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Halliburton Co. said its board has approved a 20% increase to its quarterly dividend, while also reporting a 16% jump in revenue during the third quarter.
Amazon and CBS Corp.’s Simon & Schuster have reached a new multiyear print and digital contract, a pact that comes as the online retailer continues difficult negotiations with Hachette Book Group.
Facebook and Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg filed suit against several attorneys Monday, claiming they helped perpetuate a fraud against the social network and its founder.
Marc Andreessen is stepping down from eBay’s board. The venture capitalist’s various board seats had been criticized by eBay investor Carl Icahn.
Twitter, at its first developer conference in four years, is expected to announce on Wednesday a suite of tools to make it easier for programmers to build apps, according to people familiar with the matter.
Apple began its bold undertaking to add a wallet to its iPhones. Participants include McDonald’s, Whole Foods and Walgreen. Yet the service won’t be ubiquitous overnight.
UPS is planning to increase freight rates by an average of 4.9% a package after the holiday season, in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, the company said Monday.
Texas Instruments Inc. projected fourth-quarter profit that topped Wall Street’s estimates as the chipmaker also reported that its third-quarter earnings rose 31% thanks to stronger sales and margins.
Chipotle warned its sales growth next year may slow from the robust gains reported in recent periods, even as the burrito chain posted stronger-than-expected earnings and revenue for its third quarter.
Valeant Pharmaceuticals, facing an important junction in its six-month effort to take over Botox-maker Allergan, said its third-quarter results refute Allergan’s attacks on its business model.
Tech billionaire Bryan Johnson says he plans a $100 million fund that will invest in “crazy” projects that aim to build a better world. With government R&D spending stagnant, more VCs should step up on philanthropic innovation.
Animal nutrition and fish feed company Nutreco NV said it agreed to a $3.44 billion takeover offer from Dutch conglomerate SHV Holdings NV.
Private equity firm TPG Capital is investing close to $250 million in Creative Artists Agency LLC, a deal that will increase its stake in Hollywood’s largest talent agency to 53%.
Enterprise software provider SAP lowered its earnings outlook for this year, despite reporting a 15% rise in third-quarter net profit, boosted by growth in subscriptions for its cloud-based software products.
Dexcom Inc. said Monday it received regulatory approval for a new tool that will enable partial remote blood-sugar monitoring for people with diabetes.
Strikes by German train drivers and airline pilots are threatening Europe’s largest economy and pushing the government into toughening up labor laws, a senior politician said Monday.
Multiplex movie chains are more frequently gaining exclusivity of new releases in certain areas, shutting out independent theaters.
An influential shareholder advisory firm changed course Monday and recommended Chiquita shareholders vote in favor of the company’s planned tie-up with Irish fruit grower Fyffes.
PetMed Express said its third-quarter profit dropped 34% due to a shortened flea and tick season. Results missed estimates, pushing shares down.