Uber Technologies Inc. fired a top software engineer for failing to disclose allegations of sexual harassment at his previous employer, Alphabet Inc.’s Google, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Japanese automotive supplier Takata pleaded guilty to criminal wrongdoing and agreed to pay $1 billion in penalties for providing misleading testing reports to auto makers on rupture-prone air bags installed in millions of vehicles.
Johnson & Johnson said it raised the list price of its prescription medicines by an average of 8.5% last year—and 3.5% after discounts—in the health-products company’s first effort to address criticism about the high cost of medicines by opening up about its drug-pricing practices.
A generation of Japanese have grown accustomed to falling prices. That’s presented a seemingly impassable obstacle to the central bank, whose negative interest rates and other stimulus policies were supposed to spur wage and price increases.