s Modem Business Apple is buying Intel’s struggling cellular modem unit, bringing on key engineering talent and patents that will allow the technology giant to ...
2019-07-31, 21:48

Facebook is staring down a record-setting $5 billion fine The fine, which is massive by any yardstick, still represents less than one month's revenue for the social media titan.     ...
2019-07-15, 20:01

Apple posts Q3 earnings: Revenue hits $53.8 billion As far as Apple’s earnings are concerned, the June quarter isn’t necessarily exciting in and of itself. After all, the quarter doesn̵...
2019-07-31, 23:48

U.S. Senate passes $19.1 billion in disaster relief, no border aid The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved $19.1 billion in aid to help Americans rebound from a string of natural disasters, and President Donald Trump su...
2019-05-24, 05:48

Study finds the universe might be 2 billion years younger New calculations suggest the universe could be a couple billion years younger than scientists now estimate -- and even younger than suggested by two ...
2019-09-14, 01:32

Ray-Ban Maker Strikes $6.1 Billion Deal for European Rival EssilorLuxottica agreed to buy control of European rival GrandVision for about $6.1 billion, in a move that would further cement the Ray-Ban maker’s ...
2019-08-01, 02:32

Facebook removes 3 billion fake accounts over six months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts over a six-month span, far outpacing previous efforts by the company in striking fraudulent accoun...
2019-05-25, 04:32

Google To Pay Billion Dollars For Settlement Over Tax Evasion In France US internet giant Google has agreed a settlement totalling 945 million euros ($1.0 billion) to end a tax dispute in France under an agreement announc...
2019-09-13, 03:00

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the Bri...
2019-07-13, 07:48

Hong Kong exchange falls over 3% after $39 billion takeover bid for LSE Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEX) shares fell more than 3% on Thursday after the bourse unveiled a $39 billion takeover approach to the Lo...
2019-09-12, 05:00

$4.6 Billion in Aid Advances to Help Cope With Migrant Surge at Border The Senate measure cleared a committee with bipartisan support and will be voted on by the full chamber next week, but it is unclear how well it matc...
2019-06-20, 00:16

$5 Billion US Fine Set For Facebook On Privacy Probe: Report US regulators have approved a $5 billion penalty to be levied on Facebook to settle a probe into the social network's privacy and data protection lap...
2019-07-13, 02:01

U.S. foreign arms sales hit $44.15 billion in first three quarters of FY2019 The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has executed $44.15 billion in U.S. foreign arms sales through June 19, and the agency's di...
2019-06-19, 17:16

Disaster aid bill worth $19.1 billion blocked again in House The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday failed again to pass a $19.1 billion disaster aid bill supported by President Donald Trump after a Repub...
2019-05-28, 23:32

UN: North Korean cryptocurrency hackers have earned up to $2 billion so far The financial impact of North Korea‘s hacking and cryptocurrency exploits could be much larger than first thought. According to a UN report, seen by ...
2019-08-06, 11:01

Mastercard to buy part of payments company Nets for $3.19 billion Payments processor Mastercard Inc said on Tuesday it would buy a majority of the corporate services businesses of Scandinavian payments group Nets f...
2019-08-06, 18:00

PG&E Reaches $1 Billion Settlement With Paradise, California Governments PG&E has agreed to pay $1 billion to a range of California cities, counties and other government entities to settle claims related to taxpayer losses...
2019-06-19, 02:16

Peloton sets IPO range between $26 and $29 per share, looks to raise as much as $1.2 billion Peloton plans to price its shares between $26 and $29. The company is offering 40 million shares, which would value Peloton at $8.06 billion at the h...
2019-09-11, 01:00

Bayer says to invest 5 billion euros in new weed killers Bayer said it would invest 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) in developing new weedkillers and reducing its environmental impact by 30% by 2030, as it s...
2019-06-14, 09:01

Airtel Africa Plans London IPO To Cut $16 Billion Debt In February, Airtel unveiled plans to raise as much as Rs 32,000 crore for a war chest to take on Jio as well as to prepare for an impending 5G airwa...
2019-05-29, 07:16

Anadarko approves $20 billion LNG export project in Mozambique U.S. energy firm Anadarko Petroleum Corp on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for the construction of a $20 billion gas liquefaction and export terminal in ...
2019-06-18, 23:48

