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Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 05:28 PM CST

Dallas-Based AT&T To Pass Tax Cut Savings to Workers

Dallas-Based AT&T To Pass Tax Cut Savings to Workers

At least three major companies are building goodwill in the wake of President Donald Trump's tax cuts by finding ways to pass along some of their likely savings to employees.

Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017 at 06:16 PM CST

Major US Companies Say Workers Will See Some of Tax Windfall

Major US Companies Say Workers Will See Some of Tax Windfall

Hours after landing a massive tax windfall, AT&T, Comcast, Wells Fargo and Boeing — among other major companies — announced plans Wednesday to share a fraction of their bounty with workers. The moves pleased...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 08:14 PM CST

Twitter Suspends White Nationalists Under New Rules

Twitter Suspends White Nationalists Under New Rules

Twitter suspended the accounts of well-known white nationalists Monday, moving swiftly to enforce its new rules aimed at reducing what it deems abusive content. The account of far-right group Britain First,...

Monday, Dec 18, 2017 at 08:50 AM CST

Hershey Buying Snack Maker Amplify in $1.2 Billion Deal

Hershey Buying Snack Maker Amplify in $1.2 Billion Deal

Chocolate and candy maker The Hershey Co. is acquiring Amplify Snack Brands for $1.2 billion as it ventures into the healthy snack aisle.

Saturday, Dec 16, 2017 at 01:06 AM CST

Inflammatory Letter Sheds Light on Uber's Alleged Misconduct

Inflammatory Letter Sheds Light on Uber's Alleged Misconduct

A former Uber security specialist accused the company of dispatching a team of spies to steal its rivals' trade secrets and using shady tactics to thwart its competition in the ride-hailing market, according an...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 11:43 PM CST

With Christmas Nearing, Retailers Feel Pressure to Deliver

With Christmas Nearing, Retailers Feel Pressure to Deliver

A calendar quirk this year and Amazon's seven-days-a-week delivery capability are building pressure on retailers to deliver. With Christmas on a Monday, most retailers have one less day to get packages...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 10:42 PM CST

Trump Org Parties May Have Broken Public-Space Rule

Trump Org Parties May Have Broken Public-Space Rule

Two holiday parties the Trump Organization held in the atrium of Trump Tower this month may be the latest cases of the first family flouting a rule requiring it to get permission to use what has been designated...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 05:50 AM CST

As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

As Disney Swallows Fox, a New Era Dawns for Hollywood

After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood. Disney's deal to purchase most of 21st Century Fox ends the era of the "Big Six" major movie studios, toppling one of...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 07:56 AM CST

Decade Since Recession, Thriving Cities Leave Others Behind

Decade Since Recession, Thriving Cities Leave Others Behind

As the nation's economy was still reeling from the body blow of the Great Recession, Seattle's was about to take off. In 2010, Amazon opened a headquarters in the little-known South Lake Union district — and...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 04:25 PM CST

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

Disney Buying Large Part of 21st Century Fox in $52.4B Deal

Disney is buying a large part of Fox, including its movie and television studios, for about $52.4 billion, as the home of Mickey Mouse tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment...

 
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