Twitter Better Than Expected Revenues and Strong Growth in Users
Twitter shares vaulted higher Friday after a second-quarter update showed better-than-expected revenues and growth in users even as the social network cracks down on fake accounts and inappropriate content.
Bayer stock surges on report it is open to glyphosate settlement.
A wave of lawsuits over the flagship herbicide batters Bayer after its mammoth takeover of US seeds and pesticides maker Monsanto for $63 billion last year, based on its active ingredient glyphosate.
Facebook and Google Tighter Control in Australia
Australia's competition watchdog on Friday recommended tighter controls on the use of personal data and measures to ease Facebook and Google's dominance of online advertising among a slew of measures to better police the internet giants.
Pfizer Nears Mylan Merger Deal
US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is nearing a deal to merge its off-patent drugs business with generic drugmaker Mylan, The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday.