BT said it is in talks to buy Telefónica’s U.K. mobile business, O2, as the British telecom incumbent lays out its ambitions to be a fully fledged wireless operator in the U.K.’s converging telecom market.
Highly anticipated federal rules on commercial drones are expected to require operators to have a license and limit flights to daylight hours, below 400 feet and within sight of the person at the controls.
Budweiser, hoping to revive its fading name, plans to focus sales efforts exclusively on 21- to 27-year-olds, setting aside the Clydesdales in favor of fresher marketing moves involving Jay-Z, zombies and others.
DuPont’s chemical plant in La Porte, Texas, for many years has gained a strong reputation among industrial-safety experts for migrating to safer chemicals. But a deadly gas leak at the plant is now raising questions.
Merck & Co. has obtained the rights to an experimental Ebola vaccine developed by NewLink Genetics, another sign of the scramble by pharmaceutical companies and other groups to find new ways to combat the deadly viral outbreak centered in West Africa.
Saying they are running short on coal, electric utilities are trying to pressure Warren Buffett’s BNSF Railway Co. to speed up deliveries on its congested tracks before the worst of the winter weather hits.