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Head of Boeing's 737 MAX Program Retires
Eric Lindblad, 34-year veteran of the plane maker, ran the
embattled unit for less than a year.
PC Shipments Rise After Two Quarters of Decline
Personal-computer shipments rose in the second quarter after two
quarters of decline, as businesses sought upgrades to technology
with new Windows 10 software and a shortage in processors
Accenture Picks Julie Sweet as Chief Executive
The board of consulting company Accenture PLC has named Julie
Sweet, the head of the company's operations in North America, as
its new chief executive.
Apple Pulls Watch App After Finding Eavesdropping Glitch
Apple has disabled the Walkie-Talkie app on Apple Watches after
finding a glitch that could allow a person to listen in on someone
else's iPhone call, the second eavesdropping flaw Apple has
addressed in recent months.
Colgate to Acquire Skin-Care Business of Laboratoires Filorga Cosmetiques
Colgate-Palmolive will pay $1.69 billion for Filorga, an
antiaging skin-care brand focused primarily on facial care and sold
in over 60 countries.
Google Contractors Listen to Virtual-Assistant Conversations
Google said contractors are listening to customer audio recorded
by the company's virtual assistant, a disclosure prompted by a
media report that adds to privacy concerns associated with the
T-Mobile-Sprint Talks Slow Over Dish Ownership
Talks between T-Mobile US and Sprint are dragging on over
ownership issues and the new wireless company to be formed when
Dish Network gets some of their assets as part of their $26 billion
Delta Gains From MAX Grounding and High Demand
Delta Air Lines raised its profit outlook for this year, as
strong travel demand and the diminished capacity of competitors
with grounded Boeing 737 MAX jets buoyed the third-biggest U.S.
Cargill Profit Drops on Trade, Flooding Challenges
Cargill is altering its global food trading to navigate
production problems and trade disputes that have cut deeply into
the agricultural giant's profit.
Charming Charlie Files Second Bankruptcy in Less Than Two Years
Accessories and clothing retailer Charming Charlie said it plans
to close its remaining 261 stores and has permanently stopped
online sales as part of its second bankruptcy filing in less than
(END) Dow Jones Newswires
July 11, 2019 19:15 ET (23:15 GMT)
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