The billion-dollar travel group that tourism overlooks More and more people of color are embarking on international travel, creating lucrative opportunities for the tourism industry, but until now it's a ...
2019-08-04, 12:16

Humanity's Next Test: Feed 10 Billion Without Ruining Earth Experts Friday began negotiating the most comprehensive scientific assessment ever of the role the land we live off plays in climate change, expected...
2019-08-03, 03:00

The Swiss Surfer Behind $2 Billion Payments Startup Checkout.com Guillaume Pousaz has built a payments firm he acquired in 2009 into a highly valued transaction processor for fast-growing internet companies that is...
2019-05-25, 12:16

Alibaba mulls second listing to raise $20 billion: Bloomberg Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is considering raising $20 billion through a second listing in Hong Kong, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing unnamed peop...
2019-05-28, 00:32

U.S. seizes $1 billion worth of cocaine from ship in Philadelphia Federal authorities seized 16.5 tons of cocaine worth more than $1 billion from a ship in Philadelphia in one of the largest drug seizures in U.S. hi...
2019-06-19, 05:00

China needs nearly $440 billion to clean up rural environment: report China will need to spend 3 trillion yuan ($440 billion) over three years to improve village sanitation and clean up its heavily polluted rural enviro...
2019-06-22, 12:32

FDA approves ‘female Viagra,’ could tap potential $1 billion market Vyleesi, chemically known as bremelanotide, activates pathways in the brain involved in sexual desire, helping premenopausal women with hypoactive se...
2019-06-22, 05:16

Fannie Mae net income falls, seen paying $3.4 billion to U.S. Treasury Fannie Mae's net income fell in the second quarter from a year-ago due to losses on its derivatives, while it is expected to pay $3.4 billion in divi...
2019-08-01, 17:00

California governor proposes a $21 billion wildfire fund California Governor Gavin Newsom has proposed helping utilities create a fund of up to $21 billion to compensate future victims of wildfires sparked ...
2019-06-22, 02:48

Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 Sale: What to Expect Flipkart Big Billion Days 2019 sale is set to kick off from September 29 this year. Flipkart has put up a teaser page, offering a glimpse into its bi...
2019-09-12, 14:00

Trump: U.S. will hit $300 billion worth of Chinese goods with 10% tariff U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would impose an additional 10% tariff on $300 billion worth of Chinese imports starting Sept. 1, as t...
2019-08-01, 20:32

German customs seizes $1.1 billion worth of cocaine German customs authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value o...
2019-08-02, 18:16

Slack Skyrockets to $21 Billion Valuation After Unusual Listing (Bloomberg) — A parade of initial public offerings from Silicon Valley this year have garnered mixed receptions from investors. Slack Technolog...
2019-06-20, 23:00

Cboe LIS Hits New Milestone of €20 Billion Traded Since Launch LONDON – 3 January 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today r...
2019-05-21, 18:16

Tentative Federal Budget Would Raise Spending by $320 Billion Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California and Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, are close to a deal to increase spending and raise the government’s bo...
2019-07-22, 21:32

With $42 Billion, Jack Ma, Ex-Teacher, Steps Down As Alibaba Big Boss Jack Ma is giving up the reins of Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. after presiding over one of the most spectacular creations of wealth the world has ever ...
2019-09-11, 00:00

Boeing takes $5.6 billion revenue hit to compensate 737 Max customers The financial toll of the jet's grounding is starting to add up for Boeing, which has frozen sales of its flagship aircraft since regulators issued a...
2019-07-19, 07:16

Deutsche Bank to cut 18,000 jobs in 7.4 billion euro overhaul Deutsche Bank is to ax vast swathes of its trading desks in one of the biggest overhauls to an investment bank since the aftermath of the financial ...
2019-07-08, 01:48

WeWork looking to raise up to $4 billion in debt ahead of IPO: source Shared office space manager WeWork Cos is looking to raise $3 billion to $4 billion in debt before it goes public, a person familiar with the matter ...
2019-07-08, 01:48

Hong Kong looks to raise up to $1 billion in green bonds Hong Kong is looking to raise between $500 million and $1 billion in five-year green bonds as the former British colony looks to establish itself as ...
2019-05-21, 22:01

