News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day
Whirlpool Wins Backing for Import Protection From Key U.S. Panel
Whirlpool won crucial backing from a government panel in its bid to limit competition from foreign washing machine makers, giving the Trump administration another opportunity to invoke little-used powers to ramp up trade enforcement.
YouTube Tweaks Search Results After False Claims Rise to Top
YouTube retooled its search function after top results surfaced videos peddling misinformation, hate and conspiracy on the Las Vegas shooting and NFL anthem protests.
Corona is the New King of Beers
Constellation Brands, the U.S. distributor of Corona and Modelo, reported a 13% jump in beer sales in the summer months
Penn National, Pinnacle Entertainment Consider Merger
Penn National Gaming has been in merger discussions with rival casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment, according to people familiar with the matter.
Lawmakers Grill Former Equifax CEO Over Timing of Hack Disclosure
Lawmakers pressed Equifax's former chief executive over the length of time it took the credit-reporting company to inform regulators, shareholders and the general public about its massive breach.
Netflix Raises U.S. Prices for Many New, Current Members
Netflix plans to raise prices for its video-streaming services in a bid to boost its revenue amid rising content costs.
Boeing Deal Targets Flying Taxis
Boeing plans to acquire Aurora Flight Sciences, a maker of aerial drones and pilotless flying systems in a move the company said could pave the way for fleets of pilotless flying taxis.
Uber's Leadership Inches Closer to Stability
Uber's decision to expand its board and give all shareholders equal voting power is bringing the ride-hailing firm's leadership closer to stability after months of scandal and boardroom infighting.