|Comcast Goes Public on Plan for Fox Bid to Challenge Disney|
Comcast said it is in advanced stages of preparing a higher, all-cash offer for the assets of 21st Century Fox that Disney has agreed to buy, an effort it made public to convince Fox shareholders of its seriousness.
|Target Sales Get Lift From Remodels but Spending Squeezes Margins|
Target said sales are rising as the big-box chain benefits from a strong economy and recent investments in stores and online, but those investments continue to weigh on profits.
|Uber Bows to Pressure, Offers Some Health Benefits to European Drivers|
Uber will pay for sick leave and some other health-related benefits for all of its regular drivers and couriers in Europe in a bid to ease tensions with workers who have sought better employment perks.
|Apple Avoids Amazon's Beauty Contest, Searches Secretly for New Campus|
The world’s two most valuable technology companies, Apple and Amazon, are shopping for cities in which to build new corporate campuses. But with one of them, you would hardly know it.
|The Startup Building a Market From Scratch to Become Africa's Alibaba|
On safari for the rare African tech unicorn, Goldman Sachs and other big-name investors think they have spotted a winner in Jumia, the continent’s aspiring Alibaba.
|Fed Minutes Signal Rate Increase in June|
Federal Reserve officials at their meeting earlier this month signaled they were likely to raise their benchmark short-term interest rate at their June meeting, and they debated how to characterize an evolving policy strategy that soon would no longer try to stimulate economic growth.
|New Home Sales Post Weak Spring Start|
Sales of new homes in the U.S. fell at the beginning of spring, reversing the stronger momentum seen in the first quarter.