North America Has Lost Nearly 3 Billion Birds Since 1970 Birds across the U.S. are disappearing, though many of us probably haven’t noticed. Over the past half century, North American bird populations...
2019-09-19, 21:00

Facebook’s fundraising tools have raised over $2 billion, fast In the few years since Facebook introduced fundraising tools, people on the social network have raised $2 billion for charities.    &...
2019-09-19, 12:32

GM's self-driving unit is close to receiving a $2.25 billion boost It took more than a year, but GM's self-driving company is close to receiving a giant cash infusion. Cruise Automation confirmed to Reuters tha...
2019-07-07, 00:48

Gun violence costs the United States $229 billion annually WASHINGTON — Gun violence costs the United States $229 billion annually — or 1.4 percent of GDP – according to a new report released Wedn...
2019-09-18, 22:32

Gun violence costs the US $229 billion annually, report finds The report, published by Rep. Carolyn Maloney, used data from the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence and the Centers for Disease Control to ...
2019-09-18, 22:00

Microsoft to Invest $1 Billion in Artificial-Intelligence Startup Microsoft plans to invest $1 billion in OpenAI to add more advanced artificial-intelligence features to the software giant’s cloud-computing platform...
2019-07-22, 19:00

TransferWise valued at $3.5 billion after $292 million secondary funding Peer-to-peer money transfer service TransferWise has announced that it is now valued at $3.5 billion, after pursuing a $292 million secondary funding...
2019-05-22, 10:48

Walmart Got A $10 Billion (Happy) Surprise After Buying Flipkart Walmart debated for months whether to keep funding the payments business internally or whether to separate the operation so it could raise outside fu...
2019-07-11, 03:16

Apple spars with EU as $14 billion Irish tax dispute drags on Apple accused the European Commission of misunderstanding its business on day two of the iPhone maker's appeal against a $14 billion tax order, in a ...
2019-09-18, 19:32

US Demands El Chapo Forfeit $12.7 Billion In Drug Money Prosecutors on Friday said they were seeking $12.7 billion from convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, based on a conservative est...
2019-07-06, 04:00

Trump says looking closely at Amazon's bid on $10 billion Pentagon contract U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday his administration was looking closely at Amazon.com's bid on a $10 billion cloud contract with the Defe...
2019-07-18, 22:48

There are 3 billion fewer birds in North America than there were in 1970 North America has lost nearly 3 billion birds since 1970, a study says. It found significant population declines among hundreds of bird species. ...
2019-09-20, 03:00

Trump says Pentagon’s $10 billion cloud contract should be investigated. Again. The president said on July 18 that he had received numerous complaints about a not-yet-awarded Pentagon cloud computing contract that could go to Ama...
2019-07-19, 07:16

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
2019-07-19, 06:32

U.S. Tentatively Approves $2 Billion in Arms Sales to Taiwan The sales, along with a pending visit to the United States by Taiwan’s president, are likely to put further strain on Washington’s relationship with ...
2019-07-09, 09:48

US Approves Potential $2.2 Billion Weapons Sale To Taiwan The US State Department has approved the potential sale to Taiwan of $2.2 billion in arms, including Abrams tanks and Stinger missiles, the Pentagon ...
2019-07-09, 08:32

Microsoft's 'blow out' quarter beats projections by $1 billion Microsoft beat analysts' revenue projections by nearly $1 billion when it announced earnings for the fourth quarter of its 2019 fiscal year, as its c...
2019-07-19, 10:32

Loss of the UK’s ash trees due to fungal disease may cost £15 billion Ash dieback, a fungal disease in the UK’s ash trees, could cost the country nearly £15 billion in clean-up and lost ecosystem benefits like carbon se...
2019-05-21, 18:00

Facebook agrees to pay FTC $5 billion fine for various privacy violations Due to a slew of privacy violations, Facebook finally reached a settlement agreement with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that will see the social...
2019-07-13, 00:32

PepsiCo to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food for $1.7 billion PepsiCo has struck a deal to buy South Africa's Pioneer Food Group for $1.7 billion, the companies said on Friday, lifting Pioneer's shares and boo...
2019-07-19, 13:16

Flipkart founder: How I sold my business to Walmart for $16 billion Binny Bansal, co-founder of Indian e-commerce giant Flipkart, says there are three traits that led to the business landing a record-breaking sale to ...
2019-05-21, 19:00

