Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of Expedia Inc., has been chosen to lead Uber Technologies Inc., according to multiple reports. Recode first reported that Uber’s board of directors had picked Khosrowshahi as CEO. He is likely to accept the job offer, although he had not yet publicly done so as...
Several commercial Alaska oyster farmers are back in business after state testing showed their respective shellfish contained greater-than-allowed levels of naturally occurring toxins that cause paralytic shellfish poisoning, a potentially fatal illness. The Ketchikan Daily News (http://bit.ly/2tV8YCE ) reported Saturday all bivalve molluscan shellfish, which include oysters, mussels, clams, geoducks...
Discovery Communications, which owns networks like the Discovery Channel, TLC, the Oprah Winfrey Network and Animal Planet, is planning to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for nearly $12 billion. Scripps owns HGTV, the Food Network, the Cooking Channel and the Travel Channel, among other brands. When combined, the two companies command...
Sony's fiscal first quarter profit nearly quadrupled from a year earlier, boosted by its lucrative image sensor and other businesses and highlighting a gradual recovery at the Japanese electronics and entertainment company. Sony Corp. reported Tuesday an 80.9 billion yen ($735 million) April-June profit, up dramatically from 21.2 billion yen...