Google Unearths Russia-Backed Ads Related to Politics on Its Platforms
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Google found that Russian-linked entities bought tens of thousands of dollars worth of politically motivated ads on its platform before and after the U.S. election.
GE Gives Activist Trian a Seat on the Board
General Electric named activist investor Trian Fund Management's co-founder Ed Garden to its board, the latest move by new CEO John Flannery to change the direction of the struggling industrial giant.
GM's Conundrum: Too Many Factories Making Slow-Selling Cars
Despite its drastic downsizing a decade ago under a federally funded bailout, General Motors again finds itself with too many U.S. factories that can turn out too many vehicles, particularly slow-selling passenger cars.
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Los Angeles Times Hires Lewis D'Vorkin as Editor in Chief
The Los Angeles Times has hired media veteran Lewis D'Vorkin as editor in chief, as parent company Tronc continues to shake up management of its flagship newspaper.
ESPN Suspends Jemele Hill for Tweets Aimed at Sponsors
ESPN suspended network host Jemele Hill for violating its social media policy, after she advocated a boycott of Dallas Cowboys sponsors who are also ESPN sponsors, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Helix Energy Solutions Exploring Strategic Alternatives
Offshore energy company Helix Energy Solutions Group is exploring strategic alternatives.
SpaceX Has Successful Launch As It Ramps Up Operational Tempo
Space Exploration Technologies blasted 10 commercial satellites into orbit, completing the first of a pair of consecutive launches slated from opposite coasts in roughly two days.
United Technologies Hires Judy Marks to Lead Otis Elevator Manufacturing
United Technologies Corp. has hired Judy Marks, chief executive of Siemens AG's U.S. unit, to lead its Otis elevator and escalator manufacturing business.
Unilever Apologizes for Dove Ad
Critics deemed the spot racist for showing a black woman morphing into a white woman.
Germany's Eurex Makes Profit-Share Move
German clearinghouse Eurex Monday said it is setting up a profit-sharing system with some of the world's biggest investment banks, in an unusual attempt to claw business away from the City of London ahead of Brexit.
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October 09, 2017 17:15 ET (21:15 GMT)