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday t...
2019-07-19, 06:16

Cboe Periodic Auctions Hits First €1 Billion Day on 24 April LONDON – 25 April 2018 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE | Nasdaq: CBOE), one of the world’s largest exchange holding companies, today reported...
2019-05-21, 17:48

Raiders' stadium cost in Vegas soars to $1.9 billion The high stakes for building an NFL stadium for the Raiders in Las Vegas continues to rise with the latest cost estimate now coming in at $1.9 billio...
2019-07-20, 03:00

Cancer deaths cost the US $94 billion in lost earnings Almost 500,000 Americans died of cancer in 2015 and a new study concludes the disease robbed them not only of their lives but of $94.4 billion in lif...
2019-07-09, 01:32

The Hottest Phones for the Next Billion Users Aren't Smartphones Millions of first-time internet consumers are connecting to the web on a new breed of device that only costs about $25. These smart feature phones ma...
2019-07-23, 16:48

Texas approves $3 billion in flood control after Harvey AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Nearly two years after Hurricane Harvey battered Houston and the Texas coast, state lawmakers approved setting aside more than $...
2019-05-23, 02:00

Ford Faces Big $1.2 Billion Lawsuit Over F-150 Fuel Economy Ford faces a potentially big lawsuit, pundits wonder if the new Corvette will sell, everyone is maybe getting real about autonomous cars and much mor...
2019-07-23, 23:16

MacKenzie Bezos To Be Richer By $38 Billion After Divorce Settlement Even after paying $38 billion in stocks, Jeff Bezos will retain 59.1 million shares of Amazon -- currently worth nearly $112 billion which still make...
2019-07-02, 14:00

$300 billion in China tariffs still loom as a business worry Business groups warn that President Trump's Saturday announcement that the White House would not impose $300 billion in new tariffs on Chinese goods ...
2019-07-02, 07:01

Electric pickup, batteries included in GM's $7 billion pledge An all-electric pickup truck and an advanced battery system will be part of the $7 billion that General Motors Co has pledged to invest in the United...
2019-09-17, 03:00

U.S. farmers to receive $14.5 billion in direct trade aid payments The U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Thursday that farmers will receive $14.5 billion in direct payments as part of a $16 billion aid package d...
2019-05-23, 19:00

After Sacklers shift at least $1 billion around, Purdue files for bankruptcy Enlarge / Bottles of Purdue Pharma L.P. OxyContin medication sit on a pharmacy shelf in Provo, Utah, US, on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016. (credit: Getty ...
2019-09-16, 21:00

In 6 Months, Facebook Removes Over 3 Billion Fake Accounts (SAN FRANCISCO) — Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the compa...
2019-05-23, 20:16

Warren Buffett To Donate Over $3 Billion Of His Fortune To 5 Charities Warren Buffett said Monday he plans to donate $3.6 billion of Berkshire Hathaway stock to five charities - one of his largest gifts ever - while Walm...
2019-07-02, 02:00

Struggling Deutsche Bank suffers $3.5 billion loss Deutsche Bank reported a bigger-than-forecast quarterly loss of 3.15 billion euros ($3.5 billion), underlining the challenges it faces as it attempts...
2019-07-24, 19:32

Facebook to pay record $5 billion fine over privacy violations Facebook has agreed to pay a record-smashing $5 billion fine to resolve a government investigation into its privacy practices, the Federal Trade Comm...
2019-07-24, 19:32

Facebook removed 3 billion fake accounts in just 6 months Facebook removed more than 3 billion fake accounts from October to March, twice as many as the previous six months, the company said Thursday. Nearly...
2019-05-23, 20:48

Magna opens $1.38 billion paint shop in Slovenia The paint shop, which complements contract vehicle production at a Magna Steyr plant in Graz, Austria, started test runs in March. The new plant curr...
2019-07-16, 02:48

Germany's New $60 Billion Climate Package Does the Bare Minimum Germany appears to be listening to the millions of people around the world protesting climate inaction Friday. German Chancellor Angela Merkel announ...
2019-09-21, 08:32

Exclusive: WeWork considers IPO valuation of as low as $10 billion - sources WeWork owner The We Company may seek a valuation in its upcoming initial public offering of between $10 billion and $12 billion, a dramatic discount ...
2019-09-14, 02:00

This Fourth of July, Americans will shell out $1 billion on beer If spending is any guide, this country's patriotic spirit is alive and well, with Americans coughing up nearly $7 billion on food for the grill ...
2019-07-02, 15:16

Anheuser-Busch seeks $9.8 billion in 2019’s largest IPO Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch InBev NV is seeking to raise up to $9.8 billion by listing its Asia-Pacific business in Hong Kong, marking what would be...
2019-07-02, 18:48

FCC approves Nexstar’s $6.4 billion acquisition of Tribune Media The long, drawn out saga over Tribune Media Company's fate could soon come to an end. Today, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) approve...
2019-09-17, 13:32

IMF Approves USD 6 billion Loan For Pakistan With Tough Conditions The IMF has approved a three-year USD 6 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan with tough conditions to address its balance of payment crisis and he...
2019-07-04, 19:48

Australian Senate passes $110 billion tax cuts over decade Australia’s Parliament has narrowly delivered the reelected government’s promise to provide 158 billion Australian dollars ($110 billion) in personal...
2019-07-04, 13:48

China's Centurium Capital raises over $2 billion from GIC, Temasek, others China's Centurium Capital, a big backer of domestic startup Luckin Coffee, said it has raised more than $2 billion in its debut fund, giving the priv...
2019-07-04, 06:16

Australian government set to secure support for $110 billion tax cut plan Australia's conservative government looked set to secure the required support on Thursday to pass A$158 billion ($110.47 billion) worth of tax cuts o...
2019-07-04, 03:16

Budweiser Brewer to Relaunch Slimmer, $4.84 Billion Asian IPO The world’s largest brewer is taking a second shot at listing its Asian business, seeking to raise up to $4.84 billion in Hong Kong, even as the city...
2019-09-17, 12:32

Daimler Loses $1.3 billion On Diesel, Airbag Woes Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, says it lost 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the second quarter as the company booked 4.2 bil...
2019-07-24, 14:48

Apple Takes Fight Against EUR 13 Billion Tax Order to Court Apple will launch a legal challenge on Tuesday to a EC order to pay EUR 13 billion in Irish back taxes in a landmark case in the EU's crackdown on ta...
2019-09-17, 12:32

The world's largest brewer just made $1 billion from its new venture's arm — here's how Like other companies, AB InBev had not focused enough on innovation. The company had been talking about it since around 2010, and got "incrementally ...
2019-07-24, 15:00

U.S. farmers receive $4.07 billion of latest government trade aid The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has paid $4.07 billion of its latest round of compensation for farmers suffering from the trade war with Ch...
2019-09-17, 11:00

US Congress Approves $4.6 Billion In Emergency Border Funding US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday bowed to pressure from President Donald Trump's Republicans as Congress approved $4.6 billion in emergency ...
2019-06-28, 06:48

Senators grill FTC over reported $5 billion Facebook settlement Facebook's reported $5 billion settlement with the FTC isn't even official yet, but that isn't stopping politicians from bristling at ...
2019-07-17, 00:32

KKR devours Tim Tam biscuits maker in $2.2 billion deal with Campbell KKR & Co said it is buying Campbell Soup Co's Australian snacks unit Arnott's that will give it ownership of top-selling biscuit brands such as Tim...
2019-07-24, 15:16

Buffett to Donate $3.6 Billion of Berkshire Stock to Five Foundations Warren Buffett, chairman of Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has pledged to donate shares worth about $3.6 billion to five foundations, as part of his plan t...
2019-07-01, 13:16

Plate tectonics began nearly 2 billion years before we thought Earth’s continents may have been shifting for 2.5 billion years, according to a study of ancient rocks that finds plate tectonics evolved far earlier...
2019-08-07, 19:32

Sotheby’s Auction House to Be Taken Private in $3.7 Billion Sale Patrick Drahi’s acquisition of the auction house, which has struggled to turn a profit recently, will return it to private ownership after 31 years o...
2019-06-17, 17:48

New Zealand Unveils New "Wellbeing" Budget With $2.5 Billion Spending New Zealand on Thursday unveiled a $2.5-billion-dollar spending package under its 'wellbeing' budget, prioritising mental health and alleviating chil...
2019-05-30, 08:00

Raytheon Is United Technologies’ $50 Billion Finishing Touch For United Technologies, a merger with the defense giant will replenish revenue it’s losing in a breakup and mark the capstone of a dramatic makeover...
2019-06-10, 01:32

Protecting Singapore from rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion Protecting Singapore against rising sea levels could cost S$100 billion ($72 billion) or more over 100 years, its prime minister said on Sunday, as t...
2019-08-19, 11:16

Roche's $4.3 billion Spark bid delayed again amid U.S., UK scrutiny Swiss drugmaker Roche's $4.3 billion takeover of U.S. gene therapy specialist Spark Therapeutics has been pushed back again, possibly beyond the firs...
2019-06-10, 09:16

Roche, Spark again extend $4.3 billion takeover offer Roche Holding and Spark Therapeutics announced on Tuesday another extension of the Swiss drugmaker's $4.3 billion takeover offer for the U.S. gene ...
2019-09-03, 10:32

Hurricane Dorian devastation in Bahamas could cost $7 billion: KCC Preliminary estimate of total insured and uninsured losses in the Bahamas from Hurricane Dorian is $7 billion, catastrophe modeling company Karen Cla...
2019-09-05, 15:32

Pakistan To Get $3.4 Billion In Budgetary Aid From Asian Development Bank Pakistan will receive $3.4 billion in budgetary support from the Asian Development Bank (ABD), the de facto finance minister said on Saturday, as the...
2019-06-15, 19:48

Salesforce to buy big data firm Tableau Software for $15.3 billion Salesforce.com Inc said on Monday it would buy big data company Tableau Software for $15.3 billion in an all-stock deal, marking the biggest acquisit...
2019-06-10, 14:48

Blackstone Strikes $18.7 Billion Deal for U.S. Warehouse Network Blackstone is buying a network of U.S. industrial warehouses for $18.7 billion, in the largest private real-estate transaction ever that represents a...
2019-06-03, 03:32

Lloyds and Barclays hit by $4 billion insurance mis-selling claims Lloyds and Barclays on Monday said a surge in late claims could see them pay out around $2 billion more each to settle Britain's costliest consumer...
2019-09-09, 22:00

PG&E proposes reorganization plan with $17.9 billion for wildfire claims California power provider PG&E Corp on Monday unveiled the outlines of a reorganization plan that will pay $17.9 billion for claims stemming from the...
2019-09-10, 04:00

U.S. Clampdown to Cost Huawei $30 Billion in Revenue, Founder Says The U.S. campaign against Huawei Technologies is taking a toll, with the company’s founder forecasting a hit to revenue of about $30 billion over the...
2019-06-17, 12:32

Uber’s no-good, terrible-rotten bad Q2 loses more than $5 billion Enlarge / Headquarters of ride-sharing technology company Uber in the South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood of San Francisco on October 13, 2017. (cre...
2019-08-09, 07:32

Amgen to buy Celgene psoriasis drug Otezla for $13.4 billion Amgen Inc will buy Celgene Corp's psoriasis drug Otezla for $13.4 billion in cash, clearing the way for Bristol-Myers Squibb to go ahead with its $74...
2019-08-26, 18:48

Huawei founder: US crackdown will cost the company $30 billion Huawei’s founder said Monday that the Chinese telecom giant’s revenue will be $30 billion less than forecast over the next two years. &#...
2019-06-17, 16:00

Apple places $7 billion in return to bond market Apple Inc said on Thursday it had sold $7 billion of bonds at yields ranging up to 103 basis points over the equivalent U.S. Treasury on maturities ...
2019-09-05, 13:32

Monthly US trade deficit rises slightly to $72.1 billion The U.S. Census Bureau reported Thursday that the international trade deficit in goods rose to $72.1 billion in April, up a marginal 0.3% from March'...
2019-05-30, 19:48

"Cutting Back" $1.3 Billion Aid Improved Relations With Pak: Trump President Donald Trump has said the US' ties with Pakistan have improved after he cut USD 1.3 billion in security assistance to Islamabad for not doi...
2019-08-19, 19:16

UK’s Johnson threatens to withhold $50 billion Brexit payment Boris Johnson, the leading candidate to succeed Theresa May as Britain's next prime minister, said he would withhold a previously agreed 39 billion p...
2019-06-09, 03:00

Oklahoma judge to rule in $17 billion opioid lawsuit against J&J An Oklahoma judge on Monday will decide whether Johnson & Johnson should be held liable in a $17 billion lawsuit alleging the drugmaker's marketing p...
2019-08-26, 19:16

Man City becomes soccer's first 'billion-dollar' team: study Manchester City has become the first billion-dollar football team, according to a new study. The Premier League champion has spent more than any othe...
2019-09-10, 09:00

U.S. Reaches $1.4 Billion Opioid-Drug Settlement With U.K.'s Reckitt U.K. consumer-goods company Reckitt Benckiser will pay up to $1.4 billion to settle U.S. investigations into whether its former pharmaceuticals unit ...
2019-07-11, 12:48

Boeing wins $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon Boeing Co has been awarded a $6.5 billion U.S. defense contract for Joint Direct Attack Munition tail kits, spares, repairs and technical services, t...
2019-06-15, 02:00

NASA reminds everyone it still needs another $30 billion for Trump’s Moon mission So, NASA wants to go back to the Moon. It’s wanted to do it for a while now and has been slowly piecing together how such a trip might happen, ...
2019-06-14, 22:48

China's Central Bank to Free Up $126 Billion for Lending The People’s Bank of China plans to reduce the amount of reserves that commercial banks are required to keep with the central bank by half a percenta...
2019-09-06, 15:00

Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It...
2019-08-16, 15:00

Austria's AMS makes $4.8 billion counterbid for Germany's Osram Austrian sensor specialist AMS made a 4.3 billion euro($4.8 billion) counter-offer for larger German lighting group Osram on Tuesday, raising the p...
2019-09-03, 21:00

U.S. Republican senators push $8 billion F-16 sale to Taiwan Two Republican U.S. senators said on Friday that Congress should move quickly with an $8 billion sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan as China "seeks ...
2019-08-16, 18:32

Huawei says U.S. curbs to cut smartphone unit's revenue by over $10 billion Chinese technology giant Huawei said on Friday the impact of U.S. trade restrictions on its business will be less than what it initially feared, thou...
2019-08-23, 14:16

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in weedkiller research to help reputation Germany's Bayer sought to repair its reputation on Friday after damage caused by U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, ...
2019-06-14, 14:16

Brooklyn Nets sale nearly complete, will be worth about $2.35 billion Canadian Joe Tsai will buy the controlling shares from Russian Mikhail Prokhorov, completing a deal worth about $2.35 billion for the NBA team. ...
2019-08-17, 01:00

German chipmaker Infineon to buy US rival Cypress for €9 billion Infineon, Germany's largest chip manufacturer, is on the verge of making its biggest-ever acquisition. The move comes amid a slump in the chip indust...
2019-06-03, 15:16

Bayer to invest $5.6 billion in new weed killing methods BERLIN (AP) — German chemical and pharmaceutical company Bayer says it plans to invest some 5 billion euros ($5.6 billion) over the next decade in de...
2019-06-14, 11:48

Bayer to invest 5 billion euros in weedkiller research Bayer, the German crop science and chemicals group reeling from U.S. litigation over claims its glyphosate pesticide causes cancer, said on Friday it...
2019-06-14, 10:00

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our sola...
2019-08-15, 06:32

CBS and Viacom agree to sign $30 billion merger deal CBS and Viacom have reached a long-rumored merger agreement. The two companies announced today that they will reunite as ViacomCBS. According to The ...
2019-08-14, 02:00

The $1 billion-hop across the pond and the other airline routes that make the most money Business-traveler heavy routes like trans-Atlantic and transcontinental flights bring in the most revenue for airlines, which are racing to add more ...
2019-08-19, 01:48

UK tech created 13 'billion dollar' startups in 2018 The UK technology sector produced 13 "unicorn" companies - firms privately valued at more than $1bn (£784 million) - over the past year, taking ...
2019-06-10, 14:48

Iran To Stick To Nuclear Deal For $15 Billion Oil Credit Iran said Wednesday it will resume full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal if it can sell its oil or get a $15-billion credit line guaranteed by fut...
2019-09-04, 14:32